This cemetery, which lies just off Ecclesall Road, is considered one of the most important Victorian cemeteries in the UK. It contains 10 listed buildings and monuments. Among the 77,000 dead buried in this 17 acre site are Mark Firth (a local steel magnate) and Samuel Holberry (a famous Chartist). The cemetery is a conservation area of important historical and educational interest, managed by the Friends of the General Cemetery. Free tours are available on the first Sunday of every month.
Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries