Willesden (United Synagogue) Cemetery: LONDON: Print

Willesden Cemetery, Beaconsfield Road, Willesden, London NW10 2JE (United Synagogue) +44 20 8459 0394. Fax: +44 20 8451 0478. Pedestrian access-Glebe Road from junction of High Road Willesden and  Pound Lane.

  • Founded: 1873; 23 acres. New tombs are now confined to an area near the main gate.
  • photos [August 2003]
  • address, hours, and map [April 2007] The United Synagogue Burial Society for additional information about tombstone maintenance, including cleaning at 020 8950 7767 and select option 2. Alternatively, you can This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Melvyn Hartog, Head of Burial, Tel: 020 8343 6283. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . [June 2011]
  • JOWBR burial listings [August 2010]
  • The July 1997 edition (Volume 5 Number 2) of Shemot (the magazine of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain) included an article entitled Willesden Cemetery History by Rosemary Wenzerul. Information provided by the articles included:
    The cemetery was designed by the Jewish archiect Nathan Joseph.
    Families tend to be buried together in family plots.
    Among people buried at the cemetery: 
    -  Chief Rabbi Nathan Adler;
    -  Chief Rabbi Israel Brodie;
    -  Rothschild family (in family plot);
    -  Sir Charles Clore;
    -  Lord Bearsted.

    UPDATE:  Willesden United Synagogue Cemetery Renovation [April 2016]
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