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Guided History Tour of Sheffield General Cemetery

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Sheffield General Cemetery Trust

The Gatehouse

Cemetery Avenue

Sheffield

S11 8NT

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Every wanted to learn more about Sheffield's history? Why not start with a fascinating glimpse into Sheffield's Victorian past on our guided tour of this Grade II* listed historic cemetery. Meet the residents who shaped Sheffield's history, from Mark Firth and Samuel Holberry to the Cole Brothers and George Bassett, and many more. Discover the stories behind some of our 87,000 burials, see the French-inspired catacombs and the listed monuments & structures including the recently restored Samuel Worth Chapel, in this unique and historic Victorian landscaped 'Garden Cemetery'.


Sunday 4 March, starts 2pm from the Gatehouse, Cemetery Avenue (off Ecclesall Rd). £3 donation per person please to support the work of the Cemetery Trust, complimentary refreshments served at the end of the tour. Dogs welcome. Tour suitable for adults and children 11+

Please note that the cemetery in located on a hillside and there are some narrow paths. Please wear suitable footwear.

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Sheffield General Cemetery Trust

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Cemetery Avenue

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S11 8NT

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