Does anyone know of a list of such places or have experience of them.?
Until recently I wrongly believed that there was no such thing within the boundary of asylum grounds. I am talking about areas that had gravestones rather than areas where people may have been buried in unmarked graves.
I was aware that some asylums were close to burial areas on another piece of land but those areas were not necessarily directly linked to the asylum (e.g. Hawkhead Asylum/Leverndale Hospital & Hawkhead Cemetery at the Paisley/Glasgow boundary).
I have since learned that the former Hartwood Mental Hospital in Shotts, Lanarkshire, which closed about 1998, had such a facility. A few(6) of the graves are listed on Findagrave. Some are clearly for former staff members as opposed to possible patients. Are there other similar situations in Scotland which have marked gravestones.?
Churchyards and Monumental Inscriptions, Burial and headstone information
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