TQ2272 : Putney Vale Cemetery

taken 1 year ago, near to Roehampton, Wandsworth, Great Britain

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Putney Vale Cemetery
Putney Vale Cemetery
Bordered on two sides by Wimbledon Common and Putney Heath, Putney Vale Cemetery was opened in 1891 and the crematorium in 1938. Putney Vale's only rival in the London area for the number of famous people buried or cremated here is Golders Green Crematorium.

Among those whose funerals were held here were Arthur Askey, Stanley Baker, James Beck of Dad's Army, Howard Carter who discovered Tutankhamun, James Hunt who won the Formula One Drivers' Championship, Hattie Jacques, J Bruce Ismay who was a passenger on the Titanic and Chairman of the White Star Line, Daniel Massey, Bobby Moore, Kenneth More, Jon Pertwee, Roy Plomley of Desert Island Discs, Nyree Dawn Porter, Joan Sims and Vesta Tilley.
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TQ2272, 126 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 March, 2020
Geographical Context
Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2240 7266 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.3832N 0:14.4202W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2242 7264
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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