I walked with Daisy along the River Don from the Wardsend cemetery to Neepsend. At Wardsend, we started off a … More
“Some day soon, perhaps in forty years, there will be no one alive who has ever known me. That’s when … More
Wake up to a very sunny morning. Maybe early spring? Flinty crispness in the air. Wince at the shards of … More
Briar and Bracken On the clearest day in December I visited the long-abandoned burial grounds of Wardsend. These range across … More
Wardsend was opened in the early 1850s, when a nearby churchyard became full. The name Wardsend is a corruption of … More
George Lambert VC (16 December 1819 – 10 February 1860), born C0unty Armagh, was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest … More
There used to be a chapel and a sexton’s cottage at Wardsend Cemetery. The cottage was burned down by rioters … More
Read Daniel Eaton’s 2010 paper on The Barracks Obelisk in the Wardsend Cemetery.