Cemeteries

South Leicestershire Crematorium
by Chris Tabor | Fri, 16/07/2021 - 21:03 |

South Leicester Memorial Park and Crematorium

The South Leicestershire Memorial Park and Crematorium was opened in 2015. Located in the beautiful countryside of Countesthorpe (named after the 11th century Countess Judith niece of William The Conqueror) the setting is peaceful and rest…

Widney Manor Cemetery
by Chris Tabor | Fri, 16/07/2021 - 06:45 |

Widney Manor Cemetery is set in a peaceful, rural, country setting. The cemetery was opened in 1922.

Widney Manor Cemetery

As with many cemeteries of the time, Widney Manor Cemetery contains a mixture of traditional and lawn graves. Widney Manor Cemetery also contains a number of Muslim…

Walsgrave cemetery
by Chris Tabor | Tue, 13/07/2021 - 09:02 |

Walsgrave cemetery was established in 1893 making it a truly Victorian styled cemetery.

It is not the easiest of cemeteries to find. If heading from the north south and following a sat nav, Woodway Road suddenly stops before the M6 in a park.  Navigating and using intuition around the M6…

St Paul's cemetery
by Chris Tabor | Tue, 13/07/2021 - 07:15 |

St Paul's cemetery was opened in 1893 on Holbrooks Avenue in Coventry to the west of Jimmy Hill Way.  The original entrance was through a typical Victorian high archway. This entrance on Holbrooks Avenue is still open and used. It leads through to a Victorian styled cemetery. The main entrance…

Windmill Road Cemetery
by Chris Tabor | Mon, 05/07/2021 - 21:54 |

Windmill Road Cemetery opened in 1909 and is located in the north area of Coventry between Little Heath and Bell Green areas.

St Paul's cemetery
by Chris Tabor | Mon, 05/07/2021 - 21:29 |

St Paul's cemetery opened in 1892 is located on the north side of Holbrook Lane and to the west of Holbrook Way, Coventry.

 

 

 

Canley Garden
by Chris Tabor | Mon, 05/07/2021 - 21:00 |
Canley Garden Cemetery

Coventry's Canley Garden Cemetery and Crematorium is located to the south-west of the city, just off the Kenpas Highway (A45). Although the address and postcode is given as Cannon Hill Road, there are two entrances. The main entrance being in Cannon Hill Road and a second…

London Road Cemetery
by Chris Tabor | Mon, 05/07/2021 - 19:45 |

Designed by Joseph Paxton (who also designed Crystal Palace) and opened in 1847, London Road Cemetery covers an area of 42 acres (17-hectares). Prior to being a cemetery it was quarry. Today it has beautiful winding paths around and across the mature tree lined pathways. There is much green…

Lentons Lane Cemetery Coventry
by Chris Tabor | Mon, 05/07/2021 - 19:16 |

From the Coventry City Council website:

“A grave can be selected in the woodland area of Lentons Lane Cemetery, this is also known as 'a green burial'. If you select a woodland burial the grave supplied will only be suitable for one interment only. As the grave is located in the woodland…