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Priory Rd Cemetery, Ulverston

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The Cemetery for Ulverston occupies a site on the Bardsea Road near Dragley Beck, and was opened for interments, May 4th, 1878. There are three mortuary chapels, appropriated respectively to the Church of England, the Dissenters, and the Catholics.It covers an area of, about five acres, having a gentle slope towards the Bardsea Road, and is tastefully laid out. The cemetery is approached through a very pretty gateway, near which stands the Curator's Lodge built in the Gothic style from the designs of Mr. Grundy, architect, of Ulverston, whose plans were selected in open competition.

from Mannex's directory of Furness & Cartmel, 1882

Ulverston Cemetery,
Priory Rd,

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Original registers held at Kendal by South Lakeland District Council. Microfiche copies 1878-1990 (including limited indexes) held at Cumbria Record Office, Barrow, and at Cumbria Record Office, Kendal.



It is located at SD2907076960 (Lat/Lon 54.183491,-3.088353). You can see this on maps provided by: