London Cemeteries: An Illustrated Guide and Gazetteer (Paperback)

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Description


London Cemeteries is a comprehensive guide to all cemeteries within Greater London. Listed alphabetically and with a map to help locate them, for each cemetery it includes the address, the date of foundation, the owner, the size, a note on its history, development and current state, and the names, dates and major achievements of any noteworthy people buried there. There are also chapters on the origins of London’s cemeteries and cemetery history, planning, architecture and epitaphs. Illustrated throughout with both modern photographs and a wide range of rarely seen archive images, it is an essential source of information for anyone interested in London’s social and architectural history. Alongside a refreshed design, this 6th edition has been extensively revised and updated with the use of new digitised plans and maps, updated biographies, revised details of buildings, new visitor facilities, new research on flora and fauna and 12 additional cemeteries in the Greater London area.

About the Author


Hugh Meller is  the author of Devon Country Houses. Brian Parsons is the author of The Undertaker at Work.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780750996532
ISBN-10: 0750996536
Publisher: The History Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 2021
Pages: 480
Language: English