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Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Lancashire

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See also Greater Manchester

List of Places

- within the historical county boundaries of Lancashire. This list may not be complete and will need refining - not all places listed necessarily have graveyards.

For places in the present-day boundaries of Lancashire, which came into effect in 1974, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_places_in_Lancashire.

Abbey Village

Abbeystead

Abram - See Greater Manchester

  • St. John the Evangelist

Find a Grave

Accrington

  • Accrington Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Billion Graves

Find a Grave

  • Dill Hall Cemetery

Find a Grave

  • St. James

Find a Grave

Find a Grave

  • St. James Church Kirk

Find a Grave

Acre

Adlington

  • Adlington Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Billion Graves

Find a Grave

Affetside

  • Affetside Congregational Chapelyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Interment.net

Ainsdale

Ainsworth

  • Ainsworth, Christchurch - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Find a Grave

  • Ainsworth Methodist Chapelyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Find a Grave

  • Ainsworth Unitarian Chapelyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Find a Grave

Aintree

Aldcliffe

Aldingham

  • Aldingham, St. Cuthbert - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Allithwaite - now Cumbria/Cumberland

  • Allithwaite, St. Mary - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Alston Lane

  • Alston Lane, Our Lady and St. Michael Roman Catholic Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Altcar

  • Altcar, St. Michael - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Altham

  • Altham, St. James - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Find a Grave

Ancoats

Anderton

  • Anderton, St. Joseph Roman Catholic - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Anglezarke

Appleton nr Warrington

  • Fox Covert Cemetery

Billion Graves

Arkholme

Ashton-in-Makerfield - See Greater Manchester

  • St. Thomas

Find a Grave

Ashton-on-Ribble

  • Ashton-on-Ribble, St. Andrew - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Ashton-under-Lyne - See Greater Manchester

  • Civilian War Dead

Find a Grave

  • St. Peter's

Find a Grave

Ashworth

  • a township-chapelry in Middleton parish
  • Ashworth, St. James - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Interment.net

Askam and Ireleth

Aspden

Aspull - See Greater Manchester

  • St. Elizabeth

Find a Grave

Atherton - See Greater Manchester

  • Atherton Cemetery

Find a Grave

  • Chowbent Protestant Dissenting Chapel

Find a Grave

  • Howe Bridge Cemetery

Find a Grave

Audenshaw - see Greater Manchester

  • Audenshaw Cemetery

Find a Grave

Aughton

  • Aughton, Christ Church - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Billion Graves

  • Aughton, St. Michael - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Billion Graves

Find a Grave

Bacup

  • Bacup Cemetery

Interment.net

Find a Grave

  • Bacup - Fairwell Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Billion Graves

Backbarrow

Balderstone

  • Balderstone, St. Leonard - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Bamber

Bamber bridge

  • Bamber Bridge, St. Saviour - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Bamber Bridge, St. Saviour - Churchyard Extension

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Bardsley

  • Bardsley, Holy Trinity - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Bardsea

Barley

Barrow-in-Furness - now Cumbria

  • commonly known as Barrow) is a town and seaport in the county of Cumbria, England. Historically part of Lancashire it was incorporated as a municipal borough in 1867 and merged with adjacent districts in 1974 to form the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness.
  • Barrow-in-Furness, Thornecliffe Cemetery and Crematorium

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Find a Grave

Barrow Nook

Barrowford

  • Barrowford, All Souls, Roman Catholic Burial Ground

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Barrowford Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Barrowford, St. Thomas - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Barrowford Barton (Preston)

Barton

  • Barton, St. Lawrence - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Barton-upon-Irwell

  • Barton-upon-Irwell, St. Catherine - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Baxenden

  • Baxenden, St. John the Baptist - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Beconsall

  • Beconsall Chapelyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Belmont

  • Belmont, St. Peter - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Belthorn

Beswick

Bickerstaffe

  • Bickerstaffe, Holy Trinity - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Bickerstaffe, Parish Churchyard

Interment.net

Biggar

Billinge

  • Billinge, St. Aiden - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Billington

Birch-in-Hopwood

  • Birch-in-Hopwood, St. Mary - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Birch-in-Rusholme

  • Birch-in-Rusholme, St. James - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Birchley

  • Birchley, St. Mary - Roman Catholic Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Birkdale

  • Birkdale Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Birkdale Roman Catholic Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Birtle - see Greater Manchester

Bispham

Bispham Green

Blackamoor

Blackley - see Greater Manchester

Blacko

Blackrod - see Greater Manchester

Blackburn

  • Blackburn cemetery

[ http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemeteries/BlackburnCemetery/169506 Billion Graves]

  • Pleasington Cemetery & Crematorium

Billion Graves

Blackpool

  • Blackpool Cemetery and Crematorium Also known as: Blackpool (Carleton) Crematorium and Cemetery, Carleton Cemetery and Crematorium

Find a Grave

Interment.net

  • Brent Stevenson Memorials

Billion Graves

  • St. Stephon on-the-Cliffs Churchyard

Billion Graves

Bleasdale

Bolton - see Greater Manchester

  • Farnworth Cemetery

Billion Graves

  • St. Mary's Deane

Billion Graves

Bolton-le-Sands

Bootle

Borwick

Bretherton

Bridge Banks

Brierfield

Brindle

Brinscall

Brockhall

Broughton-in-Amounderness

Broughton-in-Furness

Burnley

  • Burnley Cemetery

Interment.net

Billion Graves

  • Briercliffe Burnley, St. James Churchyard

Interment.net

Burscough

Bury - see Greater Manchester

Calder Vale

Cantsfield

Carnforth

Castlefield

Catforth

Caton

Chadderton - see Greater Manchester

Chapeltown

Charnock Richard

  • Charnock Richard Crematorium

Billion Graves

Chatburn

Chipping

Chingle Hall

Chorley

  • Chorley Cemetery

Billion Graves

  • St. Oswald

Billion Graves

Chorlton-cum-Hardy - see Greater Manchester

Churchtown (Garstang)

Churchtown (Southport)

Claughton-on-Brock

Claughton (Lancaster)

Clayton-le-Dale

Clayton-le-Moors

Clayton-le-Woods

Clayton Brook

Cleveleys

Clifton (Fylde)

Clifton (Salford)

Clitheroe

  • Clitheroes, St. Joseph Churchyard, Hurst Green

Interment.net

Cliviger

Clowbridge

Cockerham

  • Cockerham, St. Michael's Parish Graveyard

Rosalind Davies' Family History

Cockersand Abbey

Collyhurst

Colne

  • Colne Cemetery

Interment.net

Billion Graves

Conder

Green

Coniston

Coppull

  • Chapel Lane Cemetery

Billion Graves

Copster Green

Corner Row

Cottam

Cottontree

Coupe Green

Cowan Bridge

Crawshawbooth

Cronton Crosby

Crossens

Croston

Cuerden

Dalton

Dalton-in-Furness

Darwen

  • Darwen Cemetery Bolton Road

Interment.net

Dendron

Denton - see Greater Manchester

  • Denton Cemetery

Billion Graves

Didsbury - see Greater Manchester

Dinckley

Dolphinholme

Downholland Cross

Droylsden - see Greater Manchester

Eccles - see Greater Manchester

  • Peel Green Cemetery & Crematorium

Billion Graves

Eccleston (Chorley)

Eccleston (St Helens)

Edenfield

  • Edenfield Parish Church

[ http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemeteries/EdenfieldParishChurch/249981 Billion Graves]

Edgworth

Elswick

Esprick

Euxton

Failsworth - see Greater Manchester

  • Failsworth Cemetery

Billion Graves

Fallowfield - see Greater Manchester

Farington

Farleton

Farnworth - see Greater Manchester

Fence

  • a village in Pendle, Lancashire close to the towns of Nelson and Burnley.
  • nr. 'Fence, Wheatley Carr Churchyard

