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.  

Address:
Beaconsfield Road
Willesden
London
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 2021 for Jewish festivals on March 28th and 29th, April 4th, May 17th and 18th, September 7th, 8th 16th, 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th.

 

Willesden cemetery is generally closed on all National & Bank Holidays, except for services.   However please note that on Monday 31 May 2021, it will be open from 10.00 - 14.00.

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

Closed - National & Bank Holidays

However please note that on Monday 31 May 2021, it will be open from 10.00 - 14.00.



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

Closed - National & Bank Holidays