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 on green menu bar above.
Database of extant memorials in A -
(For an explanation of some anomalies, see http://friendsofhastingscemetery.org.uk/77order.html )
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.
Recent Story -
From 1st November there will be an exhibition at the History House, 21 Courthouse Street, -
Exploring some of the history and mysteries of the cemetery during the First World War and after, including the input of the Imperial War Graves Commission (Now Commonwealth War Graves Commission.)
To arrange a Cemetery Walk
email Anne Scott