London Metropolitan Archives - Item Details

LONDON CEMETERY COMPANY

Date of Creation:

1868-1931

Reference Code:

O/274

Scope and Content:
  • Records collected by Stevenson family concerning the London Cemetery Company, comprising rules, orders and regulations for the burial grounds at Saint James at Highgate and All Saints at Nunhead, 1873; receipt for payments on burial of William Howard Stevenson at Highgate Cemetery, 23 April 1874; bill, receipted, from Henry Cole, undertaker of 408 Harrow Road, Paddington, W9 to Miss H. J. Stevenson, for funeral of Nathaniel Stevenson, 23 July 1931; and grant by the Metropolitan Borough of Paddington to Hilda Jane Stevenson, 32 Delamere Terrace, Paddington, of right of burial in grave No. 18096 in Paddington Cemetery, Willesden Lane, 1931.
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Classification: BUSINESSES
Site Location: London Metropolitan Archives
Level of Description:
    Collection

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Administrative History:
  • The London Cemetery Company was founded by architect and civil engineer Stephen Geary. He designed and planned Highgate Cemetery, which was opened in 1839. The Company was later taken over by the United Cemetery Company.
Creator: London Cemetery Company
Copyright: City of London
Source of Acquisition:
  • AC/68/073
  • AC/68/086
Access Restrictions: These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 2018
Physical Condition: Fit
Arrangement: Four documents arranged chronologically