Sentimental Sunday - Completion of Restoration of my ancestors' Table Top Tombs

Having been away from my blog for such a very long time, which was never meant, looking after my 104 and a half year old Aunt has taken over our lives so I just haven’t been able to post here as I wanted to. 627 more words


Sorting Saturday: I'm Back - And Goodness, I've Some Sorting To Do!!!

As some of you reading this will have already realised, I have been away from this blog for a very looooong time!!  I did a little post at Christmas (2011) to explain the reason for not being able to keep up with the blog and it has taken this long to make a start on getting back here. 455 more words


Wednesday's Child: Jerushah


I saw this tombstone at Gwennap churchyard when we were there the other day and thought it was such a nice monument for the young person at rest there. 134 more words

Daily Blogging Themes

Tombstone Tuesday: "... one we loved so dear"

A few days ago I mentioned on this blog that I was adding the churchyard of Gwennap, Cornwall to those I already “look after” as a Graveyard Rabbit. 166 more words

Daily Blogging Themes

Tombstone Tuesday: Sarah Read of Lower Winchendon

For today’s Tombstone Tuesday I am showing the tombstone of Sarah Read who is the wife of Joseph Read whose tombstone was in last week’s Tombstone Tuesday. 371 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Joseph Read of Lower Winchendon


Today’s tombstone is that of Joseph Read of Lower Winchendon.  He is a grandson of my 6 x great grandfather Cozens Read.

Joseph and his wife Sarah married in 1835 at Ashendon and had five children.  152 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Peace, Perfect Peace


This is another tombstone of members of the Pooley family, following on from last week, at St. Peter’s, Mithian, Cornwall.


The Inscription is as follows: 70 more words