Wardsend Cemetery has been open for around 160 years. Sometimes the cemetery has been the site of some interesting stories, other times the final resting place of a story’s protagonists. Read them below, and more are on the way!

Historical Stories

Grave Robbing

The Great Sheffield Flood

The ‘Indian Mutiny’

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show

Community Stories

Wardsend’s Work with the Don Catchment Rivers Trust

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