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.

Link to contact information for the Cemetery

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To see Plan of cemetery click on Cemetery Heading on green menu bar above.

Database A - G

Database of extant memorials in A - G, based on the work done by R A Longley.

 (For an explanation of some anomalies, see )

Converted to a searchable pdf file by Alan Jeffries (to whom many thanks)

"the grave's a fine and private place…" exploring Hastings Cemetery

Why not rest, relax and reflect awhile, sitting on the OHPS / FoHC seat, located on EL, and take in the magnificent view.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

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