Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Belper Cemetery (Broadholm), Belper
Belper Cemetery (Broadholm),
Matlock Road, DE56 2JE,
Belper, Derbyshire.

Church History

This Cemetery or Burial Ground was founded in 1859, and we understand it is still open.

Belper Cemetery is on the east side of the A6 just before reaching the town from the Matlock Direction. Its roadside boundary walls feature regular three-stepped turrets of stonework with coved topping, making it readily recognisable. It was consecrated on 16th June 1859 on a plot of land, the bulk of which was purchased from the Messrs. Strutt, for £120 per acre. [Source: Parks & Gardens UK website ("Belper Cemetery, Derby"... Record Id: 4889]

Derbyshire Record Office hold records of burials in the Cemetery for the period 1859-1997. It is currently (2013) managed by Amber Valley Borough Council.


Now or formerly a Cemetery.

In most cases this will be a record of its original consecration.


This Cemetery is located at OS grid reference SK3506649025. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:


  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.
Last updated on 29 Oct 2013 at 08:32.

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