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Ford Park Cemetery, Plymouth, England

Ford Park Cemetery is a large (34 acres) cemetery in central Plymouth, England, founded in 1848. Its' official name at the time of inception was The Pymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse (Ford Park) Cemetery, although it is seldom referred to by that title any longer.

It is estimated that approximately a quarter of a million people are buried within its grounds. Among the more famous graves is that of the Reverend Robert Stephen Hawker, the author of The Song of the Western Men.

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