George Arliss Grave Site Restored!

It is with great pleasure that we can announce at long last the restoration of the final resting place of George and Florence Arliss. Their grave site at Harrow Weald Cemetery, located outside of London at Middlesex, has long been in need of refurbishment and its restoration has been a long-cherished ambition of your blogmeister. Now on the 70th anniversary of Mr. A’s passing, this project has been accomplished. Many thanks are due to the help and cooperation of Mr. Andrew Hall, a relative of Mr. A, especially with his providing the family permission to the cemetery to enable the work to be performed. Funding was provided through the generosity of an American funeral company, Service Corporation International. My request for its support was readily granted and I shall always be grateful to the officials of this company.

Now for the unveiling, at least electronically. To dramatize the restoration we shall show Before and After photographs. I am sure you will know which is which:


Arliss Grave Restored June 2016 1


Arliss Grave Restored June 2016 2

Many thanks should also to be given to the fine work of the stonemasons, P. Brant and Sons, Ltd.

Published in: on July 1, 2016 at 2:35 PM  Comments (8)  
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