|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
This is a town owned cemetery. The land was given by Abraham Shaw. The earliest headstone is dated 1770, and the date of the first burial is unknown.
The Massachusetts Historical Commission refers to this cemetery in MACRIS as RCK804.
This burial place is referenced to in the book "Vital Records of Abington, Massachusetts to 1850", Published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, as G.R.5. The town of Rockland separated from the town of Abington on March 9th, 1874).