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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 O/274
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1868-1931
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): London Cemetery Company


Administrative/Biographical 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.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of 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.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Four documents arranged chronologically.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated to the Archive in two accessions, in 1968.

Allied Materials

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
July to October 2009

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