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...]

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...]

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...]

Bench: In memory of Rodney Grindley

Positioned to provide a view of a tree lined vista is this wooden bench in Carlisle. A simple carved message, across the rear rail reads: In … [Read more...]

Robert Anderson – The Cumberland Bard

In a corner of the grounds of Carlisle Cathedral is a simple memorial to Robert Anderson, the Cumberland Bard. The inscription on the front of … [Read more...]

Rail Worker’s Monument, Shap

A monument commemorating the deaths of rail workers during the construction of the Shap section of the Lancaster and Carlisle Railways in the 1840’s, … [Read more...]