Saturday 26 June 2010

Julia's Lamb

Julia's Lamb
Originally uploaded by Mr. Ducke
A beautiful photo by Matt aka Mr Ducke. If you like cats, visit his photostream on flickr.

Mary's Pain

Mary's Pain
Originally uploaded by jagr1957
I was browsing on flickr this evening and saw this sorrowful image by Julie Rentsch. It was taken in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.

Monday 14 June 2010

Poignant Grave 1

Last weekend, I visited a churchyard in Kirkham, Lancashire. Here I noticed a gravestone which contained a beautiful representation of a lamb. Around this were the words: Follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. An inscription records: Here rests the body of Mary Butterworth who departed this life October 12 1856 aged 6 years.

There were inscriptions on both edge stones. On the left is recorded the details of a family member - a soldier who died in 1941. On the right is the sad statement: Also those children who died in infancy.

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?


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