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The Beckett Street Cemetery

The Beckett Street Cemetery

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Published by Leeds Civic Trust in Leeds .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beckett Street Cemetery.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSylvia Barnard ... [et al].
    ContributionsBarnard, Sylvia M., 1942-, Leeds Civic Trust.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21017772M
    ISBN 100905671058

    Beckett Street Cemetery. A picture of: Leeds, West Yorkshire (More pictures of Leeds by Bill Johnson) This picture also appears in the following picture tours: West Yorkshire, Cemeteries. Leeds West Yorkshire. Camera Make: SAMSUNG Model: DV / DVF / DVF. The cemetery has also been known as Burmantofts Cemetery and Leeds Burial Ground. Beckett Street was named after the Beckett Family and two fields belonging to William Beckett MP were purchased as the site for the cemetery. The cemetery consisted of 16 acres, split into two areas, one for Anglicans and one for : K.

      Yes, I did find my ancestors graves at the Beckett Street Cemetery. I found the burial, grave and map details at the history centre in the Leeds City Library, when I was in England. The staff there were really helpful, and I found all the information I needed within 10 minutes. Leeds Corporation established the Leeds Township Cemetery, also called Beckett Street Cemetery and Leeds Burial Ground. The cemetery contains Anglican and Dissenters – non-Anglican areas. During the cholera epidemic in , more than people were buried here. There is a memorial in honour of soldiers and sailors who died in the Great War.

      The Cemetery, also known as Beckett Street Cemetery, was opened in This film provides a brief historical documentary about the cemetery, and those buried within it. Category. Print book: English: Rev. edView all editions and formats: Summary: A unique study of the first municipal cemetery in the country. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: # Beckett Street Cemetery (Leeds, England)\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.


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With the growth of English cities during the Industrial Revolution came a booming population too vast for churchyards. Beckett Street Cemetery in Leeds was to become the first municipal Cemetery in the country. This study relates how the cemetary was started and run, and describes the developing feuds between denominations.

Beckett Street Cemetery Trail, guide leaflet, (Leeds City Council, Friends of Beckett Street Cemetery, and Leeds Civic Trust ) Brooks C, Mortal Remains (), Barnard S, To prove I'm not forgot: Living and Dying in a Victorian City () Burt &.

Beckett Street Cemetery, Leeds This page summarises records created by this Organisation The summary includes a brief description of the collection (s) (usually including the covering dates of the.

Tag: Beckett Street Cemetery A Brief History of Cemeteries in Leeds This week, Librarian Antony Ramm brings us a very brief history of cemeteries in Leeds, and highlights some related stock held at. Burmantofts or Beckett Street Cemetery, established inwas one of the earliest publicly funded cemeteries in England.

The Friends of Beckett Street Cemetery (FoBSC) are Leeds-based group preserving this Victorian Cemetery. History, small photo gallery and advice on grave searches. For Beckett Street Cemetery records, navigate to (using your Library login), click Search at the top of the screen, and then +Card Catalog to the right.

Then, enter ‘Beckett’ in the Title field to the left and then click on the entry in the results field to search a digitised copy of the Beckett Street Cemetery records from its opening in to   A handy guide on how to use the records in the Beckett Street Cemetery collection and the full catalogue of the collection is available on request from staff at the West Yorkshire Archive Service Leeds office.

All the institutions which have the microfiche Registers also have the full Index to Burialscompiled by the Friends of Beckett Street Cemetery. The Central Library has a. I thought you might like to see a cemetery for Beckett Street Cemetery I found on Cancel.

Spreadsheet Upload - Disabled. The spreadsheet upload feature is disabled during this preview version of Find a Grave. To upload a spreadsheet, please use the old site. Close. Success. During Heritage Open Days, take a guided tour around the 2nd oldest public cemetery in the country.

The graves give a fascinating insight into Victorian Leeds. © National Federation of Cemetery Friends. Details. LEEDS SE33SW BECKETT STREET, Burmantofts /11/ (East side (off)) 26/06/86 Beckett Street Cemetery: monument to Sarah Kidney. Beckett Street Cemetery Trail, guide leaflet, (Leeds City Council, Friends of Beckett Street Cemetery, and Leeds Civic Trust ) Brooks C, Mortal Remains (), Barnard S, To prove I'm not forgot: Living and Dying in a Victorian City ().

Beckett Street cemetery, guinea graves (Burmantofts) (17 comments) Undated. View of Beckett Street cemetery showing rows of inscription graves or 'guinea graves'. These were a type of common grave for a number of unrelated people buried at the same time, but unlike pauper graves they had headstones commemorating the names of the dead.

Beckett Street Cemetery Grounds Team, Leeds. 44 likes. The extensive grounds need a lot of maintaining and we need your help and equipment. The cemetery consisted of 16 acres, split into two areas, one for Anglicans and one for Dissenters.

Dissenters being, loosely, non-anglicans. Each section had its own entrance from Beckett Street, lodge and mortuary, although the chapels were demolished in the s. Invictims of the cholera epidemic were buried in the cemetery. The cemetery also holds 71 war graves. By the. Beckett Street Cemetery, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

Records. Images. Cemetery page showing maps, records, and images of headstones in the Beckett Street Cemetery, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom | BillionGraves Cemetery and Images.

Get the BillionGraves app now and help collect images for this cemetery. LEEDS (BECKETT STREET) CEMETERY 71 History Information. During the two world wars, the United Kingdom became an island fortress used for training troops and launching land, sea and air operations around the globe.

There are more thanCommonwealth war graves in the United Kingdom, many being those of servicemen and women killed on active. Posts about Beckett Street written by Everyman. There is a strong case to be made that cemeteries have especial architectural and landscape interest because they have often been trapped in a time-warp, and have not been modified, adapted, overlaid, or even.

The burial registers and inscription grave registers, and many more records relating to Beckett Street Cemetery, are located in the Leeds office of the West Yorkshire Archive Service.

The information found in this collection can be used as a stepping stone to other death-related records, which may contain even more personal details. Maybe somebody else can do more in the meantime look up Friends of Beckett Street Cemetery.

Thanks for your support over the last 2 year's. 03/09/ Working party Tuesday til 02/09/ Working party this Tuesday everyone welcome. 02/07/. The CWGC memorial in the form of a Cross of Sacrifice, designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield (), is situated m north-east of the Anglican entrance, along Memorial Way.

There are 67 graves from the First World War in the cemetery and 4 from the Second.Last name Rank Service Number First names or initials Date of death Age Cemetery/memorial Grave Reference/Panel Number Regiment Country of service; CAVENAGH Private 17/ FRANK RICHARD 22 August Age 18 LEEDS (BECKETT STREET) CEMETERY "U." View record West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) United Kingdom.Undated.

Image shows an example of one of the 'guinea' graves, also known as subscription graves, located in Beckett Street Cemetery. This type of burial was introduced in and continued until It enabled impoverished people to provide a decent burial for their loved one in a communal plot with a shared headstone.

The cost of one guinea (one pound and one shilling) included a.