Stoney Royd Cemetery
Stoney Royd House was an early brick-built house built for Christopher Rawson, the third son of John Rawson of Bolton 'a little before 1764.' The house was demolished in the second half of the twentieth century; one of the original gate lodges remains as part of the cemetery.
The site was bought by Halifax Corporation in 1860, and Edward Milner won a competition to design the cemetery. It opened in 1861, and the northern section was consecrated on 11 September 1862. The southern section was for Nonconformist burials.
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