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Lectures


This page provides details of some of my lectures delivered to various groups. If you would like to invite me to give a lecture, please feel free to contact me.



Lectures


“From Here to Eternity: the Story of the London Necropolis Railway”, Thursday 14 September 2017, 7pm at J H Kenyon Funeral Directors, Bayswater. (The J H Kenyon Annual Lecture for 2017).


“The Brookwood Necropolis Railway”, Tuesday 18 July 2017, 7pm at F W Paine, Kingston.


“The Brookwood Cemetery Railway” for the Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery (Kensal Green Cemetery, Thursday 10 November 2016 at 7.30pm)


 “Magnificent 7 Seminars: Diversity in Cemeteries”, West Norwood Cemetery. Saturday 5 November 2016


“From Here to Eternity: The Brookwood Cemetery Railway” for the Frederick W. Paine Museum (Kingston, 29 September 2016)


“The History of Brookwood Cemetery” for the West Byfleet WI (West Byfleet, 8 September 2016)


“From Here to Eternity: The Brookwood Cemetery Railway” for the Frederick W. Paine Museum (Kingston, 12 July 2016)


“From Here to Eternity: The Brookwood Cemetery Railway” and “The History & Development of Brookwood Cemetery” for the Yorkshire Educational & Social Weekend (Scarborough, 11-13 March 2016)


“The History of Brookwood Cemetery” for the Byfleet Heritage Society (Byfleet, September 2015)


“Brookwood Cemetery” at the Surrey Archaeological Society Local History Annual Symposium on Death, Disease and Damnation (Ashtead, May 2015)


“The Necropolis Railway and Brookwood Cemetery” at the UK Death Salon (St Bart’s, April 2014)


“From Here to Eternity: Victorian Developments in the Disposal of the Dead” at the London & Middlesex Archeological Society’s Local History Conference (Museum of London, November 2012) An abstract of this paper was published in the LAMAS Transactions 2012, pp. 269-271


“The History of Brookwood Cemetery” for the Worplesdon Garden Club (Guildford, May 2012)


“The Landscape of Brookwood Cemetery” for the Association of Garden Trusts and Surrey Gardens Trust joint study day London’s Necropolis: A Perfect Place of Sleep (Brookwood, September 2011)


“From Here to Eternity: The History of Brookwood Cemetery” for the Woking & District Probus Club (Woking, November 2010)


“The London Necropolis Company and Brookwood Cemetery” for the Albury History Society (Guildford, November 2010)


“Brookwood Cemetery” for the Pirbright Horticultural Society (Pirbright, November 2010)


“Brookwood Cemetery” for the Windlesham Parish Council AGM (Bagshot, March 2010)


“Military Burials at Brookwood Cemetery” for the Surbiton & District Historical Society (Surbiton, February 2010)


“The History and Landscape of Brookwood Cemetery” for the Surrey Gardens Trust (Pirbright, September 2009)


“Brookwood Cemetery” for the Woking District Scouts AGM (Woking, June 2008)


“The Brookwood Necropolis Railway” for the St Alban the Martyr Holborn Burial Society (London, March 2008)


“The History of Brookwood Cemetery” for the North East Hampshire Historical and Archaeology Society (Farnborough, February 2008)


“The History of Brookwood Cemetery” for the Surbiton & District Historical Society (Surbiton, October 2007)


“Brookwood Cemetery” for the Ewhurst History Society (Ewhurst, May 2007)


“The History of Brookwood Cemetery” for the Walton & Weybridge Local History Society (Hersham, April 2006)


“An Introduction to Brookwood Cemetery” for the Friends of the Curtis Museum & Art Gallery (Alton, September 2005)


“The Brookwood Cemetery Railway” for Frederick W Paine, Funeral Directors (Kingston, April 2005)


“An Introduction to Brookwood Cemetery” for the West Middlesex Family History Society (Egham, April 2005)