Monuments & Buildings

Map plotting points of interest around the cemetery



  1. John Cole – One of 3 brothers who founded Cole Brothers, the Sheffield department store. Benefactors.
  2. Mark Firth – Steelmaster, philanthropist, Mayor, Master Cutler, founder of a technical school for his workforce which developed over the years and became Sheffield University in 1905. Listed Grade II.
  3. James Nicholson – Steelmaster. Listed Grade II.
  4. George Bennet – Missionary, social reformer, benefactor. Listed Grade II.
  5. George Bassett – Sweet manufacturer, Alderman and Mayor.
  6. Thomas Burch – Alderman, businessman.
  7. William Parker – Merchant, businessman. Listed Grade II.
  8. John Gunson – Engineer involved in Dale Dyke Dam and the Great Flood of 1864.
  9. Samuel Holberry – Leading figure in the Chartist movement.
  10. Ernest Shuttleworth – One of many tombs memorialising World War 1 servicemen lost or buried abroad.

Buildings & Points of Interest

A. Gatehouse. Listed Grade II*.  Original grand entrance to the Cemetery. Once housed Cemetery employees, now Sheffield General Cemetery Trust office and a holiday cottage.

B. Catacombs. Listed Grade II. 1836.

C. Stone Spiral. Educational and design feature to demonstrate geology. 2004.

D. Wildlife Pond. Created by volunteers. 2018.

E. War Memorial. Erected here by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission 2015.

F. Anglican Chapel. Listed Grade II. 1850. Designed by William Flockton.

G. Egyptian Gate. Listed Grade II*. 1836. Ornamented with ancient symbols.

H. Original Cemetery office. Listed Grade II. 1836.