Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life...

by Kelly Field July. 26, 2017 9044 views

Line on the left, one cross each.

Morning folks! I'm feeling better today and thought I'd enlist your help:

There are a lot of pretty stones in old church yards but have you ever really taken the time to look at them? Sometimes you may spot a pattern, I did.

This was taken in the church yard of St Mary's in Redbourn. A number of the stones here have this symbol on but it doesn't appear to correlate with the names on the stones. They're not all 'S' names, they're not all together and they don't appear related to each other. It's made me rather curious, what does it mean?

If anyone knows, answers on a postcard...



Well that didn't take long. One of my eagle eyed readers (and close friend) pointed out the symbol actually says 'I', 'H' and 'S' which stands for 'Iesus Hominum Salvator', or 'Jesus, saviour of mankind'.

You learn something new every day.


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