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Background imageBuried Collection: Gravestone in the Graveyard of Winchester Cathedral

Gravestone in the Graveyard of Winchester Cathedral
Gravestone of Thomas Thetcher, a Grenadier in the North Regiment of the Hampshire Militia who died of a violent fever contracted by drinking Small Beer when hot on 12th May 1764

Background imageBuried Collection: Annie Oakley in London

Annie Oakley in London, Born in Darke County, Ohio, August 13th 1860, she died in Greenville Ohio, November 3rd, 1926 and buried at Brock. Ohio cemetery, near her childhood home

Background imageBuried Collection: India / Simla 1930S

India / Simla 1930S
The city of Simla, India literally hangs on the mountain side, 6, 000 feet above sea level. For several months of the year it is buried in snow

Background imageBuried Collection: Leith Hill Tower

Leith Hill Tower, Surrey, the highest point in the county, built in 1766 by Richard Hull, as a viewpoint. Legend has it that his last request was to be buried upside down in it

Background imageBuried Collection: The Morning

The Morning Lady Dedlock is found dead by the gates of the cemetery in which Captain Hawdon lies buried

Background imageBuried Collection: Athenodorus and Ghost

Athenodorus and Ghost
The Greek Stoic philosopher Athenodorus (died 7 AD) rents a haunted house, whose ghost leads him to its improperly buried bones : regarded as the first investigated ghost story

Background imageBuried Collection: Fame Visits the Heroic Unknown Dead

Fame Visits the Heroic Unknown Dead
Fame hovers over a makeshift grave on the former Western Front choosing an unknown soldier to be buried in Westminster Abbey in the tomb of the unknown warrior

Background imageBuried Collection: The spot where Captain Scott lies buried

The spot where Captain Scott lies buried
A cross placed on top of a large cairn of snow marking the resting place of Captain Scott, Dr Wilson and Lieutenant Bowers

Background imageBuried Collection: The Pyramids and Sphinx, Giza, Egypt

The Pyramids and Sphinx, Giza, Egypt
The Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza, Cairo, Egypt

Background imageBuried Collection: Vestal Virgin Punished

Vestal Virgin Punished
Oppia, one of Romes Vestal Virgins, is buried alive for no longer being one

Background imageBuried Collection: Sicily - Messina Cathedral

Sicily - Messina Cathedral
Black and white Victorian lantern slide of 12th Century Norman Cathedral of Messina. King Conrad is buried inside, alongside several archbishops

Background imageBuried Collection: England / Stinsford Church

England / Stinsford Church
STINSFORD, DORSET Stinsford Church, Dorset, where Thomas Hardy and his family are buried

Background imageBuried Collection: Comic postcard, Grieving woman in cemetery Date: 20th century

Comic postcard, Grieving woman in cemetery Date: 20th century

Background imageBuried Collection: Headsone of German Jewish soldier Max Seller, Belgium

Headsone of German Jewish soldier Max Seller, Belgium
The burial is in the CWGC Cemetery, Hyde Park Corner. In this same cemetery is the grave of Private Albert Edward French, a 16 years old who was the subject of a BBC Radio 4 documentary in 1983

Background imageBuried Collection: US Cemetery Marker Number 1 St Mere Eglise Normandy

US Cemetery Marker Number 1 St Mere Eglise Normandy
This is one of three markers at the locations of the first American cemeteries. There were 3, 000 soldiers buried here. By 10 June there were eight battlefield cemeteries but these were later

Background imageBuried Collection: INFANTICIDE PREVENTED

INFANTICIDE PREVENTED
Missionaries in China seek to end Chinese infanticide. For many Chinese, to bear female children is a thing to be ashamed of and many girls are buried alive Date: circa 1850

Background imageBuried Collection: Stone tombs in Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford, Yorkshire

Stone tombs in Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford, Yorkshire
Ornate stone tombs and headstones in the Victorian Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford, Yorkshire, England. In the background are the neighbouring terraced houses Date: 1988

