2019

Here are all the news items for 2019.

270 Trees to Plant – Supporting the Big Climate Fightback

Earlier in the year we applied to the Woodland Trust who were running an initiative to plant as many trees as they can in 2019. This is part of their 'Big Climate Fightback', as trees play such an important role helping keep our planet alive. Read more here. The trees...

Annual General Meeting 2019

Our Annual General Meeting will held on the 11th of November starting at 7.30pm at Club 39. The Deputy Mayor, Glyn Jones, will be presenting a talk titled ‘The Horrible Health History of Doncaster’, and refreshments will be available. Club 39 is at 39, Waterdale,...

We Are Changing Our Constitution

Our current constitution was written a number of years ago, and we felt it was time to make changes so that it reflects how the Friends of Hyde Park Cemetery is in 2019. The draft constitution can be viewed here: click here This will hopefully be adopted at our AGM on...

Zillah Hannah Jones – An Interesting Family Link

We are constantly seeking new methods to showcase our voluntary work and more importantly, share the life stories of those buried in the cemetery. This is the first short film we have produced, which tells what we know about this person buried in the cemetery in 1917...

Communication Specialist College

Students from the Communciation Specialist College (part of Doncaster Deaf Trust), along with staff members have been helping us keep the cemetery tidy. The students are all studying horticulture and needed somewhere to practice their skills, and so they spend a...

First Guided Walk of 2019 – ‘Open All Hours’

Our first guided walk for this year will take place on Sunday the 19th of May at 3pm. We will show you the graves and provide the stories of prominent shopkeepers and retailers from Doncaster who are buried in the cemetery. If you would like to attend please be at the...

Winter Spring 2018/2019 Newsletter

Please visit this link to read our latest newsletter outlining some of our activities over the past few months. Click here to view the - Newsletter Winter 2018 to Spring 2019 Alternatively this and our past newsletters can be viewed on the downloads - click here to...

January 2019 – A New Year Begins

As we enter a new year, it is always very pleasing to see the cemetery being used, not just for walkers, but especially by those who are remembering their loved ones. The below images were captured a few days ago by a member of our group, who was moved by the fact...