Tag Archives: Cemetery

Meet the (Real) Eastenders

by Sheldon This Saturday, let us take you on  trip back in time (without a TARDIS, sadly) to the East-End. This isn’t the East End of coffee shops, vintage stores and cereal cafes. This is the East End where war … 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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At the Sheffield General

Today we welcome Gina Bond to our merry band of Cemetery aficionados. Gina studies Human Osteology for her Masters & Funeral Archaelogy; she also works in school/college engagement and volunteers for the Pathology Museum. We venture up north to Sheffield, … Continue reading

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A Visit to Agatha Christie’s Grave

Agatha Christie, the world’s best selling author, was born on 15th September 1890 in Torquay. She is know as the Queen of Crime for her detective fiction stories and her two most famous detectives are Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple. She … Continue reading

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The Most Incredible Article About the Civil War You’ll Ever Read

by Sheldon The blazing hulk of the USS Tulip burnt ferociously as 29 year old John Davis gasped for breath; his head erupting from the surface of the dark waters of the Potomac. Embers rained down from the sky – shouting aloud, in … Continue reading

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Do Pokémon Go and Cemeteries Mix? Let’s Find Out…

by Christina  Unless you’ve been living under the sofa, you’ll have heard talk of the latest craze – a smartphone game in which you wander the real world with your eyes glued to your phone screen as you hunt around … Continue reading

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We Went On A Walk Around Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park in a Rainstorm…You’ll Never Guess What Happened Next!

by Christina I would apologise for the ‘clickbait’ title but I really like it. If you clicked on it purely to find out what happened when me and my mum got caught in a downpour at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park … Continue reading

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