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1st March 2020
pin Sheffield General Cemetery The Gatehouse, Cemetery Ave, S11 8NT Sheffield
HISTORY WALKS – 1st March 2020
SUNDAY 1ST MARCH – 1PM AND 2PM
Photo by Ed via Instagram.
Ever 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’.
The Samuel Worth Chapel will be open from 2pm to 4pm where you can view an exhibition and enjoy some light refreshment at the café (cash only)
Book your tickets below – £5 per person which includes booking fees. Limited numbers so pre-booking is essential!