Tyne and Wear HER(12887): Benwell, Church of St. James, churchyard

  • Description

    "The churchyard was consecrated in 1832. It was extended to the south in 1858 to accommodate a large number of burials from the workhouse. Further land was added in 1899. The churchyard was closed for burials in the 1960s. The churchyard contains the graves of several rich and powerful families (HER 12878-12886). The most famous is Richard Grainger..."
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  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/12887
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 1 month ago
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