| 18 July 1935|
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| Carleton, Lancashire|
18 July 1935
| Stocks Ln, Blackpool FY6 7QS, UK|
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Frank Randle, Violet Carson, Charlie Cairoli
Carleton Crematorium, together with the adjacent necropolis, Carleton Cemetery, is a graveyard located within the Greenlands ward of Blackpool with its main entrance on Stocks Road in Carleton, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, in England. It was opened on 18 July 1935.
The building was created by Blackpool Borough architect, J.C. Robinson, who based his design on his own interpretation of the Mausoleum of Mausolus. At the north door is a chapel containing Books of Remembrance, which note the names of all those cremated or interred there.
The site is located in Blackpool and partly in Carleton, Poulton-le-Fylde, the crematorium comes under the jurisdiction of Blackpool Council.
Carleton Crematorium and Cemetery Wikipedia
A number of notable people have been buried or cremated at the site. These includeNorman Evans, variety and radio artiste
Frank Randle, comedian
Arthur Worsley, ventriloquist
There are 88 Commonwealth service personnel of the Second World War buried at the cemetery.Ian Stuart Donaldson, white power singer, songwriter and guitarist.
Lennie Bennett, comedian and game show host.
Charlie Cairoli, clown, impressionist and musician
Bernie Nolan, Singer, TV personality.
Violet Carson, actress
Jimmy Clitheroe, comedian
John Comer, actor
Reginald Dixon, organist
Roy Gratrix, professional footballer
Hugh Kelly, professional football player and manager
Tony Melody, television actor
Stan Mortensen, professional footballer
Beatrix Potter, author and illustrator, botanist, and conservationist, best known for her children's books
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has erected a white stone memorial near the crematorium listing 51 Commonwealth service personnel cremated here during the Second World War.