Sheffield General Cemetery

About Sheffield General Cemetery

The General Cemetery opened in 1836 'at some distance in the countryside' in a 'remote and undisturbed' location. It became established as the principal burial ground in Victorian Sheffield containing the graves of 87,000 people.
The site today is a Grade II* listed park which is the highest listed in Sheffield, and one of only four in South Yorkshire. It is a Conservation Area, Local Nature Reserve and Area of Natural History Interest.
One of the earliest commercial cemeteries in Britain, it ...

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Cemetery Avenue
Sheffield, Highfield, Ecclesall

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