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  Kensal Green - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kensal Green is a neighbourhood in the London Borough of Brent.
A small area on the eastern edge of the London Borough of Brent, Kensal Green borders the boroughs of Westminster to the East, and Kensington and Chelsea to the South.
Kensal Green is not the most dangerous place in the local area but on a statistical basis, it is the neighbourhood where public safety deteriorated the most in 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kensal_Green   (2284 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensal Green, London - A413911
Alternatively, you could take the London Underground to Kensal Green station on the Bakerloo line; take a left out the station and another left and the cemetery is in front of you on the other side of the road.
Kensal Green cemetery is London's oldest public burial ground and has an eclectic mix of architectural styles.
As you enter the cemetery, you will notice that the avenues are lined with silver beech, oak, ash and elm and the lawn thrives with mushrooms wallowing in the cool shadows of the enormous family tombs.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/alabaster/A413911   (1781 words)

  
 Kensal Green Cemetery in Notting Hill
Kensal Green is one of London's most historic cemeteries and is now open every Sunday for guided walks.
Kensal Green is the first of the seven joint-stock cemeteries that encircle London (the others being Norwood, Highgate, Nunhead, Abney Park Tower Hamlets and Brompton).
Kensal Green Cemetery, was founded by a barrister, George Frederick Carden (1798-1874).
www.portowebbo.co.uk /nottinghilltv/arts-kensal-green-cemetery.htm   (310 words)

  
 Victorian London - Death and Dying - Cemeteries - Kensal Green
A cemetery for the interment of persons of all religious persuasions has been lately established here, under the sanction of an act of Parliament, on an elevated and beautiful site, at a distance of three miles from Oxford Street.
The Dissenters' Cemetery, better known as Bunhill Fields Burying-ground, is wholly appropriated to the reception of Dissenters, and is situated north of the Artillery Ground in Bunhill Row.
Kensal Green Cemetery, which was laid out in 1832 is situated to the north-west of Paddington, between the Grand Junction Canal and the London and North-Western Railway.
www.victorianlondon.org /death/kensalgreen.htm   (840 words)

  
 BBC - London - Your London - United Colours - London's cemeteries - Kensal Green
Kensal Green is London's oldest public burial ground and is one of the most beautiful and ramshackle.
Notables interred in Kensal Green cemetery in the 20th Century include Magnolia Churchill, a daughter of Sir Winston and Lady Clementine who died at the age of three of a high fever in 1921.
Kensal Green now serves as a conservation area harbouring flora and fauna rare elsewhere in Greater London.
www.bbc.co.uk /london/yourlondon/unitedcolours/cemeteries/kensal_green.shtml   (984 words)

  
 19th Century Cemeteries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As with Kensal Green, two chapels were constructed, one for the use of Anglicans and one for Dissenters.
The cemetery was to be both a burial ground and an arboretum and the Company planted over 2,500 varieties of shrubs and trees and over 1,000 species of rose bushes, but this was never consecrated and was therefore available to all denominations.
Dissenters from the established Church favoured the cemetery, but possibly due to their thrifty habits, the cemetery lacks the grand monuments to be found in Kensal Green or Highgate.
home.vicnet.net.au /~foskc/19th_century_cemeteries.htm   (1791 words)

  
 London - Kensal Green Cemetery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
These were the cemeteries of Kensal Green, Highgate, West Norwood, Abney Park, Nunhead, Tower Hamlets and Brompton.
A cemetery is maybe not the nicest place to go and spend a day out during your holidays in London.
Kensal Green Cemetery was the first of the earlier mentioned seven to be opened.
www.londonpagesonline.com /london_kensal_green_cemetery.htm   (326 words)

  
 Kensal Green Cemetery, London
Kensal Green Cemetery was one of the first.
Just one more reason why Kensal Green is such a fine place to be is the nice chair that was put there in memory of Henry Russel (1812-1900), composer of 800 or even more songs.
Kensal Green Cemetery is in the capable hands of The Friends of Kensal Green, who now have their own website.
www.xs4all.nl /~androom/dead/kensal.htm   (730 words)

  
 kensalgreencemetery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kensal Green was the first of the great cemeteries to be established beyond the limits of the metropolis in the second quarter of the nineteenth century.
On the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month the tour of the cemetery is shortened to allow for a visit to the catacomb.
The cemetery is open seven days a week, opening times are 1st April - 30th September 9.00 - 6.00 (Sundays 10.00 - 6.00) and 1st October - 31st March, 9.00 - 5.00 (Sundays 10.00 - 5.00).
www.newspad.co.uk /go/archive/kensalgreencemetery.htm   (390 words)

  
 stereoscopy.com - FAQ
It is well known that Charles Wheatstone was buried in Kensal Green Cemetery.
However, finding his actual grave proved to be a somewhat more difficult task, as his grave is not listed in the official leaflet published by Kensal Green Cemetery.
After arriving at Kensal Green station, exit to the left and walk down to Harrow Road (see map on the left, the path is marked in red).
www.stereoscopy.com /faq/wheatstone.html   (886 words)

