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Old graveyards in Europe.

Brockley And Ladywell Cemeteries, Borough of Lewisham

There were originally two cemeteries called Lewisham and Deptford, both established in 1858 on land in Lewisham belonging to the Earl of Dartmouth. This was in response to legislation of 1854 banning further burials in London’s overcrowded churchyards. They were … Continue reading

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