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Grave location,Ford Cemetary Litherland,Merseyside

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Paul Report 13 Nov 2017 13:27

My great-grandfather John Lyons is buried in Ford Cemetary, Litherland.

Born 1877, died 1915, Aged 38 ( Residence 6 Howarth Street ) , his grave location is 1020.
I have a map of Ford Cemetary but its alphabetical. Can anyone advise on how I can locate a grave in such a large cemetery

Many Thanks


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 13 Nov 2017 13:42

Isn't there a section number? If you intend to visit, contact the Cemetery in advance. They can either arrange to meet you, or tell you where (roughly) the plot is located. Even if you can't be precise about the date you intend to visit, in most cemetery's there's normally a Cemetery Worker somewhere about. They frequently welcome a break from routine to help you.

Do bear in mind that either there is no headstone, he could have been buried in a Common grave, or his plot has been reused.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 13 Nov 2017 13:43

Why not check with the Parks and cemeteries dept of the local council giving them the info you have


Paul Report 13 Nov 2017 14:20

Thanks, will follow your advice.