Corporation of the Town of Whitby
Road East, Whitby ON L1N 2M8
Hwy #12, East Side, 2 Kms North of Taunton Rd.
(905) 655-3493 Fax: (905) 655-9230
...serving Brooklin, Whitby and the surrounding
Cemetery was officially named for a parcel of land containing five acres,
more or less, in the South part of Lot 25, Concession 5, Whitby Township
as described in an Indenture executed on September 9th, 1874. The
Indenture names Stephen Mead Thomas and Phoebe Thomas, his wife, as owners
and James Benjamin Bickell, John Dryden and Henry Betts Taylor as advising
| The first burial to take place in Groveside was
that of the late Mrs. Nancy Holt in the spring of 1874.
to a lapse in following up and indifference of the heirs of the original
Owners, the condition of Groveside Cemetery slid into a deplorable
state as to the topographical condition, lack of proper financing and management,
the Whitby Township Council took over the cemetery late in 1942.
Board, as previously chosen at a Lot Owners meeting was approved by Whitby
Township Council and as such the Board be known as Groveside Cemetery
Board of Whitby Township.
Today, the Groveside
Cemetery Board is entrusted with 14 acres of land ensuring the cemetery
is well managed, groomed and maintained.
|There are four acres of new burial plots
located on the southern side of the cemetery.
Also, twenty six Memorial Trees have been planted along the new southern
cemetery roadway and are now available for Individual Memorial Tributes.
This is a unique way to remember a loved one while contributing to the overall
beauty of the cemetery.
For more information, please call: 905 655-3493
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