Category Archives: Death

Newgate Prison: a vision of hell on earth

Taking a look at the last remaining vestiges of Newgate Prison, the present site for The Central Criminal Courts of The Old Bailey. Continue reading

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Crossbones cemetery: a vestige for London’s outcast dead

Paying homage to London’s outcast dead at crossbones cemetery. Continue reading

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West Norwood Cemetery, London: a very Victorian death

Going down into the catacombs of West Norwood cemetery, London Continue reading

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The Pet Cemetery of Hyde Park

A rare chance to glimpse inside one of London’s greatest oddities – the pet cemetery of Hyde Park. Continue reading

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The Bones of St. Bride’s, Fleet Street

“Little of importance that has happened in England’s story has not been echoed in St. Bride’s” Originating from Roman times over 2000 years ago, St. Bride’s is now in its 8th reincarnation. The Blitz left the previous church a “smouldering … Continue reading

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