Walker’s Croft Burial Ground

The redevelopment of Manchester Victoria has meant that bodies from the former Walker’s Croft burial ground are being exhumed and re-buried in Southern Cemetery.

Walker’s Croft was in use from 1815-1832, and many of those buried there were victims of the cholera epidemic of 1832. The records of all the burials at Walker’s Croft are available to search on the family history website Ancestry, which can be accessed at your local public library. Although the burial records are held at Manchester Cathedral, these are not searchable by name.


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  1. Dorothy Eveline Lucas

    Hello I’m trying to find out more about my ancestors.
    My Gt. Gt. Gt grandfather and his family live in walker’s croft it’s been said that they lived at number 4 Walker’s Croft. I can only tell you there surname is Cooper.
    All the family died and where buried in angels meadow
    I’ve been trying to find out more about them but I’m stuck please can you help me? I would appreciate it