Contact St John's Cemetery

St John's Cemetery in Margate

Manston Road, Margate

Kent CT9 4LY

Phone: 01843 577333 (during office opening hours - Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 4.30 pm).


Closest train station - Margate

Family history searches

Please note family history searches via email will be answered as soon as practicably possible.  However, if you are planning to visit Margate Cemetery to locate the final resting place of family members, please contact us to ensure a member of staff is available to assist you with your enquiries.

When is St John's Cemetery open?

Getting to St John's Cemetery, Margate

Whilst every effort is made to answer all telephone calls, at certain busy times this may not always be possible.  

Alternatively you can email us at

Rules for the proper management, regulation and control of Thanet Crematorium and Margate and Ramsgate Cemeteries - PDF download

Getting to St John's Cemetery, Margate

Public Transport

Take a train to Margate Station, then it is approximately a 25 minute walk from the station, or alternatively take a bus (nos. 8, 8A, 32, 32A, 34, 34A or 36) which will take you as far as the Victoria Road and College Road junction; it's approximately a ten minute walk (up hill) from there along College Road, straight across the traffic lights and then left into Manston Road . 

By Car

Sat Nav Post Code – CT9 4LY, Manston Road

Follow the sign post from the A28, along George V Avenue (B 2052), then right onto Hartsdown Road.  Then turn right onto Manston Road and second turning left to the Cemetery.