Our Cemeteries

Willesden Cemetery

To find out more about the new House of Life heritage experience at Willesden Jewish Cemetery please click here

Willesden Cemetery is one of London's most prestigious Jewish Cemeteries. It was opened in 1873.

Famous people buried in this cemetery include:

Chief Rabbi Joseph Herman Hertz 1872 - 1946 Chief Rabbi 1913 - 1946

Chief Rabbi Israel Brodie 1895 - 1979 Chief Rabbi 1948 - 1965

Sir Julius Vogel 1835 - 1899 Prime Minister of New Zealand

Rosalind Franklin 1920 - 1958 Co discoverer of DNA

Marcus Samuel 1853 - 1927 1st Viscount Bearstead, banker and a founder of Shell Oil Company

Following the award of a £1.7m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, please click here for details of the House of Life project.  

Beaconsfield Road
NW10 2JE

Click here to download a map of Willesden Cemetery.

Click here to download directions to the cemetery.

Tel: 020 8950 7767
Email: willesden@usburial.org.uk 

Opening Times

Please note that all United Synagogue cemeteries will be closed in 2020 for Jewish festivals on April 9th, 10th, 15th and 16th, May 29th, September 20th and 28th, October 4th and 11th.

The cemetery will also be closed on all Bank Holidays, except for services.

Summer Times:
09:00 - 17:00 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday
09:00 - 16:00 Fridays and eve of Jewish Festivals

Winter Times:
09:00 - 16:00 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday
09:00 - 15:00 Fridays and eve of Jewish Festivals