Common questions

Is Blackley Cemetery open?

Is Blackley Cemetery open?

Contact us. The offices at Blackley Cemetery and Southern Cemetery are open from 9.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays) to handle visitor or telephone enquiries.

How do I find a grave in Manchester?

To carry out a grave search you will need the full name of the deceased and the date of death. You can also search in person at Manchester Central Library.

How do you find out if someone was buried or cremated UK?

Using Deceased Online you can search UK burial and cremation registers, free of charge, by Region, County, Burial Authority, Cemetery or Crematorium. Simply enter the name of the deceased, and optionally a burial or cremation date range, and click the search button to retrieve the matching records.

How do I find a grave plot number?

You’ll find the number engraved on the side of the gravestone usually, or there’s some other indicator of the lot and grave number. Using markers, like grave epitaphs are also helpful.

Are there toilets at Manchester Crematorium?

The waiting room and toilets, including facilities for the disabled, are to be found in the crematorium building. Toilets are also available at the Memorial Lodge. Wheelchairs are available both at the Chapel and the Crematorium office should visitors require to use one.

Who owns Moston cemetery?

On 20 July 1874 the Salford Diocese bought land in Moston. The cemetery was consecrated on 1 August 1875 and dedicated to St Joseph, under his title of Patron of a Happy Death.

How many graveyards are there in Manchester?

29 cemeteries in Manchester, Greater Manchester.

Where is Lowry’s grave?

Southern Cemetery, Manchester, United Kingdom
L. S. Lowry/Place of burial

How do you find out if someone is buried or cremated?

Use the internet. There are many sites that can aide you in your search for someone’s death records. Sites like or let you enter in the information you have on hand and will perform a search through their database for you.

How can I find out where someone is buried for free?

To search for your ancestor for free at Find a Grave:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter the first name (if known) and the last name of your ancestor. The last name is required.
  3. Enter any additional information, if known, such as year of birth and the place your ancestor may be buried.

Where is Kobe Bryant buried?

Pacific View Mortuary & Memorial Park, Newport Beach, CA
Kobe Bryant/Place of burial

How do I find out who owns a grave plot?

Call or visit the cemetery office where you seek the plot information. Tell the clerk the grave location or plot information if known. If the grave location and plot are unknown, provide the name of the deceased buried in the grave site. Request information on the owner of the grave site or plot.

Where is Blackley Cemetery and Crematorium in Manchester?

Blackley Cemetery and Crematorium Name Blackley Cemetery and Crematorium Address Victoria Avenue, Blackley, M9 8JP Transport to and around Manchester Transport for Greater Manchester Journey planner Telephone 0161 227 3201 Email [email protected] Additional information Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4.30pm

How to get started contributing to Blackley Cemetery?

Get started contributing to Blackley Cemetery. Use the button below to begin a simple step by step process to get started contributing to Blackley Cemetery. Do you have records from Blackley Cemetery?

How many cemeteries are there in the UK?

We manage and maintain five cemeteries and Blackley Crematorium, handling over 3,000 burial and cremation services each year. We maintain over 1.4 million square metres of green space, keeping cemetery grounds clean, attractive, and making sure that chapels and gardens of remembrance provide a peaceful and reflective environment.

Who was the comedian at Blackley Crematorium?

Blackley Crematorium was the venue for the funeral in 2007 of Bernard Manning, a famous Manchester-born comedian. He had previously visited the centre chapel of the crematorium building to pre-record a video piece to be played at his funeral service.

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