Volunteers to clean and record 6,000 memorials in Elgin cemetery
Moray group starts on monumental task
Work to clean and record around 6,000 gravestones began at Moray’s largest cemetery yesterday.
The Moray Burial Ground Research Group started clearing away grime and photographing gravestones in its biggest project yet at Elgin Cemetery yesterday. The cemetery was opened in 1858, and has been extended twice since then.
The group’s field work co-ordinator, Helen Mitchell, said: “We are recording all the cemeteries in Moray for family history and genealogy purposes.
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