Friends of Lister Lane Cemetery


New multi-language cemetery gate sign in Gibbet Sreet

The site is open to visitors on Wednesday from 10.00 am to 3.30 pm.


Access is through the gate from Lister Lane. On entering please read the Health and Safety Advice on the general notice board.


The cemetery is also open from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm most Sundays (weather permitting) when the Friends of the cemetery are working there and tools can be borrowed or help given if you want to tidy a relative’s grave.


The cemetery is the property of Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council and is kept locked at other times for public safety. For access at other times please contact the Friends of Lister Lane Cemetery: telephone 01422 260177 or email:




The cemetery lies between Gibbet Street and Lister Lane, the entrance being in Lister Lane, below Francis Street.

There is a regular Bus service up Gibbet Street from the town, and also up King Cross Street (A58), where one can alight outside People’s Park, walk through the park, and then via Hopwood Lane and Francis Street.


How to find the cemetery?

Visitors are very welcome and we are delighted to help if asked.