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Mangotsfield Cemetery, Mangotsfield
Mangotsfield Cemetery,
Westerleigh Road, BS16 6UY,
Mangotsfield, Gloucestershire.

Church History

This Cemetery or Burial Ground was founded in 1879, and we understand it is still open.

Kelly's Directory of 1923 records that a cemetery, containing 3 acres, with a mortuary chapel, was opened in 1879 for the use of Mangotsfield and Downend parishes, "but only part of it is consecrated". The cemetery was said to be under the control of the Parish Council acting as a burial board.

In the present day, it is under the control of the South Gloucestershire County Council. The cemeteries at Filton and Mangotsfield, and Kingswood Remembrance Park are also within South Gloucestershire's remit, but Mangotsfield is the only one with a mortuary chapel. It may, however, be used for services prior to interment at any of the 3 other cemeteries.

Denomination

Now or formerly a Cemetery.

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

Maps

This Cemetery is located at OS grid reference ST6563477030. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Reference

  • 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 21 Jan 2014 at 11:24.

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This Report was created 12 Oct 2017 - 05:35:34 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 30 Aug 2017 at 16:10.

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