|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
This is a town-owned cemetery. It was established in 1788.
The Massachusetts Historical Commission refers to this cemetery in MACRIS as ROC809.
This cemetery is referred to in the book "Vital Records of Rochester, Massachusetts to 1850", Published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, as G.R.9.
This cemetery is referred to in the book "Old Cemeteries of Southeastern Massachusetts" by Charles M Thatcher as "Records of Ashley Cemetery in No. Rochester near Freetown line".