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Family History Documents and Artefacts => Graveyards and Gravestones => Topic started by: a-l on Wednesday 21 February 18 13:01 GMT (UK)

Title: Symbol help please
Post by: a-l on Wednesday 21 February 18 13:01 GMT (UK)
Hello all. I wonder if anyone can tell me anything about the symbols on this gravestone please ?
Title: Re: Symbol help please
Post by: groom on Wednesday 21 February 18 13:10 GMT (UK)
What a lovely clear inscription.

http://www.graveaddiction.com/symbol.html

Arrows symbolise mortality and martyrdom.
Title: Re: Symbol help please
Post by: a-l on Wednesday 21 February 18 13:17 GMT (UK)
Groom thankyou so much for that now I will investigate the stars !
I'm very grateful to you.
Title: Re: Symbol help please
Post by: groom on Wednesday 21 February 18 13:24 GMT (UK)
Apparently  a "Six pointed is the Star of David and also shows the 6 attributes of God ‘power, wisdom, majesty, love, mercy and justice’. "  There is also the mention that stars are most common on Masonic ( Freemason) graves.
Title: Re: Symbol help please
Post by: a-l on Wednesday 21 February 18 13:29 GMT (UK)
Thankyou again groom. That is a very interesting and informative site.