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Atlin BC. Pioneer Cemetery. The grave markers are all wooden, in the pics are a few English chaps William S Alliott from Eccles, Edward St. George Bowley from Clapham both killed in a mining accident, one George Pike from Newcastle who died as a result of being accidentally shot and a young lad Charley William Rudolf accidentally shot 'mistaken for a bear' and died of gunshot wounds and lastly William Northey a chap originally from Chacewater, Cornwall.

Atlin BC. Pioneer Cemetery. The grave markers are all wooden, in the pics are a few English chaps William S Alliott from Eccles, Edward St. George Bowley from Clapham both killed in a mining accident, one George Pike from Newcastle who died as a result of being accidentally shot and a young lad Charley William Rudolf accidentally shot 'mistaken for a bear' and died of gunshot wounds and lastly William Northey a chap originally from Chacewater, Cornwall.

Death & Gravestone Symbolisms

Infographic of the Week: Death

Death & Gravestone Symbolism from LifeInsuranceFinder.au takes an in-depth look at the most common signs and symbols used on gravestones around the world.

How to do headstone rubbing ~~ Always check to see if this is allowed. Many grave markers are too fragile from time and could be damaged

This expert guide outlines the materials and techniques that will give you professional looking results from headstone rubbing every time. Photographs of an actual headstone rubbing will guide you through each step easily.

Albany Rural Cemetery - a good guide to common cemetery symbols. I will never look at graves the same..... :'(

Albany Rural Cemetery - a good guide to common cemetery symbols and what certain symbols on graves mean. I will never look at graves the same.

How to read the unreadable Gravestone Headstone Tombstone Grave Marker Cemetery Stone

a great idea, I have used a tiny bit of flour before to read Photographer's stamps on my Photos, but never thought of this use for flour. How to read the unreadable Gravestone Headstone Tombstone Grave Marker Cemetery Stone

UpFront with NGS: How to read the unreadable Gravestone Headstone Tombstone Grave Marker Cemetery Stone, guest post by Anthony Bengston

How to read an unreadable headstone. Please no shaving cream, flour, etc. The best practice for reading cemetery markers that are difficult to interpret, is to use a mirror.

Foil can make hard-to-read gravestones legible - - great tip & easier than doing a rubbing.  Please be careful when doing either of these things!  Very old gravestones are so very easily damaged.

Foil can make hard-to-read gravestones legible - - great tip & easier than doing a rubbing. Great idea for reading hard to read graves.

We love this helpful graphic to understand what tombstone symbols represent.  Credit: http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/a-graphic-guide-to-cemetery-symbolism

A Graphic Guide to Cemetery Symbolism

This cemetery symbolism infographic from Atlas Obscura details the meaning of the most commonly used decorative gravestone markers.

Charles M. Schultz (November 26, 1922-February 12, 2000) Pleasant Hill Cemetary, Sebastopol, California - this reflective bench is emblazoned with his Peanuts characters.

Charles Schultz by Guago reflective bench at Charles Schultz gravesite. NOTE this is NOT his gravesite, but near it. A photo of his actual gravestone is also located on this board. Pleasant Hill Cemetary, Sebastopol, CA

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