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Old Bonaventure, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Our Genealogy Helper for Old Bonaventure ...

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 Old Bonaventure (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 Old Bonaventure. 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.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Old Bonaventure:

  • 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 Old Bonaventure ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Old Bonaventure.

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 Old Bonaventure covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Snook's Harbour Cemetery
  • Amherst Cove Anglican Church Cemetery
  • Lady Cove Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lady Cove Cemetery
    • Lady Cove Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Old Bonaventure.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lady Cove Cemetery
  • Weybridge / Random Island Cemetery
  • United Church Cemetery
  • Adeyton United Church Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Bay de Verde Anglican Cemetery
    • Old RC Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old RC Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old RC Cemetery came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Old RC Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Old Bonaventure.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old RC Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2588874<2>
    • Lower Island Cove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lower Island Cove Cemetery
      • Lower Island Cove Cemetery lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Old Bonaventure.
      • Lower Island Cove Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Lower Island Cove United Church Cemetery
      • Old Methodist Church Cemetery
      • United Church Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Island Cove Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2593847<2>
    • Blundon's Point Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Blundon's Point Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Blundon's Point Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • The Blundon's Point Cemetery is located in Bay de Verde.To be more accurate, Blundon's Point Cemetery lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Old Bonaventure.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blundon's Point Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2593349<2>
    • Church Hill Anglican Cemetery
    • Lookout United Church Cemetery
    • Bunyan's Cove Old United Church Cemetery
    • Anglican Cemetery, Heart's Content

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Newfoundland and Labrador

About Newfoundland and Labrador

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Old Bonaventure) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Old Bonaventure. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Old BonaventureOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Bonaventure. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.2867, Longitude: -53.4280    
<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>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<4>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.






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