Gosforth - Hollywood Avenue Cemetery

Quite possibly Newcastle's smallest public cemetery the Hollywood Avenue Cemetery was opened in 1943.

The Cemetery is the burial place of Mac Hobson, a motorcycle sidecar racer, who died on the opening lap of the 1978 Sidecar Race during the Tourist Trophy (TT) events on the Isle of Man.

Hollywood Avenue Cemetery

Hollywood Avenue Cemetery

Hollywood Avenue Cemetery

Hollywood Avenue Cemetery

Hollywood Avenue Cemetery

Hollywood Avenue Cemetery

Hollywood Avenue Cemetery

More information:
  • GGVA Area Development. Information on the development of the cemetery.
  • Mac Hobson - Motorcycle sidecar racer who had a tragic accident during the Isle of Man TT races in 1978.

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