List of cemeteries in Toronto

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This is a list of cemeteries in Toronto.

Name Location Dates Interments Affiliation Notes Image
Armadale Free Methodist Cemetery Armadale

43°49′45″N 79°15′28″W / 43.829221°N 79.257823°W / 43.829221; -79.257823 (Armadale Free Methodist Cemetery)

1885- Free Methodist
Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park Newtonbrook

43°47′17″N 79°26′33″W / 43.788097°N 79.442537°W / 43.788097; -79.442537 (Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park)

1929- Jewish Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park.JPG
Beth Tzedek Memorial Park Westminster-Branson

43°46′41″N 79°26′47″W / 43.777927°N 79.446443°W / 43.777927; -79.446443 (Beth Tzedek Memorial Park)

1949- 4,414[1] Conservative Judaism Beth Tzedek Memorial Park.JPG
Bethel Cemetery Scarborough Junction

43°43′51″N 79°16′01″W / 43.730813°N 79.266969°W / 43.730813; -79.266969 (Bethel Cemetery)

1842 Non-denominational
Bingham Family Cemetery Princess Gardens

43°41′00″N 79°32′59″W / 43.68341°N 79.54961°W / 43.68341; -79.54961 (Bingham Family Cemetery)

1843-1973 Closed and graves moved to Riverside Cemetery.
Christ Church St. James Memorial Garden & Cemetery Mimico

43°37′01″N 79°29′53″W / 43.616984°N 79.498001°W / 43.616984; -79.498001 (Christ Church St. James Memorial Garden & Cemetery)

1832- 500 originally Anglican; now non-denominational Still active[2] Christ Church, Mimico Cemetery.jpg
Christie's Methodist Cemetery L'Amoreaux

43°47′57″N 79°19′06″W / 43.799201°N 79.318229°W / 43.799201; -79.318229 (Christie's Methodist Cemetery)

1846-1926 Methodist Today in the parking lot of Bridlewood Mall. Christie's Methodist Cemetery.JPG
Dawes Road Cemetery Clairlea

43°42′33″N 79°17′10″W / 43.709304°N 79.286152°W / 43.709304; -79.286152 (Dawes Road Cemetery)

1903 13,000[1] Jewish Dawes Road Cemetery.JPG
Elia United Church Cemetery Elia

43°46′02″N 79°28′33″W / 43.767333°N 79.475856°W / 43.767333; -79.475856 (Elia United Church Cemetery)

1832-1957 United Church of Canada
Emmanuel United Church Cemetery Malvern

43°47′44″N 79°14′22″W / 43.795535°N 79.239542°W / 43.795535; -79.239542 (Emmanuel United Church Cemetery)

1868-1933 United Church of Canada Cemetery for the village of Malvern. Emmanuel United Church Cemetery.JPG
Glendale Memorial Gardens Rexdale

43°44′55″N 79°36′45″W / 43.748514°N 79.612538°W / 43.748514; -79.612538 (Glendale Memorial Gardens)

1952- Non-denominational
Highland Memory Gardens Hillcrest

43°48′21″N 79°21′01″W / 43.805846°N 79.350184°W / 43.805846; -79.350184 (Highland Memory Gardens)

1953- 22,000 Non-denominational Highland Memory Gardens.jpg
Holy Blossom Memorial Park Cliffcrest

43°43′23″N 79°14′38″W / 43.723138°N 79.243934°W / 43.723138; -79.243934 (Holy Blossom Memorial Park)

1929- 2449[1] Reform Judaism
Islington Burying Grounds Islington

43°38′53″N 79°31′48″W / 43.647985°N 79.529914°W / 43.647985; -79.529914 (Islington Burying Grounds)

1807 Oldest cemetery in Etobicoke. Islington Burying Grounds.JPG
Jones Avenue Cemetery Riverdale

43°40′32″N 79°20′20″W / 43.675659°N 79.338922°W / 43.675659; -79.338922 (Jones Avenue Cemetery)

1883- 581[1] Orthodox Judaism Second oldest Jewish cemetery in Toronto. Jones Avenue Cemetery.JPG
Knox United Church Cemetery Agincourt

43°47′10″N 79°16′42″W / 43.786234°N 79.278363°W / 43.786234; -79.278363 (Knox United Church Cemetery)

1844- United Church of Canada Knox United Church, Scarborough.jpg
Lambton Mills Cemetery Humber Valley Village

43°40′29″N 79°31′20″W / 43.674701°N 79.522106°W / 43.674701; -79.522106 (Lambton Mills Cemetery)

1909- 3,271[1] Jewish Lambton Mills Cemetery.JPG
Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Cemetery Mimico

43°37′04″N 79°31′07″W / 43.617741°N 79.518474°W / 43.617741; -79.518474 (Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Cemetery)

1892-1973 1525 Non-denominational Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Cemetery.jpg
McCowan Road Cemetery Cliffcrest

43°44′06″N 79°14′02″W / 43.734945°N 79.233802°W / 43.734945; -79.233802 (McCowan Road Cemetery)

