The operation of the eight cemeteries owned and managed by Loyalist Township falls under
News: 2016 Cemeteries Information Drop-In Sessions
June 23 & August 11
- To confirm your ownership of inherited rights or burial information
- To provide requirements for future burials and memorialisation
To process transfers (transfers of ownership as part of the administration of an estate are fee exempt)
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
Interment Rights and Burial Records
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.
- Interment costs for a casket have increased to $600 +HST with a $200 surcharge for winter burials
- Interment of cremated remains - $250 +HST - May to October
- Purchase cost of graves includes cornerstones & installation
- Transfers of Interment Rights will continue at no charge until September 1, 2016, when the fee of $150 + HST comes into effect
- Transfer applications made during the Administration of a deceased Rights Holder's Estate will not incur fees
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