Sunday, 29 September 2019

Headstones reinstated at Quarriers' Nittingshill Cemetery

Headstones to commemorate 335 children buried in the Quarriers village's Nittingshill Cemetery in Renfrewshire from 1888 until 1971, have been reinstated, following their removal in the 1960s. A service was held on Thursday 26 September 2019 to dedicate the grave markers.

For more on the story visit https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-49853718 and the Quarriers website at https://quarriers.org.uk/about-us/history/nittingshill-cemetery/.

Chris

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