"the grave's a fine and private place..."


Anne Scott

At the History House on Thursday - Sunday, 11-4 or phone 01424 424744 [answer machine at other times]

(Anne is usually there on Thursdays and Saturdays)

Hastings History House,
21 Courthouse Street,
East Sussex
TN34 3AU

Telephone:  01424 424744

Email: info(at) [please substitute @ for at - this is to avoid spamming]

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FreeBMD (birth, deaths & marriages)

Online Parish Clerks - Cornwall

Online Parish Clerks - Hastings
CWG records from Hastings Cemetery, The Ridge.

Commonwealth Graves Commission

The War Graves Photographic Project - The original aim of The War Graves Photographic Project was to photograph every war grave, individual memorial, Ministry of Defence grave, and family memorial of serving military personnel from WWI to the present day.  However, due to its popularity we have now extended our remit to cover all nationalities and military conflicts and make these available within a searchable database.

Online Parish Clerks - Cornwall

Historical Directories is a digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales, from 1750 to 1919.

Find A Grave - Hastings Cemetery & Crematorium - Not all graves listed

Hastings Chronicle - the village by village and county by county contact site for anyone researching family history, genealogy and local history in the UK and Ireland.

Memorial Carvings - Symbolism

OFFICERS DIED - memorials and information about British and Empire Forces officers


Abney Park   Stoke Newington, London, now a woodland memorial park and Local Nature Reserve.  One of several cemeteries featured in Open Squares & Gardens Weekend.

Highgate Cemetery - Highgate Cemetery is a haven of beauty and tranquility, a place of peace and contemplation where a romantic profusion of trees, memorials and wildlife flourish in the heart of London

Families in British India Society=

The Definitive Guide to Choosing a Gravestone  This guide will take you through every aspect of choosing, buying and maintaining a gravestone.

Professional grave tending service

We care when others can't be there


Cemetery and Crematorium
The Ridge
East Sussex,  TN34 2AE

Opening times

Cemetery Grounds
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Saturday and Sunday 9:00am to 4:30pm

Book of Remembrance Room
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Saturday and Sunday 9:00am to 4:30pm

Cemetery and Crematorium Office

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Telephone: 01424 451057

email: cemandcrem[at]