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Exploring Churchyards, The Lost Language of Headstones 
Tuesday 08 May 2018, 19:45 - 21:30
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Many of us wander around churchyards and cemeteries, tracing family members or just out of interest. This illustrated talk by Kevin Varty explores the sometimes hidden meanings of the symbols which are often carved into the headstones, revealing a lost language from the past. The talk also shows how these symbols have been used by the funeral business, especially during Victorian times.

Location Bourne End Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End, Bucks SL8 5SX
Contact http://www.bucksfhs.org.uk/meetings
Visitors are very welcome. Entrance is £2 for members or £4 for non-members (or why not take out an annual membership from as little as £6)

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