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2 edition of history of Key Hill and Warstone Lane cemeteries near Birmingham (1832-1848). found in the catalog.

history of Key Hill and Warstone Lane cemeteries near Birmingham (1832-1848).

Simon Phipps

history of Key Hill and Warstone Lane cemeteries near Birmingham (1832-1848).

by Simon Phipps

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Published by [s.n.] in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Diploma in landscape architecture - Thames Polytechnic, 1981.

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Open LibraryOL13782818M

Warstone Lane Cemetery, also called Brookfields Cemetery, Church of England Cemetery, or Mint Cemetery, is a cemetery dating from in Birmingham, is one of two cemeteries located in the city's Jewellery Quarter, in Hockley (the other being Key Hill Cemetery. Home Records Volunteering Book Room Events Projects About Us Support Us Virtual Tours Contact Us. GET ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. A number of buttons provide additional information and useful actions. To the left of the list may be colour coded buttons. RED - A brief biography.

Warstone Lane Cemetery is one of two cemeteries in the city's Jewellery Quarter, the other being Key Hill Cemetery. It is worth a short visit to this old cemetery to walk along the ancient paths and see the unusual design of the gardens. The original grounds was a quarry which. Read more/5(27). Key Hill Cemetery, Birmingham. On the 14th of April , I returned to Warstone Lane and visited Key Hill Cemetery shortly afterwards. Like Warstone it has a set of catacombs built into the side of the hillside and these are a mix of public and private vaults.

  On Saturday 29th July , The Oldbury Writing Group visited Warstone Lane Cemetery, in the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.. After a very brief encounter with an automated public convenience (enough said), we made our way over to the cemetery itself. Friends of Key Hill Cemetery & Warstone Lane Cemetery,Birmingham. Est has members. The Friends of Key Hill and Warstone Lane Cemeteries,are a.


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History of Key Hill and Warstone Lane cemeteries near Birmingham (1832-1848) by Simon Phipps Download PDF EPUB FB2

Birmingham Cemeteries - Warstone Lane, Key Hill, Handsworth, Witton - Images of original burial records from the registers. Our Birmingham cemetery indexes are also held on Findmypast and you may have been sent to this page from Findmypast so you can order a copy of the burial register image.

Guided Tours Sunday 8 March Walk off the winter blues and discover Birmingham’s History in Warstone Lane Cemetery & Key Hill Cemetery. Several notable people are buried in these two historic ing the Chamberlain family, Chance family, Martineau family, James Hinks, William Murphy, William Middlemore, Alfred Bird, Harry Gem, Constance Naden, Marie Bethell.

Birmingham’s first cemeteries, Key Hill and Warstone Lane, were open by the early s, followed by municipal cemeteries from the s. We hold microfilm copies of the indexes to burial registers Author: Vikki Rainbow. Key Hill Cemetery, created by Nonconformists inand nearby Warstone Lane Cemetery, laid out by Anglicans in – covering some 7 hectares between them the two burial grounds made use of spectacular former quarry sites to create a dramatic series of catacombs in the redundant quarried faces.

Warstone Lane Cemetery in the Jewellery Quarter, Hockley, Birmingham belonged to the Church of England Cemetery Company. The Company was founded in to establish a burial ground for members of the Anglican church, following the opening of the nearby General Cemetery (Key Hill) in which was used predominantly by Nonconformists.

Key Hill Cemetery formally known as the General Cemetery at Kaye Hill Deed of settlement The Birmingham General Cemetery Company ESTABLISHED MDCCCXXXV Birmingham PUBLISHED BYBULL STREET Directors: William ROOM, Charles EDGE, Alfred JUKES, William ROBERTSON, Richard HASLOCK, Jacob POPE, Joseph ROCK, Samuel SHAKESPEAR, Benjamin.

Friends of Key Hill and Warstone Lane Cemeteries Posted July 9th, by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 3 Comments. The Friends of Key Hill and Warstone Lane Cemeteries was established in under the leadership of Pauline Roberts together with a small group of people who were concerned at the visible deterioration of the cemeteries and alarmed at the potential loss of an.

28 cemeteries in Birmingham, West Midlands. Brandwood End Cemetery. Lodge Hill Cemetery and Crematorium. Warstone Lane Cemetery.

Birmingham Cathedral. Birmingham Christ Church Bull Street Burial Ground. Birmingham Church of England. Brandwood End Jewish Cemetery.

