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Buried Four Days Apart

Posted: March 20, 2016 in Uncategorized

Richard Sandham died 29 Aug 1803 and was buried on 30 Aug. His wife Mary died on 3 Sep 1803 and was buried on 4 Sep. Old St John the Baptist, Pilling, Lancs.


Band Master’s Grave

Posted: March 19, 2016 in Uncategorized

A Cornet on the grave of Frederick A Clarke, Band Master of the 7th Battalion The Cheshire Regiment [Macclesfield Cemetery]


McKay Memorial

Posted: March 19, 2016 in Uncategorized

The McKay memorial. Five sons died across three wars – Boer, WW1 and WW2. [Macclesfield Cemetery]


RAF Casualty

Posted: March 19, 2016 in Uncategorized

2nd Lieutenant George Henry Grimshaw RAF died while engaging in sham aerial combat at Montrose on 8 July 1918. He and another pilot died when their aircraft collided. [Macclesfield Cemetery, Cheshire]


Mourning Figure

Posted: February 10, 2016 in Uncategorized

One of Stockport Cemetery’s finest mourning figures:


Nelly Munro

Posted: February 10, 2016 in Uncategorized

Nelly Munro died in 1931 aged 48 years. She is buried in Stockport Cemetery.

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Jenny Smith – Loved by All

Posted: February 10, 2016 in Uncategorized

Memorial to Jenny Smith who fell asleep August 10, 1926 aged 55 years – Loved by All (Stockport Cemetery)

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Angel Grave Guardian

Posted: February 2, 2016 in Uncategorized

An angel stands guardian on a grave at Clitheroe Cemetery in Lancashire.


Equine Marker

Posted: September 3, 2015 in Uncategorized

A beautiful example of Grave Art depicts a horse at the top of Robert Shuttleworth’s gravestone at St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Thornton in Craven, North Yorkshire. Robert died in 1872:DSC_0155

Robert Cuthbert Walmesley

Posted: August 25, 2015 in Uncategorized

A very distinctive memorial to Robert Cuthbert Walmesley can be found in Ince-in-Makerfield Cemetery, Wigan. Robert died in 1859 aged 3 years.