Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Jean Pateman MBE - obituary

The Telegraph has published an obituary for Jean Pateman MBE, one of several volunteers who helped to rescue Highgate Cemetery in London from ruin, one of 8 cemeteries opened in 1839 in the city. She acted as the first secretary of the Friends of Highgate Cemetery charitable trust when it was established in 1975. Jean passed away on February 21st 2012.

The full obituary is available at

(With thanks to David Wharton's post on the British GENES Facebook page) 


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