Bacup Cemetery

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Information on this page was last updated on 01/10/2017

Bacup Cemetery opened in April 1862, and to date more than 40,000 interments have been carried out within the 17 acre grounds. Further expansion land is available to the south of the cemetery as and when required.

Bacup is the oldest of the Council’s cemeteries.  Before the cemetery opened in 1862 most burials took place in churchyards.

The public toilets are positioned to the right of the main entrance into the cemetery and there are a 2 water taps within the grounds for use by visitors.

Graves are available for a maximum of 3 interments. Graves can also be purchased for ashes only burial. A limited number of chambers have also been constructed specifically for ashes.

The vehicular and pedestrian gates do not close.

For details of fees and charges and other rule and regulations please visit the councils website:

 www.rossendale.gov.uk/info/200032/deaths_funerals_and_cremations/115/rossendale_cem

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