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County:Parish:
LanarkCrawford (including Leadhills)
Id:Parish No:Burial Ground Name:
2649 635Navvies' Burial Ground
Alternative Name:Still Exists:Demolished:
 Yes 
Type of Burial Ground:Denomination of Burial Ground:
Burial Ground 
OS GridRef:Latitude:Longitude:Location:
NS95818355.44744-3.648893A small enclosure beside the Clyde.
Dates - Ancient:Date Opened:Date Closed:
   
OPR:Kirk Session:
General Register Office, New Register House, Edinburgh 
Local Authority:Private:
  
Other:
 
Memorials:Surveyed:Pre-1855 MIs:Complete MI:Published:Unpublished:
NoYesNoNoYes 
Obtained At:NBI Included:NMRS Number:
Scottish Genealogy Society, EdinburghNo 
Notes or Comments:
This is the burial place of 37 workmen who died while working on the construction of the Caledonian Canal. There is a plaque but there are no individual gravestones.

 

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