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Cemetery Identification
Cemetery ID: ENG-08923
Cemetery Name: Bishopwearmouth Cemetery
Section: Jewish Sections
Cemetery Location
Country: England
City: Sunderland
Street: Chester Road
Cemetery Details
Number of Burials: 1299
Number of Photographs: 1291
Cemetery Description:

Bishopwearmouth Cemetery, Chester Road, Sunderland, England. 1299 burials total.

There are 3 Jewish Sections within this cemetery.

  1. The first was in use from 1856 to 1899 and contains approximately 100 burials.
  2. The second section was in use from 1899 to 1926 and contains approximately 250 burials.
  3. The third section, dating from 1926, is still in use and contains approximately 970 burials.


  1. Photographs by Alan Tobias, David Gordon, Malcolm Sender and Robert Da Costa.
  2. Database assembled by Alan Tobias
  3. Data Transcription by Alan Tobias.

In association with

Cemetery plan

Section 1 plan

Section 2 plan

Section 3 plan

See also the Sunderland Jewish Community home page on Jewish Community & Records - United Kingdom (JCR-UK).

Data last updated: 04/07/2020

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