Tag Archives: English cemeteries

Death’s Garden: Chiswick New

by Sheldon K. Goodman If you’ve ever loved the roar of traffic and the screaming engines of passenger aircraft, there is one cemetery that stands head and shoulders above the rest. Located near the idyllic Chiswick House and the beautiful A136 dual … Continue reading

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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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