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Educational resources

Online guidance, ideas and resources showing the educational value of graveyards for young people can be found at:

  • Silent Cities: Cemeteries and Classrooms, South Carolina Department of Archives and History 1997. Includes information about historic cemeteries (USA) and suggested classroom activities.
  • Graves and Gravestones, Local History BBC Liverpool, an example of the importance of graveyards as a source for local history
  • Gravestone geology and weathering, Department of Earth Sciences, University College London This website contains information on gravestone weathering and geology using a case study of St Pancras Gardens
  • Will my gravestone last? teaching notes from the Royal Society of Chemistry.
  • Page last updated August 2006