  
 Welcome to TheCemeteryClub.com
Kensal Green Cemetery is one of Britain's oldest and most beautiful public burial grounds.
Madison County Cemetery The purpose of the Madison County Cemetery Commission is to restore and preserve the early cemeteries in our Indiana county.
Sheffield General Cemetery, located in Sheffield, U.K. This is the official site of the Friends of the General Cemetery, and it has tons of information such as history, a newsletter and an extensive events section.
www.thecemeteryclub.com /links2.html   (1468 words)

  
 Historic Chapels Trust -- Dissenters' Chapel, Kensal Green Cemetery, London
Kensal Green, London's oldest public cemetery, dates from 1832 and is the resting place of many famous people including members of the Royal Family.
The cemetery is of pivotal importance in the history of landscape and cemetery design in this country.
The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery hold a series of events throughout the year, including meetings, lectures and exhibitions.
www.hct.org.uk /chapel7london.html   (318 words)

  
 Welcome to The Sheffield General Cemetery: Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Find out who is buried in this cemetery and how far the project to index the 194,815 burials in the registers is progressing.
Once served by railway from the Necroplis station at Waterloo when it opened this was the largest cemetery in the world.
West Norwood Cemetery is one of the metropolitan cemeteries founded to deal with the expanding population of London in the early 19th century.
www.gencem.org /links.html   (237 words)

  
 Kensal Green Cemetery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The cemetery is the burial site of approximately 250,000 individuals in 65,000 graves, including upwards of 500 members of the British nobility and 550 people listed in the Dictionary of National Biography.
They are Princess Sophia, who desired to be buried at Kensal Green instead of Windsor Castle, to be near her brother the Duke of Sussex and Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, who also chose Kensal Green over Windsor Castle.
54 high-quality Kensal Green photos (London Cemetery Project): no caption
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kensal_Green_Cemetery   (392 words)

  
 Morbid Outlook - Cemetery Scenes, Kensal Green
Kensal Green was the first of the seven joint-stock cemeteries created in the early 1800’s that now encircle London.
Kensal Green was the incredible outcome of their planning.
Unfortunately time has not been kind to Kensal Green and the cemetery is suffering from serious decay and vandalism.
www.morbidoutlook.com /art/galleries/2002_01_cems_kg.html   (350 words)

  
 Cemetery - Derelict London
This, the 'Cemetery of all Saints', was the second (after Highgate) to be planned by the London Cemetery Company.
This Jewish part of the main cemetery is walled off from the main cemetery and closed to the public.
This disused cemetery of 29 acres is the largest area of woodland in east London.
www.derelictlondon.com /cemetery.htm   (1583 words)

  
 Western Front Association Contributed Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Claire emphasised that as well as being a site of historical importance the cemetery was also home to many types of birds, animals, insects, trees and wild flowers and the site is treasured for that alone.
The cemetery itself covers a vast area, some 77 acres but walking was easy even in areas where we had to discover obscure grave sites.
The cemetery contains many more interesting memorials and we found to our great surprise that we had been walking for nearly three hours and were aware that we had only seen a small part of Kensal Green cemetery.
www.westernfront.co.uk /thegreatwar/articles/individuals/kensallgreencemetery.htm   (684 words)

  
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Disclaimer - This is not the official site of Kensal Green Cemetery and it is therefore not possible to obtain any information from the records of the cemetery from here.
This site is dedicated to the Friends of Kensal Green and all who love this place.
Kensal Green — famous residents II Kensal Green — symbolism
www.kensalgreen.net /page10.html   (205 words)

  
 Tygo Search - Kensal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kensal Green Cemetery, London As churchyards in London became overcrowded with bodies in the early 19th century…
Balfe and his wife are both buried at Kensal Green cemetery in London.
He died on the 20th of October 1870, and was buried at Kensal Green.
www.tygo.com /search?s=Kensal   (356 words)

  
 Charles Babbage 26/12/1791 - 18/10/1871)
Babbage is buried in `Kensal Green Cemetery', properly known as `The General Cemetery of All Souls', West London, between the Grand Union Canal and Harrow Rd., -- Paul Lay, The Independent, Reviews, p.31, 30 July 2004.
The cemetery has a truly enormous brick wall facing Harrow Road.
Roughly in the centre of the cemetery is the 'Circle Avenue'.
www.csse.monash.edu.au /~lloyd/tildeImages/People/Babbage   (191 words)

