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Advertising Flier

1843

offering sites in the cemetery for sale

Warriston Cemetery

Warriston Cemetery

Warriston Cemetery  -  1843 Flier, advertising sites in the cemetery for sale

  Campbell Purdie:  Perth, Perthshire, Scotland:  July 2, 2014

 

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    Warriston Cemetery  -  1843 Flier, advertising sites in the cemetery for sale

 

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Campbell Purdie

Perth, Perthshire, Scotland

Thank you to Campbell Purdie for sending me a copy of his 1843 advertising flier, offering sites for sale at Warriston Cemetery.

Warriston Cemetery  -  1843 Flier, advertising sites in the cemetery for sale

Campbell wrote:

1843 Flier

Sites for Sale

"I am about to try to sell this very rare advertising flier for Warriston Cemetery on eBay."

Campbell Purdie, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland:  July 2, 2014

 

Warriston Cemetery

Background

Warriston Cemetery, just over a mile to the north of Princes Street, covers a large area beside Warriston Crematorium.

The upper part of the cemetery has gravestones laid out in neat rows.  The lower part has become rather overgrown (but is perhaps now looking better following the recent establishment of the 'Friends Of Warriston Cemetery'.

There are many Victorian gravestones in the cemetery.  When I last visited the cemetery, I found that:

-  some of the these had unfortunately been broken when they were toppled 'Health and Safety' reasons.

-   others had become overgrown.

Warriston Cemetery  -  Bluebells

 

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