Kensal Green Cemetery

Phillimore & Co., Chichester, 2001

The Origins and Development of the General Cemetery of All Souls, Kensal Green, London, 1824-2001

This important publication represents a comprehensive history not only of All Souls, Kensal Green, but also the origins of the British cemetery movement, 19th century funerary practice, and many notable personalities associated with this magnificent site and its monuments.

The Historical Background (James Steven Curl)
George Frederick Carden and the Genesis of the General Cemetery Company (James Steven Curl)
The Architectural Competition of 1831-2 and its Aftermath (James Steven Curl)
The General Cemetery from 1833-1842 (James Steven Curl)
Kensal Green Cemetery 1842-1852 (James Steven Curl)
The Cemetery and its Fortunes 1852-2001 (James Steven Curl)
The Cemetery Buildings (Jennifer M. Freeman)
Introduction to and Gazetteer of the Monuments in Kensal Green Cemetery (Roger Bowdler)
The Monument of the General Cemetery of All Souls, Kensal Green: Meaning and Style (Christopher Brooks)
Sculptors and Sculpture: A Supplement (John Physick)
The Inscriptions (Robert Moulder)
A Geology of Kensal Green Cemetery (Eric Robinson)
The Landscape of Kensal Green Cemetery (Brent Elliott)
The Land Use and Flora and Fauna of Kensal Green Cemetery (Timothy H. Freed)
Burial at Kensal Green Cemetery (Julian Litten)
The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery (André Davies and Henry Vivian-Neal)
Conclusion (James Steven Curl and Jennifer M. Freeman)
Appendices: Chairmen of the General Cemetery Company, Abstract of Indenture 19 September 1832, Abstract of Indenture relating to the purchase of two plots 1833, Constitution of the Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery
Select Bibliography (over 850 books and articles)


448pp, hardback, dust jacket, 274 illustrations



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The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery
c/o The General Cemetery Company
Harrow Road
London, W10 4RA

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