Background imageBuried Collection: Wartime Short Story Illustration

Wartime Short Story Illustration
An illustration for a wartime children's short story book, The Adventure Book For Girls. The image shows some wartime children discovering a mysterious buried sack. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageBuried Collection: White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Jacob Milling postcard

White Star Line, RMS Titanic, Jacob Milling postcard
White Star Line, RMS Titanic. An exceptional handwritten postcard postmarked 11pm on 9 April 1912 sent by Second Class passenger Jacob Christian Milling (1863?1912)

Background imageBuried Collection: Titanic postcard from passenger and victim Alfonzo Meo

Titanic postcard from passenger and victim Alfonzo Meo
White Star Line, RMS Titanic - postcard written by Third-Class passenger and victim Alfonzo Meo-Martino from Queenstown, Ireland, on 11 April 1912

Background imageBuried Collection: Charles Dickens, places of birth, baptism, marriage, burial

Charles Dickens, places of birth, baptism, marriage, burial
Charles Dickens, places of birth, baptism, marriage and burial Date: 1912

Background imageBuried Collection: Gruline House, Isle of Mull, Scotland

Gruline House, Isle of Mull, Scotland
This photograph shows Gruline House, the home of Governor Lachlan Macquarie, located in the Isle of Mull, Scotland, in which he resided on his return from New South Wales

Background imageBuried Collection: Arlington Memorial Ampitheatre, Virginia. Aerial view

Arlington Memorial Ampitheatre, Virginia. Aerial view
This structure, inaugurated in May 1920, is in the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery and near the Tomb of the Unknowns, where the Unknown Soldier of WW1 is buried. Date: circa 1920

Background imageBuried Collection: Ravenscroft (now called Cleddon Hall), Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales

Ravenscroft (now called Cleddon Hall), Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales, birthplace of Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), British philosopher and author

Background imageBuried Collection: Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) resurrect a dead in

Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) resurrect a dead in
Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552). Spanish missionary. The saint resurrect a dead buried in Colima, near Cape Comorin (India), 1544. French Engraving, 1850. Date:

Background imageBuried Collection: HMS Esk, burial at sea of Ldg Sig G H Guest

HMS Esk, burial at sea of Ldg Sig G H Guest
HMS Esk (H15), British E-class destroyer, burial at sea of Leading Signalman G H Guest, who died on 17 January 1935 and was buried the following day. Date: 1935

Background imageBuried Collection: Jesus laid in the Sepulchre

Jesus laid in the Sepulchre - Matthew 27. circa 1688

Background imageBuried Collection: Abraham buried in the Cave of Machpelah by his sons

Abraham buried in the Cave of Machpelah by his sons - Thomas Bankes Bible, Genesis 25.9. 1787

Background imageBuried Collection: Sidi el-Kebir cemetery, Blida

Sidi el-Kebir cemetery, Blida
A seated figure overlooks the Sidi el-Kebir cemetery where Blida's founder, Sidi-Ahmed El-Kebir, is buried. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBuried Collection: Ravenscroft (Cleddon Hall), cave in garden

Ravenscroft (Cleddon Hall), cave in garden
Ravenscroft (now called Cleddon Hall), Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales, birthplace of Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), British philosopher and author

Background imageBuried Collection: Mausoleum who kept the remains of Mariano Alvarez de Castro

Mausoleum who kept the remains of Mariano Alvarez de Castro
Mariano Alvarez de Castro (1749-1810). Spanish military. Mausoleum who kept the remains of Alvarez de Castro, before being buried in Figueres. Museum of City History. Girona. Spain

Background imageBuried Collection: Egyptian skeleton

Egyptian skeleton
Human remains buried in a wicker coffin. 3000 BC. Old Kingdom or Early Dynastic Period. 1st Dynasty. From Tarkhan. British Museum. London. United Kingdom

Background imageBuried Collection: Grave of Charles James Brenan

Grave of Charles James Brenan
The grave and headstone of Colour Sergeant Charles James Brenan of the 27th Inniskillings who departed this life at Tientsin (now Tianjin in China) on 28th December 1909, aged 37 years

