|52 Tyler Avenue|
West New Brighton
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York USA
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St. Peter's Cemetery is the oldest Catholic Cemetery on Staten Island and dates from 1848.
The Cemetery is located at the junctures of Clove Road, Bement Avenue and Tyler Place.
It is in two sections on both sides of Clove Road.
The offices can be accessed from Tyler Place or by entry from Bement Avenue at Tyler Place.
The oldest sections of the cemetery reflect the mostly Irish Catholic community that once entirely comprised the Staten Island Catholic community.
St. Peter's cemetery was once a part of St. Peter's Catholic Parish in Staten Island, which was the first Catholic church and parish on Staten Island one of the earliest Catholic parishes in New York City, founded in 1839.