Welcome to the Website
of the Sheffield General Cemetery Trust
The Sheffield General Cemetery Trust is a registered charity (no. 1103158) dedicated to promoting and restoring the Cemetery and to protecting it as a unique heritage site and haven for wildlife. The Cemetery is located in Sharrow in the city of Sheffield, UK and is open all day and everyday.
The site contains information about our public events, burial research service, volunteering and information about the Cemetery’s amazing wildlife and rich history. If you want to show your support for us you can join us as a member and be the first to receive our newsletters before anyone else!
As well as attending some of our events to learn about the Cemetery’s history you can also gain a deeper understanding of the Cemetery through reading our books which are available to purchase.
We host many history, nature and craft events each year.
Find out more by visiting the events page – the next two events are :
Thursday 16th November at 7.30pm
Annual General Meeting
Meet with members and volunteers of the Trust to find out what we’ve been up to this year and what’s in store for 2018. It’s been an amazing year for our public events and in the opening of the restored Chapel, now to be known as the Samuel Worth Chapel.
Venue – the Grayson Building, Birkdale School, Ashdell Road Rd, Sheffield S10 3DH.
Sunday 3rd December at 2.00pm
Discover the history of the Cemetery and learn about some of its residents on this guided walk.
If turnout if high we will put on another walk at 2.15pm.
This event starts at The Gatehouse, Cemetery Avenue, Sheffield S11 8NT