Flickering Lamps: The ancient rock-cut tombs by the Lancashire coast

Regular readers of this blog will know that I’m especially interested in particularly old and unusual graves, and the subject of today’s post definitely falls into that category.  On th…

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Flickering Lamps: A plague pit by the Thames: All Saints, Isleworth

A plague pit by the Thames: All Saints, Isleworth.

Plague Pit by the Thames by Flickering Lamps

The little mortuary at St George in the East and its reincarnation as a museum

Excellent pictures and history from Flickering Lamps!

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St George’s Gardens, the park on the site of the former churchyard of St George in the East in Stepney, is a neat, peaceful place – when I visited, the play area was full of children, and other people were relaxing on benches or looking at the old monuments near the church.  In the midst of all of this is a derelict building that looks terribly sad and out of place.  However, this forlorn little building has a fascinating history that includes that most infamous of East End criminals, Jack the Ripper, and later became a pioneering centre for the education of local children.

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Sally G. Cronin: The Sunday Show – Defining Moments with Kevin Morris

The Sunday Show – Defining Moments with Kevin Morris.

Kevin Morris

A taste for the dramatic: the grand monuments of Kensal Green

Great pictures and history of The Monuments of Kensal Green from Flickering Lamps Blog

A taste for the dramatic: the grand monuments of Kensal Green.

Kensal Green Monuments