This site is currently under development: please bear with us as not everything is currently in place or in the right place yet


Welcome to the website of the Friends of Lawnswood Cemetery! We are a small community organisation formed in 2011. Our aim is to enhance, protect and promote the cemetery for future generations. Opened in 1875, the original 10-acre Victorian site is now designated as a ”Park or Garden of Special Historic Interest” with Historic England, and contains Grade 11 listed buildings and monuments. It has expanded over the years to its current 53 acres, and has been owned and managed by Leeds City Council…