Tag Archives: Walkley

Lost at Sea

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

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Spring Sunshine

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

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Work Session this Saturday, July 26th

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

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Today’s Guided Tour, part of Environment Weeks in Sheffield

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

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Summer Events 2014

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

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The first Vicar reads his own obituary

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

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Work Session: Saturday March 23rd

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

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