Overleigh Cemetery, Chester, opened in 1850. For more about Overleigh Cemetery
Cheshire West and Chester Council Cemeteries and Crematorium
. By 1854 many of the parish graveyards in Chester were closed and Overleigh
Cemetery was the only municipal burial ground in the City until Blacon was
opened in 1922.
This database of the cemetery registers is the work of volunteers on three
continents. It covers the years 1850-1950 and includes over 60,000 entries. The
database includes information on every person buried in the cemetery: name,
description, address, age, date of death and burial and grave number.
You can search for an individual or for everyone buried in a particular grave.
There is also scope for social history by looking at date ranges, ages at death
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