North Sheen Cemetery

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North Sheen Cemetery
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Owned byHammersmith and Fulham Council
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North Sheen Cemetery is a cemetery in Kew[1] in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames (historically in North Sheen, Surrey). It is managed by Hammersmith and Fulham Council.[2]

Stained glass in the chapel

The cemetery, which adjoins Mortlake Road (the A205 or South Circular Road) and Lower Richmond Road (the A316), opened in 1909 and is still in use.[2] It is also known as Fulham New Cemetery as it provided burials for the then Metropolitan Borough of Fulham when the old Fulham Cemetery on Fulham Palace Road was full. It has a grid layout of paths and had a temporary chapel, which was replaced by a small red brick chapel in 1931.[3] The chapel is in the gothic style, designed by Arthur Holden, Fulham Borough Surveyor & Engineer, with stained glass by Antoine Acket (1918–1981) added in 1953.[4]

The cemetery includes 110 identified graves of Commonwealth service personnel in the First World War and the Second World War[5][6] and a memorial garden.[3]

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  2. ^ a b "North Sheen and Mortlake Cemeteries". Cemeteries out of the Borough. London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham. Retrieved 27 September 2014.
  3. ^ a b "North Sheen Cemetery". Parks & Gardens. Retrieved 6 July 2021.
  4. ^ "North Sheen Cemetery, Fulham New cemetery". Surrey Churches. 25 February 2020.
  5. ^ "North Sheen Cemetery". Cemetery Details. Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Retrieved 24 May 2015.
  6. ^ "North Sheen Cemetery, Surrey". Retrieved 27 September 2014.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h Grodziska, Karolina (1995). Polskie groby na cmentarzach Londynu [Polish Graves in London Cemeteries] (in Polish). PAU. p. 423. ISBN 978-83-904926-8-1.
  8. ^ Krzyzanowski, Jerry (2011). "Ferdynand Goetel". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 25 December 2011.
  9. ^ Chutnik, Sylwia (2007). "Aleksandra Piłsudska: Feminist First Lady of the Second Republic". Muzeum Historii Kobiet. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  10. ^ Eringer, Robert. The Global Manipulators. Pentacle Books. pp. 16–22. ASIN B00546KTEM. OCLC 26551991.
  11. ^ "Anthony "Tony" Smith GC". Retrieved 6 July 2021.
  12. ^ "A headstone at last for Princess Diana's stepmother". The World News. 30 June 2021. Retrieved 6 July 2021.
  13. ^ Quinn, Robin (2016). The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo: Charles Deville Wells, Gambler and Fraudster Extraordinaire. History Press. ISBN 978-0-7509-6926-0.

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Coordinates: 51°28′16″N 0°16′42″W / 51.4711°N 0.2782°W / 51.4711; -0.2782