A Peaceful Place to Rest


West Hill Cemetery, Winchester




The author is most grateful to all those who have assisted in the research of the various aspects of West Hill Cemetery. Those who helped and the sources consulted, and not mentioned in the text, are as follows:


The staff of the Hampshire Record Office, The Local Studies Section of the Winchester Library and the Winchester Reference Library;


Lucinda Dean, Department of Prehistory and Early Europe at The British Museum;


Dr. G.T. Denford, Curator, Winchester Museums Service;


Mr. A. Langridge, Chief Estates Officer, Winchester City Council;


Peter Woodward, Assistant Curator, Dorset County Museum:


Tracey Matthews, Sites and Monuments Officer, Winchester Museums Service;


Nigel Lutt, Bedfordshire and Luton Record Service;


Jenifer White, English Heritage;


Mr. John Hardacre, Curator and Archivist, Winchester Cathedral;


Colin Cook, Archivist and Publicity Officer, Winchester Cathedral Bellringers;


Patrick Maclure Esq., The Friends of Winchester College;


Miss Barbara Selby, Hon. Archivist, Royal Hampshire County Hospital;


Alan Cleaver, Editor Hampshire Chronicle;


Mr. Peter Bogon, Catholic History Group; Spinks, Medalists;


Major (Retd) P.J.C. Beresford, The King's Royal Hussars Museum in Winchester;


Robin Freeman, Architect:


Captain(Retd.) M.J. Holtby, Captain M.J. Holtby, Home Headquarters, The Queen's Royal Lancers, Grantham;


Major J. Cowley OBE DCM, DCM League:


Mr. P. McDermott, Archivist, DCM League:


Captain(Retd) J. O'Grady, The Lancashire Fusiliers Museum; Bury:


Captain (Retd.) P.H.D. Marr and Mr. Malcolm Sunter, The Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland, Alnwick;


Major (Retd) A.W. Russell MBE, The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment Museum, Clandon Park, Guildford;


Lieutenant-Colonel (Retd.) H.D.H. Keatinge OBE, The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, Winchester;


Mr. Richard Baker, Architect Planner; Michael Carden MBE, Architect;


Vicky Jordan, Landscape Architect; George Yorke Esq., Butterfly Conservation;


Mrs. Pamela Johnston. Mr. Desmond Farley, former Cathedral Chorister.




Those mentioned in the text are not always repeated here.


A History and Description of Winchester by B.B. Woodward BA FSA, 1860: republished by Lawrence Oxley of Alresford, 1974


Hampshire Papers No 1 – The Art and Architecture of Owen Brown Carter 1806-1859, by Robin Freeman and published by Hampshire County Council 1991


A History of the Royal Hampshire County Hospital by Barbara CarpenterTurner, Phillimore 1986.

The agreements and some associated correspondence about the transfer of the property to the City Council held in the Council Offices.


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