SD6602 : Atherton Cemetery

taken 7 years ago, near to Atherton, Wigan, Great Britain

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Atherton Cemetery
Atherton Cemetery
Atherton Cemetery is on Leigh Road between Atherton town centre and Howe Bridge. The first burial at the cemetery was in February 1857.

There are two mortuary chapels in the cemetery, the one in this photograph is the Nonconformist capel, the other is Church of England; both remain standing but are no longer in use.

LinkExternal link - Memorial Inscriptions at Atherton Cemetery
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Thursday, 9 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6682 0288 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.2920N 2:30.1151W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 6684 0287
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Snow  Cemetery  Chapel  Graves  Gravestones  Wigan MBC 

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