The Friends of Hyde Park Cemetery exist in order to promote and protect the cemetery as a place of historic interest, as well as one of natural beauty.

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Why Hyde Park Cemetery?

By the mid-19th century many churchyards were proving insufficient for England’s growing urban population. In 1853, an Act of Parliament allowed local authorities to provide new, non-denominational, cemeteries. Opened in 1856, Hyde Park Cemetery is the oldest municipal graveyard in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, and one of the first to open in the UK outside of London.

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Follow our Tree Trail…

An opportunity to take an educational and leisurely walk around the grounds and learn about 12 of the different tree specimens that we have here at    Hyde Park Cemetery.

Learn about the different shapes and sizes, and also the every day uses for the leaves and wood that these trees produce.