Chadwell Heath Cemetery, Whalebone Lane North was opened in 1907, the first burial was on 1st Jun 1934.
Inside the entrance is a map showing the sections so if you know the section that your ancestor was buried in its quite easy to find their grave.
If you want to find the burial details of an ancestor or family member click here.
On the far right of the cemetery is the War Memorial “In memory of civilians who lost their lives by enemy action in the Borough of Dagenham during the Second World War 1939 – 1945.”
The inscription reads: “This memorial is erected over the grave of the following victims who were killed between 5th Oct 1940 and 15th Mar 1941.”
There are 21 names listed (see table below), several were members of the same family.
**please note that information in ( ) does not appear on the memorial but has been added by us to assist in identification of the individuals.
|Harold G CHURCH (1941, aged 40)||Elizabeth MANN (1940, aged 58)|
|Agnes COLE (1940, aged 40)||Florence MANN (1940, aged 29)|
|Mary E COLE (1940, aged 4)||George MANN (1940, aged 28)|
|Thomas COLE (1940, aged 12)||Iris MANN (1940, aged 4)|
|Frederick E D HOLDBROOK (1940, aged 31)||John MANN (1940, aged 58)|
|Lilian HOLDBROOK (1940, aged 23)||Joyce MANN (1940, aged 18)|
|John H MACEY (1940, aged 26)||Manfred J MANN (1940, aged 34)|
|Annie E MANN (1940, aged 32)||Eunice ROBERTS (1940, aged 47)|
|Charles MANN (1940, aged 6)||Lilian WARNER (1940 aged 30)|
|Elizabeth MANN (1940, aged 34)||Doris L WEST (1940, aged 38)|
|Herbert A WEST (1940, aged 48)|
If you need help with researching your family history or simply want to know what their tombstone inscription says but can’t visit the cemetery yourself please contact us using the GenPals Headstone Photo enquiry form