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Holywell Cemetery

Holywell Cemetery is the first cemetery that I visited in Oxford and is one of two that are within what I call “walking distance” of the town centre. There was no real compelling reason to visit it either, but from … Continue reading

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Warstone Lane Cemetery Birmingham

One of the reasons for visiting Warstone Lane Cemetery in Birmingham was mention of catacombs, and possibly because it was within walking distance of the New Street Station. According to what I read, the catacombs were built into the sides of a gravel pit, … Continue reading

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Rietfontein: the last word.

To say that Rietfontein and its cemeteries has been an obsession these past few weeks would be telling the truth. What started out as a excursion to photograph a few graves turned into a whole series of discoveries.  My recent … Continue reading

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