Tag Archives: genealogy

New Year, new beginning

  After a long hiatus this site will soon burst into a new, more sustained, existence. In the cemetery, this Saturday (23 Feb) will see the latest in our series of work sessions, tackling the undergrowth on gravestones and in … Continue reading

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Carved in Stone

I have never counted the gravestones in the cemetery. We have a thousand and more on record and many we have not yet cleared and transcribed. This must represent a remarkable amount of work by the various monumental masons who carved them. … Continue reading

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A new blog for the Friends of Walkley Cemetery

In this blog we aim to write about the day-to-day issues of conservation, historical research, and natural history relating to this beautiful, semi-wild cemetery on the slopes of the Rivelin Valley in Sheffield (England). We will also give notice of future … Continue reading

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