According to local legend, the Tom Thumb of Tattershall measured just over 18 inches tall and had reached the grand old age of 101 upon his death in 1620.
Nanette (incorrectly recorded as ‘Nanetta’ on her stone) is a forgotten music hall star and little person who died with a huge following.
Lying in such an isolated place, Booton St Michael has come to be known as ‘the cathedral of the fields’.
In life, three things are for certain: Birth, Death and Cheese. The greatest of these is cheese.
While the church is long gone, its churchyard remains, with tombs and monuments hidden behind metal railings and overgrown bushes. Although the site seems closed to visitors today, access is still possible...
‘What dies in Sanssouci will be buried in Bornstedt.’
Shelters may seem to have been a rather excessive addition to the world of ecclesiastical furniture, after all; what’s a little rain between a vicar and a coffin?
Southampton Old Cemetery is a historical site, a nature reserve, a place for tours and relaxation. Its also a place to dodge dog poo by the bucketload.
Read on for 5 'real' ghost stories from the festive season. From ghost pigs to undead highwayman, local legends cover it all...
When visiting the church and circling these monuments, it seems a miracle there was ever any room for religious services...