Loyalist Township

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The operation of the eight cemeteries owned and managed by Loyalist Township falls under
By-law 2015-078.

News:  2016 Cemeteries Information Drop-In Sessions

June 23 & August 11


Loyalist Township Cemeteries  FAQ's          Map                                              

Bayview Pioneer Cemetery NE side of Bayview Pioneer Park
Burleigh Family Plot Adjacent to 2052 Withers Road
Fourth Line Fellows Cemetery County Road 2, East of Violet Road
Glenwood Cemetery 2052 Stella Forty-Foot Road
Lutheran Union Cemetery 1506 Ham Road
McIntyre (Bells) Cemetery 1865 McIntyre Road
Pentland Cemetery 1652 Front Road, Amherst Island
Switzerville Cemetery 1911 Switzerville Road

Commonly Used Forms

Order for Interment
Transfer of Interment Rights (not Estate Administration)
Transfer to Joint Ownership
Grave Allocation

(download these for fillable pdf forms)

Interment Rights and Burial RecordsGlenwood Cemetary

Residents are encouraged to make an  appointment with Administrative Staff to register and/or transfer Interment Rights  and confirm burial records in any of the Township operated Cemeteries. Fees may apply.

Donations toward cemetery restorations may be made through the Odessa Office Administration staff. 

For more information about Interment Rights and how they are inherited, please see our FAQ's.


The current Price List displays detailed prices effective August 24, 2015.


Arranging Interments

Please note that, in compliance with provincial legislation, the Interment Rights Holder must provide written authorization prior to a burial taking place. Should the Interment Rights Holder be deceased, written interment authorization must be provided by the person(s) authorized to act on their behalf: the Estate Executor, spouse , or adult children.  Please refer to s. 5 of the Cemeteries Bylaw  for further details. An Order for Interment must be completed.

Minimum Requirements for Burials

Prior provision of a Burial Permit or Cremation Certificate; an Order for Interment and applicable fees are required before an interment shall take place.

Please note that Loyalist Township reserves the right to request any supporting documentation deemed necessary to establish authority to authorize an interment or verify the interment rights. Please refer to s. 5 of the Cemeteries Bylaw  for further details. 

Useful Cemetery and Genealogical links: 


If you are looking for a particular grave  and are unsure which cemetery it may be located in, Find a Person is a good place to start.

The Cemeteries below, although located in Loyalist Township, are not owned or managed by the Township:

Morven Cemetery 1183 Fralick Road 
(United Church of Canada)
Church Cemetery Con 4 Pt Lot 15 - North side of County Road 2
Violet Cemetery 1346 Violet Road
Wilton Cemetery Con 6 Pt Lot 40, Simmons Road 
(United Church of Canada)
St. Mary's Cemetery Con 3 Pt Lot 30 Millhaven Road  (Roman Catholic Episcopal)
St. Linus Cemetery 217 Main Street, Bath 
(Roman Catholic Episcopal)
St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery 16 Church Street, Bath
Bath United Church Cemetery 402 Academy Street, Bath