Category Archives: History

Do Animals Mourn Us?

By Sam Right, dear reader, prepare yourself for a beast of a post (pun most certainly intended). For some people, losing a pet can be as devastating as losing a human member of the family. Londoners lacking gardens could lay … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Bristol

Today we welcome Mark to the Cemetery Club fold! Mark is the Archives Assistant at the Bristol Archives. Mark’s job involves working with the public, low-level conservation and public presentations such as behind the scenes tours and lectures. Hello! Welcome … Continue reading

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Highgate?

by Sheldon  Highgate Cemetery is asking for ideas on how to be a sustainable place of burial for years to come. This is important for many reasons. Firstly, it’s easily the best known Cemetery in the UK and the fact … Continue reading

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Standing On the Shoulders of Giants

How often have you heard Isaac Newton being called a bitch? Imagine being at the forefront of scientific discovery, in an age where Kings help extinguish fires. Where your best mate is helping you rebuild the City of London. Chatting … Continue reading

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The Lost Restaurants of London

Log out of TripAdvisor and exit the OpenTable app – we step back 100 years and reveal that there was more to life than Nando’s and GBK Going out in London and you’re usually confronted with the challenge of where you should … Continue reading

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Our Next Tour is Live!

by Sheldon Hello everyone! Here at the Cemetery Club mausoleum we’ve been busy sorting out events for the summer and we’re pleased to announce our next tour will be brand spanking new and will be around Hampstead Cemetery! It’s a … Continue reading

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The Albion Disaster

by Sheldon Now that I’m working amongst the glass towers of Canary Wharf, the history of Docklands is of particular interest to me at the moment. I regularly find myself stalking the exhibits of the Museum of London during my … Continue reading

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