Weaste Cemetery

Joseph Brotherton memorial, photo courtesy of Cherry Harrison

Weaste is the oldest of Salford's four cemeteries. Since it opened in 1857, over 332,000 interments have taken place in its 39 acres.

Weaste Cemetery is included on English Heritage's Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. It is one of two registered parks and gardens in the city, both of which are grade II. In addition six of the beautiful memorial stones commemorating leading citizens of Salford have been given Grade II listed building status by English Heritage, in recognition of their ornate structure.

A cemetery heritage trail, featuring a number of well known people interred in the cemetery is now available.

Unfortunately, there are no toilet facilities at Weaste, but a water tap is available next to the main entrance to enable visitors to replenish any floral tributes which have been arranged on the graves.

Weaste Cemetery: A biography of a community

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Location details

Weaste Cemetery
Cemetery Road (off Eccles New Road),
M5 5NR

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Who to contact

Agecroft Cemetery and Crematorium
Langley Road
M27 8SS
Map to this location
0161 686 7290
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