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Overleigh Cemetery, Chester, opened in 1850. For more about Overleigh Cemetery see Cheshire West and Chester Council Cemeteries and Crematorium . By 1854 many of the parish graveyards in Chester were closed and Overleigh Cemetery was the only municipal burial ground in the City until Blacon was opened in 1922. .

This database of the cemetery registers is the work of volunteers on three continents. It covers the years 1850-1950 and includes over 60,000 entries. The database includes information on every person buried in the cemetery: name, description, address, age, date of death and burial and grave number.

You can search for an individual or for everyone buried in a particular grave. There is also scope for social history by looking at date ranges, ages at death or addresses.

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