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: the 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:


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 Belper, 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 29 Oct 2013 at 08:32.

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This Report was created 3 Dec 2023 - 21:04:19 GMT from information held in the Derbyshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 13 Oct 2021 at 14:33.

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