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“Southampton Social History in this place.”
Review of The Old Cemetery

The Old Cemetery
Ranked #39 of 130 things to do in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Consecrated in 1843, this is one of England's earliest municipal cemeteries, and is a well-established stop on the graveyard "hunters" trail.
Southampton, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Southampton Social History in this place.”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

Peaceful and Pleasant ..Social History of Southampton and its people my GGreat grandparents are RIP here. Friends of the Southampton Old Cemetery FSCO do great work to help preserve the area flora & Fauna of this place..Beautiful Natural Habitat which is Grade 2 Listed and protected. Many from the Titanic disaster are laid to rest in this place..have driven by here so many times. Now I want to learn about my heritage.

Visited August 2013
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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Quiet walk”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

Tours available and i highly recommend it. Very informative. So much history to take in. Shame some of the graves are so unkempt but plenty that are well tended and the older graves give a real sense of age and change of how we have changed as a society re names etc.

Visited August 2013
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“cemetry walk”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Easily accessable with plenty of free parking nearby. Would recommend The Titanic Walk with the tour guide (look out for dates to book) A fascinating insite into our local heritage

Visited August 2012
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Very Historic”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great place to visit just to look at the history and look at the old gravestones and memorials, etc Shame the grass isn't cut very often and it is a bit overgrown in places

Visited June 2013
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A Peaceful Place to reflect.”
Reviewed June 9, 2013

This is a lovely spot of Southampton. Right next to The Common, you can meander through the old graves, reading about the lives of people past. It's shocking to see how short some people's lives were, and how many children died as infants. There are also a couple of graves of people who died on Titanic. On a lovely sunny day, it's a lovely quiet place to reflect upon your life, and be thankful.

Visited April 2013
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