Immediately surrounding St. Michael's, the churchyard has been in use for centuries, the oldest grave being one from 1649 - just on the right of the path leading to the front door.
We have a list of all the surviving inscriptions, and can help you with your family history enquiries if you have an ancestor buried here. To contact our family history expert Bill Jubb, send an email to familyhistory@ (all our email addresses* end with mottramparish.org.uk)
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The cemetery beyond the churchyard walls is administered by Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council. You can explore their on-line records by clicking on the Burial and Cremation Records link at the bottom of their Bereavement Services page.