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Photo: Rob Howard

Trumpington Churchyard Extension

Trumpington churchyard extension holds the graves of some notable local people

The cemetery at the corner of Shelford Road and Hauxton Road opened in 1893, before any houses were built on this part of Shelford Road.  Sir George Darwin (son of Charles Darwin) and Maud du Puy and their daughter Gwen Raverat, author of “Period Piece”, are buried here. (walk along the path lined with yew trees; their grave is marked by a flat stone three rows to the left beyond the last tree on the left- bottom right in the picture).

Trumpington Local History Group page on the churchyard extension


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