Project ID160
DescriptionTranscribe the gravestone memorials at Stapleford cemetery. The first burials took place in the 1880's and many of the inscriptions were virtually illegible and as time goes by even more headstones will become broken or unreadable.
TopicSocial history
TypeU3A-led research (not an SLP)
U3AStapleford & District U3A
Year started2017
Source of referenceReported by project leader
A map of the cemetery and an index will be put in the local libraries, Local history Societies and Archive office

Notes15 volunteers have spent many hours at the cemetery mapping and noting inscriptions of over 700 headstones and over 1200 individual entries. It is proposed to continue with this project over the next 2 years to completely transcribe the whole of Stapleford cemetery,