The Society of Genealogists will be at Nunhead Cemetery Open Day - Saturday 20 May

Nunhead Cemetery, Linden Grove, London SE15 (open 11-5)

Once again, the Society will be having a stall at the popular Nunhead Cemetery Open Day in Camberwell, South-East London. Consecrated in 1840, Nunhead Cemetery is one of the “Magnificent Seven” Victorian cemeteries built around London in the 19th century.  It may not be as well-known as some of its counterparts (such as Highgate), but it is widely considered to be the most attractive, with its woodland grandeur and Gothic atmosphere.  Notable inhabitants include Sir Charles Fox (the civil engineer who built the Crystal Palace), Sir George Livesey (civil engineer and philanthropist), and Thomas Tilling (the omnibus proprietor).

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