FOWNC Web Links
Federation of Cemetery Friends
Council Cemeteries Crematoria & Coroners
Unit - administrative
information, such as contact details for the West Norwood
Cemetery office, where burial, cremation and grave
records are kept.
- Photo album of West Norwood Cemetery by
"genealagy" - some great
pictures of some of the more notable memorials.
- The Greek section of the
Cemetery, a detailed article
with photos, on the website of the Greek Orthodox
Cathedral of the Divine Wisdom (St Sophia)
- Photo from 1903/4 -
horse-drawn trams outside the entrance to the
- 360-degree panorama including the Cemetery
gates - a Quicktime VR of
Norwood High Street.
- Virtual Norwood -
This site, with lots of photos, shows the situation of
the cemetery in relation to the shops and other buildings
in the area.
Landmark - showcases the best
6,000 images from the Lambeth Archives collection of over
30,000 photographs, drawings, prints and watercolours.
You can buy photographic quality prints of most images
- Grave Concerns: the disposal of London's
dead, an illustrated report on
an exhibition at the Museum of London in 2000. West
Norwood Cemetery gets a mention.
- Guardian article on
the same subject.
- Highgate Cemetery: Victorian
valhalla. Visually, a splendid
site. The eeriest animated gifs I've ever seen, with text
on interesting victorians buried there and covered in a
radio series called 'The Sexton's Tales.' The text is in
appropriately lurid green and purple on a black
background. Go there now!
- Jim Tipton's Find-a-Grave site. Jim says: "I collect dirt from the gravesites
of noteworthy people... This is a source for where such
people are buried..." And just in case you think he's
kidding about the collection, there's a dingy photo of it
(a row of labelled jars, looking disturbingly like my
spice rack). His database is intensively researched; find
out which author is buried in Rarotonga in the Cook
Islands! He even mentions our very own Charles
- International Jewish Cemetery
Project - huge amounts of info
available already. A vast project, apparently going well,
which aims to collate information about all the burial
grounds where Jews are buried.
- Victorian funerary symbolism in Long Island's cemetery.
- Virtual Tomb of Menna - an Egyptian tomb that you can explore in 3D
computer space. Brought to you by Manchester Metropolitan
University. To explore it, you will need a VRML plugin
for your browser and a powerful computer. Very slow on a
486 with 16mb RAM.
- Prague home page -
follow the links via the Prague Ghetto section for a HUGE
but rather lovely picture of the Jewish cemetery.
- Key West Cemetery Tour Good fun. Find out which swarthy Iberian
heart-throb gets a mention on someone's gravestone. "The
graveyard is a spot illumined by time, tropics and
history. Indeed it is somehow one of the most alive spots
in Key West."
- Cemetery Interment Lists on the
Internet A resource of
cemetery burial records and tombstone inscriptions for
- Victorian cemeteries
Search aims to provide all the
basic links that those new to tracing their English and
Welsh ancestry need initially, and describe the main
sources of information in clear understandable
- Karl Marx & Highgate
Cemetery - John Misage's page,
with some photos of the cemetery.
Cemetery on the Isle of Wight
- history, burial records and military graves for Ryde
Cemetery (West Street, Ryde).
- ASCE - The Association of Significant Cemeteries in
Europe is the European network comprising those public
and private organisations which care for cemeteries
considered to be of historical or artistic
Graveyards - Supporting the
recording and conservation of Scotland's historic