Probably the last place one would expect to find a pretty little pet cemetery is a garage forecourt, but such a site existed in Kent for some time.
Grand Tombs at St Peter’s Church, Chillingham
In the shadows of Chillingham Castle sits a tiny, unassuming church, framed by woodland and centuries-old headstones.
The Body in the Catacombs
A labyrinth of tunnels and passageways snake and criss-cross for miles beneath the French capital, with countless inhabitants of their own.
The Roadside Grave of Betsy Smith, Kenilworth
The dead are everywhere. You can’t avoid them. Under city buildings and railway lines, gardens and churches. As centuries pass, memorials are removed, with the land re-used for new purposes, the graves rarely rediscovered, let alone re-marked. However, what of those too poor to ever have their own headstone, or even their own grave? Pits... Continue Reading →
A Trip to St Peter’s at Raithby cum Maltby
Raithby cum Maltby is a tiny civil parish in East Lindsey’s Lincolnshire Wolds, just south of the market town of Louth.
The Alien Grave of Aurora, Texas
In 1897, 50 years before the Roswell incident, a UFO complete with alien passenger was said to have crashed in Aurora, Texas.
John Higgs, Pig Killer
"Here lies John Higgs A famous man for killing pigs..."
The Shoe Grave of Buster Brown
“Hi, I’m Buster Brown; I live in a shoe. This is my dog, he lives there too!”
Georges Rodenbach: The Grave Escape
Coming outta his grave and he's been doin' just fine...
Peter the Wild Boy
In 1725, a group of hunters were making their way through Hertswold Forest in Hanover, Germany. Fighting through the dense woodland, the party came upon the dishevelled figure of a boy.