Westoe Cemetery opened in 1857, and covers an area of 15
Some well know local figures are buried here including Dr
Thomas Winterbottom and Robert Ingham. The cemetery
is now closed to new graves, although existing family graves
may still be used. Unfortunately there is no longer a chapel
or office on site and the cemetery is closed to vehicles.
Whilst they welcome careful and considerate dog owners,
dogs must be kept on a lead no longer than 1.5 metres. It is
an offence to not clean up after your dog.
Access is from Erskine Road, South Shields. The
Commonwealth War Graves Commission maintain 17 war graves
the photograph album left to view many more
pictures of the cemetery, unusual stones and
epitaphs. I will add more photographs as I visit
this cemetery. If you would like to add your own,
please contact me, and if they are suitable, I
will add them, with an acknowledgement. There a
several pages in this album.
Who is buried in Westoe Cemetery?
Names underlined are live links. May contain more than one page