Registered Charity

The FOBLC is recognised by HMRC as a charity, ref. XT38745, and is a member of the National Federation of Cemetery Friends

For all enquiries please contact our Chairman geoffrey@foblc.org.uk


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Adeline Tanner's moving story is the subject of the latest podcast by Mike Guilfoyle


Adeline Tanner died young, broken by the horrific experience of being sold abroad into prostitution. Her moving story from Victorian times finds uncomfortable parallels with present day accounts of human trafficking.

In Pursuit of Colour: Quaggy Printmakers Exhibition in Ladywell Chapel, Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December 10:30am -3:30pm


REMEMBRANCE DAY EVENT SUNDAY 10th NOVEMBER 10.55am – 12.15pm

REMEMBRANCE DAY EVENT, 
SUNDAY 10th NOVEMBER 
10.55am – 12.15pm approx

Meet at the Ladywell Cemetery Cross of Sacrifice.  

There will be a brief introduction to the significance of the event. 

Following the 2 minute silence: 

Wreath laying at the Cross of Sacrifice, Ladywell Cemetery. 

Walk to the Brockley War Memorial via
three relevant memorials

Wreath laying at the Brockley Cemetery War Memorial.

Join us for all or part of the event.

All welcome.


Victims of major global disasters, including the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania and the Lewisham rail crash of 1957, remembered in the latest podcast by Mike Guilfoyle


Local historian Mike Guilfoyle recounts the deeply tragic stories of some of the victims of major global disasters, including the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania and the Lewisham rail crash of 1957. London Epitaphs tells the forgotten stories behind the inscriptions at Brockley and Ladywell Cemetery in South London and is made by Tempest Productions.

Cemetery tour at 2pm on Sunday 20th October led by Jeff Hart

Jeff Hart will be leading a General Tour of the Cemeteries on Sunday 20th October, starting at the Ladywell gate at 2pm. Find out about some of the "residents" as well as a bit of nature in the two Cemeteries as Jeff takes a whistle-stop tour.