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Curious and Interesting Names Near Disley ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Craven
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craven
    • Craven lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Disley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Craven came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Craven<3>
  • Deer Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Valley
    • Deer Valley lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Disley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Valley
  • Findlater
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Findlater
    • Findlater lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Disley
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Findlater
  • Glen Harbour
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Harbour
    • Glen Harbour lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Disley
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Harbour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Harbour
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    • Mount Pleasant
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Disley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Pelican Pointe
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelican Pointe
      • Pelican Pointe lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Disley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelican Pointe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelican Pointe
    • Spring Bay
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Bay
      • Spring Bay lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Disley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Bay
    • Stony Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Beach
      • Stony Beach lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Disley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Beach
    • Sunset Cove
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Cove
      • Sunset Cove lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Disley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Cove
    • Wee Too Beach
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wee Too Beach
      • Wee Too Beach lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Disley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wee Too Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wee Too Beach

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Disley. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Ron 'Atch' Atchison     (Professional football)
    • Norman Edwin William 'Bill' Clarke     (Professional football)
    • Lorne Austin Davis     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Lumsden (SK) on July 30, 1930 (a Wednesday) and died in Regina (SK) on December 20, 2007 (a Thursday) at the age of 77. He is buried at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery (Saskatchewan).
      • Lumsden is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east of Disley.
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Disley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lorne Austin Davis<4>
    • Donald John Deacon     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Regina (SK) on June 2, 1913 (a Monday) and died in Vancouver (BC) on August 1, 1943 (a Sunday) at the age of 30. He is buried at Regina Cemetery (Saskatchewan).
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Disley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald John Deacon<4>
    • Dunc Fisher     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Regina (SK) on August 30, 1927 (a Tueday) and died in Regina (SK) on September 22, 2017 (a Friday) at the age of 90. He is buried at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery (Saskatchewan).
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Disley.
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Disley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dunc Fisher<4>
    • Scott Garland     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Regina (SK) on May 16, 1952 (a Friday) and died in Montreal (QC) on June 9, 1979 (a Saturday) at the age of 27. He is buried at Regina Cemetery (Saskatchewan).
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Disley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Scott Garland<4>
    • Sandra Schmirler     (Professional curler)
    • Glen Sonmore     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Moose Jaw (SK) on April 22, 1929 (a Monday) and died in Paris (ON) on December 14, 2014 (a Sunday) at the age of 85. He is buried at Lakewood Cemetery (Hennepin County, Minnesota).
      • Moose Jaw is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southwest of Disley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Glen Sonmore<4>
    • Bob Turner     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Regina (SK) on January 31, 1934 (a Wednesday) and died in Regina (SK) on February 7, 2005 (a Monday) at the age of 71. He is buried at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery (Saskatchewan).
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Disley.
      • Regina is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southeast of Disley.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bob Turner<4>
    • Robert George 'Bob' Turner     (Professional hockey)

How Far From Disley to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a village such as Disley to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Disley and extending to:

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    • Regina, which is the Provincial Capital of Saskatchewan, lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast (SE). If you could walk a straight line from Disley to Regina, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 1,392 miles [2,240.2 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about three full days, a buggy would take 55 days and walking would take 79 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,244 miles [10,048.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,012 miles [11,284.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,015 miles [8,070.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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The official website for Province of Saskatchewan: www.saskatchewan.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Disley) 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 Disley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DisleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Disley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.6420, Longitude: -105.0520    
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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: findagrave.com.
<5>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<6>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Disley to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 327.10 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 326.861 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 316.238 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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