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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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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

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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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Cemetery of the Week #70: Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensal Green Cemetery Harrow Road between Scrubs Lane and Ladbroke Grove London, W10 4RA, England Telephone: +44 020 8969 0152 Email: fokgc@hotmail.com (Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery) Founded: 1832 Size: 72 acres (not 77 acres, as some sources state) Number … Continue reading

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