Quaker Gardens, Barking (also known as Friends' Burial Ground at Barking)8973

Greater London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

In 1980 the burial ground became a small public garden and all remaining headstones and monuments were then removed.

History

Quaker Gardens is a former Quaker Burial Ground established in 1672 by the Barking Meeting of the Society of Friends. Among those buried here was prison reformer Elizabeth Fry (d.1845). Her tombstone was moved to Wanstead Quaker Burial Ground where the Barking Meeting transferred in the late C19th.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust