Motifs & Symbols
Symbol of life being extinguished.
Symbol variously of community, teamwork, industry, perseverance and selflessness; also of purity and chastity, and ultimately (on account of the hive’s annual hibernation) of rebirth and resurrection.
A symbol of the soul flying free of the body; the dove, superficially, also represents both peace and the Holy Spirit.
An allusion to the veneration of cremated remains in ancient Rome.
Symbol of a life cut short, or the loss of the head of the family.
Symbol of fidelity, loyalty and affection unto death and beyond;this and many other symbols commonly found on funeral monuments also has strong Masonic associations.
(Christogram, a monogram or abbreviation for the name of Jesus, in Greek characters) and grapes, both ancient Christian symbols.
More Monuments at Kensal Green
Events At Kensal Green
There are a number of events that take place throughout the year that are open to the public and prove popular with historians, tourists and locals. Here you'll find a complete list of forthcoming events, activities, open days and lectures taking place at Kensal Green Cemetery.
If you would like to know more about Kensal Green Cemetery, we can be contacted at the following address:
The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery
c/o The General Cemetery Company
London, W10 4RA
Messages & enquiries: 07530 676151 (mobile)
Email: [email protected]