Additional trees at Cathays Cemetery

The following trees are all in the southern part of Cathays Cemetery. This list supplements the primary list and in many cases contains additional trees of the same species. Not all of these entries have complete details of height and girth etc.

Name Common Name Origin Status Location   OS Grid Map ref Place Event
Abies nordmanniana #3 Caucasian fir W. Caucasus, N Turkey   West, not far from Allensbank Road ST 17991 78646 R Cathays Cemetery  
Abies procera #2 Noble fir West USA   West, near Allensbank Road ST 17944 78664 R Cathays Cemetery  
Acer campestre #2 Field maple Europe & West Asia   100M north east of chapels ST 18280 78723 L Cathays Cemetery  
Acer campestre #3 Field maple Europe & West Asia     ST 18041 78517 W Cathays Cemetery  
Ailanthus altissima #1 Tree of heaven North China   Towards the south end ST 18054 78519 T Cathays Cemetery  
Amelanchier 'Ballerina' #2 Snowy mespilus Garden origin   South end ST 18058 78345 Y Cathays Cemetery  
Amelanchier 'Ballerina' #3 Snowy mespilus Garden origin   South end ST 18051 78328 Y Cathays Cemetery  
Betula pendula #2 Silver birch Europe & N. Asia   South side of entrance near chapels ST 18255 78582 - Cathays Cemetery  
Crataegus monogyna #3 Common hawthorn Europe   Approx. 100M NE of the chapels ST 18318 78677 L Cathays Cemetery  
Crataegus persimilis 'Prunifolia' #2 Cherry leaved hawthorn East North America   North east of chapels near railway line ST 18345 78818 L Cathays Cemetery  
Fraxinus excelsior Common ash Europe, Caucasus   Towards the south end, central ST 18105 78508 T Cathays Cemetery  
Liquidambar styraciflua 'Lane Roberts' #3 Sweet gum 'Lane Roberts' Garden origin   Towards the south end, central ST 18032 78465 W Cathays Cemetery  
Malus hupehensis #2 Hupeh crab China   Towards the south end, central ST 18050 78498 W Cathays Cemetery  
Picea pungens 'Glauca' #3 Blue Colorado spruce West USA   West end, near Allensbank Road ST 17968 78852 C Cathays Cemetery  
Prunus 'Benden' #3 Cherry 'Benden' Garden origin   Towards the south end, at path junction ST 18075 78480 W Cathays Cemetery  
Prunus cerasus #2 Sour cherry SE Europe, SW Asia   Towards the south, roughly central ST 18055 78522 T Cathays Cemetery  
Prunus jamasakura #2 Hill cherry Japan Rather rare Towards the south end, near Fairoak Road ST 18146 78472 U Cathays Cemetery  
Prunus jamasakura #3 Hill cherry Japan Rather rare Towards the south end, near Fairoak Road ST 18117 78447 U Cathays Cemetery  
Prunus 'Kanzan' #3 Cherry 'Kanzan' Garden origin   South west of the chapels ST 18134 78599 N Cathays Cemetery  
Prunus 'Kanzan' #4 Cherry 'Kanzan' Garden origin   Fairoak Road entrance, 20M south ST 18244 78565 M Cathays Cemetery  
Prunus sargentii #2 Sargent's cherry Japan & Korea   Towards the south end, near Fairoak Road ST 18125 78448 U Cathays Cemetery  
Prunus 'Shogetsu' Cherry 'Shogetsu' Garden origin   Towards the south end, near path junction ST 18086 78485 T Cathays Cemetery  
Quercus ilex #1 Holm oak Mediterranean   South end ST 17994 78443 W Cathays Cemetery  
Quercus robur Fastigiata Group #2 Cypress oak Europe   South end near Whitchurch Road boundary ST 17793 78335 S Cathays Cemetery  
Sorbus aucuparia #3 Mountain ash Europe, N. Africa, Asia Minor   Towards south end ST 18091 78444 V Cathays Cemetery  
Sorbus aucuparia #4 Mountain ash Europe, N. Africa, Asia Minor   Towards south end, at main path junction ST 18074 78473 W Cathays Cemetery  
Sorbus aucuparia #5 Mountain ash Europe, N. Africa, Asia Minor   Towards south end, at main path junction ST 18075 78472 V Cathays Cemetery  
Sorbus aucuparia #6 Mountain ash Europe, N. Africa, Asia Minor   Soth west of chapels, at main path junction ST 18071 78594 RL Cathays Cemetery  
Sorbus aucuparia #7 Mountain ash Europe, N. Africa, Asia Minor   South west of chapels, at main path junction ST 18067 78590 X Cathays Cemetery  
Sorbus aucuparia #8 Mountain ash Europe, N. Africa, Asia Minor   Towards the north end. ST 18297 78794 K Cathays Cemetery  
Thuja occidentalis 'Sunkist' (northern) White cedar 'Sunkist' Garden origin   Northern tree of three by Fairoak Road railings ST 18171 78484 M Cathays Cemetery  
Thuja occidentalis 'Sunkist' (Southern) White cedar 'Sunkist' Garden origin   Southern tree of three by Fairoak Road railings ST 18165 78478 M Cathays Cemetery  
Thuja plicata #3 Western red cedar West N. America   North west extent of section I ST 18136 78800 I Cathays Cemetery  
Tilia tomentosa #2 Silver lime South & East Europe   South end ST 18021 78354 Y Cathays Cemetery  
Tsuga heterophylla #2 Western hemlock West coast of North America   Towards the west end, near Allensbank Road ST 18009 78884 C Cathays Cemetery  
Tsuga heterophylla #3 Western hemlock West coast of North America   Towards the west end ST 18093 78776 F Cathays Cemetery  

The table above gives map references for the locations of these trees. The maps are available on the Cathays Cemetery history page and also as an Acrobat pdf.

Sources of information

  1. Cathays Cemetery Cardiff on its 150th aniversary, published by Friends of Cathays Cemetery [2009] ISBN 978 0 9562786 09