Sunday, 25 January 2015

Three children died within 12 days!

 All Saints, Sapcote, Leicestershire
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It is nice to see that the grass has been kept short but we would have prefered to have seen the cut grass removed as well.
 

Three children died within 12 days! 
 
Visited - May 2010

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A survivor of a Siberian slave labour camp is an unusual find to make in Wolverhampton.

 Danescourt Cemetery, Woverhampton, West Midlands
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We visited here on a sunny Remembrance Sunday. It was quite busy with other visitors.
 
 
 A survivor of a Siberian slave labour camp is an unusual find to make in Wolverhampton. 
 
Visited - November 2012

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It is unusual to report the number of years and months for an adult.

 St Martin, Liskeard, Cornwall
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We made two trips here, once on our own and once with the wounded warriors Stephen and Hilary. We still ran out of time to finish the job.
 
 
 It is unusual to report the number of years and months for an adult. 
 
Visited - September 2009

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Friday, 23 January 2015

The 1,800 ton ore ship Febrero went down with all hands except the ship's cook in 1910.

 Sennen Cemetery, Cornwall
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The cemetery is just down the road from the famous church.
 
 
 The 1,800 ton ore ship Febrero went down with all hands except the ship's cook in 1910.  
 
Visited - May 2012

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James Warren's last words were claimed to be, "Sweet dying, die to live again."

 St Just, St Just, Cornwall
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This visit was made more memorable by having my brother and his wife helping us, but then we managed to lose her!
 
 
 James Warren's last words were claimed to be, "Sweet dying, die to live again." 
 
Visited - May 2012

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A late 13th century effigy of a Knight Templar.

 St Mary the Virgin, Bishops Frome, Herefordshire
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This church has its origins in the late 12th century although the tower is late 14th century. The Chancel was rebuilt in 1847 and the nave and aisle were rebuilt in 1861-2 by F.R. Kempson.  
 
 
 
  
Visited - September 2014

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Thursday, 22 January 2015

Bertie Hope was killed in a motor cycle accident - in 1929!

 St Mary, Mucklestone, Staffordshire
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The church of Saint Mary at Mucklestone, which originally served the whole of the ancient parish, is in the decorated style. Except for the tower, it was rebuilt according to church records in 1789 and again in 1883 by Lynam and Rickman in keeping with the surviving medieval tower. It contains stained glass windows designed by Charles Kempe in the 19th century including commemorations of the Battle of Blore Heath.
 
 
Visited - September 2014

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