Esoteric London

No. 583: Old Brompton Road, SW5

Posted in Funereal, Literary London by esotericlondon on May 23, 2012

Brompton Cemetery, Fulham Road, London, SW10. Photo © Roger Dean 2012

From the Wikipedia entry for Brompton Cemetery:

Beatrix Potter, who lived in The Boltons nearby, took the names of many of her animal characters from tombstones in the cemetery […]. Names on headstones included Mr. Nutkins, Mr. McGregor, a Tod (with that unusual single ‘d’ spelling), Jeremiah Fisher, Tommy Brock – and even a Peter Rabbett.

[Post No. 96 also has a photograph from Brompton Cemetery, should you wish to see it you can do so by clicking here. R.D.]

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  1. Cabbie Notes said, on May 23, 2012 at 7:15 am

    Very cool photo. Nice framing. Very clean.

  2. […] Two other posts on the blog concern Brompton Cemetery No. 96 which can be seen by clicking here and No. 583 which can be seen by clicking here. […]

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