Friends of Beckett Street Cemetery

Uncovering histories, caring for the cemetery, shaping future legacies.


News & Events

Welcome to our genealogy hub, for everything related to uncovering those buried in Beckett Street Cemetery. Delve into the past and discover the stories that shaped your present on our comprehensive platform. From our Annual General Meetings where we share insights and discoveries to guided tours of this historic cemetery.

Stay tuned for updates on upcoming exclusive tours that will deepen your understanding of your roots. Join our community of fellow history enthusiasts and embark on a quest to unlock the secrets of your ancestry. Keep checking this page for news and forthcoming events, and let the exploration begin!


Zoom Meeting (Open Session) - Monday, 12th August 2024 at 7PM

The Friends of Beckett Street Cemetery will be running the 2nd Monday of the Month 'Zoom Session' to keep you up to date with what's been happening in the Cemetery and abreast of updates in our 'Living Archive' Database.  

All Welcome, if you have any questions or queries this is an opportunity to have them answered.

If you are interested them please CLICK HERE to Register for this session.


Heritage Open Days September 2024

Heritage Open Days: Hour-long tours on:

Join us for an enriching exploration into the lives and occupations of select individuals laid to rest within the cemetery grounds. Embark on a leisurely one-hour stroll, where we'll delve into their stories through the lens of their memorials. This year, our journey will be guided by the captivating theme of 'Routes, Connections & Networks', offering a fascinating glimpse into the intricate webs that link these remarkable individuals to their communities and beyond.

Full details for all events in Leeds can be found at



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