Tag Archives: headstone

Tombstone Tuesday – The Harrison family grave

Today’s TOMBSTONE TUESDAY post returns to Little Downham and finds a delightful example of 19th century headstone for the Harrison family. Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Remembering a tragic barn fire in Burwell

Today’s ‘Tombstone Tuesday’ post features a headstone remembering 78 people who died in a tragic barn fire in Burwell, Cambridgeshire in 1727. Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Anne Brontë and her grave error

Author Anne Brontë’s headstone has been given an erratum plaque by the Brontë Society. Should headstones be corrected or left as a historical object? Continue reading

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How a QR code could give you that family history research breakthrough

Creepy or a lovely sentimental touch? How a QR (quick response) code could help you break through that research brickwall by providing you with extra information at the grave side. Continue reading

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How To: Have your ancestor’s headstone cleaned and stood back up (Part One)

Article detailing the first two steps in exploring how to get my great great grandparents’ headstone cleaned and re-stood in a UK churchyard. Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Head

TOMBSTONE TUESDAY: Continuing the Geneabloggers meme with a headstone in Barkway, Hertfordshire for Thomas Head and his wife Sarah Cane, formerly Head. Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday

Two gravestones in Ely Cemetery, Cambridgeshire from the CROSS and JEFFERY families. Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: James, Elizabeth and Willie Gilbert

James and Elizabeth Gilbert’s Gravestone, originally uploaded by familytreeuk. This headstone stands in the cemetery in Littleport, Cambridgeshire. The Gilbert family were and are land owners in the area. The stone shows that Elizabeth and James died close together – … Continue reading

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