Founding of the British Cemetery in Lisbon (Estrela) with the Dutch. The first grave was of Francis La Roche in 1724. Subsequent acquisitions of land were made in 1723, 1729 and 1810, with purchases of smaller parcels up until 1854.
For more information, please see:
Suicide in the British Cemetery 1857
A Little Patch of Ground. The ten-year battle to preserve the original boundaries of the British Cemetery in Lisbon
Brigadier Francis John Colman: His Death in Lisbon and its Consequences
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