Thursday 24 October 2013

Toppled Tombstones

Here is a selection of images of toppled gravestones in a small Darwen churchyard. They litter the ground behind the church or are tipped under a hedgerow. I think it very sad as some are quiet early.

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Highlighting the Male of the Family

I recently a small churchyard in Darwen Lancashire and was struck by the inscription on several of the grave markers. The name of the man was writ large while that of the woman was less prominent. Perhaps it was the custom of the time?

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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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