I find a certain calmness when I get to stroll through a historic cemetery. Its not quite the same soul soothing feeling I get when I am in a forest, but it is better than the hustle and bustle of the city. South End Cemetery was established in 1882 and was one of two large multi-denominational and multi-ethnic cemeteries laid out in Port Elizabeth at the time. The other was North End Cemetery in 1863. At South End a simple fourfold division between the Church of England, Nonconformist, Roman Catholic, and Muslim was adopted. This pattern was retained until the 1990’s when “activity” (at a loss for a better word) was moved to Forest Hill Cemetery.
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