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Charlie (#47128769)
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Bio Photo Please feel free to take any photos that I attach and upload them to your family tree. You do not need to ask my permission or credit me for the photograph.

I live in South Yorkshire in England and am willing to look for graves etc in the local area.

I am trying to make a full record of the cemeteries I live near and am using local history records to add in the details for headstones which I cannot read or are missing. I started this when tracing my own family tree and my aim is to help anyone tracing their family. I do not want to upset anyone, so if anyone wants me to remove or transfer memorials please let me know.

Tip (Copied from England Discussion Forum):
To do a search for cemetery or churchyard in a particular county go to cemetery search and begin with a full search for all in England. Find-A-Grave will say that there are too many records and that you should go back and refine the search so that it returns fewer results. Ignore this and in the address bar at the top of the screen, where the url reads: replace the 0 at the end with one of the following codes. There may still be several pages of cemeteries in the list for the county, but it is easier to look through

4205 Bedfordshire
4206 Berkshire
4207 Buckinghamshire
5247 Bristol
4208 Cambridgeshire
4209 Cheshire
4211 Cornwall
4216 County Durham
4212 Cumbria
4595 Derbyshire
4214 Devon
4215 Dorset
4811 East Riding of Yorkshire
4217 East Sussex
4218 Essex
4219 Gloucestershire
4220 Greater London
5248 Greater Manchester
4222 Hampshire
4599 Herefordshire
4224 Hertfordshire
4812 Huntingdonshire
4226 Isle of Wight
4227 Kent
4228 Lancashire
4229 Leicestershire
4720 Lincolnshire
4231 Merseyside
4232 Norfolk
4233 North Yorkshire
4234 Northamptonshire
4235 Northumberland
4236 Nottinghamshire
4608 Oxfordshire
4617 Rutland
4238 Shropshire
4239 Somerset
4240 South Yorkshire
4610 Staffordshire
4242 Suffolk
4243 Surrey
4244 Tyne and Wear
4715 Warwickshire
5249 West Midlands
4247 West Sussex
4248 West Yorkshire
4249 Wiltshire
4601 Worcestershire
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Edwin and elizab/eth bowes grave
Hi Charlie ,
you have taken a picture of both graves which look like a shared grave being cheeky but it is possible to get pictures of the full graves as it is my husbands great grandparents. thank you
Added by Mary on Feb 12, 2017 8:57 AM
Pamela Ashcroft-Poole
Leonard Poole
Hi Charlie. My name is Pamela and I see that you have posted a photo of my Dads grave on this website. I was wondering if someone had asked you to look for the grave and if so who thast was ? I have been researching my Dads family tree for as long as I can remember and to say that it is complicated is an understatement. So I wondered if the person was a friend or family ? I noticed from the photo that you haven't got his date of birth so I can provide any additional info that you might think is useful. Best wishes Pam
Added by Pamela Ashcroft-Poole on Jan 22, 2017 5:59 AM
Thanks Charlie for updating their memorials, very much appreciated. Happy New Year!
Added by Lavelle on Jan 09, 2017 3:30 PM
Simon Gaunt
Whitfield Family Tree
Hi Charlie,

My name is Simon Gaunt son of Ken Gaunt 1937 -2013. My Grandparents were Leonard Gaunt and Ethel May Whitfield.

I believe we are related :-)

I can be contacted on

Hope to hear from you.

Best Regards
Simon Gaunt
Added by Simon Gaunt on Jan 05, 2017 5:22 PM
Stephany Jones
Stephany Simmons
Thank you for finding this grave you have done more for me than you could ever know this is the grave of my mother who died giving birth to me so I never knew her and have sereached for 56 years for her grave . Thank you again
Added by Stephany Jones on Jan 05, 2017 3:24 PM
Mike Jaska
RE: Brookwood cemetery
Thank you for what you do. Of course, please check that the ones you delete are actually duplicates. We don't want to inadvertently lose a Czech RAF memorial.
Mike Jaska
Added by Mike Jaska on Dec 29, 2016 10:17 AM
NNWFHS Webmaster
Pvt Lawton - Hollybrook Memorial
Thank you... your photograph of the Memorial Panel is now part of his Memorial Page on our website
Added by NNWFHS Webmaster on Dec 22, 2016 10:44 AM
Alison Hodgkiss
Thank you!
Just wishing to convey my profound appreciation for
the work your doing, and as a result, managed to locate a missing relative, whom almost had eluded all descendants.
His name Cryril Viney William SIBLEY (AB) b.27 Jul, 1896,Erith, Kent, England, who died 13 Jan 1934 aboard the "Resolution,Southern Harbour Malta..
Although only a second cousin x removed, there are many closer living descendants who would echo my sincere thanks to you for solving this enigma of his passing.
Thanks again.
Alison Hodgkiss, Ballarat, Australia
Added by Alison Hodgkiss on Dec 17, 2016 9:05 PM
carol roice
Frederick Thomas Carroll
I was sad to see that the gravestone of my grandfather's brother had been broken when laid flat. It must have been recently as I had seen it upright not that long ago. Fred belonged to an Army family, his father and brother (my granddad) were both long-serving. Fred died of meningitis, following a long spell of pleurisy whilst in hospital in Aldershot and was buried in the Military Cemetery.

There were no family in Aldershot area to care for the grave as the family were posted to many different places here and overseas.

I do hope the cemeteries keep records of the actual place of burial when they remove the headstones.

Carol in west Wales
Added by carol roice on Dec 15, 2016 9:29 AM
Memorial# 136524994
Charlie: I'm having a little trouble understanding the relationship between all the folks shown on this headstone. Hannah Snipes was 76 yrs old and died in 1866. I believe she was Hannah Fisher, b. Jun 1789, d. 1866, buried with her husband, John Snipe in St. James Church in Braithwell. If this is true, who are the Shepherds? Go easy on me, I'm a Yank.
Bill Snipes
Added by Bill on Dec 09, 2016 7:27 AM
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