Many famous New Brunswickers are buried in our cemeteries. We invite you to visit our cemeteries to view the headstones. There are inscriptions dating back to the 1830's, all recording a part of Saint John's history.
Charles Gorman is buried here. Many people think he's buried in King Square but he isn't. There is, however, a cenotaph for him in King Square in uptown Saint John. Charles Gorman's grave in Cedar Hill Cemetery is marked with a new monument. In 2010 Irving Oil Limited and concerned individuals paid for a commemorative memorial stone. Read the story in the Telegraph Journal.
The Paris Crew shocked the world when they defeated the London Rowing Club and won the World Rowing Championship in 1867. The four crew members, Robert Fulton, Elijah Ross, George Price, Sam Hutton, plus their manager, Sheriff James A Harding, are all buried here.
William Boggs was the oldest United Empire Loyalist. He died at the age of 104 on May 18, 1838. He was buried in the Old Cedar Hill Cemetery, as were many other Loyalist families.
Some of Saint John's well-known businesspeople are buried here. Walk among the movers and shakers of their day who helped Saint John prosper and grow.
George Chittick who established the Chittick Ready Mix Concrete Plant rests here.
Parker D. Mitchell, whose company still bears his name, also rests in this cemetery.