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- Franklyn Road, Willesden, London Borough of Brent, NW10 9TE, Greater London
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Willesden Jewish Cemetery has been a prestigious burial ground for London’s Jewish community since 1873. Thanks to investment by the National Lottery, the United Synagogue is opening up the cemetery for the wider public to discover and explore.
Franklyn Road Willesden London NW10 9TE. About Willesden New Cemetery. Willesden New Cemetery was opened in 1891. It includes the Willesden Civilian war memorial, a tribute to local civilians who died in the second world war.
Willesden Local Board purchased this land in 1888 for Willesden New Cemetery. The cemetery opened 1891 and was so-named to distinguish it from the burial ground at St Mary's Willesden, which then became known as Willesden Old Cemetery. The cemetery was simply laid out with straight paths and originally had a pair of chapels, now demolished.
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Willesden New Cemetery contains 130 First World War graves and 121 from the Second World War. Most of the graves are scattered, although 29 of the Second World War graves form an informal group. A Screen Wall bears the names of those casualties from both wars buried in the cemetery whose graves could not be individually marked. The cemetery ...