The second edition of London’s Necropolis is now available.
The new edition is published by Stenlake Publishing and you can order a copy here (post free to UK addresses).
You can read more on this new edition here.
You can read some reviews here.
I am also working on a booklet on First World War Dead for the Friends of West Norwood Cemetery.
16 April 2020, “Researching the First World War dead at West Norwood Cemetery” West Middlesex Family History Society at 8pm
(Date to be confirmed) “The Brookwood Necropolis Railway”, Frederick Paine, Kingston at 7pm
16 July 2020, “The Brookwood Necropolis Railway”, Westminster City Archives at 6pm
21 August 2020, “The Brookwood Necropolis Railway”, Gosport Railway Society at 7.30pm
21 September 2020, “The Brookwood Necropolis Railway”, The Streatham Society at 8pm
For further information on lectures I have undertaken in 2019 and before, please follow this link.
* First World War Dead in West Norwood Cemetery (currently 500 names and more to come)
*More on the Brookwood Cemetery railway (for a new edition)
* Pauper Burials at Brookwood Cemetery
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I'm a freelance writer, administrator and former medical librarian based in London.
My writing and research has mainly focused on Brookwood Cemetery and West Norwood Cemetery, but I have also written on various railway-
Over the years I have presented many lectures on Brookwood Cemetery and its railway funeral service. If you are interested in booking me for a local (or national) group then please feel free to contact me via the contact page on this website or email me at info at john-
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Further Publicity for the Woking Muslim Heritage Trails
Good to see Tharik Hussain’s article in the latest issue of Who Do You Think You Are? magazine, further promoting this important initiative.
You can read more on the launch of these trails by following this link.