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Thursday, October 6

October 6th 2005

St. Stephen's Church, Newtown, Thursday October 6th 2005.

Hidden away in the back streets of Newtown, this gothic style church was consecrated in 1874. In it's grounds is Camperdown cemetery. This is an historic cemetery with some famous residents as well as the many humble, unknown, unremembered people whose names are not written in the books of history, but in the book of life.

Many of the cemetery's residents have links with the sea, through a career in the navy, shipbuilding, sinking of ships or accidental drowning in the harbour.

I have set up a special gallery here that shows a few of the graves with a little of the history behind them.

To view full size version please click here.

Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35 f/2.8L@17mm 1/160s f/11 ISO 200.