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Victoria Lawn / St Catharines Cemetery, Lincoln County , ON

Street Address: Queenston St.
Community: St Catharines
Township: Grantham Township (Concession 7, Lot 10)
Locality: Lincoln County
Municipality: St Catharines
Province: ON
GPS: 43.160979,-79.201164

Church / Denomination: Non-Denominational

Registered to City of St. Catharines. Established 1856 as St Catharines Cemetery, renamed Victoria Lawn in 1897 in honour of England's Queen Victoria. By the 1920s additional land from a farm across Queenston St was purchased, and the cemetery grew again in the 1960s when more land was purchased to the south.

In 1918 the Cullinen Mausoleum was constructed with 300 crypts, and in the 1980s several additional mausoleums were built. The Garden of Memories Mausoleum was built in 2000.

At present, Victoria Lawn covers 170 acres and cares for more than 70,000 burials.

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    • CanadaGenWeb's Cemetery Project (see below!)
    • Lookups: Kim Hogan, jhogan32@cogeco.ca, I can do lookups at Victoria Lawn Cemetery in St. Catharines, Ontario. I can do transcription of headstones as well as take digital photos. I prefer to email photos, but I could also print and mail them as well
    • Lookups: Dan Lanteigne, dlanteigne17@gmail.com, If you can get the section you want me to look in, I will gladly take a photo of the stone and send it to you. This cemetery is huge and would take me forever to find something without at least a section #
    • Index: Ontario Genealogical Society
    Not on the Internet

SOURCES / THANKS

  • Legacy Archives
  • Lynn Hills
  • Anonymous
  • AMCTO: The Municipal Experts


    Photos courtesy of Jo-Anne Trousdale (jtrousdale@cogeco.ca) [2011-2014]
    Names contributed by Kim Hogan, Ralph R Hammond-Green
    Indexed by Jo-Anne Trousdale (jtrousdale@cogeco.ca)

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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 does NOT include every headstone in this cemetery

    RAMSAY, Allan   ? - 1926
    RAMSAY, Mary (Devaney)   ? - 1931
    REES, George C. "Bud"   1895 - 1899 (age: 4)
    RENNING, Anna M. (Dougherty)   1866 - 1946
    RENNING, Anna M. (Dougherty)   footstone
    RENNING, Charles   1867 - 1937
    RENNING, Charles   1867 - 1937
    RENNING, Charles   footstone
    RENO, Catherine   parent
    RENO, Esther?   parent
    RENO, Francis E.   ? - 1877?
    RENO, Frederick John?   1876 - 1877 (age: 1)
    RENO, Ida E.   1879 - 1881 (age: 2)
    RENO, James   parent
    RENO, Louis   1880 - 1881 (age: 1)
    RENO, Louis   parent
    RIORDAN, Mary   ? - 1920
    RIORDAN, Mary   ? - 1920
    ROBERTS, Bridget   1848 - 1871 (age: 23)
    ROBERTS, John   spouse
    ROBINSON, Adeline Mary   1849 - 1929 (age: 80)
    ROBINSON, Adeline Mary   1849 - 1929 (age: 80)
    ROBINSON, Alexander   ? - 1876 (age: 7m)
    ROBINSON, Barbara   parent
    ROBINSON, Henry   1852 - 1853 (age: 1)
    ROBINSON, James, Capt.   parent
    ROBINSON, Joseph   1860 - 1909 (age: 49)
    ROBINSON, Mary   parent
    ROBINSON, Mary   1826 - 1906 (age: 80)
    ROBINSON, Storrs   parent
    ROBINSON, Storrs   1828 - 1902 (age: 74)
    ROBINSON, Storrs   spouse
    ROSS  
    ROSS, Hugh W.   ? ?
    ROSS, Mary Catherine   1876 - 1931
    ROSS, Minnie   1870 - 1911 (age: 41)
    ROWAN, John   1899 - 1941 (age: 42)
    ROWAN, Marjorie   1911 - 1978 (age: 67)
    RYAN  
    RYAN, Ellen M.   1860 - 1928
    RYAN, Hubert J.   1904 - 1924 (age: 20)
    RYAN, John   parent
    RYAN, John?  
    RYAN, Michael   1810 - 1885 (age: 75)
    RYAN, Minnie A.   1862 - 1922 (age: 60)
    RYAN, Thomas L.   1876 - 1876 (age: 5w)
    RYDER, Michael   spouse
    RYDER, Rose   1833 - 1885 (age: 52)

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