Who are we? Taphophilia.com.au lovers of the cemetery!
Chinese headstones and graves have a different way of displaying the details.
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What are all the words we hear about death and dying mean.
Some of these I'd never hear of till I started exploring this topic.
What is Epitaphs? It's that lovely dedicated verse that is written on the headstone of a loved one. This page shows some of the various verses you might happen to find.
Free downloadable Cemetery charts for entering family tree data onto.
Have you ever noticed all the different styles of fences there are in the cemetery.
This pages explores some of these.
Grave humor can be described as a light hearted way of looking at death through the captions on headstones and monuments.
What is the difference between a tomb and a grave?
Instructions and materials needed to making a headstone/gravestone rubbing.
Types of stone used on headstones or graves.
What do all the symbols on a headstone mean? Tthis page starts to explore some of the common ones.
What is Taphophilia?
Taphophilia is a passion for and enjoyment of cemeteries.
Taphophilia involves epitaphs, gravestone rubbing, photography, art, and history of (famous) deaths. This also includes in my case the love of walking cemeteries and finding lost relatives
This page photographically shows some of the common tombstone symbols at my local cemeteries