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Closed churchyards

A closed churchyard is a churchyard with no room for any new coffin burials that has been formally closed by order of the Privy Council.

Ashes burials are possible and it may be possible to re open a family grave for a coffin burial if there is room.

Our parks team look after the churchyards at the following churches

  • All Saints' Church, Old Glossop
  • Christ Church, Tintwistle
  • Holy Trinity Church, Edale
  • St Anne's, Bath Road, Buxton
  • St Edmund's Church, Castleton
  • St George's, Church Road, New Mills
  • St James', Harpur Hill Road, Harpur Hill, Buxton
  • St John's, Manchester Road, Buxton
  • St Peter's Church, Fairfield
  • St Peter's Church, Hope

Please contact the church if you have a query about burial records for a churchyard and contact the parks team to report a problem with the grass.