Resources

AAC Resources

 

AAC Forms

The AAC continues to serve the Anglo-American community of Lebanon. For those interested in reserving a plot for relatives or friends, or in need of a plot for burial, please fill in the appropriate form below and submit to Mrs. Caroline Isaac-Hamdan at Caroline (at) giconsultancy.com [replace (at) with @]. The cost of purchasing a full plot is $6,000. The cost of purchasing a smaller plot for an urn is $1,200.

AAC Burial Form
AAC Plot Reservation Form

The AACA is also happy to work with family and friends to facilitate the restoration of memorial stones. Please fill in the appropriate form below and submit to Mrs. Caroline Isaac-Hamdan at Caroline (at) giconsultancy.com [replace (at) with @].

AAC Grave Restoration Form


In order to maintain the tranquility and beauty of the Anglo-American Cemetery, the AACA encourages family members to contribute a small donation to the AAC. An annual donation of $250 is suggested. If you would like to and are willing to contribute, please contact Mrs. Caroline Isaac-Hamdan at Caroline (at) cgiconsultancy.com [replace (at) with @].

Visitor Maps


A number of maps have been created by the Anglo-American Cemetery Committee to assist visitors in their tour of the Anglo-American Cemetery.





Please visit the following pages to find more information about affiliated institutes, organizations and companies.

Governing bodies and affiliated institutes of committee members

 

The American University of Beirut: Institute of higher learning, founding member of the AAC 
UK Embassy in Lebanon: Founding member of the AAC
All Saints Congregation Beirut: English-speaking, international congregation within the Anglican tradition
International Community Church Beirut: English-speaking, international congregation, the descendant of the American Mission Church
National Evangelical Church of Beirut: Arabic-speaking  congregation in Beirut
The Near East School of Theology: Institute of high learning for religious training within the Reformed Tradition; NEST Special Collections houses some of the records for the AAC
Henry Heald & Co. s.a.l.: International shipping company established in Beirut in 1837, with many former employees buried at AAC. 


Other historical cemeteries in the region

 

Commonwealth War Graves-Beirut War Cemetery: Cemetery for British and Commonwealth soldiers of WWI and WWII in Beirut, Lebanon 
Commonwealth War Graves-Sidon War Cemetery: Cemetery for British and Commonwealth soldiers during WWII in Sidon, Lebanon
Commonwealth War Graves-Tripoli (Victoria) Naval Cemetery: Resting ground for the victims of the 1893 collision between the HMS Victoria and HMS Camperdown, (the wreck of the HMS Victoria was only discovered in 2004). This cemetery is also for international soldiers during WWII in al-Mina, (Tripoli), Lebanon
Ferikoy-Istanbul Cemetery-Protestant Section: Link to article and data complied by Barbara Dobbins on the cemetery of Ferikoy, Istanbul, Turkey founded in 1857
Dutch Cemetery of Alsancak: Dutch Protestant cemetery in Izmir, Turkey (previously named Smyrna)

Research Resources

 

Levantine Heritage: Website and online forum for descendants of European and American residents of the Levant from 17th century to 1923. Impressive array of primary sources, including photographs and personal histories
Presbyterian Historical Society: Archives of the Presbyterian Churches in the United States, including material on the Syrian Mission of the Foreign Board of the PCUSA. 
Cemetery Research Group-University of York (UK): Website for academic research group on historic cemeteries
Find-a-grave: Online database of cemeteries and gravestones, linked to the Anglo-American Cemetery 


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