Latest News

19th September

With the provision for a President and Vice Presidents passed by unanimous vote at the AGM held on 4th September, yesterday’s Board meeting elected Jon Matthews, who was instrumental in founding the Friends of Northwood Cemetery in 2008, as President and Geoff Banks, Graham Lloyd and Lora Peacey-Wilcox as Vice Presidents. More to follow in the November 2018 newsletter.

4th September 2018

At the 2018 Annual General Meeting all the Officers and Trustees of the Friends of Northwood Cemetery were unanimously re-elected.

Members also unanimously agreed that the Board should proceed with its application to the Charity Commission to become a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO), supported by a new Constitution.

22nd August 2018

Plot 36 Detailed map now verified and uploaded

1st August 2018

The Friends of Northwood Cemetery reaches 320 subscribed members worldwide

16th July 2018

Northwood Cemetery awarded international Green Flag Award

10th July 2018

Plot 36 to Plot 39 Detailed maps (subject to field surveys to verify the data) added to the database

27th June 2018

Plot 35 Detailed map (including the Civilian Mass War Grave) added to the database

18th May 2018

Northwood Cemetery wins coveted Isle of Wight Society’s 2018 Conservation Award

presented by the High Sheriff, Gioia Minghella-Giddens, at the Isle of Wight Society’s annual Award Ceremony held at the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes