A Virtual Museum - Your Town, the Borough and its History
  1. 1838 - An act of parliament was passed to establish a cemetery in Gravesend
  2. 1884 - The cemetery expanded onto a strip of neighbouring land

  3. 1905 - Gravesend Borough Council bought the cemetery, Victoria House and a triangular piece of neighbouring land

  4. 1925 - The cemetery expanded into the extra land 1926 - The extra land was consecrated

  5. 1930 - Expansion into land formally owned by Dashwood House, consecrated in 1931

  6. 1943 - Neighbouring properties sold their land to Gravesend Council for further growth

  7. 1950’s - Eight acres of land were bought from Northfleet Council.

  8. 1997 - The latest area to be added

 

Map of Gravesend and Milton Cemetery
Map of Gravesend and Milton Cemetery