Greyfriars Private Cemetery, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland

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Greyfriars Private Cemetery
Edinburgh
Lothian, Scotland

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Greyfriars Private Cemetery, Edinburgh

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Notes about the private cemetery

Year established 1561 - 1562 Greyfriars Kirkyard is the graveyard surrounding Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is located at the southern edge of the Old Town, adjacent to George Heriot's School. Burials have been taking place since the late 16th century, and a number of notable Edinburgh residents are interred at Greyfriars. The Kirkyard is operated by City of Edinburgh Council in liaison with a charitable trust, which is linked to but separate from the church. The Kirkyard and its monuments are protected as a category A listed building.


The GPR holds 507 grave and 2241 person records for the private cemetery.

The status of the photographing of the private cemetery is believed to be complete.

The quality of the photographs of the private cemetery is good.

There have been 505 requests for photographs from the private cemetery.

The latest details for the private cemetery were added on 23 June 2011


For information about this locality within Lothian,
have a look at the Oultwood directory for Lothian

For information about education in this locality within Lothian,
have a look at the Schools Web Index for Lothian

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