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There was an article on the BBC News website yesterday about the Scottish Cemetery of Kolkata
A team from the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) and a cemetery expert from Highland Council are going out to survey the graveyard and plan to restore it nd the gravestones in it.
The team leave for India on 8 November and photography and survey information from the visit will be made available to the public online at www.rcahms.gov.uk
Could be a valuable excercise if they put the names of those buried on-line.
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Great news, Wilma!
As you say, it would be very helpful if they put the names online. I have a distant relative or two who might be there...
All the best,
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Wow. Fingers crossed that they buried my great great grandfather who died there in 1856 in that graveyard and did not just pitch him over the side of the ship!!
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