Potten End | Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted

Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted

Potten End

Potten End

Potten End is a small village located 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Berkhamsted, on the edge of the Ashridge Estate. It is a picturesque location, surrounded by forests and farmland, with a village green and Martin’s Pond at its centre. The Parish Church of Holy Trinity Potten End was originally built in 1868 as a chapel of ease to St Peter’s Berkhamsted.

Several burials in Rectory Lane Cemetery have connections with Potten End, notably:

  • Katherine Finch and her husband Lt-General the Hon.John Finch, who founded a school for poor children in Potten End and donated generously to the education of children in the village’
  • Frederick Norris, a dedicated bellringer at St Peter’s Church in Berrkhamsted, who was the first baby to be Christened at Potten End Church
  • The architect Charles Henry Rew, who designed several houses in the village

Cemetery connections

Discover the memorials in Rectory Lane Cemetery with historical links to Potten End

11 burials are found — click on a burial below to find out more:

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