NS4075 : Dumbarton Cemetery entrance

near to Bellsmyre, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Dumbarton Cemetery entrance
Dumbarton Cemetery entrance
The entrance is beside the junction of the A82 and Garshake Road.

The memorial that is directly ahead, flanked by two cherubs, is one of the first that visitors see on entering the cemetery, and is the NS4075 : Gravestone of Daniel McAusland, who died of cholera in 1849.
Dumbarton Cemetery :: NS4076
The cemetery was formally opened on the 4th of October, 1854, replacing the overcrowded parish churchyard. See the Geograph article "Dumbarton Cemetery" LinkExternal link for a detailed discussion. For biographies of many of those buried here, and for descriptions of their memorials, see Donald MacLeod's "The God's Acres of Dumbarton" (1888), and the same author's "Dumbarton: Its Recent Men and Events" (1898).
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Friday, 13 May, 2011
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Burial ground, Crematorium 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4090 7594 [10m precision]
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4090 7591
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