Grave missing for 50 Years found in River Sheaf

Volunteers from @RiverStewards & the Sheaf and Porter Rivers Trust found the grave of #Sheffield man Benjamin Bamford in the river near the @SheffieldGenCem during a clean-up

It had been in the river for more than 50 years and was immaculately preserved. Today, on the anniversary of Benjamin’s death, a team including
put it back in its rightful place

And it was watched at the riverside by the direct descendant of Mr Bamford, following an appeal for relatives to come forward

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