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There are 121 First World War burials, and 15 Second World War burials in the cemetery.
Two Victoria Cross recipients and the brother of a well known Irish rebel.
The Commonwealth War Grave Commission has looked after these graves and erected a large memorial to those without a headstone.
Famous players who now rest in the cemetery or are commemorated on their family gravestone:
- Bobbie Walker 1879 – 1930
- Tom Purdie 1854 – 1929
- John McCartney 1866 – 1933
- James Speedie 1893 – 1915
- John Speedie 1892 – 1917
Also, Walter Fairgrieve 1874 – 1915 who played for Southhampton & Luton Town
The girls who worked in the Magdalene Asylum (or Laundry) in Ardmillan Terrace next to the cemetery, are interred in a common plot with a small memorial to mark the place.
Magdalene asylums were religious institutions that operated from the 18th to the late 20th centuries, ostensibly to house “fallen women”. They were required to work as part of their board, and the institutions operated large commercial laundries.