Unusual first names on graves - Obedience and Zipporah

 
Lye and Wollescote Cemetery, Lye, West Midlands
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Sometimes we discover very unusual first names on graves. These are two of the best.
 
 

A lady called Obedience
 
 

A lady called Zipporah

 
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Unusual gravestones

A new book from the owners of probably the largest archive of cemetery related photographs in the world!

Available now - on both Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk

The authors have viewed millions of gravestones, and are offering readers a selection of the rare and unusual gravestones that they have seen, with full-colour illustrations. Each category of type of gravestone, age of person, cause of death, rare names, and errors found on gravestones are given a points score to indicate rarity.


Two specimen pages


Martin and Claire Nicholson - March 2015