30 August 2010

The Brookwood Cemetery Story

Also known as The London Necropolis, Brookwood Cemetery was 2,000 acres of Surrey countryside designed to become a burying place for all London's dead for all time. It was connected by rail to London's Waterloo Station, a story told in the short YouTube video below.

More than 235,000 interments have occurred there, including 2,731 members of the Canadian Forces from the two world wars as documented in the Canadian military video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-xgdNklXlg

There are about are 30 microfilm reels of Brookwood burial records in the Family History Library collection at General register of burials, 1854-1976

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