Category Archives: History

Murder on the Piccadilly Line

by Sheldon Gloucester Road Tube Station. The eastbound platform of the Piccadilly Line. You don’t know it, but you’re actually stepping into a crime scene. Being London, that’s hardly surprising. But the crime that happened here was inexplicable in the … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Heir

Our post today is by fellow blogger Charlotte, better known as A Peace of London! Charlotte is a blogger and history nerd on a mission to find quiet, cultured and unusual corners of London. Find her on Instagram @apeaceoflondon. The cemeteries and … Continue reading

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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 a lover history and works with the public, in low-level conservation and performs public presentations such as behind the scenes tours and lectures. Hello! Welcome to stage 1 of … 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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