Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge : Graveyard

The graveyard of Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge was opened in or before 1816, and is alongside Sandy Gate road.

It is split into three sections:

Some graves were transcribed in 1980 – a copy can be obtained at the Yorkshire Archæological Society – alas only four graves in the first section had survived to be transcribed.

The land is now privately owned.

The following people, and/or members of their family, were buried and/or have memorials here:

Abraham Astin

Cresweller Crabtree
John Crossley
John Crossley
William Crossley

Harry Dewhirst

Thomas Eastwood

Levi Naylor
James Needham

Joseph Speak
John Sutcliffe
Richard Sutcliffe


© Malcolm Bull 2017 /
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