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I have always been intrigued by this footstone. I couldn’t find a mention of this young man in the newspapers. I couldn’t find any official records that might tell me what happened to him. I invented scenarios that might have … Continue reading
Bright sunsine and deep shadows. Ivy creeping up the stones. Just a quick visit to the cemetery today to photograph a couple of graves and some trees. Always a patch of sunlight and bluebells at this time of year. Benjamin … Continue reading
Saturday 21st May 10am-3pm Work Session in the Cemetery We will be aiming to spruce up the cemetery ready for a summer season of events. Come for an hour or bring a packed lunch and stay for the day. ****** … Continue reading
Originally posted on Walkley History:
Sheffield Independent 7 November 1887 “On Wednesday last, a man and his wife, who gave the address of Elton street, Walkley, visited Eckington in search of the parents of an infant child who had died…
Our next regular work session in the Cemetery takes place this Saturday between 10 am and 3 pm. There is a variety of tasks that we may be doing, from going back into battle with the bracken (if it has … Continue reading
After so much rain in the last 24 hours we were remarkably lucky – just a minute or two of spots of rain during the whole 90 minutes. Although the conditions under foot restricted the steps and slopes I was … Continue reading
Here are some of our events over the next few months: Sunday 25th May 2 – 3 .30pm Guided Tour of the Cemetery Part of Sheffield … Continue reading
The Rev. Thomas Smith. (From Sheffield at the Opening of the 20th Century(1900)) The actual obituary of the Rev Thomas Smith mentions that there was a previous, premature, outing for the summing up of his life and career, in the … Continue reading
Sunday July 7th 2pm, 3.30pm, 5pm Each summer as part of Walkley Festival we run three back-to-back guided tours of the cemetery when you can hear stories of Walkley residents resting here and enjoy the semi-wildness of the cemetery in … Continue reading
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