Princess Road Cemetery

The Cemetery was opened in 1885 and to date has had more than 20,000 burials. Obviously every stone has some story to tell but only a few have been selected for this book. The Cemetery is managed by Seaham Town Council who is always willing to help people trace relatives or family trees. So if this book does wet your appetite and you need more information, it is always here in the Cemetery.

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Photos, Regulations, Fees & Charges, Safety and Terms & Conditions.

Story Behind the Stones

Many people look on Cemeteries as sad mournful places but they are in fact a real treasure for people to explore. Life, even life that has passed, should be celebrated and what better way to do it than through telling of the stores hidden behind the stones in Princess Road Cemetery, Seaham:

It is a place of mystery

It is a place of history
It is a place of wonder
A place to remember
It is a place for celebration
It is a place to explore
A place not to ignore

It is your Cemetery!

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