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Greater Manchester (Lancashire) - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Greater Manchester (Lancashire)

Image Right - Southern Cemetery, Manchester

...a large municipal cemetery in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Greater Manchester

The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed.


Please update the project by adding links to any available monumental inscriptions or pages where images of the graves/cemeteries can be seen - mostly Billion Graves or Find a Grave.

Links to pages that have no entries are marked ✘.

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List of Towns

This list will need refining - not all places listed necessarily have graveyards

Abram, * Abram, St. John - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Altrincham,

Ashton-in-Makerfield,

  • Ashton-in-Makerfield, Holy Trinity - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Ashton-in-Makerfield, St. Oswald Roman Catholic - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Ashton-in-Makerfield, St. Thomas - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Ashton-in-Makerfield, St. Thomas - Churchyard, Heath Road Extension

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Ashton-under-Lyne

  • Ashton-under-Lyne, Christ Church - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Ashton-under-Lyne, Hurst Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Ashton-under-Lyne, St. Peter - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Aspull,

  • Aspull, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Astley,

Astley Bridge

  • Astley bridhe, St. Paul - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGW

Atherton,

  • Atherton Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Audenshaw,

  • Audenshaw Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Audenshaw, St. Stephen - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Birtle

  • Birtle, St. John the Baptist - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Blackley,

Blackrod,

Bolton,

  • Metropolitan Borough
  • Bolton, St. Anne Churchyard High Street, Chapeltown, Turton

Interment.net

  • Bolton, Tonge Fold Cemetery

Find a Grave

Interment.net

Bowdon,

Bramhall,

Bredbury,

Broadbottom,

Bryn,

Bury, Metropolitan Borough

  • Bury, Affetside Congregational Chapelyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Bury Cemetery St. Peter's Road

Billion Graves

Billion Graves page 2 ✘

  • Bury Civilian War Dead

Find a Grave 6 entries

  • Bury - Greenmount United Reformed Churchyard

Find a Grave 1 entry

  • Bury St Anne Churchyard

Find a Grave 10 entries

  • Bury, St. Mary Churchyard, Bolton Road, Hawkshaw Bury

Interment.net

  • Bury, St Mary the Virgin

Find a Grave 144 entries

Find a Grave 2nd Page - 6 entries

  • Bury, St Paul Churchyard

Find a Grave 7 entries

  • Bury, Wellington Barracks

Find a Grave 1 entry

  • Elton All Saints Churchyard, Bury

Find a Grave 9 entries

  • Unsworth Weslyan Methodist Church Hollins Lane, Unsworth

Find a Grave 246 entries

Cadishead

Chadderton

  • Chadderton Cemetery

Interment.net

  • Chadderton, St. Matthew Churchyard

Interment.net

Cheadle,

Cheetham Hill,

  • Cheetham Hill, Wesleyan Methodist Cemetery

Interment.net

Chorlton-cum-Hardy,

Denton,

Didsbury,

  • Didsbury, St. James - Church

The Church Monuments Society

Droylsden,

Dukinfield,

Eccles,

Failsworth,

Fallowfield,

Farnworth,

Gatley,

Golborne,

Hale,

Hattersley,

Hazel Grove,

Heaton Chapel,

Heaton Mersey,

Heaton Moor,

Heaton Norris,

Heywood,

  • Heywood cemetery Rochdale Road East

Interment.net

Higher End,

Hindley

Hollingworth,

Horwich,

Hulme,

Hyde,

Ince-in-Makerfield,

Irlam,

Kearsley,

Lees, Royton,

Leigh,

Little Lever,

Littleborough,

Longdendale,

Manchester, Metropolitan Borough

Marple,

Marple Bridge,

Mellor,

Middleton (Rochdale)

  • Middleton, St. Gabriel Churchyard

Interment.net

  • Middleton, St. Leonard - Church

Norman, Grade I listed building.

The Church Monuments Society

Milnrow,

Moss Side,

Mossley,

Mottram-in-Longdendale,

Newhey,

  • Newhey, St. Thomas Churchyard

Interment.net

Newton Heath,

Northenden,

Old Trafford,

Oldham, Metropolitan Borough

  • Oldham, Hollinwood Cemetery

Interment.net

Ordsall,

Orrell,

Pendlebury,

Prestwich,

Radcliffe,

Ramsbottom,

Reddish,

Ringway,

Rochdale, Metropolitan Borough

  • Rochdale, Bamford Cemetery Jowkin Lane, Bamford

Interment.net

Romiley

Rusholme,

Saddleworth

Sale,

Salford, Metropolitan Borough

  • Salford, Weaste Cemetery off Eccles New Road

Find a Grave

Interment.net

Shaw and Crompton,

Shevington,

South Turton,

Stalybridge

Standish-with-Langtree,

Stockport, Metropolitan Borough

Stretford

Tameside, Metropolitan Borough

Timperley,

Tottington,

Trafford, Metropolitan Borough

Tyldesley,

Unsworth (also under Bury above)

  • Unsworth Weslyan Methodist Church Hollins Lane, Unsworth

Find a Grave 246 entries

Urmston

Walkden,

Wardle

Westhoughton

Whitefield

Wigan, Metropolitan Borough

Winstanley

Withington,

Worsley,

Wythenshawe,

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