The quiet, deliberate life of a Manchester cemetery
Three generations of one family have lived on a famous old burial ground
Dear Millers — today’s piece takes us to Philips Park Cemetery in Miles Platting. It recently won the national Cemetery of the Year Gold Award, and we went along to meet a few of the people who are responsible for caring for it. Though it isn’t the oldest or largest cemetery in Manchester, it’s certainly rich in history.
On Wednesday we published a piec…