Mount Cemetery

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The Chapel at the Mount Cemetery

Mount Cemetery, also known as Guildford Cemetery, is a cemetery in Guildford, Surrey, England. It is the location of Booker's Tower.

Guildford Cemetery is surrounded by low-density houses with gardens and a covered reservoir beyond the east corner, immediately south of the successive residential streets of the Guildford Park and Farnham Road neighbourhoods west of Guildford, on the 'Guildown' or 'Mount' section of the western North Downs here forming the widest section of the Hog's Back.

Guildford Cemetery has in part views overlooking the town centre. Plots have been laid out to the maximum number its civic authority owner permits under rules set out in the 2000s. Burials are permitted in plots reserved or within an existing family grave to the deceased subject to a maximum of four related burials per plot.[1]

The cemetery contains the war graves of 33 Commonwealth service personnel, 14 from the First World War and 19 from the Second World War.[2]

Notable interred[edit]

The grave of Lewis Carroll at the Mount Cemetery


In 2005 Guildford Museum published . . .and the Lord Taketh Away, an illustrated guide to the cemetery.[3]


Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Guildford Borough Cemeteries website Archived 2010-03-13 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ [1] CWGC Cemetery record, breakdown from casualty record.
  3. ^ . . .and the Lord Taketh Away, by Roger Nicholas. ISBN 0-9543753-2-7

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Coordinates: 51°13′51″N 0°34′58″W / 51.23071°N 0.58271°W / 51.23071; -0.58271