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Ghastly Ghosts & Ghoulish Goings on: All Hallows Eve in Gloucestershire: Display 1 of 8

Gravestones in a graveyard in the dark

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Leckhampton Parish Churchyard at night

Tis now the very witching time of night, when churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world.’ This popular line from William Shakespeare’s 'Hamlet' (Act 3, scene. 2, l) sums up our views of graveyards at night.  Gloucestershire Archives holds a lot of information about graveyards in the county – who’s buried in them (which can be found in parish registers), graveyard plans (found in parish collections) and dedications and expansions (usually in parish collections but also in the Diocesan and parish council records).