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The storm, having filled the deepest ditches, and extended the pools on the fields and the roads, had desisted this morning when we began the day with a shopping trip to Tesco. 407 more words

18th Century Headstones - St Margaret's, Burnham Norton, Norfolk

Dated 1759

I had time to look around the churchyard when visiting St Margaret’s Church in Burnham Norton, Norfolk, just after Christmas.  I found some lovely 1700’s headstones, I love the naive angel heads, they are not that clear to read, but you can make out the dates.   72 more words


Norwich police hunting for graveyard vandals

NORWICH, Conn. –  Norwich police are trying to track down the vandals who caused more than $20,000 worth of damage at a cemetery.   During a routine check of the Hamilton Avenue Cemetery on Wednesday, police found that about 100 headstones had been damaged or tipped over, sometime within the past three weeks. 78 more words


$500 Reward Offered In Whitman Headstone Vandalism Probe

WHITMAN (CBS/AP) – A $500 reward was offered Monday for information leading to an arrest in the desecration of a cemetery in Whitman.

Over the weekend, someone knocked over and damaged 67 headstones at the Colebrook Cemetery on Essex Street. 211 more words