Green’s Dictionary of Slang

Abney Park n.

In phrases

go to Abney Park (v.) [Abney Park cemetery in Stoke Newington, north London. Founded in 1840, it succeeded Bunhill Fields as the centre of non-conformist burials. Among those buried there is General William Booth (1829–1912), founder of the Salvation Army]

[late 19C–1920s] to die.