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Vineyard Passage Burial Ground

Vineyard Passage Burial Ground
Details
Established1790
Closed1874
Location
CountryEngland
Coordinates51°27′33″N 0°18′05″W / 51.4593°N 0.3015°W / 51.4593; -0.3015
Owned byRichmond upon Thames Council
WebsiteVineyard Passage Cemetery
Find a GraveVineyard Passage Burial Ground
Vineyard Passage in Richmond

Vineyard Passage Burial Ground is a cemetery on Vineyard Passage in Richmond in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Established in 1790 and consecrated in 1791,[1] it was enlarged in 1823.[2] The last burials were in 1874.[1] Managed by Richmond upon Thames Council and maintained by volunteers from the Environment Trust for Richmond upon Thames,[3][4] it is now a garden of rest.[5]

Notable burials

Listing

The brick walls to the cemetery (forming the side of Vineyard Passage) and the 19th-century iron railings are Grade II listed.[9][10]

References

  1. ^ a b Orr, Stephen. "Vineyard Passage Burial Ground". Resources. Richmond Local History Society. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Vineyard Passage Burial Ground". London Gardens Online. London Parks & Gardens Trust. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Vineyard Passage Burial Ground". Historic Environment. Environment Trust for Richmond upon Thames. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Vineyard Passage Cemetery". Parks and open spaces. London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Garden of rest" (PDF). Vineyard Passage Burial Ground. Environment Trust for Richmond upon Thames. Retrieved 7 October 2016.
  6. ^ Historic England. "Monument to Thomas and Mary Cundy (1253149)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 1 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Jacques Mallet du Pan". Find a Grave. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  8. ^ "No 6. Distinguished astronomer at the Kew Royal Observatory" (PDF). Who’s Who in the Vineyard Passage Burial Ground. Environment Trust for Richmond upon Thames. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  9. ^ Historic England. "Walls to Disused Graveyard (Brick Wall Forming Side of Passage) (1253154)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 1 October 2016.
  10. ^ Historic England. "Iron railings on west side of passage along tops of tomb slabs from rear of 26 Halford Road to rear of Petty Sessions Court also including vaults below (1253027)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 17 October 2016.

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