The Cemetery

The Forgotten Cemetery

The Forgotten Cemetery

Horton Cemetery occupies a 5-acre site and is the largest abandoned hospital cemetery in the UK and Europe, holding burials from 1902 to 1955. In...
The History

The History

Horton Cemetery contains burials of mental health and epileptic patients, soldiers and asylum born children from 1899-1955. When formed in 1888, the...
The Cluster

The Cluster

The Friends of Horton Cemetery focus on the people buried at Horton Cemetery, but it is useful to include here some details about the cluster of hospitals...
The Memorial

The Memorial

A former Epsom councillor has spoken of his disgust with the continuing neglect of Horton Hospital Cemetery. Alan Carlson, who for years was one of...

Local Listing of Horton Cemetery

On September 9th 2021, The Licensing and Planning Policy Committee agreed to the Local Heritage listing of Horton Cemetery. This included the boundary...
Why should we care?

Why should we care?

Respect for the dead The site currently contains the remains of thousands of patients from the Epsom cluster of asylums, currently disrespected...