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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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An In-Depth Visit with London’s Permanent Residents

Permanent Londoners: An Illustrated Biographical Guide to the Cemeteries of London by Judi Culbertson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I love the Culbertson and Randall “Permanent” series books because they don’t strive to be comprehensive. Other cemetery guides become … 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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The definitive book on London’s cemeteries

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 … Continue reading

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Explorer of the Silent Cities: Jeane Trend-Hill

Jeane Trend-Hill is an author, photographer, actress, and artist from London. She photographs cemeteries and writes about places of eternal rest for national newspapers and magazines and advises on grave symbolism. In 2006, she started the Silent Cities Project: taking … Continue reading

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