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Boswarlos Community
Cemetery,
Port au Port

District of St. Georges Bay

View of Cemetery

 

 

This is a well kept field near the community of Boswarlos on the north side of the Port au Port Peninsula. The cemetery looks out across Port au Port Bay towards Fox Island and the Lewis Hills. The cemetery has only a few markers and several of these were hard to read. Much of this cemetery is open space, not sure if it was used or if any evidence of the grave and there markers have just disappeared over the years.
Cyril DuBourdieu

 

 
SURNAME GIVEN NAME BORN DIED AGE INSCRIPTION
BOYDE Gary Cecil Jan 31 1955 Mar 16, 1957    
           
BURT Doris     15 months "Beloved daughter of Brada"
           
CHAPPELL Stanley W July 22 1892 Jan 1, 1966    
CHAPPELL, Annie P Mar 26 1899 Dec 15, 1973    
           
CHILDS Alfred * 1940 1985    
           
CHILDS Clyde * March 28, 1937 Aug 10, 2013    
           
CHILDS Julia Elizabeth July 26, 1915 April 30, 1989    
CHILDS Alfred R. July 14, 1917 May 12, 2008    
           
CHILDS Mary C 1915 1989    
           
COOPER Herbert Arther June 25 1938 July 5 1970   "Husband of Iris"
COOPER Herbert Wade June 24 1905 July 5 1970   "Beloved son of Herbert and Iris"
           
GAULTON Gerald   July 5th, 1970*1   No other info
           
HEATH Louise G. 1936 1990   "Remembered by Edward and Family"
HEATH Edward C. * 1932 2014    
           
HOLMES Baby Boy *   May 19, 1968    
           
HOLMES Frank W.* Oct 5, 1882 July 30, 1967    
           
HOLMES Jimmy Lindsay * Oct 31, 1942 July 25, 2006    
           
HOLMES Louisa J.* May 26, 1897 Sept 23, 1957   (BURSEY)
           
JESSO Stanley M. * 1912 2000    
JESSO Hazel A. * 1914 2009   (HARVEY)
           
KING WALLACE N. June 16, 1945 July 31, 2011    
           
ROWE Alice 1909 1985    
           
SHORT Earl June 4 1937 May 2 1991   "Remembered by Mabel and Family"
           
STONE-HUNT Mary Elizabeth 1915 1990    
           
WATKINS Andrew * 1925 2010    
           
WATKINS Wallace David * 1936 1963    
           
There were also 11 wooden crosses with no names on them. - Cyril DuBourdieu

Originally Transcribed July 1999 by Cyril DuBourdieu
Copied May 18 1999 at Boswarlos by Cyril DuBourdieu
"All photos and marked entries added by Wendell Dominey (2019)

ERRATA
NAME DESCRIPTION OF ERROR REPORTED BY
GAULTON, Gerald*1 Gerald GAULTON died July 5th, 1970. This was the same day as Herbert Arther and Herbert Wade COOPER. All three drowned at Long Pond near Stephenville when their boat overturned. Roy CHAPPELL, Clarenville, NL - rwsac1@gmail.com
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