Cemetery notes and/or description: Historical Cemetery Controlled by City of Boston
This burying ground is locked but can be opened if you call the Cemetery Division at Mount Hope Cemetery in Mattapan at 617-635-7361. At least 24 hours notice is required and the burying ground can not be opened on a Sunday.
This cemetery is referred to in the book "Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts to 1850", Published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, as G.R.1. The town of Roxbury was annexed into, and is now a neighborhood of, the City of Boston in 1868.
The cemetery is referred to as BOS.824 Old Roxbury Burying Ground in the MACRIS survey of Massachusetts Cemeteries.