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TOMBSTONES & SYMBOLS Website
« on: Thursday 18 February 10 10:57 GMT (UK) »
Hi All

Following some 16 years spent in the churchyards of Lewes and Hastings (but mostly Lewes) I have of late been constructing a web site to illustrate the kind of Motifs / Symbols to be found on Headstones and Memorials.
Although some pages are still in course of preparation; I think there is still  sufficient published to make it interesting:

http://Tombstones.webs.com

Please take a look and let me know what you think, and is there anything more that could be included

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Re: TOMBSTONES & SYMBOLS Website
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 20 April 10 15:25 BST (UK) »
Don't mean to be nitpicky but it's "Categories"

Great site
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Re: TOMBSTONES & SYMBOLS Website
« Reply #2 on: Friday 18 June 10 13:16 BST (UK) »
Hi Ptdrifter

No you are not pickicky - Have at long last changed it

Chris in 1066
One of Rootschats Founder Members
Living at the Heart of English History in 1066Land.      www.Rootschat.com/history/hastings
Own Ancestral Website:    http://maythornemill.webs.com and
                                            www.swarbrooke.com
Monumental Sculptures Website:    http://Tombstones.webs.com
NEW - Local History Site: http://zouch.webs.com
NEW - Local History site: http://Baldslow.com
Information contained within Census Lookups is Crown Copyright:  www.nationalarchives.gov

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Re: TOMBSTONES & SYMBOLS Website
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 22 June 11 07:12 BST (UK) »
Its really a great site and quite interesting too.. I think that there is no need of including anything. Thanks for sharing with us.


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Re: TOMBSTONES & SYMBOLS Website
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 24 July 11 16:52 BST (UK) »
I am trying to find out what "AE" means when it is placed after the age of the deceased on a tombstone. For example: 92 years AE. Would you be able to tell me? I would really appreciate it.

Thank you,
LWR

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Re: TOMBSTONES & SYMBOLS Website
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 24 July 11 17:43 BST (UK) »
I think it means age. 
Seen to remember it is abbreviation of "aetatis"

Definition of ANNO AETATIS SUAE
: in the (specified) year of his (or her) age
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