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April 2021

April 2021

Chair's note / Keeping their tails bushy (foxes) / A surprising haven for life (spiders) / A historic cemetery for the twenty-first century (landscape competition shortlist) / News roundup / Historic cemeteries news

December 2020

December 2020

Chair's note / A Victorian shipwreck / The mysterious Mr Crossland / Shura Cherkassky / What will Highgate Cemetery look like in 2045? / Wandering the West Cemetery / A tomb with a view / News roundup / Historic cemeteries news

August 2020

August 2020

Chair’s note / Growing up by the Boneyard / Unlocking the West Cemetery / Brookwood Cemetery plans for transformation / News roundup / Historic cemeteries news.

April 2020

April 2020

Chair’s note / A mother's sacrifice / A garden of remembrance for the outcast dead / An unfortunate ending for the largest airplane in the world / Loudon and Cemeteries / The lost Dickens / The new Cedar of Lebanon / News roundup / Historic cemeteries news.

December 2019

December 2019

Chair’s note / A monument by Stephen Geary / Neave Brown: A pioneer of housing / Losing our Cedar of Lebanon / News roundup / In memory Nora Perfect / Historic cemeteries news.

August 2019

August 2019

Chair’s note / The Rossetti and Brown graves / Finding a foundling / Liza Lehmann: A forgotten woman composer / Keeping Highgate Cemetery alive / Our new 'Burial Ground Management System' / News roundup / Historic cemeteries news.

April 2019

April 2019

Chair’s note / Died at Brighton, buried at Highgate / The Brighton Cemetery Company / New York in Highgate Cemetery / A new beauty: uncovering the East Cemetery / News roundup / Historic cemeteries news.

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

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

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