Tag Archives: City of London

City of London Cemetery and Crematorium

by Sheldon It was an October morning 1888 when an Elm Coffin left the City mortuary in Golden Lane. This was no ordinary Coffin: and this could be verified by the thousands of people who lined the route it meandered on … Continue reading

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St Ghastly Grim

by Sheldon The City is a place of fascination and intrigue. I wonder if any other square mile on this planet has experienced such changes as the heart of our City has? From the first Roman settlement near the present … Continue reading

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The Bone Hill

by Sheldon It was on a cold Winter’s day on January 5th, 1854 that the relatives of fifteen year old Elizabeth Howell Oliver huddled around her grave to say their goodbyes. As the Minister committed her body to the dirt … Continue reading

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