Category Archives: Church burial

People buried in chapels, churches, cathedrals, mosques, synagogues, and other houses of worship.

Cemetery of the Week #148: Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia Basilica c/ Mallorca 401 08013 Barcelona, Spain Telephone: (34) 932 080 414 Founded: 1882 Number of Interments: 2 Open: The hours change on Holy Days and also according to the season. Entry is only available with a timed-entry … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: The Original Catacomb

On our last morning in Rome, Mason and I wandered around the Piazza Venezia, trying to find the Archaeobus that would take us out to the Appian Way. I was sick with a cold I’d picked up in the Vatican … 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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Vintage view of the Medici Chapels

The Church of San Lorenzo in Florence and the Medici Chapels by Aldo Fortuna My rating: 3 of 5 stars Illustrated with luminous black & white photos, this vntage guidebook to the statuary and graves in the Church of San … Continue reading

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