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A cemetry with some first class monuments

The Margate cemetery is the location of several really interesting monuments (at least one of... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Family history visit

Was able to add some more history to family tree today, sad but nice too. Not exactly a day... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
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Manston Road, Margate CT9 4LY, England
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

The Margate cemetery is the location of several really interesting monuments (at least one of which is grade 1 listed). If you enter through the main gate , the lifeboat memorial is to your right whilst the Sanger family tomb is across to your left....More

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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Was able to add some more history to family tree today, sad but nice too. Not exactly a day trip but very poignant

Thank Enka29
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Quite simple a beautiful cemetery that’s well kept by a group of volunteers and hardworking individuals.

Thank ghearsey
Reviewed 1 February 2018

A beautiful array of Victorian memorials, check out the life size horse one. A quiet and tranquil place to walk and think.

Thank Jeane H
Reviewed 5 March 2017

If you like this sort of thing this is a very quite and picturesque place some very old gravestones and a interesting place to spend a few hours if you have to visit or attend a ceremony there

Thank dariandoreen
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Short visit to see a friends grave and to look at the view across to where i was born. I used to walk here when I was a child/teenager to look at the grave stones. I can also see the council estate where I was...More

1  Thank Jackie J
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Had a nice experience as I had been in contact with Thanet Cemeteries and asked if they knew the whereabouts of my ancestors from 1871. They replied with 2 detailed maps which made it easy for me to find.

1  Thank dave v
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

My dog walker said that she had taken my dogs for walks here and recommended it so we went. It was extremely peaceful and very interesting to see all of the historical graves.

1  Thank bethwilson10
Reviewed 21 May 2016

My husband and I came to Margate Cemetery to have a nice walk, look at the beautiful old statues and headstones and to do a little birding. The old part of the cemetery is a bit run down but is still lovely to walk around....More

1  Thank Japotter
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I visited here because my elderly neighbour wanted to see his family grave. The grave itself has the most amazing headstone, which is an Angel resting on an oyster. I looked at ohter memorials and there are some wonderful headstones etc. The cemetry also has...More

1  Thank MarniesMum
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27 June 2018|
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