Newburyport Cemeteries

There are eight cemeteries in Newburyport. They are listed below along with the pertinent information for each.

Sawyer Hill Burying Ground 1630

Located:On Curzon Mill Rd. off of Rte 95 (Newburyport, Rte 113 East Exit)
Caretaker:
Sawyer Hill Association
Records:"Etched in Stone" Vol I. Available at Newburyport Public Library.

Belleville Cemetery  1720

Located:On Storey Ave.  off Rte 95 off of Rte 95 (Newburyport, Rte 113 East Exit)
Caretaker:Belleville Cemetery Association.
Records:
Cemetery Association has records plus: "Etched in Stone" Vol I. Available at Newburyport Public Library.

Old Hill Burying Ground  1729 - Now closed

Located:Off US 1A (High St.) in center of town, Bartlett Mall area.
Caretaker:Newburyport Department of Public Works
Records:
"Etched in Stone" Vol I. Available at Newburyport Public Library.

Highland Cemetery  1800

Located:Off US 1A (High St.) in center of town, Bartlett Mall area at Hill and Pond St., adjacnet to Old Hill Burying Ground.
Caretaker:Newburyport Department of Public Works
Records:
Records kept at Newburyport Department of Public Works also:"Etched in Stone" Vol II. Available at Newburyport Public Library.

St. Paul's Cemetery  (Episcopal) 1742 Now closed

Located:Corner of High (Rte 1A) and Market St.
Caretaker:Part time sexton of St. Paul's Church
Records:
Church Archives: "1900 record of gravestones" also
:"Etched in Stone" Vol I. Available at Newburyport Public Library.

Quaker Cemetery  1808

Located:Nearly in West Newbury, Turkey Hill Rd.,  (off Rte 113) near Artichoke
Caretaker:None
Records:
West Newbury Historical Society has transcriptions, also: "Etched in Stone" Vol I. Available at Newburyport Public Library.

Oak Hill Cemetery  1842

Located:State St. Off US 1 .
Caretaker:Oak Hill Cemetery Association
Records:
Newburyport Public Library has:"Etched in Stone" Vol I. as well as maps and plans 1878, 1905; and gravestone records.

St. Mary's Cemetery  (Catholic) 1875

Located:On Storey Ave. (Rte 113) off of Rte 95.
Caretaker:Immaculate Conception Church
Records:
Caretakers office.

Our thanks to Paul McIssac of Newburyport and the volunteers at the Newburyport Public Library, Hamilton Room for their assistance in gathering this information.

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Last Updated February 26, 2005