Martin Nicholson's Cemetery Project

All Saints, Long Whatton, Leicestershire

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We like churchyards that contain slate gravestones because they remain legible for hundreds of years.

A memorial to a gardener erected by his employer.

Four children died in their infancy - two consecutive babies were called Joseph.

Mrs Martha Townley died in "Child Bed". We cannot recall ever seing the title Mrs on a grave.

The wife served her employer for 53 years and her husband served for 40 years.

Mary Garner died "of a bleeding cancer".

William Allt was pastor of his own church which meant some people loved him and others hated him. "Some say he was without a fault. And others say theres none had more."

Martin Nicholson - Daventry, United Kingdom.

This page was last updated on September 8th 2012