The Cemetery Division is part of the Public Works Department and is responsible for:
Record keeping for the five cemeteries in Manchester.
The Five Cemeteries:
Located on the corner of Summer and Washington Street, 1661 Cemetery is Manchester’s oldest Cemetery.
Union Cemetery located on School Street is filled with many familiar names, mostly those lost in the Civil War.
Rosedale Cemetery located on School Street and Rosedale Avenue is also home to the Crowell Chapel
Rosedale Extension Cemetery
Rosedale Extension Cemetery located north of Pleasant Street is where the Cemetery Office can be found.
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Pleasant Grove Cemetery is located on the corner of Pine Street and Pleasant Street. This is the only cemetery that has a special area reserved for cremation lots and is the only cemetery that has available burial space.
Cemetery space is sold by an individual lot or a four grave lot. The four grave lot is allowed an upright marker (headstone) whereas, the individual lot is restricted to a flat marker set flush with the ground.