|Ecclesfield Jewish Cemetery|
Also known as: Colley Road Cemetery, Ecclesfield Jewish Community Cemetery, Ecclesfield Sheffield UHC, Sheffield Central Hebrew Congregation, Sheffield UHC
Metropolitan Borough of Sheffield
South Yorkshire England
Postal Code: S5 9GU
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
The city of Sheffield forms the core of the Metropolitan Borough of Sheffield, in Northern England. The present boundaries date from 1974, when the metropolitan district of Sheffield was formed within the then new metropolitan county of South Yorkshire.Sheffield became a unitary authority in 1986 when South Yorkshire lost its administrative status, becoming purely a ceremonial county. Until 1974, Sheffield was a county borough and part of the West Riding of Yorkshire.
The oldest section of this cemetery was acquired in 1872. The cemetery also contains remains from Bowden Street burial ground which was the subject of a compulsory purchase in 1975.
There are 3 wargraves here and there are also 3 wargraves at the nearby Ecclesfield New Jewish Burial Ground.[text by Geoffrey Gillon]