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From: ian simpson <>
Subject: Re: [SRY] burials and cemeteries in Southwark - SPENCER
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 10:21:02 +0000
References: <C70A2A6AAE134DBEA331BC42E1E97CD7@TracyPC>,<BAY149-w535AEE46F57E82D026B28ADBCC0@phx.gbl>,<B2217845633D4AEEAADB97118E253B4D@CarolPC>
In-Reply-To: <B2217845633D4AEEAADB97118E253B4D@CarolPC>


Hi Carol,

You would need to contact the cemetery office, I'm afraid. I don't know what they charge for searches.

regards

Ian

> From:
> To:
> Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 09:28:01 -0700
> Subject: [SRY] burials and cemeteries in Southwark - SPENCER
>
> Hello Ian,
>
> I have just discovered that some ancestors are buried at West Norwood and
> wondered if you might have any info as to grave location.
> The names in question are Thomas Lewin SPENCER buried Feb. 10, 1851 and
> then his widow Mary on Oct. 16, 1854.
>
> Thank you,
> Carol
> Victoria, B.C. Canada
>
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "ian simpson" <>
> Sent: Monday, March 14, 2011 2:51 AM
> To: "list surrey" <>
> Subject: Re: [SRY] burials and cemeteries in Southwark
>
> >
> > Hi Tracy,
> >
> > Southwark used Brookwood for burials on the parish for many years - there
> > are some 21,000 parishioners buried there from the 1850s, in 6 acres,
> > almost all in unmarked graves. I have a transcript of the burial register
> > from the Surrey History Centre for this period so if you want to bounce
> > any names and dates off me I can see if your relatives are there.
> > Between 1840 and 1855 most church burial grounds in London were closed and
> > burials took place in the new cemeteries then being set up. Nunhead and
> > West Norwood (South Metropolitan) Cemeteries were two of the "magnificant
> > seven" being the first wave of such sites.
> >
> > regards
> >
> > Ian
> > Friends of Surrey Cemeteries
> >
> >> From:
> >> To:
> >> Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 23:54:15 -0500
> >> Subject: [SRY] burials and cemeteries in Southwark
> >>
> >> Most church records for my relatives circa 1840 - 1900 can be found in
> >> the
> >> parish of St Saviour, Southwark. What I'm now wondering is, where might
> >> these people have been buried?
> >>
> >> Also, what was the criteria for entry into a particular cemetery? My
> >> great-grandmother, for example, lived much of her life in the Boro,
> >> Southwark, (1872 to +- 1910), moved over to Whitechapel, (c 1910 - 1916),
> >> died at an asylum in Croydon in 1917, and was buried in Nunhead in 1917.
> >>
> >> Looking forward to your knowledgeable responses.
> >>
> >> Tracy in Ontario, Canada
> >>
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