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Welcome Church Cemetery, Northumberland County , ON

Street Address: County Rd 2 (2.5 km east of Morrish Church Rd)
Community: near Welcome
Township: Hope Township (Concession 2, Lot 11)
Locality: Northumberland County
Municipality: Port Hope
Province: ON
GPS: 43.969646,-78.361188

Church / Denomination: Welcome Bible Christian Church became, Welcome Methodist Church in 1884, which then became Welcome United Church in 1925. The church is located near near the corner of Toronto Road and old highway 2, or line 3 Hope Twp.

Registered to Welcome Church Cemetery Board. In use 1807-1879. From Bob Symons: The land for Welcome Church Cemetery was purchased from Jeremiah Parker, lot 11 Conc. 2, Hope Twp., about a mile south of the church. Originally a parcel of two acres, arrangements were made that an additional five acres of land be made available to the congregation by Parker's executors. The cemetery is seven acres in size.

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