During its years as an active cemetery, around 30,000 people were buried at Wardsend.
By clicking the links below you can explore the stories of the people associated with, or buried at Wardsend cemetery during the years of 1850-1900. These are the stories we have uncovered so far however our research is ongoing.
If you have information related to any of the individuals buried at Wardsend, please get in touch using the following email: email@example.com
|Askham, Joseph||Bagshaw, Charles|
Bulloss, Elizabeth (Lake)
|Marsden, Tom||Newell, William|
In 2009, a FOWC committee member, Malc Gibbons, visited Wardsend and was inspired to write a song Soldiers from the Hill for all the residents in the cemetery.