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Histon Road Cemetery

History of Histon Road cemetery

The cemetery, 1843-4, was one of the earliest private cemeteries and was laid out by John Claudius Loudon. It was promoted by the General Cemetery Company of which Josiah Chater, by the 1870s, was a shareholder. The ground was unconsecrated and was in much demand by Nonconformist burials.  Josiah would take his children to see the vault of his uncle, William Adams.

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