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Oakland / Proudfoot Cemetery, Middlesex County, ON


Oakland / Proudfoot Cemetery
Street Address: 390 Oxford St W
Community: London
Township: London Township (Concession 1, Lot 9)
Locality: Middlesex County
Municipality: London
Province: ON
GPS: 42.986556,-81.283915

Owned and operated by Mount Pleasant Cemetery (London) Inc. Oakland Cemetery was instituted as a cemetery in 1855 by the United Presbyterian Church Congregation on the west side of the site. In 1864 the Wesleyan Methodist New Connections Church established its cemetery on the east side, and in 1882 the two groups amalgamated their holdings into Oakland Cemetery, also known as the Scotch Cemetery and Proudfoot Cemetery. The cemetery was left unattended and neglected for many years, except for the efforts of Reverend Elson who tried to clean the cemetery up in the early 1950s' and Oakridge Secondary School students who undertook Project '75 with another clean up. Unfortunately their efforts were never continued. The Cemetery was conveyed by deed to Mount Pleasant Cemetery (London) Inc. in 1982 by the Metropolitan United church and the First St. Andrews United Church on the basis of an undertaking by Mount Pleasant to willingly guarantee "to rebuild and redesign said property maintaining the traditional dignity of a cemetery property to the high standards of Mount Pleasant Cemetery". All historical burial and lot records were destroyed in a house fire many years ago. While no one knows the exact number of interments made, because of the practice of unmarked graves, the estimates range from 350 - 574 burials.

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    Photos courtesy of Alison Mitchell-Reid [2008]
    Indexed by Alison Mitchell-Reid

    This index represents ALL visible headstones still in existence at the time this cemetery was visited

    SAADY, Nayerah F   ? - 2004
    SANDS, Heather K   1946 - 2000 (age: 54)
    SANFORD, C Leslie   1921 - 2005 (age: 84)
    SANGUINE, Dorothy   1928 - 1998 (age: 70)
    SANGUINE, Leonard   1924 - 1993 (age: 69)
    SCHMIDT, Eric Ernest   1949 - 1999 (age: 50)
    SCOTT, Agnes   1823 - 1881 (age: 58)
    SCOTT, Alexander C   1864 - 1871 (age: 7)
    SCOTT, Marion (McNicol)   1932 - 2002 (age: 70)
    SCOTT, Walter Greig   1926 - 2002 (age: 76)
    SCOTT, William   1820 - 1904 (age: 84)
    SCOTT, William   1846 - 1874 (age: 28)
    SEABROOK, Pat   1953 - 1999 (age: 46)
    SECORD, J Jean   1921 - 2002 (age: 81)
    SHARP, A   parent
    SHARP, C   parent
    SHARP, Jean Murray   1881 - 1889 (age: 8)
    SHARP, Willie Grieve   1883 - 1884 (age: 1)
    SHAW   (Living)
    SHIELDS, William   1916 - 1999 (age: 83)
    SHORT, Alan Robert   1927 - 1998 (age: 71)
    SILCOX   (Living)
    SIMPSON, Edward A   1926 - 2002 (age: 76)
    SMIBERT, Elizabeth Jean   1860 - 1889 (age: 29)
    SMIBERT, Jane   parent
    SMIBERT, Jane (Whillans)   1817 - 1884 (age: 67)
    SMIBERT, William   parent
    SMIBERT, William   1813 - 1885 (age: 72)
    SMIBERT, William   spouse
    SMITH, Eveline (Evie)   1917 - 2002 (age: 85)
    SMITH?, William   1823 - 1857 (age: 34)
    SMOLLICH, Erich G   plaque
    SMOLLICH, Erich G   1927 - 1998 (age: 71)
    SOUTHAM, Mary   1847 - 1929 (age: 82)
    SPARKMAN, Jane H   1815 - 1897 (age: 82)
    SPARKMAN, Walter T   1801 - 1871 (age: 70)
    SPENCE, Alexander   1857 - 1877 (age: 20)
    SPENCE, Barbara   1829 - 1885 (age: 56)
    SPENCE, David   1827 - 1905 (age: 78)
    SPENCE, David A   1884 - 1890 (age: 6)
    SPENCE, James A   1855 - 1928 (age: 73)
    SPENCE, Lydia   1866 - 1866
    SPENCE, Mary   1868 - 1875 (age: 7)
    SPRINGETT, Ida Bertha   1893 - 1921 (age: 27)
    SPRINGETT, Ida Theresa (Brad)   1865 - 1929 (age: 64)
    SPRINGETT, Robert   1859 - 1929 (age: 70)
    SPRINGETT, Sarah A   1851 - 1926 (age: 74)
    STAN, John   1919 - 2005 (age: 86)
    STANDFIELD, Corra   1861 - 1861
    STANDFIELD, Maryann   parent
    STANDFIELD, Samuel   parent
    STANSFIELD, James   1804 - 1864 (age: 60)
    STARK, Vernon R   1930 - 2004 (age: 74)
    STEELE, James Hoad   1933 - 2001 (age: 68)
    STEPHENSON, Barbara O   1933 - 1999 (age: 66)
    STEVENS, Thomas Geoffrey   1960 - 1996 (age: 36)
    STEWART, Barbara   1822 - 1890 (age: 68)
    STODART, James   spouse
    STODART, Janet (Proudfoot)   1830 - 1863 (age: 33)
    STOKES   (Living)
    STOKES, Doris A   1901 - 1996 (age: 95)
    STOKES, Percy G   1899 - 1994 (age: 95)
    SUTTON, Bertha   ? - 1939
    SWIFT, Helen Marion   1924 - 2007 (age: 83)
    SYMNS, Margaret Morrow (Cameron)   1928 - 2004 (age: 76)

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