Hedley Cemetery - Hedley, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 49° 20.733 W 120° 04.105
10U E 712922 N 5470004
Quick Description: On hwy. 3 north of cemetery is a dirt road that leads to the cemetery. Much easier then going through the barbed wire fence and you do not need to park on the highway. You can see the cemetery from the highway, it is on a knoll.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 10/28/2014 7:02:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMMR2V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Raine
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Long Description:
Hedley Cemetery is a most interesting place to visit as it dates back when Hedley was a booming mining town. The first burial at the Hedley Cemetery took place in 1911 and was Alice Gillespie who died on April 18, 1911. There are 254 known burials based on available cemetery records.

Now mostly overgrown, this is considered a "ghost town" cemetery. Many are unmarked and "Known only to God".

Listed are some of the headstone that were photographed.

Robert Boyd November 3, 1905 - December 27, 1916
John Hatten Bromley September 6. 1856 - February 2, 1919
Barbara Collins September 19, 1876 September 2, 1912
Richard Henry Hamley, Jr. August 28, 1900 - May 13, 1930
Harry Howe 1921 - 1925
Angus McKinnon Unknown - August 1, 1914
Earliest Burial: 4/18/1911

Latest Burial: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Take a photo of at least one grave marker and including a qualitative and quantitative description
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