The Friends of St. Peter's Berkhamsted

Friends of St Peter's, Great Berkhamsted

Supporting the work of maintaining and enhancing St Peter's Church and the churchyards that belong to it.

Cemetery Research

the new Rectory Lane Cemetery websiteThere are over 5,000 individuals buried in Rectory Lane Cemetery. The Friends of St Peter’s Rectory Lane Cemetery Project has now launched a dedicated website where you can now search a database of the burials in Rectory Lane Cemetery Anyone who is interested in genealogy can now built access the parish records of Great Berkhamsted online for free to research their family history.

 Search the burials database

Discover the stories hidden under the gravestones – farmers, nobility, actors, authors, fallen soldiers, decorated generals, inventors, bellringers and coachmen – meet the real people who made their mark on Berkhamsted. You can also post your own “in memoriam” message on a burial to commemorate a loved one. 

The website also offers: