South West


Arnos Vale Cemetery (1836)

The website of the Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust includes some pages of site history.


Bartholomew Street Cemetery (1835)

Brooks, C. and Evans, D. (1993) ‘Burial and the body politic: the building of Bartholomew Street Cemetery, Exeter’, Devon Buildings Group Research Papers, vol 11.


Jewish Cemetery (c.1740)

K. Pearce (2015) The Penzance Jewish Cemetery: A Concise History and Guide, Penlee House Gallery and Museum.


Mendip Hospital Cemetery (1873)

A burial ground attached to what was originally called the ‘Somerset and Bath Lunatic Asylum’. The Friends of Mendip Hospital Cemetery website offers some history of the burial site and its passage into the ownership of the NHS.

British History

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