William Mellish & the Would-Be-Killer Whaler

Not everyone’s lives are a rollercoaster of excitement or celebrity. Such was that of William Mellish Esq., a respected ship and commercial property owner who made his fortune providing the British navy and other vessels with fresh meat, suet and other supplies.   On a freezing February afternoon in 1833, Mellish stopped in at Spread Eagle Court to do a spot of banking. Unbeknownst to him, a shadowy figure lurked in the entrance […]

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Capturing the Moment

by Sheldon The Cemetery Club was founded as a place for me and Christina to celebrate the Magnificent Seven Cemeteries and as a place to share, pass comment and remember the times we’ve spent walking around appreciating a bygone age.  This quickly developed into something more, and we’ve covered a wider range of topics including […]

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