Rapid growth in Birkenhead's population made it necessary for the provision of a municipal cemetery.
The Non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome recently published a new book intitled "The Non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome. Its history, its people and its survival for 300 years".
St. Mary's and St. Nicholas cemetery is devided in the old and new part, named St. Mary's and St. Nicholas Cemetery I and St. Mary's and St. Nicholas Cemetery II.
The Friedhöfe vor dem Halleschen Tor can be traced back to a paupers’ cemetery in 1735. In terms of its cultural history, it has become the most significant burial site in West Berlin.