Tag Archives: English cemeteries

Death’s Garden: The Cemetery that Changed My Life

by Carole Tyrrell It was the long, hot summer of 1989 when I first visited Nunhead Cemetery. My father had died unexpectedly earlier that year, the first death of someone really close to me. He’d been cremated, so there was … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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