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If you need help arranging a funeral, the LJS can help you arrange a burial or a cremation, whether you are a member of this Synagogue or not and whether one partner is Jewish and the other one is not. We can also offer family plots if required. The Liberal Jewish Synagogue operates its own Cemetery at Pound Lane, Willesden, London NW10 2HG.
Opening Times Visitors are welcome during opening hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am to 4.00pm on Sunday and Bank Holidays. The cemetery is closed on Saturdays, Jewish holidays and 25th December.
Cemetery Co-ordinator at the LJS - Irene Levin
020 7432 1298 or email email@example.com
Cemetery Superintendent at Pound Lane 020 8459 1635
Funeral Directors - M. M. Broad & Son
020 8445 2797(24 hours)
About the Cemetery Our cemetery, which has a War Memorial and a Holocaust Memorial was opened in 1914 and should remain active for another 50 years.
Space is available for burials and interment of ashes for Members and Non-members of the LJS. Although only Members of the LJS have Burial Rights in the cemetery, it is a general policy of the Synagogue not to separate in death those who were together in life. This becomes increasingly important as mixed faith partners grow old. Jewish Non-members and their partners are also welcome to apply to the Synagogue for burial at our Cemetery.
A record of all graves and ashes is held by the cemetery superintendent and Irene Levin at the LJS office. Genealogical information can be obtained on request.
The cemetery offers a number of alternatives including: rose gardens, small ashes graves, columbarium, family plots, and burial in depth. It is also possible to reserve plots.
No charge is made to Members for a plot (except when joining over the age of 65) , but since the Synagogue does not run or subscribe to any Burial Scheme, the deceased's estate or heirs must meet the cost of the burial and/or cremation.
Grave Maintenance We can arrange for the upkeep of graves, including regular cleaning of headstones and yearly planting if required. For more details please contact the Cemetery Co-ordinator on 020 7432 1298 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Directions to the Cemetery
The cemetery is off Pound Lane. At the south-east end of Pound Lane is a fire station, next to the fire station is a block of flats and by the side of the flats is a small road that leads to the cemetery.
The numbers 6 and 226 stop outside the fire station
The numbers 52 and 98 stop in Willesden High Road, at the corner of Hawthorn Road, walk down Hawthorn to the cemetery (about 5 minutes)
The nearest stations are Dollis Hill or Willesden Green which are 10-15 minutes walk from the cemetery.