Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Avonview Cemetery, St George, Bristol
Avonview Cemetery,
Beaufort Road, BS5 8EN,
St George, Bristol, Gloucestershire.

Church History

This Cemetery or Burial Ground was founded in 1883, and we understand it is still open.

Avonview Cemetery is under the control of Bristol City Council, and administered from Canford Cemetery and Crematorium Office, Canford Lane, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, BS9 3PQ.

According to the Bristol & Avon Family History Society, the Cemetery opened in 1883.

John Latimer, in his The Annals of Bristol in the Nineteenth Century (Conclusion, 1901) records that Handel Cossham, M.P. colliery owner, and local benefactor, was buried here on 28th April 1890. On April 23rd he was "seized with illness in the House of Commons, and died in about two hours... his funeral, which took place at Avon View cemetery, St George's... occasioned a public demonstration of unprecedented magnitude in the district"


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 ST6193673237. 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 3 Mar 2014 at 08:14.

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This Report was created 25 Feb 2018 - 07:30:47 GMT from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 13 Feb 2018 at 10:54.

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