Friday 12 April 2013

Walker's Croft Burial Ground

The redevelopment of Manchester Victoria has meant that bodies from the former Walker's Croft burial ground are being exhumed and re-buried in Southern Cemetery.

Walker's Croft was in use from 1815-1832, and many of those buried there were victims of the cholera epidemic of 1832. The records of all the burials at Walker's Croft are available to search on the family history website Ancestry, which can be accessed at your local public library. Although the burial records are held at Manchester Cathedral, these are not searchable by name.