The Friends of Key Hill Cemetery are holding their AGM on Thursday 29 th March at pm St Pauls Church,St Pauls Square,Hockley. Followed by An Evening With Carl Chinn at Tickets are members £5 none members £6.

All funds raised will go towards restoration of the cemetery. He was laid to rest at Key Hill Cemetery. GV view 30/09/ 17 of 18 Key Hill Cemetery in Hockley is the final resting place a host of Brummies who.

Warstone Lane Cemetery, (grid reference), also called Brookfields Cemetery, Church of England Cemetery, or Mint Cemetery (from the adjacent Birmingham Mint), is a cemetery dating from in Birmingham, England. It is one of two cemeteries in the city's Jewellery Quarter, in Hockley (the other being Key Hill Cemetery).

It is no longer open to new on: Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham. Key Hill Cemetery (c 3ha) was laid out for the Birmingham General Cemetery Company as a burial ground for use by all denominations by the local architect Charles Edge (d ). Opened inand thus the earliest of the City's cemeteries, its planting was at least partly the responsibility of John Pope and Sons of Handsworth.

The friends of Key Hill Cemetery and Warstone Lane Cemetery invite you to join a guided tour. They will also provide info about ancestors’ graves. Come and take a free taster tour of one or both cemeteries and learn about the prominent people who rest who rest in these two historic cemeteries.

Warstone Lane Cemetery is Grade II listed on the Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest, and is lovingly preserved and protected by the Friends of Key Hill & Warstone Lane Cemeteries. Key Hill Cemetery. Key Hill Cemetery, originally named Birmingham General Cemetery, is the second cemetery located in the Quarter.

It is the oldest cemetery – that isn’t a churchyard – in Birmingham. Opened by non-conformist businessmen inKey Hill was Birmingham's first nondenominational cemetery and seeing its financial success, another group of businessmen subscribed to the opening of a Church of England cemetery at Warstone Lane 11 years later.

The cemeteries are the last resting place of nine Birmingham mayors, of alderman, councillors, M.P.s, industrialists, ministers. The Key Hill cemetery has its main entrance in Icknield Street, at the bottom of .Key Hill. So, the larger cem is Warstone Lane with Pickford Street running at the side and the Key Hill cem is a few yards along Icknield Street, the other side of Pickford Street, nearer The Flat.

Explore this cemetery for graves, information and tombstones for names in Key Hill Cemetery in Birmingham, West Midlands, a Find A Grave als: added (84% photographed). Both Key Hill and Warstone Lane cemeteries play huge parts within the Jewellery Quarter’s history.

We hope that the restoration works and associated activity programme will encourage the public to visit and spend time at the cemeteries, learning more about the Quarter’s unique heritage”. Warstone Lane Cemetery - War Memorial Cross - Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham by ell brown, on Flickr Was only briefly on the edge so took these shots of the graves beyond Warstone Lane Cemetery - Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham by ell brown, on Flickr Warstone Lane Cemetery - Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham by ell brown, on Flickr.

Key Hill Cemetery, (OS grid reference SP), originally called Birmingham General Cemetery, is a cemetery in Hockley (the Jewellery Quarter), Birmingham, opened in as a nondenominational cemetery (in practice nonconformist), and is the oldest cemetery, not being in a churchyard, in Birmingham.

The principal entrance is on Icknield Street to the west, with a secondary Coordinates: 52°29′28″N 1°54′54″W / °N. Key Hill Cemetery was originally called Birmingham General Cemetery a Nonconformist (non-denominational) cemetery which is the oldest cemetery (not being in a churchyard) in Birmingham, England.

Located in Hockley, the citys Jewellery Quarter and opened on 23 May it is one of two cemeteries in Birminghams Jewellery Quarter with the other one being the [ ].Warstone Lane Cemetery dates back to the late s, where it was once a burial ground for the members of the Anglican Church.

One of the key elements on the cemetery is the two tiers of catacombs. The almost toxic vapours that came from the catacombs resulted in the Birmingham Cemeteries Act, which required non-interred coffins should be.

Warstone Lane Cemetery was owned by the Church of England Cemetery Company and was opened in for Anglicans and Nonconformists and is located in the City's Jewellery Quarter. It was acquired by the Birmingham City Council under a compulsory purchase order in