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Rossendale cemeteries

Whitworth Cemetery

Whitworth Cemetery was opened for burials in 1879. There is a chapel for hire which can seat around 48 people.

There are public toilets and visitors have access to a water tap at the top of the main drive.

The site caters for Catholic, Church of England and Non-Conformist burials. Graves can be purchased for both coffin and ashes burial. The dedicated garden of remembrance offers an alternative site for the burial of ashes.

Whitworth Cemetery
Edward Street
OL12 8LE