The Bolton Street Memorial Park contains the National collection of some 210 heritage roses. Flowering November December, they contrast and complement the modern rose collection of the Lady Norwood Rose Garden.

The Friends 2006 Seminar included papers on this part of the garden.

These papers can be accessed as follows (all pdf format - click paper to access)

Cemetry and Graveyard History
History of the roses in the Bolton Street Memorial Park

The following is a selection of some of the roses in the collection.


Anna-Maria de Montravel 1879

Felicitie et Perpetue 1828

 Cecile Brunner

Gruss an Aachen 1909

Nevada 1927

Dortmund 1855

Frau Dagmar Hastrup 1914

William Lobb 1855

Name not known