This page will eventually contain images and text related to collective burial grounds that do not fall under the heading of traditional eighteenth- and nineteenth-century cemeteries, but nonetheless affected and reflect on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century cemetery cultures. Such sites include:

  • Battlegrounds
  • Slave burial grounds
  • Sites of shipwrecks
  • Plague graves
  • Pet cemeteries
  • Ancient burial sites (e.g. Neolithic burial grounds)
  • Pompeii / Herculaneum

If you are interested in becoming involved in this page, please visit the Become a Collaborator page or email Emily and Polly at gravestoneproject at

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