A Tragedy at Chartwell

Sometimes stories pop out at you and this one (indirectly) involved one of our greatest statesmen. I was with Mark in Beckenham Cemetery recently and as we were looking over the graves infront of us, one inscription caught my eye. Headstones that state the cause of death show a remarkable frankness and public demonstration of […]

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Adventures of a Country Home

This post was written by cemetery tour guide and researcher Sam Perrin. The Hayes positively radiates history. It’s a gorgeous old mansion that could easily double as the set of a whodunit murder mystery with links to St Pancras Station, as well as being the site of a daring wartime escape! Built by Francis Wright […]

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The Prefab Museum

Booklet by artist Keara Stewart By Christina I really like many things and these include the 1940’s, architecture, community spirit and south London. So when I discovered there was to be a temporary Prefab museum popping up within the Excalibur Estate in Catford, south east London, I knew it would be worth a visit. It’s […]

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An Unexpected Trail

Guest posts are always very welcome at the Cemetery Club, and this week, whilst Sheldon is sipping Ale and mooching around somewhere on the Norfolk Broads, this Monday’s post is written by friend of the Cemetery Club and professional Cellist, Daniel Burrowes. This is my first foray into cemetery blogging, and has come about entirely […]

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