Wexford Cemetery

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Date: 1841 to 1950
Location: South West Corner of Lawrence and Victoria Park, Scarborough, Ontariomap
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See Wexford Cemetery Category page to view people buried in this cemetery.

The Wexford Cemetery is also known as Wesleyan Methodist Cemetery; Fitzpatrick's Appointment Cemetery. The date this cemetery closed is unknown, but it is inactive. All that is left at this location is the cairn with an historic plaque.

Historic Plaque: Wexford Cemetery

Wexford Cemetery. Origially "Fitzpatrick Appointment". Established in 1841 by the Wesleyan Methodist congregation in Wexford. Conveyed to the Canadian Wesleyan church in 1884, then to the United Church of Canada in 1925. Declared a pioneer cemetery in 1982 by the city of North York. Remnants of the gravestones are buried in the base of this cairn and legible inscriptions are recorded with the archives of Ontario. This cairn is dedicated to the memory of the early pioneers. May they rest in peace.

Please note there are three cemeteries that can easily be confused. Both of the Wexford cemeteries are in Scarborough, and the other Zion Church cemetery is in North York:

Click the links to see the corresponding pages for each of these cemeteries.

Additional Genealogical Resources

Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS), Toronto Branch cemetery ID: 5516 (See Wexford Cemetery for more information) The OGS has transcribed most cemeteries in Toronto and this data is available for purchase. Another resource provided by the Ontario Genealogical Society is The Ontario Name Index (TONI) which provides a searchable index of names (including cemetery transcriptions). It does not provide the source information but only where to find it. Most sources are available for purchase via the OGS (Note: this database includes all of Ontario and is massive. But it may prove helpful place to start).

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This Wexford Cemetery is NOT the same as Zion-Wexford Cemetery which is a short distance East on the North side of Lawrence next to Wexford Heights United Church (2102 Lawrence Av E, Scarborough, ON M1R 2Z9) [as of 2019, it is Wexford Heights United Church].

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