Category Archives: Staffordshire

Finding the fallen: Belgrave Cemetery

My visit to Leicester meant that I could add yet another cemetery to my list, and see whether I could pick up more of the CWGC graves that needed photographing. I had 2 possibilities in mind, Belgrave or Welford cemeteries, … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery, CWGC, Memorials and Monuments, Personal, Photowalks, Staffordshire, United Kingdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Finding the fallen: Belgrave Cemetery

Don’t mention the war!

Yesterday I spent the morning in Leicester, and decided to visit the cemetery closest to where I was. It happened to be a small cemetery called Belgrave cemetery, and my lift dropped me off close to the cemetery. On the … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery, Heritage, Heritage Rail, Personal, Staffordshire, United Kingdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Don’t mention the war!

Barton Under Needwood

On this fine morning I had a job interview close to a small village called Barton Under Needwood, and like many of these small villages it is an interesting place that really needs a lot of investigation to be able … Continue reading

Posted in Churches and Cathedrals, Heritage, Memorials and Monuments, Military, Personal, Staffordshire, War Grave, World War 1, World War 2 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Barton Under Needwood

Finding the Fallen: Ryecroft Cemetery

This morning, after nearly two weeks of ugly weather I finally got a chance to head across to Rycroft Cemetery in Walsall. I had visited that town last month and had been really impressed by it, although the Queen Street … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery, CWGC, Memorials and Monuments, Personal, Photowalks, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, War Grave, World War 1, World War 2 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Finding the Fallen: Ryecroft Cemetery

We all sall to Walsall

Walsall, I had never heard of it until I moved to Staffordshire, and with some time on my hands, and a bus that goes there quite frequently, I decided it was time to go looking around. The bus travels through … Continue reading

Posted in Heritage, Personal, Photowalks, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, Victoria Cross | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on We all sall to Walsall