Category Archives: Railway

Why Is King’s Cross Called ‘King’s Cross’? 

I’m sure many of you have found yourself asking this exact question when walking through the concourse; eyeing the massive queue of people waiting patiently to clutch on to the luggage trolley that’s on its way to Platform 9 3/4. It’s … Continue reading

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Springtime in the Extra Mural

by Sheldon I was making full use of my recent membership of the British Library and delving into their archives to explore ye olde books on Cemeteries. I came across one such book that was written in the 1860’s for … Continue reading

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Top 5 Blog Posts of 2016

This year we’ve been traipsing amongst the stones finding some of the hidden lives and wonders you’ll find in a Cemetery and other spaces. If you missed them, here are our top 5 posts from 2016! 1. Exploring Hyde Park’s Hidden … Continue reading

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In a Quiet Part of India

by Sheldon Previous readers to this blog, specifically those who’ve read the ‘about‘ page, will know I have Indian ancestry. My family went out to India in the early eighteenth Century to exploit various new opportunities within the East India Company and … Continue reading

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