Martin Nicholson's Cemetery Project

Stafford Cemetery and Crematorium

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Four general views of the site.

Michael was a Catholic and Staffordshire Historian.

Francis appears to have been a keen golfer.

John Pate was a Dunkirk veteran

A mysterious grave and obviously one with a "back story".

An attractive and unusual design - we loved the birds perched on the tree branch.

"My Bill's sleeping here and I'm here too"

An elaborate design including two inter-linked hearts for a man named Blossom.

Aged 100.

A Star Trek themed memorial.


One of the most poignant sections of the site was the beautifully presented Children's Cemetery.

A keyboard and synthesiser are key components of this unique design.

Barbara was a Missionary Evangelist.

"Meet me in Valhalla, Hall of Heroes"

Aged 100.

Aged 102.

We are not certain about the status of these two memorials - perhaps they are connected with a local Maternity Hospital?

Rest in peace "Baby Unknown".

John Moore died aged 100.

Richard Nelson was a "Jarrow Hunger Marcher".

Alexander was a Master Papermaker and his wife Nancy was a Stenographer

Aged 100.

A husband and wife who died 9 days apart.

Aged 105.

Martin was serving with the Royal Navy in Italy when he died aged 17.

Aged 101.

Aged 103.

Edward died aged 101 having outlived his wife by nearly 30 years and his daughters Pearl and Christine by 76 and 57 years respectively.

"He delighted in making music".

"Now you fly with your own wings".

Aged 103.

Aged 100.

Aged 100.

John was a Physician and Priest.

Aged 100.

A memorial in the shape of a record - only the second example we have seen.

Aged 102.

Aged 104.

A personalised memorial to a Guardsman.

PC David Rathband was shot and blinded by gunman Raoul Moat


A beautiful design incorporating a dolphin.

Aged 104.

Aged 100.

A memrial that included pictures of the dceased's dogs.

Eunice was an Antiques Dealer and her husband Dennis was an Engineer.

Aged 100.

"... clean bowled forever".

James was a Chartered Librarian.

A mirror image of a design seen elsewhere in the cemetery.

Dave Follows was a Cartoonist.

Terry was an amateur radio enthusiast.

A wonderful domino-based design.

A husband and wife who died 4 days apart.

An amusing design slightly spoilt by a spelling mistake.

Aged 105.

Wendy was a Home-Maker.

Aged 101.

Can you spot what is rather curious about this memorial?.

Claire Christine Nicholson and Martin Piers Nicholson - Ticklerton (Shropshire) and Daventry (Northhamptonshire), United Kingdom.

This page was last updated on August 8th 2015.