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Mount Hope-Tyrell Cemetery
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Mount Hope-Tyrell Cemetery
Townsend Twp, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada

Lot 18, Concession 12, Townsend Township, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada

Contributed by Murray E Fair, Oct 12, 2006, last edited Feb 03, 2007 [murrayfair@rogers.com]. Total records = 12.

To reach this cemetery, begin at the intersection of Highway 2 & 53, east of Brantford, (Cainsville), there are traffic lights, travel south on Brant County # 18 for several kilometres. You will come to an intersection with traffic lights. Turn left on to Brant County Road # 4, a.k.a. Cockshutt Road, travel south for a few kilometres. Watch for a road sign indicating a left turn to Boston & Port Dover, turn left at that intersection to follow Cockshutt Road which is now Brant County Road # 44. You will enter Norfolk County. Continue on the Cockshutt Road which is Norfolk County Road # 5. Continue on through Boston and be on the lookout for a road sign indicating Concession Road # 13, turn left and head east on Concession Road # 13, You will come to the junction of Concession Road # 13 and the Villa Nova Road. Mount Hope - Tyrell cemetery is situated on the northwest corner of that intersection.

This cemetery is inactive and has been for many years. The stones have all been moved to a central location in the cemetery and placed in a concrete slab. It is maintained by the County of Norfolk.

I walked this cemetery in September, 2006, reading and recording the inscription from each tombstone that could be read, in order to complete the transcription process.

- Murray E Fair

??, William, dates unreadable, 3 y, 1 m
Gordon, Margaret A., d. 19 Mar 1862, 16 y, dau/o James & Jessie Gordon
Ryan, Alonzo, d. ? Aug 186?, 1 y, 5 m, 18 d, son/o John & N? Ryan
Ryan, John, d. 26 May 1862, 64 y, native/o Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
Ryan, Margaret, d. 15 Jul 1866, w/o John Ryan
Ryan, Thomas, d. 12 May 1873, 46 y, 1 m, 3 days
Smith, George, d. 24 Jul 1878, 48 y, 7 m, 26 d, native/o Aberdeen-shire, Scotland
Smith, James R., d. 2 Jul 1878, 21 y, son/o George & Ann Smith
Smith, James, d. 11 Jan 1858, 55 yrs
Smith, Janet, d. 26 Jun 1883, 86 y, w/o ?? Smith
Smith, Mabel, d. 17 Nov 1876, 3 y, 5 m, dau/o Geo. & Susan Smith
Thompson, Henry, d. 11 May 1883, 60 y, native/o Towie, Aberdeen Shire, Scotland

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