London

Across London

Meller, H. (1981) London Cemeteries: An Illustrated Guide and Gazetteer, London: Scholar Press.

Meller, H. and Parsons, B. (2008) London Cemeteries: An Illustrated Guide and Gazetteer, Stroud: The History Press.

Parsons, B. (2001) The London Way of Death, Stroud: Sutton Publishing.

Brent

Parsons, B. (2009) ‘The cemetery that never was: Kingsbury Lawn Cemetery’, Funeral Services Journal, 124, 4, 82-101.

Camden

Highgate Cemetery, N6

Barker, J. & Gay, F. (1984) Highgate Cemetery: Victorian Valhalla, London: John Murray.

Hackney

Abney Park Cemetery, N16 (1840)

Joyce, P. (1984) A Guide to Abney Park Cemetery, London: Save Abney Park Publication.

The website of the Friends of Abney Park Cemetery includes some further historical information.

Hammersmith & Fulham

Margravine Cemetery (1869), W8

The Friends of Margravine Cemetery website includes some details of the cemetery’s history.

Kensington & Chelsea

Brompton Cemetery (1840), SW5

The website of the Friends of Brompton Cemetery includes reference to the early history of the site.

 

Kensal Green Cemetery (1833), W10

Coones, P. (1987) ‘Kensal Green: London’s first extra-mural necropolis’, Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society, 31, 48-76.

Coutts, J. (1992) ‘Kensal Green Cemetery’, History Today, 42, 62-3.

Stevens Curl, J. (2001) (ed.) Kensal Green Cemetery: The Origins and Development of the General Cemetery of All Souls, Kensal Green, London, 1824-2001, London: Phillimore.

A summary of early history is also available on the website of the Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery.

Tower Hamlets

Alderney Road Jewish Cemetery, E1

Susser, B. (1997) Alderney Road Jewish Cemetery, London E1 1697-1853, London: United Synagogue.

Westminster

Enon Chapel, Clement’s Lane, WC2A

Jupp, P. C. (1997) ‘Enon Chapel: no way for the dead’ in P. C. Jupp and G. Howarth (eds) The Changing Face of Death, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 90-104.

 

Portugal Street Burial Ground, WC2A

Pinfold, J. (1997) ‘The green ground’ in P. C. Jupp and G. Howarth (eds) The Changing Face of Death, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 76-88.

British History

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