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