Miscellaneous Facts

Different Surnames in Cemetery Registers  10246
Number of surnames occurring only once 4272
Most common surnames:
Smith 1896
Brown 1171
Wilson 1097
Most burials in one grave (1570) 48
Most burials in one year (1900) 1518
Most burials performed by one minister:

These were performed by the Revd George Henry Hewison, between 1860 and 1902. Average between 1877 and 1902 when he was cemetery chaplain – 756 a year. Peak year 1882 – 911 burials.
See Cemetery Chaplains & Ministers

18539

 

Burials by Archbishops and Deans of York

Archbishop William Thomson 1
Dean Augustus Duncombe 1
Dean Arthur Purey-Cust 5
Dean Lionel Ford 4
Dean Raymond Furnell 1