Edinburgh generally: 

Boyle, A. et al. (1985) Ruins and Remains: Edinburgh’s Neglected Heritage, Edinburgh: Cultural Heritage.



Glasgow generally

Anderson, E. (2020) ‘What lay beneath? Glasgow’s past burial grounds’.


Glasgow Necropolis

Forbes, J., (2000) ‘Necropolis’ in S. Pile & N. Thrift (eds.), City A-Z, London, Routledge, 159-160.

Scott, R. (2005) Death by Design: The True Story of the Glasgow Necropolis, Edinburgh: Black and White Publishing. [notes]


Southern Necropolis

Hutt, C. (1996) (ed.) City of the Dead: The Story of Glasgow’s Southern Necropolis, Glasgow: City Libraries and Archives.

British History

Search the bibliography for further material on 19th and 20th century cemetery and crematorium history.