Worcestershire Places of Worship

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Upton on Severn Cemetery, Upton on Severn
Upton on Severn Cemetery,
Rectory Road,
Upton on Severn, Worcestershire.

Church History

This Cemetery or Burial Ground was founded in 1865, and we understand it is still open.

Old Maps, for instance OS 1886 1:2,500 show that Upton Cemetery with two Mortuary Chapels. One is Nonconformist; the other is Church of England, designed by local architect George Rowe Clarke, and erected in 1867. The British Listed Buildings account (they are Grade II) says that Clarke was buried to the south east of the chapels in 1908.

The surrounding area is marked "Buryfield" well into the 20th century. Directly behind the Cemetery, to the east was the Union Workhouse. The remainder of the surrounding area appears to have been orchard, as for instance to the south, a plot is labelled "Soley's Orchard", and following Rectory Road south was Buryend Farm. Since then, the area has been developed for housing.

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 SO8535540066. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Resources

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 Upton on Severn, 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 17 Nov 2011 at 12:21.

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This Report was created 13 Sep 2019 - 01:48:13 BST from information held in the Worcestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 7 Feb 2019 at 12:48.

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