Tag: gravestones

Trenching Gravestones

A process to make ‘at risk’ gravestones, safer has begun in Blantyre Cemeteries. The process called “Trenching” started on Monday in Priestfield Cemetery. If you recall, last year South Lanarkshire Council assessed all gravestones in Blantyre. Those which were deemed ‘unsafe’ or at risk of toppling were propped up by a wooden post with a […]

Unsafe Cemetery Gravestones

Following the death of a young boy in Glasgow in 2017, there is a National initiative underway to determine which gravestones are unsafe in all cemeteries in Scotland. South Lanarkshire are well progressed in their large task of visiting each cemetery and assessing the safety of the existing gravestone. If you have family buried in […]