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Medstead and District Cemetery

Name of R.M.: Medstead No.: 497
Name of Cemetery: Medstead and District Cemetery
Name of Community: Medstead
Name of Denomination: All Faiths
Condition of Cemetery: Badly neglected and in terrible shape
Ownership of Cemetery:
Approximate number of Church burials: 185 and 38 unknown
Legal Land Location: SW 9-50-14, W 3rd
Recorded by: John P. Nickel
Date: Sep 15, 2004
Comments: Cemetery is midway between the town of Medstead and the tiny, almost abandoned Hamlet of Glenbush (Post Office, complex of three schools). The Medstead Cemetery is badly neglected and is in terrible shape. The first row of burials lie on the east side under an untrimmed Caragana hedge in knee deep grass, and are nearly all unidentified (unmarked). In lieu of headstones, white cross shaped markers have been tapped into the ground, and the names of the deceased either unknown (Blank), or perhaps only a surname (e.g. Pertel), or a full name and lifespan (e.g. # 8: Hjalmer Carlson, 1904 - 1922).


[Note: this information has now been moved to our MHSS.sk.ca website proper. For faster updating, and so that you may download the data easier, you may now open or download this linked PDF file with the most recent data we have for those interred in this cemetery: Medstead-and-District-Cemetery.pdf]



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