Upon the Isles of the Sea

Discovering the LDS heritage of England, Ireland, Scotland, & Wales


Hartwood Pioneer Memorial Wall

What’s inside?

When this crate arrived from Utah it was like Christmas, Birthday, Easter, Father’s Day and maybe even pancake day all rolled into one.  I knew what was inside, but even so I could not wait to rip off the ‘paper’.  This wooden wrapping paper proved a little more challenging than the norm and half an hour later I finally got my hands on the contents.

I was in awe.

Continue reading “What’s inside?”

Memorial Links

Visit our web page to discover the magnificence of the message of the Hartwood Pioneer Memorial.  You’ve been asking lots of questions and this basic overview and series of links should answer most of them: Continue reading “Memorial Links”

The memorial vision

The vision for the Hartwood Pioneer Memorial had been brewing for a couple of years when, in September 2016, I read that Elder Holland had just dedicated the Light of the World Garden at Thanksgiving Point in Utah.  I curiously clicked through and what I discovered was a revelation View the Garden here   The garden is magnificent with 35 monument size bronze sculptures of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ set in a couple of acres of the Ashton’s entertainment complex.  The sculptor, Angela Johnson, had spent years creating this incredible masterpiece testifying of His Divine mission. Continue reading “The memorial vision”

Your thoughts

It has been encouraging to read your comments about the Hartwood Pioneer Memorial Wall.  We thought you might like to read some of those responses.   Thank you for sharing your thoughts and please continue to let us know how we are doing and keep providing suggestions of what we should include.

“This is fabulous!”  Maxine C., USA

“Very humbling messages.” Ruth M., USA

“The British Memorial Wall is a vision of incredible foresight.” Angela J., USA

‘Very interesting and thought provoking project’ John H., UK

“It sounds amazing.”  Gary B., UK

“Great to teach young people about history/RE.”  Helen B.

“Wonderful!  Interesting for us and for Continue reading “Your thoughts”

Hartwood Pioneer Memorial Wall

We are bursting with excitement about this upcoming project – the Hartwood Pioneer Memorial Wall.

Timed to coincide with the 180th anniversary (2017) of the first LDS missionaries to Britain this is something you will want to keep a close eye on.


The project revolves around this 266 year old farmhouse which is surrounded Continue reading “Hartwood Pioneer Memorial Wall”

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