By the 1820,s church yards were overcrowded three privately run cemeteries were opened.
Necropolis in 1825, St. James Cemetery in 1829 and St Marys Cemetery, Kirkdale in 1837.
In the 1850s overcrowded parish graveyards were closed and large municipal cemeteries were opened on the outskirts of the town.
Toxteth Park in 1856, Kirkdale in 1881, Anfield in 1863, West Derby 1884, Everton in 1880, Allerton in 1909. Also Walton Parochial cemetery, Rice Lane, opened 1856
Some of the cemeteries had separate denominational sections, C of E, R.C, and Nonconformist.
R.C, cemeteries, Ford opened 1859, Ainsdale 1884, Yew Tree, West Derby in 1893
Until 1885 cremation was illegal in this country. The Liverpool Crematorium was opened at Anfield Cemetery in 1896.
St Bartholomews Roby burials up to 1900
St Bartholomews Roby burials 1900-1918
St Bartholomews Roby burials after 1918
Inscriptions Huyton Graveyard, St Michaels
Extracts from Childwall burial index and some MIS
Windleshaw Chantry MI'S , St Helens
St Thomas, Upholland, Burials, SWIFT / GASKELL
MIS St Thomas Upholland
Burials St Marys Walton-on-the-Hill
Burials Walton Park, cemetery, Rice lane
Burials the Necropolis
MI'S from Kirkdale cemetery, Longmoor Lane and newspaper obituaries
MI'S Everton Cemetery, Long Lane and newspaper obituaries
St Michaels-in-the-Hamlet, Burials
Ford R.C, cemetery, Gorsey Lane, Litherland, MI,s
St James Cemetery MIS
Misc burials Holy Trinity, [St Annes St]
Desecration of St James churchyard, Toxteth Park
A philosophic and self-possessed ships captain was passing through a graveyard at midnight, when a sheeted ghost rose up from behind a tombstone, and approached him with menacing gestures. The Ancient Mariner coolly raised his stick and gave it a crack over the head, asking, What it meant being out of its grave at so late an hour?
All Saints Speke Cemetery inscriptions
St James cemetery website
West Derby cemetery website
St Peter's churchyard Woolton inscriptions
Burials Toxteth Park, cemetery, and Anfield Cemetery [new]
Green Lane Jewish Cemetery Liverpool
Cemetery reports, Civilian War dead, Liverpool Borough Council, CWGC site
Wigan Cemetery (at Lower Ince)
St Peters Graveyard, Formby
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