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London cemeteries

an illustrated guide and gazetteer
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Scolar Press, Ashgate Pub. Co. , Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA
Cemeteries -- England -- London -- Guidebooks., London (England) -- Guideb

Places

London (England), England, L

StatementHugh Meller.
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LC ClassificationsDA689.C3 M44 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 352 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1532771M
ISBN 100859679977
LC Control Number91010433

50 rows  The Magnificent Seven cemeteries were the first commercial cemeteries constructed around the outskirts of London. They are all of special historical value and are on the English Heritage lists. Abney Park Cemetery. London Borough of Hackney. It became the main burial place of English nonconformists when Bunhill Fields closed.

Brompton Cemetery. The book does descend into jargon from time to time, but it is the most comprehensive and complete guide to the graveyards of London I've read yet.

I have a pretty good collection on the topic. Opening with a lovely hand-drawn map, my edition of the book is the third/5. "London Cemeteries is an important source for biographical and geological research and a compendium of material for the architectural historian.

Geologists, genealogists, historians, students of architecture and sculpture, social and local historians will also find much of interest, whilst a chapter for ecologists provides more detail on these unique wild plots in Central London."--BOOK. The book includes reviews of over 80 cemeteries, complete with a who's who of famous permanent residents, along with opening times and travel information.

Over 70 photographs capture the unique atmosphere of London's cemeteries and there are 10 maps to help the reader explore these wonderful urban spaces/5(27). Name Year opened London Borough Postal area Closed Remarks "Friends" Kensal Green Cemetery: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea: W No: Originally known as the General Cemetery of All Souls, this is the oldest of the.

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Used: Good | Details Sold by anybookltduk. Condition: Used: Good Comment: This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft Author: Hugh Meller. London Cemeteries is a comprehensive guide to all cemeteries within Greater London.

Listed alphabetically and with a map to help locate them, for each cemetery it includes the address, the date of foundation, the owner, the size, a note on its history, development, and current state, and the names, dates, and major achievements of any noteworthy people buried Cited by:   In this abridged extract from his new book Dirty Old London, Lee Jackson investigates a much-overlooked aspect of the city’s notorious 19th-century filth problem: the human corpse.

Cemetery at. London's First Landscaped Cemeteries. Author: John Turpin,Derrick Knight; Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited ISBN: Category: Architecture Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A fascinating history of seven Victorian London cemeteries - 'works of art', created as much for the living as they were for the dead.

The World’s largest gravesite collection. Contribute, create and discover gravesites from all over the world. Cemeteries in New London, Iowa, a Find A Grave. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 15 cm: Other Titles: LONDON'S CEMETERIES: Responsibility. London Cemeteries is a comprehensive guide to all cemeteries within Greater London.

Listed alphabetically and with a map to help locate them, for each cemetery it includes the address, the date of foundation, the owner, the size, a note on its history, development and current state, and the names, dates and major achievements of any.

A rarely seen collection of archival postcards, drawings, and photographs documenting London's great cemeteries. Since they were established in the s, London's great cemeteries have inspired countless artists and photographers to record their quiet beauty and solemn majesty.

Not just resting places for the city's honoured dead, they also serve as great repositories of social. London Cemeteries is a comprehensive guide to all cemeteries within Greater London. Listed alphabetically and with a map to help locate them, for each cemetery it includes the address, the date of foundation, the owner, the size, a note on its history, development and current state, and the names, dates and major achievements of any noteworthy people buried.

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8 George Alfred Walker’s Gatherings From Graveyards. London cemeteries and burial practices underwent a major reform during the Victorian era. With population of the city skyrocketing, grave robbers and resurrection men plying their nightly trade, and outbreaks of cholera and other illnesses, information needed to be spread about the morbid situation.

We recommend booking Brompton Cemetery tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 1 Brompton Cemetery tours on Tripadvisor/5(). London Cemeteries is a comprehensive guide to all cemeteries within Greater London.

Listed alphabetically and with a map to help locate them, for each cemetery it includes the address, the date of foundation, the owner, the size, a note on its history, development, and current state, and the names, dates, and major achievements of any noteworthy people buried : The History Press.

Beautiful Victorian cemetery near to Hampstead Heath. Highgate Cemetery has some of the finest funerary architecture in the country.

It is a place of peaceful contemplation where trees, memorials and wildlife flourish. Certificate of Excellence. Suggested Duration: hours. As featured in Londonsteppers' Guide For Londontown/5(K).

There are over cemeteries serving the London area. George Walker, a surgeon, visited about fifty London graveyards and published his findings in is a book - Gatherings from Grave Yards: Particularly Those of London: with a Concise History of the Modes of Interment Among Different Nations, from the Earliest Periods.

London Cemeteries is a comprehensive guide to all cemeteries within Greater London. Listed alphabetically and with a map to help locate them, for each cemetery it includes the address, the date of foundation, the owner, the size, a note on its history, development and current state, and the names, dates and major achievements of any noteworthy people buried there/5(15).

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. London Cemeteries by Hugh Meller; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Cemeteries, Description, Guide-books, Guidebooks; Places: England, London, London (England); Times: xv, pages: 25 cmPages: London Cemeteries: An Illustrated Guide & Gazeteer is now in its 4th edition, and is a standard reference work and comprehensive guide to the cemeteries of London.

This edition covers cemeteries representing the majority of London boroughs as well as others within a 9 mile radius of central London.

The book is in two sections. the cemeteries arranged alphabetically. $ per set or $ per volume Volume 1 contains cemeteries Amburgey-Rose Garden through McFadden Volume 2 contains McHargue through York 4.

Southwest copyright $ 5. London Area copyright $ Each book is. Use the. or * wildcards in name fields. replaces one letter.* represents zero to many letters.E.g. Sorens?n or Wil* Search for an exact birth/death year or select a range, before or after.

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in your on: Mitcham Road, Croydon, London. Raymond has compiled an extensive list of publications of City of London monumental inscriptions. For a modern guide to London's burial grounds, see: Wolfson, Patricia S. and Cliff Webb. Greater London Cemeteries and Crematoria. London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., c, FHL Book /L1 V34w Websites [edit | edit source].

An Illustrated Guide and Gazetteer. A study of the London cemeteries, which are not only filled with the remains of recent generations, but with a picturesque wealth of architectural and social history. Signed and dated by author to title page. HB, xv, pp, 90 b/w photographs throughout, 1 Map.

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V minor edgewear and sunning to Dust Jacket. Product Information. London Cemeteriesis a comprehensive guide to all cemeteries within Greater London. Listed alphabetically and with a map to help locate them, for each cemetery it includes the address, the date of foundation, the owner, the size, a note on its history, development and current state, and the names, dates and major achievements of any.

Lesser known than some of London’s other “Magnificent Seven” Victorian era park-cemeteries, West Norwood holds some of the city’s most beautiful memorial monuments and some of. London Cemeteries: An Illustrated Guide & Gazetteer by Hugh Meller My rating: 5 of 5 stars Hugh Meller was the Historic Buildings Representative for the National Trust, so he grasps the intersection of architecture and British history.

The book does descend into jargon from time to time, but it is the most comprehensive and complete.London's Magnificent Seven is a collection of grand Victorian cemeteries, scattered around the city.

With tombs the size of small houses, they can feel like their own (ghost) towns. Browse more videos. Playing next.