Interment.net

Feniscowles

Fleetwood

Ford

Formby

Foulridge

Foxfield

Freshfield

Freckleton

Fulwood

Galgate

Garstang

Glasson Dock

Gleaston

Golborne - see Greater Manchester

Goosnargh

Great Altcar

  • Altcar, St. Michael - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

Great Eccleston

Great Harwood

  • Great Harwood Cemetery

Billion Graves

Greenhalgh

Greenodd

Gregson Lane

Gressingham

Grimsargh

Haggate

Haigh

Halewood

Halsall

  • St. Cuthberts

Billion Graves

Halton

Hambleton

Haskayne

Haslingden

  • Haslingden Cemetery

Interment.net

Haverthwaite

Hawkshead

Haydock

Heapey

Heath Charnock

Heaton Chapel - see Greater Manchester

Heaton Mersey - see Greater Manchester

Heaton Moor - see Greater Manchester

Heaton Norris - see Greater Manchester

Helmshore

Hesketh Bank

Hest Bank

Heyrod

Heysham

Heywood - see Greater Manchester

  • Heywood Cemetery

Billion Graves

Higham

Higher Walton

Higher Wheelton

Hightown

Hindley - see Greater Manchester

Hoddlesden

Hoghton

Holme-in-Cliviger

  • Saint John the Divine

Billion Graves

Holmeswood

Hornby

Horwich - see Greater Manchester

Howick Cross

Hulme - see Greater Manchester

Huncoat

Hundred End

Hutton

Huyton

Ince Blundell

Ince-in-Makerfield - see Greater Manchester

Inglewhite

Inskip

Irlam - see Greater Manchester

Kearsley - see Greater Manchester

Kirkby

Kirkby-in-Furness

Kirkham

Knott End-on-Sea

Lancaster

  • Hyning Monastery

Billion Graves

  • Lancaster & Morecambe Crematorium

Billion Graves

  • Lancaster Cathedral

Billion Graves

Laneshaw Bridge

Langho

Larbreck

Lathom

Lea

Lea Town

Leece

Lees

Leigh - see Greater Manchester

Levenshulme

Leyland

  • Leyland St. Andrews

Billion Graves

Lindal-in-Furness

Litherland

Little Altcar

Little Crosby

Little Eccleston

Little Harwood

Little Lever - see Greater Manchester

Littleborough - see Greater Manchester

Liverpool

Longridge

Longton

Lostock Hall

Loveclough

  • a small village at the centre of the Rossendale Valley, in Lancashire
  • Loveclough, Providence United Methodist Free Graveyard

Interment.net

Lower Darwen

Lunt

Lydiate

Lytham

  • Lytham Park Cemetery & Crematorium

Billion Graves

  • St. Cuthberts CofE Church Cemetery

Billion Graves

Maghull

Manchester, see Greater Manchester (Lancashire)

Marshside

Mawdesley

Melling (Lancaster)

Melling (West Derby)

Mellor - see Greater Manchester

Mellor Brook

Mere Brow

Middleton (Rochdale) see Greater Manchester Page

Middleton (Lancaster)

  • Middleton, Boarshaw Cemetery and Crematorium

Find a Grave

Find a Grave 2nd Page

Find a Grave 3rd Page

Interment.net

Middleton (Morecambe)

Midge Hall

Miles Platting

Milnrow - see Greater Manchester

Morecambe

Moss Side (Leyland)

Moss Side (Manchester) - see Greater Manchester

Moss Side (Fylde)

Mossley - see Greater Manchester

Much Hoole

Myerscough

Nelson

Nether Burrow

Nether Kellet

Netherton

Newbiggin

Newburgh

  • a rural village and civil parish in Lancashire
  • Newburgh, Christchurch Churchyard Bark Lane

Interment.net

Newby Bridge

Newchurch (Rossendale)

Newchurch in Pendle

Newton-in-Furness

Newton-le-Willows

Newton Heath - see Greater Manchester

Oakenshaw

Oldham - see Greater Manchester

  • St. Thomas the Apostle, Leesfield

Billion Graves

Ormskirk

  • Ormskirk Parish Churchyard

Interment.net

  • St. Peter & St. Paul

Billion Graves

Orrell - see Greater Manchester

Orrell (Wigan)

Orrell (Bootle)

