History of Curzon Street Cemetery
The cemetery was opened in 1867 and is home to many fascinating stories and celebrated people.


The Bowood Tragedy

The story behind a married couple buried at Curzon Street Cemetery who died in suspicious circumstances in 1898.

To read the Bowood Tragedy, please click here.

The accounts have been taken directly from newspapers from 1898 held at the Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre.

Thank you to local resident John Osborne for carrying out this research, revealing the history behind one of the gravestones at Curzon Street Cemetery.

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