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Quaker Burial Ground

Quaker burial ground

The Quaker graveyard was used between 1815 and 1944.

Questions
  • Many of the graves have the same surname. What can you find out about this family in the community?
  • There is still space in this graveyard. Why do you think it stopped being used?
  • Who are the Quakers (Society of Friends)? Investigate some of their beliefs and how they worship.
  • Why is silence very important in Quaker worship?
  • Do you like silence? How does it make you feel to be very still?
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