Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Ridgeway Park Cemetery, Fishponds
Ridgeway Park Cemetery,
Oakdene Avenue / Ashdene Avenue, BS5 6QQ,
Fishponds, Gloucestershire.

Church History

This Cemetery or Burial Ground was founded in 1888, and we understand it is still open.

Ridgeway Park Cemetery is under the control of Bristol City Council, and administered from Canford Cemetery and Crematorium Office, Canford Lane, Westbury on Trym, Bristol.

According to the Bristol & Avon Family History Society website, it was set up by a private company in 1888. At the time of compilation of Kelly's Directory of Bristol of 1902, the Ridgeway Park Cemetery Co. Limited (James Cozens, sec), was listed with an address of Carlton Chambers, Baldwin street. According to BAFHS, the company was wound up in 1949 and by 1954, the City Corporation (as it was then) was obliged to take it over due to its deterioration. From this time, burials have only taken place in existing graves.


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 ST6193875356. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:


I have found many websites of use whilst compiling the information for this database. Here are some which deserve mention as being of special interest for Fishponds, and perhaps to Local History and Places of Worship as a whole.

The above links were selected and reviewed at the time I prepared the information, but please be aware their content may vary, or disappear entirely. These factors are outside my control.

Information last updated on 31 Jan 2014 at 08:19.

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This Report was created 28 Aug 2021 - 19:42:58 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 27 Mar 2021 at 10:54.

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