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 General Cemetery (located in the city of Sheffield UK) and to protecting it as a unique heritage site and haven for wildlife.

This site contains information about our public events, burial research service, and volunteering. 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.


Upcoming Events

We host many history, nature and craft events each year.
Find out more by visiting the events page – the next two events are :

Sunday 2nd September at 2.00pm
Historical Tour

Discover the history of the Cemetery and learn about some of its residents on this guided walk.
This is a free ticketed event – for more details and booking information click this link.

During the afternoon from 2 to 4pm there will be a history exhibition and a pop up café serving light refreshments at the Samuel Worth Chapel.

Please pop in and take a look, especially if you haven’t been inside the restored Chapel.


28/07/2018 – If you’re wondering why we haven’t posted to Facebook or Twitter for a while, we’re in the middle of a handover and we hope to be posting articles, news and event alerts soon. Thanks for your patience!


Samuel Worth Chapel – Hire and Enquiries

June 2018 – We are re-organising the way we handle Samuel Worth Chapel enquiries and bookings.

Please contact us at the Gatehouse office on 0114 2683486 or by email to samuelworthchapel@gmail.com for further information.


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Edition 59 – 2018


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Please be aware that the Planning Application for the General Cemetery Restoration Project is the proposal from Sheffield City Council and not from the Sheffield General Cemetery Trust. All comments and concerns should be directed to Sheffield City Council.

We are always looking for people who are interested and enthusiastic to join us as members or volunteers.