In this view of the cemetery there seem to be a remarkable number of recent graves awaiting headstones.
From the Album of
Gainsboro’ Views published by Amcoats & Co, Booksellers, Stationers &
Printers, Lord Street, Gainsborough, c.1900?
Gainsborough General Cemetery is situated on Cox's Hill to the east of the town centre.
The Friends of the General Cemetery have played a large role in recent work to repair headstones and 'bring to life' the careers of servicemen buried here.
PW July 2015
Chapel at the cemetery in Harrowby Road, built 1857.
Peter Kirk Collecion, 1991
Washingborough Medieval Cross stands outside the church gates. It was restored as a First World War Memorial.
The cottage in the background was taken down in the 1950s.