PRESS / MEDIA COVERAGE

We have featured in a number of articles since starting our work at the Dissenters' Burying Ground, and we are grateful for the continuing support we have received from local newspapers, history and civic groups and national journals.

 

Links to a selection of reports and articles about the site can be found below. Just click on the right-hand images to be taken to the story.

 

"WORK UNDERWAY TO IMPROVE CEMETERY"

3rd June 2014 - The Falmouth Packet

 

A report on our early work to stabilise the burial ground

 

"CEMETERY TOURS TO MARK LAUNCH OF BOOK"

17th Aug 2014 - The Falmouth Packet

 

Publicity for the launch of our book about the cemetery

 

"THE DISSENTERS' BURIAL GROUND, PONSHARDEN"

Autumn 2013 - Falmouth Civic Society

 

A great write-up on the progress of our work on site, featured in the newsletter of the very hard-working Falmouth Civic Society.

27 May 2015 FP

 

"GRAVEYARD REVEALS MILLIONAIRE RESIDENTS"

17th Oct 2014 - The Western Morning News

 

Great article in the Western Morning News preceeding an open day in 2014

 

"HEADSTONE OF ROBBED GRAVE UNCOVERED"

 

27th May 2015 - The Falmouth Packet

 

News of our most recent discovery at Ponsharden, uncovered whilst strimming the site. 

04 Dec 2014 WB

 

"VOLUNTEERS UNCOVER MISSING HEADSTONE"

 

4th Dec 2014 - The West Briton

 

Whilst clearing fallen leaves in the winter, we spotted something hidden beneath a large fallen cross...

06 Nov 2014 WB

 

"BURIAL GROUND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC"

 

6th Nov 2014 - The West Briton

 

Publicity surrounding one of our Winter open days.

17 Oct 2014 WMN

 

"SECOND OPEN EVENT AT DISSENTERS' CEMETERY"

12th Oct 2014 - The Falmouth Packet

 

News of a second open day, organised after the first opening saw several hundred visitors.

12 Oct 2014 FP

"FORGOTTEN STORIES OF FALMOUTH'S DEAD"

14th Aug 2014 - The West Briton

 

Coverage on the launch of our book, the most comprehensive study of the cemetery to have been written.

14 Aug 2014 WB 03 Jun 2014 FP Fal Civic Society 17 Aug 2014 FP
18 Nov 2010 WB

 

"CEMETERY LEFT IN DEPLORABLE STATE"

18th Nov 2010 - The West Briton

 

An article highlighting the deterioration of the cemtery, two years before we stumbled across it and began our work.