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Southern Necropolis, Glasgow

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The Southern Necropolis is a cemetery in the Gorbals district of southern Glasgow, Scotland. It was opened in the year 1840 to provide an affordable and respectable place of burial for the people of Gorbals and the surrounding areas of the city of Glasgow. Over 250,000 individuals have been buried within the many lairs.
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  • I was fortunate enough to be given a private tour round the Southern Necropolis by Colin Mackie with his wife Elsie Mackie. Sadly the dreich day made it less comfortable than it might have been had...  more »
  • This is a great place to visit. Colin and his volunteers are delighted to share their knowledge and are constantly researching the history.  more »
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  • Fans of The Walking Dead will be disappointed. The dead here are pretty chill and down to earth.
  • Perhaps of small interest unless you have a relative residing here, or wish to see the memorial to some famous Glaswegians (including Greek Thompson - very odd grave). It’s reasonably well maintained, but many stones are down or missing now and it’s in a long slow decline.

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