Capon Tree Jacobite monument

The Capon Tree Monument in Brampton was erected to the memory of six Jacobite soldiers who were hanged, drawn and quartered there in 1746. The … [Read more...]

Titanic hero memorial restoration

Work started last week to restore the family grave memorial to Joseph Bell, Chief engineer of RMS Titanic which sank in 1912. The memorial at … [Read more...]

James Borthwick of Stow

The memorial to James Borthwick of Stow (1615-1676)  is one of several in Greyfriars Kirk Yard, Edinburgh dedicated to eminent surgeons and … [Read more...]

Looking for George and Mary Easton

One of our readers is looking for someone who may have images of a grave in Newington Cemetery, Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland. Matthew George … [Read more...]

Joseph Bell, Titanic hero from Cumbria

Joseph Bell, Chief Engineer of RMS Titanic is remembered on his family grave memorial at St. Thomas a Becket church, Farlam, Cumbria. Born to … [Read more...]

White rose commemorates Scott of the Antarctic

A single white rose is to be left at the Scott statue in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to mark the centenary of Scott's ill fated expedition to the … [Read more...]

Moses Carpenter in Middlesbrough, NE England

Moses Carpenter died in 1889 and is buried in Linthorpe Cemetery, Middlesbrough in the north east of England. On the face of it this seems an … [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...]

Police Roll of Honour Trust

In remembrance of the police officers of the United Kingdom who lost their lives in the line of duty. The Police Roll of Honour Trust is registered … [Read more...]