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Great grandfathers grave

I went to the cemetery to find my great grandfathers grave, the grave papers were dated 1880. The... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2019
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Time capsule of Belfast past.

You could easily miss the City Cemetery. You shouldn't! The glory days of Belfast at its industrial... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2019
Sean D
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Jul 31, 2019
“Great grandfathers grave”
Mar 31, 2019
“Time capsule of Belfast past.”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

I went to the cemetery to find my great grandfathers grave, the grave papers were dated 1880. The gentleman in the office was more than helpful getting old books and maps out identifying exactly where the grave was. I really recommend a visit, the cemetery...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

You could easily miss the City Cemetery. You shouldn't! The glory days of Belfast at its industrial zenith are preserved within its walls. From famine victims to industrial magnates, footballers, orangemen, Jews and of course Catholics seperated in death as in life from their Protestant...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sean D
Reviewed June 18, 2018

When in Belfast I always try to make a stop at the Belfast City Cemeteries My mother's parents are buried here and my fathers parents are buried in Dundonald (also part of the Belfast City Cemetery Council). If you are looking for genealogical info it...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Colin A
Reviewed August 20, 2016

This is the biggest graveyard, alongside roselawn cemetery in Belfast. My grandad is buried here, but unfortunately he doesn't have a headstone. The reason for this is this place was bad during the troubles and so the family at the time decided not to put...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 25, 2015

Local historian and aficionado Tom Hartley has penned a dedicated book about this massive Victoria cemetery, and also conducts guided tours here personally. I think a guided tour here would be a more sensible option. Given its location, in a poorer area of town, sadly...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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