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December 2018

December 2018

Chair’s note / A great garden of death / The feline mystique / Horse slaughterer to Queen Victoria? / Your comments on the draft conservation plan / What’s new in the grounds / The lottery loves cemeteries / Historic cemeteries news

August 2018

August 2018

Chair’s note / Die Nieuwe Ooster Cemetery / Emma Martin / Buried in the first grave / Tunbridge Wells cemeteries / The conservation plan / News roundup / Dr Janet Wolf / Historic cemeteries news

April 2018

April 2018

Chair’s note / Laurence Bradshaw on his ‘monument to a great mind’ / The bombing of Marx / Who really was at Marx’s funeral? / Moving Marx / Mirogoj Cemetery, Zagreb / News roundup / Historic cemeteries news

August 2017

August 2017

Chairman’s note / Epitaphs and gravestone poetry / Tree troubles / The Ecohut at Highgate Primary / South Park Street Cemetery, Calcutta / ‘I told you I was ill’ / ‘Hampstead’ in HIghgate / News roundup / Historic cemeteries news

December 2017

December 2017

Chairman’s note / Highgate Cemetery at a crossroads What next? / New Southgate Cemetery bill / ‘I prayed, mid agonies, for death’ / ‘One of the six hundred’ in Highgate Cemetery East / Photography in the catacombs / French cemeteries / Maurice Melzac (1952–2017) / News roundup / Historic cemeteries news

April 2017

April 2017

Chairman’s note / Why did they build the tunnel to Highgate Cemetery East? / The thrill of the chase / Frederick Akbar Mahomed / The last resting places of the famous / Storm Doris wreaks havoc / News roundup / Historic cemeteries news

December 2016

December 2016

Chairman’s note / More from our first guidebook / Good grief / Five cemetery cafés / Judith Yuille / Bruce Russell / George Osborne’s ancestor sets up Marx’s cemetery / News roundup / ‘Magnificent Seven’ news

August 2016

August 2016

Chairman’s note / Guiding visitors in 1845 / Highgate Cemetery honey / Flowers or weeds? / The art of memory / Lucian Freud remembered / Archives uncovered / News roundup / ‘Magnificent Seven’ news