Ascension Parish Burial Ground

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The chapel of rest at the Ascension Parish Burial Ground, Cambridge. This is now used as a letter-cutter's workshop.[1]

The Ascension Parish Burial Ground, formerly the burial ground for the parish of St Giles and St Peter's, is a cemetery in Cambridge, England. It includes the graves and memorials of many University of Cambridge academics and non-conformists of the 19th and early 20th century.

History[edit]

The cemetery is located just off Huntingdon Road near the junction with Storey's Way in the northwest of Cambridge.

Graves and memorials of notable individuals[edit]

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Grave of astronomer John Couch Adams and wife Eliza Adams

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Grave of Sir Robert Stawell Ball and wife Lady Frances Elizabeth Ball.

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Memorial to Sarah Clackson

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Gravestone of Sir Francis Darwin, FRS

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Gravestone of philosopher G. E. Moore OM and wife Dorothy Moore

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Gravestone of Ludwig Wittgenstein in 2004, before its 2015 restoration

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of Churches & Burial Grounds". Church at Castle (website run on behalf of local churches). Retrieved 2 August 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at "A Cambridge Necropolis" by Dr. Mark Goldie, March 2000, for the Friends of The Parish of The Ascension Burial Ground
  3. ^ "Casualty Details: Hopkinson, Bertram". Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Casualty Details: Matthew, Arthur Gordon". Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  5. ^ http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/344347/MICHELL,%20ROBERT%20WILLIAMS
  6. ^ The Times obituary, 18 August 1947.
  7. ^ "Wittgenstein's Grave". www.britishwittgensteinsociety.org.

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Coordinates: 52°13′03″N 0°06′00″E / 52.2176°N 0.1001°E / 52.2176; 0.1001