Little Lake Cemetery Web Mapping Application

Little Lake Cemetery Web Mapping Application Photo

The City of Peterborough Geomatics/Mapping division and the Heritage Preservation Office are pleased to announce the launch of a new Interactive Web Mapping Geneaology tool highlighting the history of Little Lake Cemetery.

Created in conjunction with students from Fleming College's Geographic Information Systems program, monuments and markers from the mid 1800s to 2000 have been identified, photographed, and mapped for the public interest.

Users can search the grave marker inventory by Surname and/or Death Date. The search results include records containing family names, the oldest date on the monument and an image of the marker. At any point the user can freely search the map and click on any grave marker to view corresponding information.

It is recognized that this is not a complete record of interments at the cemetery, but is limited in scope to the task assigned to the students at the time of the project. It is the hope of the City of Peterborough and Little Lake Cemetery that future projects will be able to expand and enhance this valuable history tool, building towards a more encompassing historical record of the residents interred and the commemorative artifacts that reside at the cemetery. 

Little Lake Cemetery is a not-for-profit public trust, owned by all who have purchased lots at the cemetery. Established in 1850, it continues to be governed by a volunteer board of directors, and a professional staff. 

This application can be viewed by clicking the following link: http://maps.peterborough.ca/LLC

This information is also available on the City of Peterborough website: www.peterborough.ca

and the City of Peterborough Map Gallery Home Page:
http://maps.peterborough.ca/gallery