Tyne and Wear HER(13241): Fenham, Sacred Heart Convent, cemetery - Details
Fenham, Sacred Heart Convent, cemetery
Religious Ritual and Funerary
The Society of the Sacred Heart was founded in France in 1800 and arrived in England in 1842. It came to Newcastle in 1904 and moved to Fenham Hall (HER 9103) to establish a school and college. There are over 40 headstones in this small cemetery, which mark the resting place of St. Mary's College.
Alan Morgan, 2004, Beyond the Grave - Exploring Newcastle's Burial Grounds, page 124