The cemetery was opened on 28th November 1856, the Church of England section being consecrated by Bishop Gilbert of Chichester, followed by a service in All Saints Church. The first burial was that of ‘Yorky’ Smith.
To see Plan of cemetery click on Cemetery Heading
on green menu bar above.
"the grave's a fine and private place…" exploring Hastings Cemetery
Why not rest, relax and reflect awhile, sitting on the OHPS / FoHC seat, located on EL, and take in the magnificent view.
Just one example (others are referred to in the text)
Records show a Martha De Selvier, born in Gosport, Hampshire, married to one Albert De Selvier, born in Russia, but living with them was a Violet De Selvier, born at Blackrock. This time round I have taken the liberty of deciding it is wrongly transcribed -
To arrange a Cemetery Walk
email Anne Scott
To explore on your own, see
Trail Leaflet under menu heading above -