History: 19c-20c South Africa

Christoper, A. 1995

‘Segregation and cemeteries in Port Elizabeth, SA’, Geographical Journal, 161:1, 38-46.

Dennie, G. 2009

‘The standard of dying: race, indigence, and the disposal of the dead body in Johannesburg, 1886-1960’, African Studies, 63: 3, 310-330.

Dennie, G. 2010

‘Sacred places, racial homilies: the genesis of the segregated cemetery in Johannesburg, 1886-1909’, Lagos Historical Review, 10, 28-49.


The Cemetery Research Group runs two events a year: in May and in November. Follow the links and send in an abstract