Friends of Newport & Carisbrooke Cemeteries.
Newport Cemetery in Spring 2017
The aim of this Newport and Carisbrooke Cemeteries Project is to document burials/grave markers at Cemeteries in the modern civil parish of Newport, Isle of Wight - the cemeteries covered are Newport, St Paul's (old and current) and Carisbrooke Mountjoy Cemeteries (plus the old churchyard at St Paul's church Barton).
February 2018 - Our Newsletter number 3 is now available in our Newsletter archive. If you would like to be sent future issues via e-mail, just send us a message asking us to add you to the distribution.
Future clearing sessions are scheduled (subject to weather) for:
- Carisbrooke Cemetery - 1st Saturday each month
- Newport Cemetery - 3rd Saturday each month
All sessions to begin around 10.30 and last for about 2 hours.
Other clearing sessions will be arranged on an ad-hoc basis, just complete an 'Express an interest form' to be kept informed.
January 2018 - Weather conditions continue to be challenging when arranging session at the cemeteries but they are being arranged as and when possible.
To allow people to arrange their diary's, it's intended to hold a session on the first Saturday of each month at Carisbrooke Cemetery - another 'ad-hoc' session at Carisbrooke will also be arranged each month.
A similar arrangement for Newport Cemetery may be arranged shortly.
if you would like to become involved, just complete the 'Express an interest form'.
Work is progressing on the website; grave position maps have now been added for all the cemeteries. Also more details and pictures are also being added to individual records.
December 2017 - Weather conditions mean that clearing sessions are being hard to arrange but will continue at both Newport and Carisbrooke Cemeteries when it is suitable -
We've just sent out our second newsletter, if you would like to be added to our mailing list, use the Express an interest form and just ask for the newsletter - there's no charge.
Work is progressing on the website; grave position maps have been added for Newport and St Paul's Cemeteries and maps for Carisbrooke Cemetery are being added. Also more details and pictures are also being added to individual records.