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Historic Tour round Moorgate Cemetery

Heritage Open Day: The final resting place of Rotherham's Victorian Industrialists The site has Grade II listed statue and Rotherham's 1st cemetery. Opened 1841 Moorgate Cemetery celebrates the lives and tells the stories of Rotherham's Iron and Steel barons who took advantage of Rotherham's situation close to the River Don and River Rother to develop dynasties Public duty was also important to these same businessmen many of whom were responsible for the incorporation of the borough under a Charter of Incorporation granted by Queen Victoria in 1871 The cemetery also contains Commonwealth War Graves from both world wars. Volunteers will be hard at work clearing some of the graves.
Sat 10 Sep:1100. Free Entry.
Moorgate Cemetery, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 2BA
Sat 10 September
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