Events at the General Cemetery Chapel

Remembrance Weekend - Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th November.

We’ll be opening the cemetery chapel for the above weekend. The chapel will be open from 10am until 3pm each day. We’ll also be launching the latest in the Gainsborough’s War Story series.


Also in this section of our web site are details of some of the ceremonies we’ve held.

Ceremony for Drummer W H Brighton and Private W Oyitch.

Royal Flying Corps Restored Headstones ceremony

Battle of the Somme ceremony

Commonwealth War Graves Ceremony for:

Gunner James Percy Green, Royal Field Artillery

Private Albert Ernest Farrow, South Staffordshire Regiment,

Private Frederick Masters, Royal Defence Corps

Sergeant Ernest John Whitney, Royal Engineers

  Private Edwin Clarence Bennett, Sherwood Foresters

Lance Corporal John William Blow, Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders

Driver Albert Booth, Sherwood Rangers

Driver Jonathan Goulding, Royal Field Artillery

Private Harold Webster, 2/5th Lincolnshire Regiment




The Friends of Gainsborough Cemeteries and Chapel is a small charity run by volunteers. Contact: Susan Edlington

Friends of Gainsborough Cemeteries and Chapel