Hebron Burial Ground, Bedminster

BaRAS staff were present during the rebuilding of boundary walls around Hebron Burial Ground in Bedminster, Bristol. Although no burials were disturbed during this work, we did find several previously-hidden burial monuments dating from the mid-19th to early-20th century and these were recorded and photographed. Many of the inscriptions on the burial monuments associated with Hebron Chapel (built 1853) were recorded by Members of the Bristol and Avon Family History Society (BAFHS) in the 1970s, however only two of the eight legible inscriptions recorded during the watching brief could be matched with names in their inscription index. This suggests there are probably other unrecorded monuments which were missed at the time of the original survey.

hebron burial ground at bedminster

Foundation trench for the new boundary wall between the burial ground and Melville Terrace, viewed from the west

newly uncovered monuments at hebron burial ground bedminster

Two newly uncovered monuments, viewed from the north-west

  • Project Officer: Cai Mason
  • BHER: 25067

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