NS2676 : Burial place for Working Boys' Home

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

Burial place for Working Boys' Home
Burial place for Working Boys' Home
Inscribed on the near side: "Burial Place Belonging to Working Boys' Home".

This is point of interest № 19 on the Red Walk described in the "Greenock Cemetery Walks" booklet (see the end-note); see that reference for more on the establishment of the home.

The Working Boys' Home itself, "for destitute working lads above 14 years of age", was located at NS27907586, formerly Banktop Cottage (or Bank Top Cottage), at the junction of Lyle Street and Bank Street.
Greenock Cemetery
The cemetery, which is laid out on Bow Hill, opened in 1846. For detailed information, see the Geograph article "Greenock Cemetery" 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, 8 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2628 7624 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.8620N 4:47.0135W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2628 7624
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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