Antigonish County
Cemeteries



Addington Forks Cemetery
Off the Trans Canada, can be reached via a farm road from the Andrew Jessen property on the "old" Addington Forks road.   (hidden in the woods) Visible stones date from 1834-1903 ~ mostly MacDonald's.

Afton Road Cemetery
Highway #4, off the Trans Canada Highway

Anglican Church Cemetery, Bayfield

Arisaig Cemetery
St. Margaret's Roman Catholic Church

Ballantyne's Cove Cemetery
Holy Rosary Church & Cemetery
(Highway #337  between  Cape George and Livingstone Cove)

Bethany Cemetery
Sisters of St. Martha
Bethany, the Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Martha, is located just past St. Martha's Regional Hospital, on Bay Street, on the route out to the #337.

Boyd's Cemetery
Cribbens Point
Turn right off Highway #337. Opposite Cribbens Point, near the shore.

Cameron Cemetery, Lochaber Lake
A small cemetery on a steep hill in North Lochaber, very close to Highway #7.

Cape George Cemetery
St. David's  United Church  (Presbyterian)
(Highway #337 between Ballantyne's Cove and Lakevale)

Cloverville Road Cemetery 
(Also known as St. James United ~ St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery)

Congregation of St. James - United, St. Paul's Anglican, Baptist, and Presbyterian. The turnoff to Cloverville is just before the sharp left turn on College Street when proceeding from Main Street. The road to the cemetery is just past the railway tracks and the dairy, on the left side

Cummings Cemetery

Upper South River along Highway #316.

Glen Bard Cemetery,  James River
Along the Old Highway (parallel to the Trans Canada) Designated Provincial Heritage Property; burial place of Bard MacLean, a famous Gaelic poet.

Georgeville Cemetery
St. George's Roman Catholic Church
(Highway #337, just off Highway #245)

Giant's Lake Cemetery
St. Francis De Sales
Along Highway #276, off Highway #316,  Exit 35 off the Trans Canada Highway

Harbour Center Cemetery
Paddy's Hollow - Sundial
Right turn off Highway #337

Havre Boucher Cemetery
(Highway #4, off Trans Canada Highway, Exit 38)

Heatherton Cemetery
Summerside Road, Heatherton~near Immaculate Conception Church.

Holy Cross
(See St.Croix)

New Lakevale Cemetery
Highway #337  between  Morristown and Cape George, opposite St. Columba Church)

Old Lakevale Cemetery
St. Columba Church
(Highway #337  between  Morristown and Cape George)

Lanark Cemetery
Along Highway #337. Only one stone from the cemetery has survived. Some remains have been transferred to St. Ninian's Cemetery in Antigonish. Several Micmac families from the area had been buried at Lanark.

Landry's Cemetery, Lower South River
On private property owned by Mr. T. Landry.

Lower South River Cemetery

Anglican Cemetery, Linwood
Christ Church
(Highway #4 off  the Trans Canada Highway. Located between Tracadie and Havre Boucher)

Lismore Cemetery
Along Highway #245 between Knoydart and Lower Barney's River. Private property belonging to John A. and Evelyn MacDonald ( third house on the left past the factory road, when traveling West).

North Lochaber Cemetery, Lochaber Lake
Located at the head of Lochaber Lake, approximately 13 miles South of Antigonish. When approaching the lake, take the first right turn from Highway #7 to the West side

Marydale Cemetery
Off the Trans Canada Highway, Exit 35, past St. Andrews, on the road to Caledonia Mills.

Maryvale Cemetery
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church

Middle South River Cemetery
Off the Trans Canada Highway, Exit 35. It is located along Highway #316, near the Antigonish/Guysborough county border

Morar Cemetery
Old Morar Chapel
(Highway #337. It is private property.)

Morvan Cemetery, Keppoch Mountain
Immaculate Conception Church, St. Mary's Church
On a mountain between Ohio and the Garden of Eden, near the county border.

Murray Cemetery, Lochaber
(Transcription & photos of headstones at Fred Costey's website)

Off Highway #7 on the right side of the lake ~ same side as the Stewart Cemetery proceeding North. Burials  range from 1851-1982, and contain the remains of many of the pioneer families.

Ohio Cemetery   (A transcription of this cemetery is available on CD for purchase at Antigonish Heritage Museum)
Off Highway #7, past St. Joseph's (unpaved road ~ wooded area)

Old Catholic Cemetery, Main Street
Located on Main Street in Antigonish, at the rear of the Legion Hall.

St. Andrew's Cemetery (Old)
On Manchester Road in St. Andrew's (Exit 35 off Trans Canada Highway)

St. Croix Roman Catholic Cemetery, Pomquet
Off the Trans Canada Highway. (Holy Cross)

St. David's United Cemetery
Cape George ~ Highway 337

St. James Presbyterian (United) Cemetery
Located on the corner of Church Street and Main Street in the town of Antigonish.

St. James United ~ St. Paul's Anglican
(
also known as Cloverville Cemetery)  Congregation of St. James - United, St. Paul's Anglican, Baptist, and Presbyterian. The turnoff to Cloverville is just before the sharp left turn on College Street when proceeding from Main Street. The road to the cemetery is just past the railway tracks and the dairy, on the left side

St. Joseph's Cemetery   (A transcription of this cemetery is available on CD for purchase at Antigonish Heritage Museum)
Highway #7 ~ one mile after the Gaspereux Lake turnoff

St. Matthew's Cemetery, Bayfield
St. Matthew's United Church

St. Ninian's Cemetery
St. Ninian's Parish
Just off the Trans Canada Highway as it passes Antigonish. Can be clearly seen from the Highway.

St. Patrick's Cemetery, Lochaber
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
Highway #7

St. Patrick's Cemetery, Merland
St. Patrick's Church

St. Paul's Cemetery, Havre Boucher
St. Paul's Parish

St. Peters Catholic Church, Tracadie
Off the Trans Canada Highway ~ Highway #4

South Side Harbour, Old Cemetery
Located near the shore in South Side Harbour, off the Trans Canada Highway.

Stewart Cemetery, Lochaber      (offsite)
South Lochaber  ~ Off Highway #7 on the right side of the lake

St. Ann's Church ~ Summerside Cemetery
Off the Trans Canada Highway, turn left at Exit 36

Town Point Cemetery
6 miles outside of Antigonish, along #337. Right turn at Seabright, follow dirt road. Turn right, then left down hill, then right, then left again. There is no signage. Some gravestones are held at Town Hall for safe keeping.

Tracadie Old Cemetery
Off the Trans Canada Highway ~ Highway #4.

Guysborough County
Cemeteries

Grosvenor Cemetery

IMPORTANT ~ many of the cemeteries listed above are on private property. Arrangements should be made beforehand when visiting the cemeteries.