1933- 141[1] Orthodox Judaism
Melville Presbyterian Cemetery West Hill

43°46′38″N 79°10′49″W / 43.777284°N 79.180323°W / 43.777284; -79.180323 (Melville Presbyterian Cemetery)

1852- Presbyterian
Mount Hope Catholic Cemetery Sunnybrook

43°42′55″N 79°22′58″W / 43.715172°N 79.382658°W / 43.715172; -79.382658 (Mount Hope Catholic Cemetery)

1898- 76,000+ Roman Catholic 147 Commonwealth war graves from World War I and II Mount Hope Cemetery.JPG
Mount Pleasant Cemetery Moore Park, Toronto/Leaside

43°41′45″N 79°23′05″W / 43.695833°N 79.384722°W / 43.695833; -79.384722 (Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto)

1876- 168,000 Non-denominational Hart Massey's crypt in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.jpg
Mount Sinai Memorial Park Downsview

43°43′51″N 79°28′31″W / 43.730953°N 79.47535°W / 43.730953; -79.47535 (Mount Sinai Memorial Park)

1920- 8,205[1] Jewish
Pape Avenue Cemetery (Holy Blossom) Riverdale

43°40′03″N 79°20′22″W / 43.667627°N 79.339402°W / 43.667627; -79.339402 (Pape Avenue Cemetery)

1849-1930s 293[1] Reform Judaism First Jewish cemetery in Toronto. Pape Ave Cemetery.JPG
Park Lawn Cemetery Etobicoke

43°38′50″N 79°30′03″W / 43.647094°N 79.500954°W / 43.647094; -79.500954 (Park Lawn Cemetery)

1892- 22,000 Non-denominational Park Lawn Cemetery.JPG
Pine Hills Cemetery Scarborough Junction

43°43′08″N 79°16′04″W / 43.719009°N 79.267731°W / 43.719009; -79.267731 (Pine Hills Cemetery)

1928- Non-denominational Pine Hills Cemetery.JPG
Pine Ridge Cemetery Humber Summit

43°45′19″N 79°34′10″W / 43.75518°N 79.569468°W / 43.75518; -79.569468 (Pine Ridge Cemetery)

1845- Methodist Pine Ridge Cemetery.JPG
Potters Field Yorkville

43°40′13″N 79°23′13″W / 43.670363°N 79.387036°W / 43.670363; -79.387036 (Potters Field)

1825-1855 Non-denominational First municipal cemetery, also known as the Strangers Burying Ground. Bodies mostly moved to the Necropolis after it was closed.
Prospect Cemetery Earlscourt/Faibank

43°41′04″N 79°27′18″W / 43.684563°N 79.455035°W / 43.684563; -79.455035 (Prospect Cemetery)

1890- Non-denominational Prospect Cemetery.JPG
Resthaven Memorial Gardens Cliffside

43°43′06″N 79°14′36″W / 43.718458°N 79.243366°W / 43.718458; -79.243366 (Resthaven Memorial Gardens)

1925- 31,000 Non-denominational Resthaven, Toronto.JPG
Renforth Baptist Cemetery Eatonville

43°38′37″N 79°34′22″W / 43.64351°N 79.572907°W / 43.64351; -79.572907 (Renforth Baptist Cemetery)

1838- Baptist
Richview Memorial Cemetery Richview

43°40′14″N 79°34′30″W / 43.67044°N 79.575072°W / 43.67044; -79.575072 (Richview Memorial Cemetery)

1853- United Church of Canada Today within the cloverleaf of highways 401 and 427.
Riverside Cemetery Humber Heights

43°41′51″N 79°31′53″W / 43.697557°N 79.531488°W / 43.697557; -79.531488 (Riverside Cemetery)

1892- Non-denominational Riverside Cemetery, Toronto.JPG
Roselawn Avenue Cemetery Forest Hill

43°42′23″N 79°25′13″W / 43.706314°N 79.420327°W / 43.706314; -79.420327 (Roselawn Cemetery)

1905- 5,840[1] Jewish
Sanctuary Park Cemetery Richview

43°41′53″N 79°32′06″W / 43.698022°N 79.534997°W / 43.698022; -79.534997 (Sanctuary Park Cemetery)

1927- Non-denominational Sanctuary Cemetery, Toronto.JPG
Secor Memorial Park Woburn

43°45′18″N 79°13′22″W / 43.754967°N 79.222742°W / 43.754967; -79.222742 (Secor Memorial Cemetery)

1800s (after 1804) N/A - see Notes Family cemetery of the settler Secor family. The Secors' are Hugenots should be members of Reformed Church of France, but also married within the Dutch Reformed Church prior to arriving in the area. Today the cemetery is a park with a memorial cairn.
St. Augustine's Seminary Cemetery Cliffside

43°42′47″N 79°14′30″W / 43.713194°N 79.241667°W / 43.713194; -79.241667 (St. Augustine's Seminary Burial Grounds)

