The cemetery was opened on 28th November 1856, the Church of England section being consecrated by Bishop Gilbert of Chichester, followed by a service in All Saints Church. The first burial was that of ‘Yorky’ Smith.
The next Cemetery Walk will be on 11th September, 2 PM, meet at the car park.
Available from Hastings History House, 21 Courthouse Street:
The Grave’s a fine and private place: Exploring History in Hastings
"the grave's a fine and private place…"
exploring Hastings Cemetery