NS2676 : Mausoleum for Dame Frances Caroline Cameron

taken 6 years ago, near to Greenock, Inverclyde, Great Britain

Mausoleum for Dame Frances Caroline Cameron
Mausoleum for Dame Frances Caroline Cameron
This is the only mausoleum in Greenock Cemetery. An inscription on the near side of the structure reads as follows: "Herein repose the ashes of Dame Frances Caroline Cameron who died January 25th 1899".

The Irish-born Frances Caroline Macaulay was the daughter of a doctor, James William Macaulay. In 1869, she married Charles Cameron (1841-1924), who was also born in Ireland. (He later became an MP for Glasgow, and was created the 1st Baronet Cameron of Balclutha, Renfrew, in 1893. He remarried in 1900. See LinkExternal link for the NS5766 : Cameron Memorial Fountain.)

The mausoleum is location № 25 on the Red Walk in the "Greenock Cemetery Walks" booklet (see the end-note); see that reference for further details.
Greenock Cemetery
The cemetery, which is laid out on Bow Hill, opened in 1846. For detailed information, see the Geograph article "Greenock Cemetery" LinkExternal link and, for a map and useful guide, the booklet "Greenock Cemetery Walks" LinkExternal link (PDF) produced by East End Advisory (funded by Inverclyde Council); the PDF link works, as of January 2016.
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Date Taken
Monday, 18 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 28 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Burial ground, Crematorium 
Place (from Tags)
Greenock 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2634 7645 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.9763N 4:46.9640W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2632 7645
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