About the Team
A Steering Committee of interested individuals and organisations including the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, R.S.P.B., Norfolk Museum, and True’s Yard Fishing Museum was established in 2004 to establish an Amenity Society to be called ‘The Friends of Hardwick Road Cemetery’.
The Friends were launched on 31st May 2006 and its Constitution states it objectives as being
‘for the public benefit, to promote the historic interest of Hardwick Road Cemetery, Hardwick Road, King’s Lynn, Norfolk by associating the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk (hereinafter called ‘the Borough Council’), and local and national statutory and voluntary amenity societies in a common cause to promote the Cemetery’s architectural, sculptural, landscape, natural and historical interest and to provide such facilities as required for the furtherance of the social welfare, education, recreation and leisure-time occupation of the site’.
Honorary President : Sir Jeremy Bagge
Chairman: Dr Julian Litten
Vice-Chairman: Dr Paul Richards
Hon. Secretary: Mrs Steph Hall
Hon. Treasurer: Mr Colin Houseman
Rev Anthony Couchman
Miss Jean Scott
Mr Ray Drew
The committee meets 3 times a year and there is a members Annual General Meeting in May of each year
Friends meet over the 3rd weekend of each month to carry out voluntary work in the cemetery in accordance with a programme of activities agreed with the Borough Council.