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  • Back River Cemetery-Memorial Gardens: Corner Berri and Sauve, Montreal, Quebec; Established: c 1890 Estimated burial count: 5,500. Directions: The cemetery is located north-east of downtown Montreal north of the Trans Canada Highway (40) and east of St. Laurent Blvd. The older section is between Berri and Lajeunesse north of Sauve. The newer section is on the western side of Berri, south of Sauve. Berri and Sauve Streets in Montreal's north-east end.
  • Photos and restoration information [March 2003]
  • 1800's- 1920. (Berri St. entrance- 1876- 1934) ( S. Denis entrance,1901- 1934) Tombstone images: a fee charged. [January 2004]
  • tombstone images online. A fee charged. [April 2010]
  • Map/Photos courtesy Merle Kastner, merlek@bell.net.
    Source: http://www.mayoff.com/spring97page6.html

  • Baron de Hirsch Affiliated Cemeteries: a.k.a. United Hebrew Cemeteries. 5015 de la Savanne, Montreal, Quebec; Tel: 514-735-4696. Established: 1892. Directions: The cemetery is located on de la Savanne between Mountain Sights and Lindersley Avenues (just west of the Decarie Expressway (15) and south of the Trans Canada Highway (40). Formerly called United Hebrew Cemeteries. Estimated burial count: 45,000. (Some details follow.)
    UPDATE: 20,000 records and images, about a quarter of the entire Cemetery. Tombstone images:  a fee charged. [January 2004]
  • Photos of the Field of Honor, Jewish War Veterans section and map courtesy Merle Kastner.

  • Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Cemetery: 1250 Chémin de la Fôret, Outrement, Quebec H2V 4T6. Tel: 514-937-9471 #111; Fax: 514-272-6010; (founded 1846). Directions: The Cemetery is located on the slopes of Mount Royal. Chémin de la Fôret is a small, dead-end street just off of Mount Royal Blvd. Estimated burial count: 6,000
Photo courtesy Merle Kastner
  • Eternal Gardens Cemetery: Elm Street, Beaconfield, Quebec, Tel: 514-695-1751. Directions: Take Trans Canada Highway (40) to Exit 50 (St. Charles Road). Turn left (south) on St. Charles Road to Evergreen Drive (Last Street on right before Highway 20 underpass). Turn right on Evergreen Drive to Elm Avenue. Left on Elm Avenue past station to cemetery. Sections:
  • Map courtesy Merle Kastner
  • Kehal Israel Memorial Park: 4189 Sources Road, Dollard des Ormeaux, Tel: 514-684-3441 Fax: 514-421-2272. Directions: Take Trans Canada Highway (40) to Exit 55 (Sources Road). Turn right (north) on Sources Road. Cemetery is approximately 1 mile (1.6 km).
  • Map courtesy Merle Kastner
  • Mount Pleasant Cemetery: 5505 Bas St. Francois, Duvernay, Quebec. Tel: 514-661-7016. Established: about 1959. Directions: Take the Laurentien Autoroute (15) north. Exit on Highway 440 East. Exit at Montee St. Francois. Turn left at stop sign, go over hill until Bas St. Francois (about 2 miles, 3 km). Turn right on Bas St. Francois. Cemetery is about 1/2 mile (3/4 km) on left. Mount Pleasant is a multi-denominational cemetery. The Jewish section is immediately past Mausoleums at entrance.
  • Photos courtesy Merle Kastner.

  • Mount Royal Cemetery: Tel: 514-279-7358. Mount Royal Cemetery Fax: 514-279-0049. Synagogue Tel: 514-937-3575. Directions: The Cemetery is located on the slopes of Mount Royal. Chémin de la Fôret is a small, dead-end street just off of Mount Royal Blvd. The cemetery is within the larger (primarily Protestant) Mount Royal Cemetery. Enter through the gates at the end of the street, keep to the left after the entrance area. The designation on the cemetery map is D3.
  • tombstone images online. A fee charged. [April 2010]
  • Spanish and Portuguese-Shearith Israel: Chémin de la Fôret, Outrement, Quebec. Synagogue Tel: 514-737-3695. (founded 1768). Directions: The Cemetery is located on the slopes of Mount Royal. Chémin de la Fôret is a small, dead-end street just off of Mount Royal Blvd. In 1827, Areli Blake Hart signed an agreement making a plot of land into a Jewish cemetery. The land was passed down in the Hart family that was no longer Jewish. In 1901, some of the bodies were removed without Rabbinical presence. Later, in 1909, more bodies were reburied in the cemetery of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews in Mount Royal Cemetery, where they are at the present time, each body with its original headstone. Source: "The Jew in Canada, complied and edited by Arthur Daniel Hart, Jewish Publications Limited; Toronto & Montreal and submitted by Bruce Bertram, Sunnyvale, CA 94087;
    Partial list of interred, Oct. 27, 1909. Haddonfield, NJ. 194, Documents file at American Jewish Archives, 3101 Clifton Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45220-2488; phone (513) 221-1875. bmb@bmb.com
    Spanish and Portuguese Jews 1825- 1999,
  • tombstone images online. A fee charged. [January 2004]]
  • Photos courtesy Merle Kastner
  • Temple Emanuel Cemetery: 1297 Chémin de la Fôret, Outrement, Quebec H2V 2P9.
  • map courtesy Merle Kastner
  • United Hebrew Cemetery: see Baron de Hirsch
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