Margravine Cemetery

Margravine Cemetery, also known as 'Hammersmith Old' opened in 1869 on a site previously occupied by market gardens and orchards known as the Fulham Fields and can now be located behind Charing Cross Hospital.

Margravine covers 17 acres and contains many varieties of trees and wildflowers within the grounds.  The cemetery is a haven for wildlife and is renowned for its biodiversity and in 2009 won its first Green Flag Award, and again in 2010.

We have a limited number of traditional style graves available to purchase at need in Margravine, if you would like to purchase a grave for a burial, please call the cemetery office to arrange an appointment on 02088781934.

Booking a burial and purchasing a grave

There is a friend’s group who work closely with the council in caring for Margravine Cemetery.  if you would like more information, please visit

Visiting the cemetery

Margravine Cemetery 
Margravine Road 

Cemetery opening hours

Download a Margravine Cemetery location map (pdf 363KB)

Download a Margravine Cemetery layout map (pdf 180KB)

If you are looking for a grave at Margravine Cemetery, please contact us for maps of specific sections of the cemetery.

Nearest Tube: Barons Court (District & Piccadilly Lines)

Bus: 190, 211, 295, 220 (alight at Charing Cross Hospital and walk down St. Dunstans Road (approx 5 mins)

Memorials and notable graves

There are 191 commonwealth service personnel buried in registered war graves throughout the cemetery, 186 from World War I and 5 from World War ll.

There is a screen wall memorial erected by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission that lists all 191 Commonwealth service personnel buried in registered war graves in the cemetery – 186 from World War I and 5 from World War II.

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