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HATCHET COVE

New Anglican Cemetery
Trinity Bay District

Hatchet Cove is a small fishing community just South of Random Island in Trinity Bay District, Newfoundland. It was first settled around the 1850's. The community, though small, has families who are typically one of two religions - Anglican or United Church of Canada. There are four small cemeteries found within this community.

The OLD ANGLICAN cemetery is located on the southeast corner of the community, along the coastline. It is somewhat difficult to locate, having to traverse private property and negotiate a hidden path through the woods. A new wire fence has been erected within the past two years. The cemetery is covered with thick undergrowth and many of the graves are barely discernable.
The OLD UNITED CHURCH cemetery is located in the south west corner of the community. A small path through the woods leads to the cemetery located about a kilometer from the community. It lies on the coastal side of the path and is surrounded by a wire fence. Although it covers an area large enough for a dozen or more graves, only three headstones are present. Because of the dates it would be more appropriate to refer to this cemetery as the 'old Methodist cemetery'.
The NEW UNITED CHURCH cemetery is located in the center of the community, towards the western side of the hill. It is well cared for and most of the graves have headstones that are in excellent to good condition. The traditional family plots appear to be maintained.
The NEW ANGLICAN cemetery is located in the north west corner of the community. It lies beside the road leading to the next community of St. Jones Within. This cemetery is also kept in very good condition.

The headstones were read, recorded and transcribed by FRANK KING, May 1999. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.


SURNAME 1stNAME 2ndNAME RELATION BORN DIED ERECTED BY NOTES
BISHOP Malcolm     April 22, 1951 April 14,1991 family Forever in our hearts (Guitar emblem upper right corner)
BISHOP John   husband of Alice Sept. 28, 1901 July 15,1985 family "In loving memory of father - Ever remembered, ever loved."
BISHOP Alice   wife of John June 24,1910 May 25,1973 family "In loving memory of mother - Yet though thy smiles be lost to sight - To memory thou art dear."
BISHOP Rick     1966 1995   Forever loved - forever missed (Photo in upper left corner of head stone.)
BISHOP Effie Gertrude   1902 1975   Sleep on beloved sleep And take thy rest Lay down thy head upon Thy Saviour's breast...
BISHOP Noah     1923 1993   Ever Remembered
BISHOP William 2720X   1898 June 13,1986   Able seaman Royal Naval Reserve WW1 - 2720X
LAMBERT Nelson     1947 1996   "In memory a daily thought - In heart - A silent sorrow - Forever rest."
Unmarked Grave     foot of Nelson Lambert        
Lambert E. Malcolm husband of Sarah Sept. 12,1908 April 25,1993   "Life's work well done"
Lambert Sarah Jane wife of E. Malcolm Oct. 29,1905 Living   Life's work well done.
New grave unmarked     left of Harrison Lambert   1999    
LAMBERT Harrison   husband of Bella 1927 August 18,1973 wife and family "In loving memory of Harrison - Beloved husband of Bella Lambert - Who passed away August 18,1973, aged 46 years. - God be with you till we meet again. - Ever remembered by his wife and family."
LAMBERT Fanny Lorraine child of Harrison and Belinda 1954 Jan. 26,1955 family "In memory of Fanny Lorraine - darling child of Harrison & Belinda Lambert - Safe in the arms of Jesus - Safe in his gentle breast - There by his love ... shaded...my soul shall rest."
GREENING Mary Lambert   July 5th,1929 May 20th,1960 daughter Barbara "Meet me in Heaven - Ever remembered by her - daughter Barbara - May she walk and pause and marvel in the garden of God."
HHARRIS Loretta M.   Sept. 12,1937 July 11, 1997   She lives with us in memory and will forever more.
Unmarked Grave     foot of Loretta M. Harris        
Unmarked Grave     right of Fanny L. Lambert       recent grave with concrete base in place for headstone.

Transcribed by Frank King (1999)

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