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New Camberwell Cemetery, London Location of office with burial records for Old Camberwell Cemetery

Standing in the foreground is Susan W. Howard.


Owner/SourceS. Howard
Date31 May 2008
File nameNew Camberwell Cemetery.jpg
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Camberwell Old Cemetery, Camberwell, London, Surrey, England (U.K.)

Notes: Note that top of plan is South-West. The Google Map below the Plan is North up. Square 71 is highlighted in yellow.

Camberwell Old Cemetery

Cemetery Photos

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104 - Old Camberwell Cemetery Register from 1880s 04 - Old Camberwell Cemetery Register from 1880s
Visited the office Monday, June 9. We were allowed to photograph entries in the large old leather ledgers. The owner of this plot was Charles Parker, son-in-law of Matilda Penrose. He paid 3 for the unconsecrated plot. (5 for a Church of England consecrated plot.)  
205 - Old Camberwell Cemetery Register of Burials Showing Parker-Penrose entries. 05 - Old Camberwell Cemetery Register of Burials Showing Parker-Penrose entries.
The names, ages and burial dates of the Penrose and Parker family members.

With the information here, the helpful staff prepared a diagram to help us locate the grave.  
3New Camberwell Cemetery, London
Location of office with burial records for Old Camberwell Cemetery New Camberwell Cemetery, London Location of office with burial records for Old Camberwell Cemetery
Standing in the foreground is Susan W. Howard. 
4Old Camberwell Cemetery Entrance Old Camberwell Cemetery Entrance
Located a short distance away from the New Cemetery, but far enough that we wouldn't have found it on our own. 
5Old Camberwell Gate Sign Old Camberwell Gate Sign
 
6Plan of Old Camberwell Cemetery Plan of Old Camberwell Cemetery
Square 71 is marked 
7Plot Diagram for Square 71 Plot Diagram for Square 71
Grave #10400 is marked

According to Charles W. Penrose Diary he visited his mother's grave site #10400 in the Old Camberwell Cemetery. According to the cemetery records Charles Parker owned the site and he is buried there along with his wife Matilda Eilza Penrose and Charles' and her mother Matilda Simms Penrose. The cemetery records said there was a marker on the grave. There had been floods in the area and either the marker is under mud or was washed away.

For calibration of your GPS the Y in the road just north of the plot is at Lat N 51.45052 Long W 0.05911 - The actual grave site is Lat N 51.45027 Long W 0.05907  

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