Background imageBuried Collection: Tomb of Abakh Hoja, Kashgar, western China

Tomb of Abakh Hoja, Kashgar, western China
The tomb of Abakh Hoja (also known as the Tomb of Xiangfei) in Kashgar, western China. It served as the family tomb of Abakh Hoja

Background imageBuried Collection: George Herbert 5th Earl Carnarvon C1922 Iln Import

George Herbert 5th Earl Carnarvon C1922 Iln Import
george, herbert, 5th, earl, carnarvon, c1922, iln, import, 21, dec, 07, 05, 1923, walking, beacon, hill, hampshire, lord, instructed, before, death, buried, photograph, taken, final, trip, egypt, be

Background imageBuried Collection: Lord Robert's lying-in-state in St Paul's

Lord Robert's lying-in-state in St Paul's
Lord Roberts died of pneumonia at St Omer, France, on 14 November 1914 while visiting Indian troops fighting in the First World War

Background imageBuried Collection: SAUDI ARABIA MECCA

SAUDI ARABIA MECCA
The cemetery : for Moslems, to die and be buried in Mecca is a unique privilege. Date: circa 1870

Background imageBuried Collection: Gladstone's State Funeral in Westminster Abbey, London

Gladstone's State Funeral in Westminster Abbey, London
The state funeral of William Ewart Gladstone (1809 - 1898), British Prime Minister and Liberal politician, at Westminster Abbey, London. Date: 28 May 1898

Background imageBuried Collection: The State funeral of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington's coffin on the burial in St Paul's

The State funeral of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington's coffin on the burial in St Paul's Cathedral, London. Date: 18th November 1852

Background imageBuried Collection: LOUIS PHILIPPE TOMB

LOUIS PHILIPPE TOMB
Remembered by few and mourned by fewer, Louis Philippe dies in Weybridge, England, and is buried there with his queen, Marie-Amelie. Date: 1866

Background imageBuried Collection: PERFIDIOUS ALBION

PERFIDIOUS ALBION
English support for Dutch independence is not to be relied on under catholic Charles I : the English seem happy to see the Dutch lion dead and soon to be buried. Date: circa 1640

Background imageBuried Collection: AKBAR TOMB SIKUNDRA

AKBAR TOMB SIKUNDRA
Akbar is buried in this massive tomb at Sikundra, near Agra : he started building it himself, then after his death his son Jihangir completed it. Date: 1850

Background imageBuried Collection: VALENTINO FUNERAL

VALENTINO FUNERAL
Police hold back the crowd who fill the streets when screen actor Valentino is buried at Los Angeles

Background imageBuried Collection: PETS CEMETERY

PETS CEMETERY
Some of the gravestones in a corner of the famous Pets Cemetery, Kensington Gardens, London, where over 300 dogs and cats etc are buried. Date: 1950s

Background imageBuried Collection: JOHN COLLINGTON

JOHN COLLINGTON: Ne-er-do-well & wife beater, poacher, hiring hitmen & getting others to menace his neighbours. Buried 6 of his dead children in the orchard to save money! Date: 1696/7 - 1750

Background imageBuried Collection: PLAGUE OF LONDON 1665

PLAGUE OF LONDON 1665
Bodies are brought out of the city in carts and buried in pits dug for the purpose during the Great Plague of London Date: 1665

Background imageBuried Collection: Illustration, Malbrough is going to war

Illustration, Malbrough is going to war
Illustration, Malbrough s'en va t'en guerre (Marlborough is going to war). Elegant ladies faint when they hear that Monsieur Malbrough is dead and buried as a result of going to war

Background imageBuried Collection: Sarah Buried Religion Bible Events Old Testament

Sarah Buried Religion Bible Events Old Testament
sarah, buried, religion, bible, events, old, testament, abraham, wife, dies, cave, will, turn, gathered, fathers, abraham's, history, historical, 10081100



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