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Gillards Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Our Genealogy Helper for Gillards Cove ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Gillards Cove (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Gillards Cove. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Name Variations for Gillards Cove ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Our sources include documents like maps, railroad schedules, Travel, Express and Shipping Guides. Many of these documents date from the 1800's and it's common to find spelling differences.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give you a feel for the variations that might have occurred.

  • A typical abbreviation for Gillards Cove: Gillards Cv.
  • While the name of this community is Gillards Cove, be aware that it's the common practice of mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names<1>. So Gillards Cove may originally have been Gillard's Cove.

    Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Gillards Cove might be written as Gillard Cove.

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Gillards Cove:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Newfoundland and Labrador

Cemeteries Near Gillards Cove ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Gillards Cove.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Gillards Cove covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Hugh Lane Cemetery
  • Pentecostal Cemetery
  • St. Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery
  • Northeast Church Cemetery
  • Durrell Cemetery
  • United Church Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Cobb's Arm United Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cobb's Arm United Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Cobb's Arm United Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Cobb's Arm United Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Gillards Cove.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobb's Arm United Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2525399<2>
    • Port Albert Anglican Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Port Albert Anglican Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Port Albert Anglican Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Port Albert Anglican Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Gillards Cove.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Albert Anglican Cemetery
    • Beacon Pentecostal Tabernacle Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beacon Pentecostal Tabernacle Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Beacon Pentecostal Tabernacle Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
      • Beacon Pentecostal Tabernacle Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Gillards Cove.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beacon Pentecostal Tabernacle Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2499805<2>
    • Banks Cove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Banks Cove Cemetery
      • Banks Cove Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the east of Gillards Cove.
      • Banks Cove Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Banks Cove Catholic Cemetery
      • Banks Cove Road Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banks Cove Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2559482<2>
    • Our Lady of the Snows RC Church Cemetery

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Gillards Cove. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gillards Cove.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gillards Cove. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>It's generally believed that possessive apostrophes are removed to prevent confusion on maps where the apostrophe may be confused with a cartographic symbol. While this is generally true, it's not uncommon to find possessive apostrophes in administrative names (such as towns or counties).
<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gillards Cove) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gillards Cove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.6167, Longitude: -54.7500    






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