Diary of a Churchyard – June 2023

Ss Simon & Jude, Cockshutt As we reach the end of June, the churchyard looks incredibly tidy; the lawns were recently mown, and the prolonged glorious summer weather, has curtailed its growth.  Even so, there’s still much to see, if you know where to look! Firstly, as you walk along the churchyard path to the … Continue reading Diary of a Churchyard – June 2023

Grave Issues – July 2023

Sacred and holy, our churchyards are places of memories and peace.  It’s always worth taking the time to meander quietly through them as there’s always something which catches your eye! If you visit Cockshutt churchyard and take a walk along the north-west boundary with its sandstone wall, you will find an old family monumental headstone, … Continue reading Grave Issues – July 2023

From the Wardens – Ss Simon & Jude, Cockshutt – June, 2023

Although the Church has now settled into its Quiet Time or Ordinary Season, life here at Ss Simon & Jude continues to gently roll on. Tuesday 6th June was the 79th Anniversary of the D-Day landings on the beaches of Northern France; although not officially commemorated, here in Church a posy of early summer flowers … Continue reading From the Wardens – Ss Simon & Jude, Cockshutt – June, 2023