London Cemeteries: An Illustrated Guide & Gazetteer
by Hugh Meller and Brian Parsons
This book, compiled with Hugh Meller, was originally published by Avebury Publishing in 2008.
The new 6th edition is published by The History Press (2023)
Price: £25 (paperback)
London Cemeteries: An Illustrated Guide & Gazeteer is now in its 6th edition. It is a comprehensive guide to all cemeteries within Greater London. Listed alphabetically and with a map to help locate them, each entry 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 note-
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 sixth edition has been extensively revised with updated biographies, additional details about buildings and visitor facilities, fresh research on flora and fauna and entries for 28 further cemeteries in the Greater London area.