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Calderstones Hospital Cemetery with headstones c. 1970s - looking back from the War Graves towards the entrance.  | Dennis Buckley
Calderstones Hospital Cemetery with headstones c. 1970s - looking back from the War Graves towards the entrance.
Dennis Buckley
Garden of Rembrance viewed through the chapels at Calderstones Cemetery.
Image probably taken in the 1970s?  | David Fitzpatrick
Garden of Rembrance viewed through the chapels at Calderstones Cemetery. Image probably taken in the 1970s?
David Fitzpatrick
Heavy machinery at Calderstones Cemetery in early 2018.  | Mel Diack
Heavy machinery at Calderstones Cemetery in early 2018.
Mel Diack

Please go to Calderstones Cemetery Campaign – Overview for a short summary of the campaign which has grown up around Calderstones’ former graveyard.

Here on this page are links to finding out more information about the Calderstones Cemetery Campaign.

Calderstones Cemetery Campaign website –  loads of information, documents and photographs.

Friends of Calderstones Cemetery Facebook Page

Videos made by North West Regional Forum of Self Advocates:

From the 2018 Conference:

Let our friends rest in peace –

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pywOyNZXjxA&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-Xg3RAn6QM&feature=share

From the 2019 Conference:

Let our friends rest in peace: Awesome Foursome – Calderstones Cemetery update

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8pbp9wqTgY

Articles and a book chapter:

John Pring: Former long-stay residents plead with cemetery developers: ‘Let our friends rest in peace’ Disability News Service 1st March 2018

Josh Halladay, C of E intervenes in row over plan to build car park over graveyard. Guardian, April 30th 2018

Nigel Ingham (2018). Ignored and forgotten – in death as in life. Community Living 31:4 16-7

Nigel Ingham (2020). ‘We’re being treated as second-class citizens’”: Community, family and learning disability activisits campaigning for dignity in death. Soldatic, K. & Johnson, K. (eds). Global perspectives on disability activism and advocacy: Our way. Routledge: 15 – 34

 

 

 

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