1942 Roman Catholic
St. James Cathedral Cemetery St. Lawrence

43°39′01″N 79°22′26″W / 43.650278°N 79.373889°W / 43.650278; -79.373889 (Cathedral Church of St. James Cemetery)

1797-1844 Anglican Original Anglican cemetery in Toronto.
St. James Cemetery St. James Town

43°40′14″N 79°22′05″W / 43.670526°N 79.368163°W / 43.670526; -79.368163 (St. James Cemetery)

1844- Anglican St James Cemetery.JPG
St. John's Cemetery Norway Upper Beaches

43°40′25″N 79°18′38″W / 43.673713°N 79.310449°W / 43.673713; -79.310449 (St. John's Cemetery Norway)

1853- 80,000 Non-denominational St John's Norway.jpg
St. John's York Mills York Mills

43°44′49″N 79°24′17″W / 43.747033°N 79.404744°W / 43.747033; -79.404744 (St. John's York Mills)

1816- Anglican Village cemetery for York Mills. Canadian van Nostrand family monument is located here. St. John's York Mills cemetery.JPG
St. Michael's Cemetery Deer Park

43°41′10″N 79°23′46″W / 43.686074°N 79.396109°W / 43.686074; -79.396109 (St. Michael's Cemetery)

1855- 29,000 Roman Catholic Oldest Catholic cemetery still in service. St Michaels Cemetery, Toronto.JPG
St. Paul Anglican Church, L'Amoreaux L'Amoreaux

43°47′46″N 79°18′58″W / 43.796225°N 79.316204°W / 43.796225; -79.316204 (St. Paul Anglican Church, L'Amoreaux)

1840s- Anglican Church built in 1841 and burned down 1935 St. Paul Anglican Church, L'Amoreaux cemetery.JPG
St. Paul's Cemetery Corktown

43°39′21″N 79°21′44″W / 43.655777°N 79.362233°W / 43.655777; -79.362233 (St. Paul's Basilica)

1822-1857 Roman Catholic First Catholic cemetery in Toronto. Closed in 1857 and now buried under St. Paul Catholic School play yard on the south side of Queen Street East since 1959.
Strachan Avenue Military Burying Ground West of Fort York National Historic Site

43°38′17″N 79°24′33″W / 43.638183°N 79.409075°W / 43.638183; -79.409075 (Strachan Avenue Military Burying Ground)

1863-1911 Approximately 150 soldiers, veterans, their wives and children[3] Divided into Protestant and Roman Catholic sections Strachan Avenue Military Burying Ground.jpg
Taber Hill Woburn

43°45′32″N 79°14′06″W / 43.759°N 79.235°W / 43.759; -79.235 (Taber Hill)

1250 CE (13th Century) 472 Iroquois Burial mound now part of a city park Taber Hill.JPG
Taylor Family Old East York

43°41′36″N 79°21′04″W / 43.693411°N 79.351113°W / 43.693411; -79.351113 (Taylor Family)

c. 1839 Methodist Attached to Don Mills United Church. Taylor Family Cemetery.JPG
Toronto Necropolis Cabbagetown

43°40′06″N 79°21′37″W / 43.668282°N 79.360259°W / 43.668282; -79.360259 (Toronto Necropolis)

1850- 50,000+ Non-denominational Toronto Necropolis.JPG
Victoria Memorial Square Fashion District

43°38′33″N 79°24′01″W / 43.642638°N 79.4002°W / 43.642638; -79.4002 (Victoria Memorial Square)

1763-1863 400 N/A - Established as a military by the British Army station in York, Upper Canada First European cemetery in Toronto. Victoria Memorial Square.JPG
Willowdale Cemetery North York City Centre

43°46′28″N 79°24′50″W / 43.774409°N 79.413864°W / 43.774409; -79.413864 (Willowdale Cemetery/Cummer Burial Grounds)

c. 1834 Methodist/United Cemetery for the village chapel of Willowdale next to the former Willowdale Methodist Church (later United Church) that was demolished in 1956 Willowdale Cemetery.JPG
York Cemetery Willowdale

43°45′58″N 79°25′00″W / 43.766111°N 79.416667°W / 43.766111; -79.416667 (York Cemetery)

1948- Non-denominational
York Mills Baptist Church Cemetery 104 York Mills Road

43°44′43″N 79°23′53″W / 43.745289°N 79.398038°W / 43.745289; -79.398038 (York Mills Baptist Church Cemetery)

1833-1945 24 Baptist Headstones are visible from York Mills Road, and lay protected behind a fence and hedge. Next door, at 106 York Mills Road, is the historic one-story church manse, now a private residence.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Toronto Cemeteries". Jewish Genealogical Society of Canada (Toronto). May 2, 2008. Retrieved Jan 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Christ Church St. James Memorial Garden and Cemetery". 
  3. ^ "The Strachan Avenue Military Burying Ground". The Friends of Fort York and Garrison Common. Jan 15, 2005.