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Beaverton Cemetery, Twillingate , NL

Community: Big Beaver Cove
Locality: Twillingate
Municipality: Notre Dame Bay Region
Province: NL
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Church / Denomination: Anglican

In the early 1900's Beaverton was a thriving community with a whaling factory, logging, and many schooners visiting the deep port. There used to be a road from Port Albert to Beaverton, but now, except for ski-doo travel in winter, Beaverton is only accessible by boat. Trees have overgrown the old road and part of it is under water. When the community was occupied, there was an Anglican church there. Except for a few camps, there are no buildings left at Beaverton. The cemetery is in need of some TLC. The stones there are still in good shape and very readable. The record books from Beaverton Church are presently at Herring Neck.

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    Photos courtesy of Wayne Ryder [2009], Marie King [2014]
    Indexed by Sherri Pettit


  • Some persons named in this index may not be interred in this cemetery. They are designated as spouse or parent on appropriate stones, and may not have their own birth and death recorded here (See our FAQ).

    Women, if maiden names are known, will appear under both their maiden and married names.

    This index represents ALL visible headstones still in existence at the time this cemetery was visited

    BARRETT, Bertha L.S.   1917 - 1941 (age: 24)
    BARRETT, Bethelem   1871 - 1912 (age: 41)
    BARRETT, David   1837 - 1917 (age: 80)
    BARRETT, Elsie   1913 - 1924 (age: 11)
    BARRETT, Reginald Isaac   ? ?
    BARRETT, Sarah   1844 - 1918 (age: 74)
    DALLY, Andrew   ? - 1918
    DALLY, Elias   parent
    DALLY, Elizabeth   parent
    ELLIOTT, Abel   1819 - 1903 (age: 84)
    ELLIOTT, Edith (Purchase)   1842 - 1908 (age: 66)
    ELLIOTT, Richard   1847 - 1912 (age: 65)
    PELLEY, Donald Clayton   1927 - 1929 (age: 20m)
    PELLEY, John   child
    PELLEY, Joseph   child
    PELLEY, Susan   1855 - 1933 (age: 78)
    PELLY, Edwin George   1855 - 1919 (age: 64)
    PURCHASE, Edith   1842 - 1908 (age: 66)

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