Tag Archives: London cemetery

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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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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A Pocket Guide to London’s Cemeteries

London’s Cemeteries by Darren Beach My rating: 4 of 5 stars Despite its pocket size, this is more of an armchair travel book than a take-along guide to cemeteries. It only includes maps to the largest graveyards and most cemeteries … Continue reading

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