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Mortal Remains: The history and present state of the Victorian and Edwardian cemetery

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Carole Tyrrell
Apr 21, 2015 Carole Tyrrell rated it liked it
This is the celebrated book which, together with Hugh Meller’s invaluable ‘London Cemeteries’, set many a taphophile on their career with the dead.
Published in 1989, it’s an overview of the large Victorian cemeteries that are in our large cities. Chris Brooks, the author, discusses the history of these places from the reasons for their creation to their current ( at the time of writing)status. He includes body-snatching and other cememteries such as Pere Lachaise.
The big municipal cemeteries wer
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