Osbaldeston

Oswaldtwistle

  • New Lane Baptist Church Cemetery

Billion Graves

Over Kellet

Overton

Overtown

Over Wyre

Padiham

  • Padiham VChurch Cemetery

Interment.net

Parbold

  • Parbold Parish Churchyard

Interment.net

Pemberton

Pendlebury - see Greater Manchester

  • Agecroft Cemetery

Billion Graves

Pendleton

Penwortham

Pickup Bank

Pilling

Pleasington

Poulton-le-Fylde

  • Carleton Cemetery and Crematorium

Billion Graves

Preesall

Prescot

Preston

  • Preston, Alston Lane, Our Lady and St. Michael Roman Catholic - Churchyard

Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC

  • Preston Crematorium

Billion Graves

  • St. Walburge's

Billion Graves

Prestwich - see Greater Manchester

Priest Hutton

Quarlton

Quernmore

Radcliffe - see Greater Manchester

Rainhill

Rampside

Ramsbottom - see Greater Manchester

Ramsgreave

Rawtenstall

  • Rawtenstall, St. Mary Churchyard

Interment.net

  • Rawtenstall, Sunnyside Baptist Chapel Yard

Interment.net

  • Rawtenstall, Unitarian Chapel Burial Ground

Interment.net

Read

  • Read, St. John - Churchyard

Interment.net

Reddish - see Greater Manchester

Ribbleton

Ribchester

Rishton

Rivington

  • Rivington Parish Church

Billion Graves

Roby

Rochdale

  • Dearnley Cemetery

Billion Graves

  • Rochdale Cemetery Bury Road

Interment.net

  • Rochdale,

Friends Quaker Burial Ground

Interment.net

Rossendale

  • Rossendale, Goodshaw Particular Baptist Chapel Graveyard

Interment.net

  • Rossendale, Goodshaw, Saint Mary And All Saints Churchyard

Interment.net

  • Rossendale, Longholme Methodist Cemetery

Interment.net

  • Rossendale, Newchurch Methodist Churchyard

Interment.net

  • Rossendale, Rawtenstall Cemetery

Interment.net

  • Rossendale, St. Ann Churchyard

Interment.net

Royton

Rufford

Rusholme - see Greater Manchester

Sabden

St. Annes

St. Helens

Salesbury

Salford - see Greater Manchester

  • Sacred Trinity Church

Billion Graves

Salwick

Samlesbury

  • Saint Leonard the Less

Billion Graves

Scales

Scarisbrick

Scorton

Seaforth

Sefton

  • Saint Luke's

Billion Graves

Shaw and Crompton - see Greater Manchester

Shawforth

Shevington - see Greater Manchester

Shirdley Hill

Silverdale

Simonswood

Singleton

Skelmersdale

Slyne

Sollom

South Turton - see Greater Manchester

Southport

  • Southport, Duke Street Cemetery

Interment.net

Squires Gate

Staining Standish

Standish

  • Saint Wilfred's

Billion Graves

Stretford - see Greater Manchester

  • Stretford Cemetery

Billion Graves

Stubbins

Sunderland

  • Sambo Grave

Billion Graves

Sunderland Point

Swarthmoor

Swinton

  • Swinton Cemetery

Billion Graves

Tarbock

Tarleton

Tatham

Tewitfield

Thistleton

Thornton (Amounderness)

Thornton (West Derby)

Thornton Cleveleys

  • Thornton Cleveleys, Christchurch Churchyard

Interment.net

Thurnham

Tockholes

Todmorden

Torver

Tottington - see Greater Manchester

Trawden

Tunstall

Tyldesley - see Greater Manchester

Upholland

Ulverston

Urswick

Waddicar

Walton-le-Dale

Wardle - see Greater Manchester

Warrington

Warton (Fylde)

Warton (Lancaster)

Waterfoot

Waterloo

Weeton

Westhoughton - see Greater Manchester

Wennington

Whalley

Whalley Range

Wheelton

Whiston

Whitefield - see Greater Manchester

Whitechapel

White Coppice

Whitestake

Whittington

Whittle-le-Woods

Whitworth

Widnes

Wigan - see Greater Manchester

Wilpshire

Winewall

Winmarleigh

Wiswell

Withington - see Greater Manchester

Withnell

Withnell Fold

Woodplumpton

Worsley - see Greater Manchester

Worsthorne

Worthington

Wray

Wrea Green

Wrightington

Yealand Conyers

  • St. Mary's

Billion Graves

Yealand Redmayne

Yealand Storrs

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