Hidden Histories: Stories from Sheffield General Cemetery – Laura Alston
Laura Alston takes you on a tour of Sheffield General Cemetery, exploring the site’s landscape, architecture, history and connections to places around the globe.
Brought to you in association with Off the Shelf Festival of Words.
About the project
An exploration of Sheffield General Cemetery, a Grade II listed site where 87,000 people are buried. Historian Laura Alston reveals some of these hidden histories including Chartist Mary Cooper, Kai Akosia from the Asante Empire and the Appleby family who died in the Great Sheffield Flood.
Header image © Timm Cleasby