Spade & the Grave

death and burial through an archaeological lens

Black Cat Cemetery Preservation

Do you know of a burial ground with fallen and broken gravestones, that could use a little TLC? Are you interested in learning more about how to protect your local heritage?

Well, you’ve come to the right place. Black Cat Cemetery Preservation specialises in historic gravestone and monument conservation and restoration in Canada. Husband and wife team Robyn Lacy and Ian Petty, have a combined 20 years of experience in the heritage sector as archaeologists, gravestone conservators, and cultural heritage technicians. The have worked across Canada and the United States, as well as on the Isle of Man, recording gravestones and cemeteries, conducting archaeological surveys, mapping sites, and evaluating heritage structures and landscapes.

We look forward to working with you!

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