Major T.P.Gray – Dalston, Cumbria

Major T.P. Gray is buried in the graveyard of Dalston Church in North Cumbria. His grave is marked by a single, slightly damaged white stone with his … [Read more...]

Hobbit Graveyard

The church yard of St. Michael's in Dalston, Cumbria could have come straight out of a novel by J.R.R Tolkien. In the mists of an autumn … [Read more...]

Coondog Cemetery, Alabama

A private burial place in the wilderness of Freedom Hills, Alabama has now become a Coon dog burial site and tourist attraction. In 1937 Key … [Read more...]

Solway Smugglers’ Grave

A young 18th century Manx smuggler,  Thomas Stowell, is buried at Bowness on Solway church. Smuggling along the Solway coast was rife during the … [Read more...]

Bewcastle Memorials

The monument inscriptions from the graveyard of St. Cuthbert's, Bewcastle in Cumbria, is a valuable resource to all those researching their border … [Read more...]

Cockermouth Grave inscriptions.

The project to record headstone inscriptions in Cockermouth Cemetery began in the Autumn of 2004. Gravestones have been recorded for All Saints … [Read more...]

Maj.-Gen. Sir George Frederick Johnson

Maj.-Gen. Sir George Frederick Johnson is buried in his local graveyard of St Mary's church, Walton, Brampton, Cumbria. Decorated with the … [Read more...]

Orkney Graveyards

The Orkney Family History Society have ongoing projects to catalogue all of the graveyards of mainland Orkney and the surrounding islands. Some … [Read more...]