Place    From 1665 

Bunhill Fields Burial Ground

Nonconformists burial ground. Enclosed with a brick wall by the City of London in 1665; gates added 1666.

Closed in 1852 by which time it held more than 120,000 bodies.  In 1865, to preserve the land from development the City of London formed the Bunhill Fields Preservation Committee which restored some of the monuments and laid the grounds out as a public garden, opened 14 October 1869. The ground was badly damaged in WW2 but restored in 1964.

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Bunhill Fields Burial Ground

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Bunhill burial ground - 3 & 4

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Lady Dorothy Nevill

Lady Dorothy Nevill

Hostess, horticulturist, collector, writer. Born 11 Berkeley Square. Daughter of Horatio Walpole, third earl of Orford, Died at home at 45 Charles Street.

Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Literature

1 memorial
Friends of Vauxhall Park

Friends of Vauxhall Park

Established in 1999, the Friends of Vauxhall Park is a voluntary group whose aim is to protect and enhance Vauxhall Park as a place of freedom, recreation and enjoyment for all sections of the loca...

Group, Community / Clubs, Gardens / Agriculture

2 memorials
Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

Came into being as a result of the Thames Conservancy Act,1857. Completed the building of Teddington Lock. Lost some of its responsibilities in 1909 to the Port of London Authority and in 1974 the ...

Group, Engineering, Gardens / Agriculture, Transport

3 memorials
Commonwealth Walkway Trust

Commonwealth Walkway Trust

Established in 2012 with a donation made by the Jubilee Walkway Trust. The Trust’s charitable mission is to create walkways in towns and cities around the world to preserve and protect the physical...

Group, Education, Gardens / Agriculture, History, Sport / Games

2 memorials
Sir William Hooker

Sir William Hooker

Botanist. Born William Jackson Hooker at 7 Magdalen Street, Norwich. He collected specimens of mosses from Scotland and Iceland. Became first director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in 1841. Fat...

Person, Gardens / Agriculture, Science, Iceland / Faroe Islands, Scotland

1 memorial