Victorian cemetery

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The origins of the Victorian cemetery were based on Victorian ideas of regulation and structure, much like other parts of Victorian society such as workhouses, asylums and prisons. The Victorian cemetery was a new way of burying people due to innovative landscape design and architecture. After 1800 dedicated garden cemeteries were created to solve earlier problems with overcrowding and sanitation. Their designs were based on the idea of Arcadia. [1]


  1. ^ Rutherford, Sarah (2008). The Victorian Cemetery. Shire Library. ISBN 978-0-7478-0701-8.