The 19th Century Cemeteries of London & Graveyard Symbolism - A Half-day course on 18 February

We will learn more about the extraordinary period of change that London experienced in the 19th century saw a parallel upheaval in burial practices. Many ancient churchyards closed forever and an impressive array of garden cemeteries open in the suburbs.  We will also look at Graveyard Symbolism and uncover the meaning of the signs, symbols and other representations found on funerary monuments of the 19th century.

A half-day course on Saturday,18 February (10:30- 13:00) with Robert Stephenson, cost £20.00/£16.00 SoG members. Places should be pre-booked, through our website or by telephone: 020 7553 3290. Do you have a question? email the events department.

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