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One of the oldest communities in Bonavista Bay, Salvage has five graveyards.
The oldest of these is on Burden's Point, just inside of Salvage Harbour,
and it has eleven readable (or partially readable) headstones.

1. Edward DYKE   Feb. 1, 1865 56? years  
2. ???? DYKE       (Actually only KE visible)
3 .William DYKE        
4. John BROWN       son of Thomas and Caroline BROWN d. Dec.29, 1860
5. Mary TRIM   29 Dec., 1859 66 years In memory of
6. Jane BROWN   who departed this life Nov. 6, 1837? 32 years Sacred to the memory of beloved wife of Joseph BROWN
7, 8 and 9 all contained within a two-foot high iron fence.
7. David BURDEN   March 26, 1861 7 mo. In memory of son of James & Elizabeth BURDEN
7 Hannah BURDEN   Sept. 29, 1865 11 their daughter
8. Joseph BURDEN   1852   Sacred to the memory of son of James & Elizabeth BURDEN
9. Susanna BURDEN   Sept. 2, 1886 3 mo. daughter of James & Elizabeth BURDEN
10. Mary KELLEGREW   March ,1866 19 daughter of Edward KELLEGREW teacher under the c & c? Church society Sacred to the memory of
11. Sacred to the memory of J___?)__ _______ ________ Native of ________ shire
(This may be James R. Sheldon, Salvage=s first teacher, who died here about 1830. A local retired NF Power employee says he saw Sheldon=s headstone here in 1970.)

Submitted by: W. Roy Babstock
(June 15th, 2000)

Page Last Modified: Friday March 22, 2013 (Don Tate)

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