Place:Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington, London, England

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NameAbney Park Cemetery
TypeCemetery
Coordinates51.5644278°N 0.0773764°W
Located inStoke Newington, London, England


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Abney Park cemetery is one of the Magnificent Seven London cemeteries.

Abney Park in Stoke Newington, in the London Borough of Hackney, is a historic parkland originally laid out in the early 18th century by Lady Mary Abney and Dr. Isaac Watts, and the neighbouring Hartopp family.

In 1840 it became a non-denominational garden cemetery, a semi-public park arboretum, and an educational institute, which was widely celebrated as an example of its time. A total of 196,843 burials had taken place there as of the year 2000. It is a Local Nature Reserve.

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