Driver Ernest Earnshaw and his wife Amy Ethel were found dead in their lodging. Inquest verdict - Earnshaw murdered his wife and then committed suicide while his mind was deranged due to jealousy. Newton-le-Willows Cemetery:
Tuesday, 9 October 2018
Cpl Bugler George Henshaw, 1st Vounteer. Bn, Manchester Regiment caught enteric fever in South Africa. Sent home. Spent months at Netley Hospital but never recovered. Died at Manchester Infirmary, after fourth Operation August 1902. Peel Green Cemetery https://bit.ly/2PIr7yF
Pte Harold Boucher, 16th Bn Tank Corps is buried Unicorn Cemetery, Vend'Huile. Several comrades who died same day are buried close-by, marked by 1 regimental cross with their names. Boucher buried separately. Brother Tom died in horrific motor accident - Sheffield City Road Cem.
On December 12, 1940, 74 Nether Edge Road took a direct hit. Susan Bielby (84) and her 3 daughters, Annie (45), Emily (51) and Millicent (54) were killed. Emily and Millicent were infant school headmistresses, while Annie was a costumier. [Sheffield General Cemetery, Yorkshire]
Platelayers William Nield and Edward Allcock were run down and killed by a train just outside Chester Station. Nield was almost decapitated while Allcock was severely crushed and lived for 90 minutes before expiring - Christ Church, Willaston: @RWLDproject
Monday, 8 October 2018
Welcome to the Graveyard Detective
An illustrated look at the World of Graveyards and Cemeteries. There are many Stories behind the Stones that Stand in them. Who knows what we might find?