SK4641 : Stanton Road Cemetery, Ilkeston

taken 1 year ago, near to Ilkeston, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Stanton Road Cemetery, Ilkeston
Stanton Road Cemetery, Ilkeston
The cemetery was created in 1863 by a local businessman as a non-denominational cemetery for the growing town. The last burial took place in 1947. It was taken over by the Borough Council in 1968 but gradually fell into disrepair and became overgrown.
After being cleared by the Local History Society in the 1990s, a Friends of Stanton Road Cemetery group was formed in 2000. A lottery grant in 2009 allowed rebuilding of the cemetery wall and a number of graves to be restored, including that of Samuel Taylor LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 14 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Period (from Tags)
Mid 19th Century 
Date (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4653 4105 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.8882N 1:18.5215W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4653 4103
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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