Category Archives: Cornwall

St. Just in Roseland Church & Churchyard

This surely has to be one of the most picturesque churches in the south west of England… …and also one of the most difficult churchyards to investigate!

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St. Just-in-Penwith Methodist Chapelyard

Round the back of the chapel… …experience tells me to leave no stone unturned,… …and although that isn’t always possible, or feasible, on this occasion I’m glad I persevered, as two of the final three headstones proved of interest (see … Continue reading

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Penzance – St. Mary’s Church War Memorial

Elsewhere in Penzance:

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Penzance War Memorial

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Paul – St Pol de Léon’s Church

You can see the Roll of Honour (below) on the church tower (above). Some details of this magnificent window: And an explanation, if you can read it:

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St. Buryan Church & War Memorial

St. Buryan Church.  Note the war memorial to the right of the photo.   Twenty Merry Maidens… …and a dog. Cornish landsape.  

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Pencoys with Carnmenellis (Four Lanes) War Memorial & St. Andrews Church

Interesting to see this inscription remembering the men of the United States Army who were billeted around here in 1944. One killed so far from home, one so near, and yet so far.  So sad.

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