The Old Cemeteries Society - Victoria Tombstone Tales of Ross Bay Cemetery
Victoria's Ross Bay Cemetery opened in 1873 to serve the burial needs of the growing city of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Overlooking Ross Bay, it is 11 hectares in size (27.5 acres) and has almost 28,000 interments. Not just a burial ground, it serves as a park and restful get-away for many people. Come inside and take a virtual tour, meet some of the more famous residents, learn about issues that concern twentieth-century cemeteries or just enjoy some of the stories of this great cemetery.