As part of ‘Caring for God’s Acre Week’ [June 5-13], two short walks – mini-tours – have been planned for the cemetery of St Margaret’s Parish Church in Ifield village.
The first – ‘Heritage & Humanity’ – took place Saturday [June 5], and the second – ‘Nature & Wildlife’ – will take place Saturday [June 12].
This second – and last – mini-tour will start from the Plough pub at 11pm and end before 1pm – led by Crawley Community Award Winner David Moon.
“A language is not just words. It’s a culture, a tradition, a unification of a community, a whole history that creates what a community is…a new understanding of who we are and what we should aspire to be” – Noam Chomsky
MINI-TOUR 1 – SATURDAY – JUNE 5 2021 – “HERITAGE AND HUMANITY” – RICHARD SYMONDS
OLDE PLOUGH COTTAGE AND THE ELIZABETH FRY BLUE PLAQUE
HARROW COTTAGE AND H. MONK GROCER & PORK BUTCHER
WAR MEMORIAL AND W.F. DRUGHORN [with special thanks to parishioner Ron Binmore]
MARK LEMON GRAVE
THORNTON’S CHILDREN GRAVE AND INSCRIPTION
ELIAS EASTON GRAVE AND INSCRIPTION
MARIA SOPHIA ROSE GRAVE
REVD JOHN ALLEN GRAVE
MONK FAMILY GRAVE AND INSCRIPTIONS
MARIAN PESKETT GRAVE AND INSCRIPTION
ELDRED THORNTON WAR GRAVE
PHYLLIS KATHLEEN SALMON TABLET INSCRIPTION
MINI-TOUR 2 – SATURDAY – JUNE 12 2021 – “NATURE AND WILDLIFE” – DAVID MOON