Locations and Photographs of the
Cemeteries of Old Bridgewater

New (2003) addition to Williams Latham, Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater


West Bridgewater Cemetery Locations


Old Grave-Yard, West Bridgewater (1683)
Abbreviated in Vital Records of West Bridgewater as G.R.1.
MACRIS designation WBR.810


Photograph Copyright © 2003-2013 by Arthur Richardson
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Location:   East side of South St., across from Cross St., about 1¼ mile south of the Town River.


Powder House Grave-Yard, West Bridgewater (1747)
Abbreviated in Vital Records of West Bridgewater as G.R.2.
MACRIS designation WBR.802


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Location:   North side of Matfield St., just off of North Main St. (Rt. 28), about 1 mile south of the Brockton line.


Jerusalem Grave-Yard, West Bridgewater (1749)
Abbreviated in Vital Records of West Bridgewater as G.R.3.
MACRIS designation WBR.803


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Location:   West side of Manley St. just north of the old railroad line.


Alger Grave-Yard and Tomb, West Bridgewater (1801)
Abbreviated in Vital Records of West Bridgewater as G.R.4.

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NOTE: Most or all of these graves have been removed to Pine Hill Cemetery.

Location:   North side of South Elm St., at the top of Wolf Trap Hill about 2/10 mile east of Lincoln St.

Addendum to The Alger Graveyard and Tomb - February 10, 2003

We have discovered that most, if not all, of the burials in the Alger Graveyard were removed to the Pine Hill Cemetery, also in West Bridgewater, on June 10, 1909.

 

Pine Hill Cemetery, West Bridgewater
Abbreviated in Vital Records of West Bridgewater as G.R.6.


Photograph Copyright © 2004-2013 by Dale H. Cook
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Plan of Pine Hill Cemetery.

Location:   West side of North Main St., at the intersection of Copeland St.





Northern Bridgewater Cemetery Locations

Southern Bridgewater Cemetery Locations


Old Grave-Yard, Bridgewater (1716)

Abbreviated in Vital Records of Bridgewater as G.R.7.
MACRIS designation BRD.811


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Location:   Southwest corner of the intersection of Summer St. and Plymouth St.


Alden or Vernon Street Grave-Yard, Bridgewater (1751)
Abbreviated in Vital Records of Bridgewater as G.R.8.
MACRIS designation BRD.812


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Location:   Northeast corner of the intersection of Vernon St. and Cross St., about 3 miles south of Rt. 104 (Pleasant St.) and about two miles north of Pratt's Bridge over the Taunton River.


Scotland Grave-Yard, Bridgewater (1753)
Abbreviated in Vital Records of Bridgewater as G.R.6.
MACRIS designation BRD.808


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Location:   North side of Rt. 104 (Pleasant St.) across from the intersection of Brownfield Dr.


Keith or South Street Grave-Yard, Bridgewater (1756)
Abbreviated in Vital Records of Bridgewater as G.R.9.
MACRIS designation BRD.810


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Location:   West side of South St. just south of Evergreen Dr., about 5 miles south of Central Square and about two miles north of the Sturtevant (Green St.) Bridge over the Taunton River.


Trinity Church Grave-Yard, Bridgewater (1763)
Abbreviated in Vital Records of Bridgewater as G.R.10.
MACRIS designation BRD.806


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Location:   East side of Main St. between Oak St. and Hammond St.


Japan Grave-Yard, Bridgewater (1766)
(Jenning's Hill Cemetery)

Abbreviated in Vital Records of Bridgewater as G.R.11.
MACRIS designation BRD.805


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Location:   Northeast corner of the intersection High St. and Plain St.


Great Woods Grave-Yard, Bridgewater (1793)
Abbreviated in Vital Records of Bridgewater as G.R.12.


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Location:   West side of Titicut St. south of Bridgewater State Hospital and just south of the water towers.


Conant St. Smallpox Cemetery, Bridgewater (1778)
Abbreviated in Vital Records of Bridgewater as G.R.13.
MACRIS designation BRD.804


Photograph Copyright © 2004-2013 by Dale H. Cook
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Location:   East side of Conant St., about ½ mile south of Flagg St..





East Bridgewater Cemetery Locations


Old Grave-Yard, East Bridgewater (1685)
(Old Part of Central Cemetery)

Abbreviated in Vital Records of East Bridgewater as G.R.1.
MACRIS designation EBR.801


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Location:   North side of Central St. at the intersection of Plymouth St., across from Town Hall.


Introduction to Old Grave-Yard, East Bridgewater, includes:
Hill Family Cemetery, East Bridgewater (1753)


Introduction to Old Grave-Yard, East Bridgewater, includes:
Hudson Tomb, Halifax (1819)

Abbreviated in Vital Records of East Bridgewater as G.R.2.


Photograph used with the written permission of Chip5610 (#46997557) at FindaGrave
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Location:   Northeast corner of the intersection of Pond St. and Hudson St., just east of the East Bridgewater town line.


Introduction to Old Grave-Yard, East Bridgewater, includes:
Thayer Cemetery, West Bridgewater (1818)

Abbreviated in Vital Records of East Bridgewater as G.R.3.


Photograph Copyright © 2003-2013 by Arthur Richardson
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Location:   South side of Union St., just west of the East Bridgewater town line.


Introduction to Old Grave-Yard, East Bridgewater, includes:
Whitman Cemetery, East Bridgewater (1827)

Abbreviated in Vital Records of East Bridgewater as G.R.4.
MACRIS designation EBR.800


Photograph Copyright © 2003-2013 by Arthur Richardson
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Location:   South side of Harvard St., East Bridgewater, about ¾ mile east of N. Bedford St. (Rt. 18).

 

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