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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019)

Pond Graves

Pond Graves

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic DMC-TZ100)
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Comment by: Philip G. on 22nd May 2019 at 05:14

Thanks for your latest, Mick. And thank God for that cup of strong coffee before which I felt certain that I was looking at a flood of Grape hyacinths.

Comment by: Veronica on 22nd May 2019 at 08:14

I thought exactly the same Philip.... but what a sad sight to see.

Comment by: kath on 22nd May 2019 at 08:26

is this Ince? I went exploring in the oldest part of the cemetery once but turned back because the ground was so spongy. Subsidence I suppose?

Comment by: Ticsmon on 22nd May 2019 at 19:53

If this is Ince cemetery then there are a number of famous including Arthur Wynne, are buried there. Arthur Wynne was credited with devising the modern day crossword and if you want to visit his grave, from the main gates its 5 down, 4 across.

I’ll get me coat

Comment by: irene roberts on 22nd May 2019 at 22:27

Love that, Ticsmon!

Comment by: David on 22nd May 2019 at 23:55

Sad sight.
Thanks Ticsmon, made my day with that comment.

Comment by: Lynne on 23rd May 2019 at 13:58

Check out what it looks like in Winter! http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/photoaday.php?photo=2016-02-16

Comment by: Veronica on 23rd May 2019 at 14:51

At least those buried there won't be disturbed by building over the ground. About 4000 skeletons have been found underneath where the new railway station is being dug out in Birmingham. Tests are being done on the bones apparently,as they were buried at the time of the Industrial Revolution. I've made my mind up - it's cremation for me!

Comment by: Ken R on 23rd May 2019 at 22:23

I wonder when the damage to the righthand grave stone was done, probably vandals "hit and run"

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