Registered to Township of North Huron. The first burial ground in Wingham was opened in 1866 on Josephine Street where the town park is today. Once the railroad come and town grew northward, it was seen that a larger cemetery was needed farther from town. In 1876, 10 acres were purchased from Alex Kelly outside the Town Plot, and the graves were removed from town. On the highest point of land in the grave yard there is a grey granite marker inscribed with the name Hugh Cummings, dated 1876. This marks the first burial held in the present Wingham Cemetery.
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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
|QUERY, Margaret 1848 - 1906 (age: 58)|
|QUIPP, Harold Maxwell 1937 - 2012|
|QUIRK, Ellen (Shuttleworth) 1835 - 1914 (age: 79)|
|QUIRK, Emma Jane 1857 - 1940|
|QUIRK, John 1832 - 1926 (age: 94)|
|QUIRK, John Walter 1861 - 1951|
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