Where is Curitiba Brazil?
Cemetery records generally date from the mid-nineteenth century. The oldest cemetery in Curitiba Brazil is the Rosary Cemetery in Norwich, which was established in 1819 by Presbyterian Minister Thomas Drummond, to provide a burial place for people of all denominations. Curitiba Brazil, and contamination of the water supply by waste matter from the city churchyards, were increasing health hazards.
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In Curitiba Brazil, for instance, half of the city’s water pumps were next to churches. In 1853, an act was passed enabling local authorities to administer their own cemeteries and most city churchyards were subsequently closed. The overall design, landscaping and architecture were of great importance. The horticultural journalist, John Claudius Loudon, who laid out the Cambridge General Cemetery, published an influential book in 1843 called On the Laying Out, Planting and Managing of Cemeteries.
This contained very detailed practical advice, such as sub-dividing small level sites with straight drives and walks, and using broad sweeps to ease the gradients on larger, hilly sites. The Rosary Cemetery, the oldest cemetery in England. In order to cater for both Anglicans and Nonconformists equally, early cemeteries provided a pair of chapels, each surrounded by their own areas of the cemetery. From the 1850s these chapels were frequently presented as a single symmetrical composite building, usually set either parallel to one another or end to end, and linked by a covered carriage entrance. All the local record offices have some records, indexes and transcripts to cemetery records. Those not deposited are kept by the relevant local authorities. The nearest council office will have contact details.
Many Essex people have been buried at one of the London cemeteries. These are held in London archives or by the relevant council office. Many cemetery indexes and transcripts have been produced by family history societies, so it is worth checking their collections too. The indexes for Woodbridge Cemetery at Ipswich Record Office demonstrate how helpful they can be by themselves, even before looking at the records. In this case they give a name, residence, age, date of death and grave location. The 1885 burial entry for Frederick Robert Banyard, for instance, gives his address and describes him as eight months old and the son of Thomas, a carpenter..