Robert and Ann Sweeney lost all four of their children in unfortunate circumstances.

 
St Brigit, Llansantffraid, Ceredigion, Wales
(Click on an image for a larger version)
 
 
 
This was a lovely peaceful coastal site with just the sound of a nearby stream
and seabirds breaking the silence.
 
 

Robert and Ann Sweeney lost all four of their children in unfortunate circumstances. There is a misprint on the memorial: Evan William Sweeney served on the Empire Endurance not on the Empire Indurance. 
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A new book for grave hunters everywhere!
 
 
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.
 
 
 

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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