Restoration, conservation and respectful enjoyment of Brandwood End Cemetery and Chapels

Our volunteers hard at work (and enjoying themselves!) 

We are a charity here to promote for the benefit of the local community and others, the restoration, conservation and respectful enjoyment of Brandwood End Cemetery and Chapels. That includes the monuments, buildings, records, green spaces, adjacent pool and allotments and overall environment.


From litter picks to helping hedgehogs, our events are always fun, friendly and suitable for most ages!

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Become a Friend!

Friends of Brandwood Cemetery is run purely by unpaid volunteers and we welcome your help!  Whether you have family laid to rest here, you are a concerned local resident or are interested in conservation, we need you!

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About the Cemetery

On 13 April 1899 George Tallis, Chairman of the Cemetery Committee, opened Brandwood End Cemetery.

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Can you spare a couple of hours?

Litter picks are a great way to get some fresh air!

Latest News

The family history of Charles Downes, the first burial.

April 15, 2019

As promised, here is Charles Downes’ family background – 1871 Census (Charles’ Grandfather) William Downes, now aged 30,was born in 1841 in Dilwyn, Herefordshire. Dilwyn is a village in Herefordshire, England located about 18 km from the city of Hereford and 9 km from its nearest town, Leominster. By the… Read more


April 15, 2019

Can we remind all visitors to the Cemetery to exercise care when moving any distance from their vehicle, as thieves are always looking for an opportunity to steal from unlocked vehicles.  We are aware that the Police attended an attempted theft in the cemetery last weekend.  Brandwood End Cemetery is… Read more

Special Anniversary for Brandwood End

April 15, 2019

This weekend was a special one for Brandwood End Cemetery as the Friends remember 2 events that happened 120 years ago. Brandwood End Cemetery was officially opened (there is a plaque on the wall of the West Chapel ) on Thursday 13th April 1899 by Mr. George Tallis, the Chairman… Read more

Major tree work continues in the cemetery.

March 26, 2019

Tree contractors, Idverde, have crown lifted many conifers (removed lower branches) and other species, as well as removing Ivy from the lower 6 feet of trunks along the Sunderton road boundary. Regular visitors to the cemetery will have noticed a huge increase in tree work in the last year. This… Read more