The following pages include biographies taken from the publication, A Fine and Private Place - Jesmond Old Cemetery, by Alan Morgan, with kind permission.


Father of Lord Armstrong, railway designers and engineers, inventors of reinforced concrete and developers of the electrical quick break switch are just some of the famous engineers to be found laid to rest in Jesmond Old Cemetery.

William Armstrong

Richard Cail

Abel Henry Chapman

John Henry Holmes

Benjamin Carr Lawton

William Charles Mountain

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