Muskoka District, Draper Township

Christ Church Cemetery,
Purbrook

Front side of church
Another view of the church
Location Village of Purbrook, Draper Township
Status Unknown
Oldest Known Interment 1898 - Lily Colson
Maps Draper Township
Directions Enter Bracebridge from Highway 11 at Taylor Road. Turn south from Taylor Road onto Cedar Lane. Turn right onto Fraserburg Road and head east approximately 11 km. Turn south on Purbrook Road. The cemetery is located on the right hand side about 3.5 km south of Fraserburg Road.
    • These Our Ancestors Were

      Disclaimer! The following interments was taken from the book, "These Our Ancestors Were" which was printed in 1974. There are several errors in the book and does not show any burials after 1974. The following listing is only as accurate as the printed book and has not been updated since 1974.

      Colson (see Crozier)
      Adam James Crozier
      Born November 1st. 1860
      Died March 22nd. 1928

      S. Clementina Colson
      Wife of Adam James Crozier
      Born November 15th, 1863
      Died January 9th, 1941

      Daughters:
      Ada Beatrice
      Born May 22nd. 1896
      Died May 1st 1901

      Sarah Jane Thompson
      Born April 30th. 1888
      Died September 28th, 1908
      Colson
      Sarah Jane
      Wife of James S. Colson
      Born June 11th. 1840
      Died May 27th, 1915

      James T.
      Born at Dudley. England
      Born July 23rd, 1838
      Died July 17th. 1928

      Their Daughter Lily
      Born December 30th, 1878
      Died October 12th, 1898

      Arthur
      Died October 29th, 1906
      Age 25 years, 3 months
      Colson
      Walter

      Bertha E. Frank
      Wife of Walter Colson
      Born 1872
      Died 1946
      Crozier (see Colson)
      Adam James Crozier
      Husband of S. Clementina Colson
      Born November 1st, 1860
      Died March 22nd, 1928
      Frow
      Ada May
      Daughter of Soloman and Emma Frow
      Died May 28th, 1906
      Age 20 years
      Pain
      John
      Died May 17th, 1899
      Age 70 years, 4 months
      A native of Kent, England

      Rosetta
      Wife of John Pain
      Died November 29th, 1900
      Age 70 years, 24 days
        
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      Epitaphs were transcribed and photos were taken October 6, 2005

      Tombstone Title Name Names
      <a class="tombstone-image-link" href="galleryImg/image001.jpg" data-title="CROCKFORD &lt;br /&gt; ROBERT CROCKFORD &lt;br /&gt; 1872 &mdash; 1942 &lt;br /&gt; SARAH F. COLSON &lt;br /&gt; 1873 &mdash; 1947 &lt;br /&gt; HARRIET STURT &lt;br /&gt; 1837 &mdash; 1920 &lt;br /&gt; BELOVED WIFE OF &lt;br /&gt; JOHN CROCKFORD" data-lightbox="tombstone-1"><img src="galleryThm/image001_thumb.jpg" width="180" height="120" alt="Crockford" /></a> Crockford Robert Crockford<br />Sarah F. Colson<br />Harriet Sturt
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      Epitaphs were transcribed and photos were taken October 6, 2005

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