The Mausolea & Monuments Trust

Final Journey: Funeral Trains

17 March 2021 at 6.30 pm

Venue

Online

Cost

Free for members*. £5 for guests

Nicolas’s book on funeral trains, published in October 2020, focussed on the trains and the transport of coffins by train in the UK from 1840 to the present day. Visually rich the talk looks at the links between the cemeteries and railways including the Necropolis service to Brookwood.

Of particular interest to MMT members, Nicolas will include some burials in Mausolea: E.g. the one near Maldon, Essex, for the Champion de Crespigny family (which sadly no longer exists); and the movement by train for the reburial of the Prince Imperial at Farnborough Abbey. 

 

Where: Online - details of the link will be circulated shortly before the event.

When: 6.30pm

Price: Members may attend free*. Guests: £5.00  

MMT is working in conjunction with Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery who are managing our online bookings for on-line talks. 

Click here to book: https://kensalgreen.co.uk/booking.php

*Members should use the discount code MMT when booking to get free entry to the event.

Once you have completed your booking, you will receive a confirmation email, and then another email just before the event with access details for the events.

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PLEASE NOTE - REGISTRATION MUST BE MADE VIA THE KENSAL GREEN LINK ABOVE. PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER BELOW FOR THIS ONLINE EVENT

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