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Lichens of Lawnswood Cemetery

by Professor Mark Seaward


Walks


Lawnswood Columbarium

The Columbarium is a Grade 11 listed building and was designed by Col. A E Kirk and completed by Messrs Kirk and Tomlinson in 1933. It is a single storey building in Classical style of red brick and Portland stone with a pantile roof and marble details. Inside there is a WW2 memorial and tiers…

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Notes on Joseph Hepworth

JOSEPH HEPWORTH 12.5.1834– 17.10.1911   Lord Mayor 1906 This is the only rags to riches story today!  Does the name mean anything to anyone? Joseph Hepworth & Sons Ltd was a clothing firm with a chain of multiple shops…the first (by a whisker) followed by many – Burtons, John Collier, Alexander etc.  The firm started in…

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