Abram Churchyard Scheme has been in operation for around 35 years. After a major renovation of the churchyard in the early 1980s a small group of volunteers formed and continue to meet today, almost weekly, to ensure the churchyard remains a beautiful and well cared for place.
There are a number of identified Commonwealth War Graves in the churchyard. To view these records click here
To view the Abram Churchyard Burial Policy click here.
We are very grateful to Lancashire Online Parish Clerks who have transcribed the burial registers for Abram St John the Evangelist Parish Church from 1838 to 2012. To view these records click here
We are very grateful to The Leigh Group of Liverpool and South West Lancashire Family History Society who have transcribed the memorial inscriptions of Abram St John the Evangelist Parish Church from 1838 to 2006. To find out more click here
This is located inside the church building. See Archives
pages for more information.
Maypole Colliery Memorial
There is a memorial in the churchyard with the names of the 75 men and boys who lost their lives in the Maypole Colliery Disaster on 18th August 1908. The colliery was located in Park Lane, Abram and many families in the village suffered the loss of a family member.
To view the memorial and the names of those listed click here