  
 Kensal Green Cemetery
Twice the male dropped down, to within 30 metres of a workman, but both times it was beaten to the prey by a carrion crow, which was waiting even closer to the men.
Juvenile great spotted and green woodpeckers were seen in July.
Two stock doves were present in the spring and summer, and may have bred, although no juveniles were found.
www.rbkc.gov.uk /EnvironmentalServices/ecology/kensalgreencemetery.asp   (252 words)

  
 Kensal Green Cemetery, London W10 : tourist information from TourUK
Kensal Green was opened in 1833 as the first commercial graveyard.
Set up at the top of Ladbroke Grove, the vast, beautiful cemetery is well worth a trip just to admire its splendid Victorian monuments.
Kensal Green Cemetery is the tranquil resting place of many famous Londoners including Isambard Kingdom Brunel, William Makepeace Thackeray and Anthony Trollope.
www.touruk.co.uk /london_cemeteries/kensalgreen_cemetery1.htm   (141 words)

  
 Kensal Green Cemetery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kendall won a competition for the layout and buildings in a romantic gothic style but the Company preferred the Greek revival style and the design was done by William Chadwick, a sometime colleague of Soane.
The cemetery is now leafy and magnificent in its decay.
Ageing avenues of chestnut, lime and poplar, handsome buildings, obelisks and urns contribute to the atmosphere.
www.londonlandscape.gre.ac.uk /lguide/kensal1.htm   (96 words)

  
 London Surrounding Walks. George Cruikshank. Oliver Twist. The Times. (London Walks)
With your back to Rennie’s memorial, cross over to pass to the right of the Derville mausoleum, and keep going ahead towards the large mausoleum with a light brick door, which can be seen in the distance.
Ducrow was angered to find the ground full of water and showed his distaste by calling the priest a ‘swindling old humbug,’ before marching off with the cemetery keys.
Although originally buried here at Kensal Green, Cruikshank was later exhumed and re-interred at St Paul’s Cathedral.
www.london-walks.co.uk /36/london-surrounding-walks-.shtml   (722 words)

  
 The Postcodes Project | W10   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the background you can see one of the gasholders of the Kensal Green Gasworks.
The Cemetery of All Souls, Kensal Green, is London's oldest public cemetery.
Kensal Green was one of a number of commercial cemeteries opened in London in the early 19th century to deal with the capital's expanding population.
www.museumoflondon.org.uk /postcodes/places/W10.html   (135 words)

  
 Newspad -- The Website for Paddington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is now leafy and magnificent in its decay with an eclectic mix of architectural styles: Greek temples, Gothic chapels, Neoclassical canopies, Egyptian extravaganzas, imposing sarcophagi, massive ledgers, tall obelisks and sundry urns, all rich in allegory, amazingly assorted in nature, and illustrious in their architects and sculptors.
Founded in 1833, Kensal Green cemetery was the first of the great 'Magnificent Seven' cemeteries to be established beyond the environs of the metropolis.
In fact, in terms of its scale and number of persons of note, Kensal Green is regarded as the most distinguished resting place of them all.
www.newspad.co.uk /Go/GoingOut/thingstodo/harrowroad.htm   (1449 words)

  
 Cemetery Photos Webring
Cemetery photo galleries(now over 17 different cemeteries archived in the Vault), macabre short stories, phantasmogoria, links and Bookstore.
Cemetery Photos from the United States, including Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Tennesse, Virginia, Georgia, New York, and Louisianna.
Cemetery Collection presents cemeteries from an aesthetic point of view; it is a site for those who are fascinated by their peculiar beauty.
x.webring.com /webring?ring=cemphoto&list   (861 words)

  
 Green Burial Location - UK offers
We can offer a green woodland burial, a quite peaceful cemetery in natural grounds.
A green burial is the perfect way to leave, offering a caring funeral service.
Green funerals generally refers to a meadow or woodland...
www.webtaxi.com /green-burial-location.htm   (120 words)

  
 WATERHOUSE: Waterhouse's Grave at Kensal Green Cemetery, London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Following a funeral service held at St Mark's Church in St John's Wood, London, his body was taken to be buried at Kensal Green Cemetery in northwest London.
The funeral service was held at St Mark's Church, Hamilton Terrace, and the burial at Kensal Green Cemetery.
The Page of the Dead: more photos from Kensal Green, including an earlier photo of Waterhouse's grave.
www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.com /library/article.aspx?id=grave   (554 words)

  
 Friends of West Norwood Cemetery
A resource of cemetery burial records and tombstone inscriptions for genealogical purposes.
To increase knowledge and appreciation of the cemetery, the Friends hold general tours on the first Sunday of every month.
We also hold special themed tours of the cemetery during the summer, and meetings with talks during the winter.
www.fownc.org /reviews/links.shtml   (636 words)

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