Friday, 7 November 2008

Scots graveyard in India to be restored

The Scotsman newwspaper has a fascinating story today concerning the attempts of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) to restore a decaying cemetery in Kolkata (Calcutta), the last resting place for hundreds of Scots in British colonial era India.

The full story is at A grave undertaking: Scots experts fly to India to restore famous cemetery .

Those who believe they may have relatives buried at Kolkata Scottish Cemetery can send inquiries to ajuler@simpsonandbrown.co.uk , and for further information see the RCAHMS website at www.rcahms.gov.uk , and the regular blog from the Kolkata team at scottishcemeterykolkata.wordpress.com .

Chris

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