Warstone Lane Cemetery Tour
A walking history tour with our experienced guide includes the history of Warstone Lane Cemetery, viewing the exterior tiered catacombs and the residents resting in this Church of England Cemetery. Please note that this tour does not include viewing the interior of catacombs.
The final resting place of John Baskerville (died once & buried several times) , Major Harry Gem ( Lawn Tennis ) , George William Manley -a Gentleman from the Ancient Order of the Druids , James Cooper VC recipient of the Victoria Cross, Edward Warrulan -son of an Aboriginal Chief, William Edward Hipkins -Titanic, Jacob Wilson-Last Town Crier ,John Postgate Food safety campaigner , John Inshaw -Steam Carriage.
Meeting point – In the cemetery near catacombs. Entrances at Vyse Street/ Pitsford Street / Warstone Lane & Icknield Street.
Please arrive at 11.50am for a 12noon start.
Parking in multi-storey car park in Vyse Street.
Organised by Friends of Key Hill Cemetery & Warstone Lane Cemetery
Date & TimeSun 10 Sept | 12pm–1.45pm
LocationWarstone Lane cemetery memorial garden, Vyse Street, Jewellery Quarter, B18
(please noted listed as Brookfields on modern maps and google maps).
Meeting point – In the cemetery near catacombs.
AccessRegrettably this tour is not wheelchair accessible