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Maple Ridge Cemetery
Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada

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Maple Ridge Cemetery, Fraser Valley, BC

GPS: 49.21858, -122.62818

21404 Dewdney Trunk Road
Maple Ridge, BC, Canada

Submitted by Edward Richardson [mail]
Published: Sep 14, 2003, last edited Jun 28, 2012
Total records: 8,492

Cemetery History

The cemetery was established in 1878 on land donated by two pioneers – George Howison and William Nelson. Each man donated a quarter of an acre at the back of their properties [near the Dewdney Trunk] with a 10 foot road allowance to run between the cemetery and River Road to the south where the Methodist Church was located.

The two trees at the gate were planted by Frank Harris, another land owner who sold part of his land to the cemetery.

No records of interment were kept until 1897. Many records were lost in a flood that occurred in 1950. More history can be found in the guide linked below...

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Cemetery Records

Records linked below were transcribed by Edward Richardson from tombstone inscriptions beginning in September 2003 and continuing through June 2012. Burial sites without markers were researched through birth and death records.

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