Tag Archives: English cemeteries

Cemetery of the Week #123: Stoke Poges Churchyard

St. Giles Church Church Lanes Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, SL2 4NZ, United Kingdom Telephone: +44 1753 642331 Founded: circa 1086 Size: 3 acres Number of interments: unknown Open: St. Giles’ Church is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Legend … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery of the Week, Church burial | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Cemetery of the Week #114: Shakespeare’s Grave

William Shakespeare’s grave Holy Trinity Church, Old Town Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6BG England Telephone: 01789 266316 Email: office@stratford-upon-avon.org Burial: 1616 Number of Interments: 5 Open: Seven days a week, but access to Shakespeare’s grave will be limited during … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery of the Week, Church burial | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Cemetery of the Week #112: Golders Green Crematorium

Golders Green Crematorium aka Golders Green Memorial Gardens Hoop Lane, off the Finchley Road London, England NW11 7NL Telephone: +44 20 8455 2374 Founded: 1902 Size: 12 acres Number of cremations performed: 323,500+ Open: Winter hours: 9 a.m. to 4 … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery of the Week | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Cemetery of the Week #96: St. Paul’s Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral London, EC4M 8AD United Kingdom Telephone: +44 20 7236 8350 Founded: 604 AD Number of memorials: More than 200 Open for sightseeing: Monday to Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Last tickets are sold at 4 p.m. … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery of the Week, Church burial, Famous person's grave | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Not the guide to Britain, Ireland, and Scotland I was hoping for

Who Lies Where: A Guide To Famous Graves by Michael Kerrigan My rating: 1 of 5 stars While the title doesn’t offer a clue, this is a book about the “famous” dead buried in the United Kingdom. The famous include … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery book review | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments