Leeds General Cemetery, Leeds

place and cemetery

Aged 189

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Leeds General Cemetery. Alarmed by the insanitary and overcrowded state of the Parish Church graveyard and body snatching, the Leeds elite bought £25 shares in the Leeds General Cemetery Company. It acquired St. George's Fields and created this fine private cemetery, where many Leeds worthies lie. Architect: John Clark. Opened 1835

Gatehouse, St Georges Field, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom where it sited