In the spring of 1891, Council had this section of land surveyed into burial plots for immediate use. Prior to that date, the site known as Shaganappi Point, which is the current site of the Shaganappi Golf Course, was used for burials. However, poor soil conditions forced The City to seek an alternate site. Since then, through the efforts of Calgary Parks & Recreation, Union Cemetery has been transformed from barren prairie land to an area of beauty. Through the area historical societies, interpretative tours can be arranged to trace the memorials of well-known Calgarians. Established 1891. The oldest continuously used burial ground in the city is Union Cemetery where many of the founders and early pioneers of Calgary and district are buried.
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Photos courtesy of Tanya 
Names contributed by Ken Duncan
Indexed by Tanya
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
|CARSON, Leslie ? - 1912 (age: 4m)|
|CARSON, May Violet 1917 - 1917|
|CHEELD, Daisy parent|
|CHEELD, Ernie 1907 - 1912 (age: 5)|
|CHEELD, Harry parent|
|COBB, E parent|
|COBB, Edna May ? - 1912 (age: 10w)|
|COBB, J parent|
|COCHRANE, Fitzgerald 1831 - 1886 (age: 55)|
|CORBETT, Alice Elizabeth Lilly 1907 - 1912 (age: 5)|
|CORBETT, F parent|
|CORBETT, L parent|
|CUNLIFFE OWEN, Charles Philip Edward 1911 - 1911 (age: 1d)|
|CURRIE, Herbert Dempster ? - 1911 (age: 3m)|
Correct a name / Request a removal: Corrections & removal requests can be made using the form found on the name page. From the index above, locate the name in question, click on it, and fill out the form on that page.