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Cemeteries

Closed cemeteries

A closed churchyard is one that is no longer available for burials except to people who have previously purchased a plot in them.

When an act of closure is granted, the council take over the grounds maintenance, tree works for safety reasons and some minor repairs to boundary walls and path surfaces.

Cambridge City Council maintains the grounds of the following closed churchyards across the city. These are:

  • Histon Road Cemetery (please click for further information)
  • Mill Road Cemetery (please click for further information)
  • All Saints’
  • Abbey Church
  • Christchurch
  • Great St Mary’s
  • Holy Trinity
  • Little St Mary’s
  • St Andrews
  • St Andrew’s, Chesterton
  • St Clement
  • St Giles
  • St Michael and St Mary
  • St Peter’s
  • The Round Church