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.
To see Plan of cemetery click on Cemetery Heading
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"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.
Available from Hastings History House, 21 Courthouse Street:
Relighting the lamps: some First World War Stories
The Grave’s a fine and private Place: Exploring History in Hastings Cemetery