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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
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
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
10am-2pm The birds will be building, the vegetation will be gathering itself to burst into new growth. We will be there in the middle of it all, tidying and clearing, preparing for our own season of events. Join us for … Continue reading
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
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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Doctoral journey amongst the dead.
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News, events and discoveries of the Walkley Ways, Walkley Wars history project.
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