General Cemetery tours

Sunday, 6th March 2022

Sheffield General Cemetery


Sheffield General Cemetery

1:30pm and 2:30pm General History Tours

Ever wanted to learn more about Sheffield’s history? Why not start with a fascinating glimpse into Sheffield’s Victorian past on our guided tour of this Grade II* listed historic Cemetery. Meet the residents who shaped Sheffield’s history, from Mark Firth and Samuel Holberry to the Cole Brothers and George Bassett, and many more.

1pm and 2pm Wives and Relicts Tours

Mark International Women’s Day by learning about the lives of women, rich and poor, linked to the Cemetery. Our book “She Lived Unknown” which complements the tour will be on sale during the afternoon and can be purchased online.

Limited numbers so pre-booking is essential!

Our café and bookstall will be open between 2 and 4pm at the Samuel Worth Chapel. Purchases by debit/credit card or phone app (e.g. Google Pay, Apple Pay) only.

The tour starts at The Gatehouse, top of Cemetery Avenue, Sheffield, S11 8NT.

Dogs welcome – please keep on a lead at all times.

Sensible footwear required.

Cemetery Avenue
S11 8NT