Honouring Ireland`s war dead

[vsw id="31193266" source="vimeo" width="425" height="344" autoplay="no"] Members of the public who are related to Commonwealth war casualties … [Read more...]

Ireby, Cumbria – War memorial

In the sleepy agricultural village of Ireby in Cumbria, is the Parish church dedicated to St James. A monument to the fallen in World War I and II … [Read more...]

Ettleton Cemetery Inscriptions

One of our readers has kindly provided us with a document detailing the burials at Ettleton Cemetery in Newcastleton. Newcastleton sits on the … [Read more...]

Memorial to 7th Earl of Carlisle in Brampton, Cumbria

Surrounded by trees and hidden from view in Brampton, Cumbria, is a statue in memory of George Howard, the 7th Earl of Carlisle. Beneath the … [Read more...]

Merchant Seaman Records released

Findmypast.co.uk have released a searchable database of Merchant Navy Seaman Records. These records are index cards used by the Registrar General … [Read more...]

Haltwhistle War Memorial

Haltwhistle War Memorial is a simple tall monument situated in a peaceful and well kept garden setting just off the main road through … [Read more...]

Apprentice memorial unveiled

The Old Boys Associations of the former Arborfield, Carlisle, Chepstow and Harrogate schools have joined together to plan, design and build a new … [Read more...]

Stromness crew of the “Rachel” remembered

Orkney Islands Council Convener Stephen Hagan travelled to the Faroe Islands to unveil a memorial plaque to twenty sailors from Stromness lost in a … [Read more...]

BBC Antiques Roadshow comes from National Arboretum

Antiques Roadshow to feature the National Memorial Arboretum in unique “Remembrance” recording. As part of this year's remembrance celebrations, … [Read more...]

African Burial Ground – Manhattan

New York's African Burial Ground is the nation's earliest known African and African American cemetery, with an estimated 15,000 men, women and … [Read more...]