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Linlithgow burial - Bernard John Glancy 1908
« on: Friday 04 August 17 20:56 BST (UK) »
Could anyone tell me please how to find out where the grave of Bernard John Glancy (Glancey) might be in Linlithgow cemetery or even if there would be a marked grave? He died Sep 1908 in the poorhouse  after being in there for 4 days and the record says Linlithgow cemetery.

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Re: Linlithgow burial - Bernard John Glancy 1908
« Reply #1 on: Friday 04 August 17 21:35 BST (UK) »
From the WLFHS CDs it looks as if he was buried in a common grave - number of unrelated people also buried there. He was buried in section G, lair 209. As this was likely to be a common grave it is unlikely there would be any marker. This a large section and you would need to contact West Lothian Council Cemeteries to establish where the grave is.

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Re: Linlithgow burial - Bernard John Glancy 1908
« Reply #2 on: Friday 04 August 17 21:39 BST (UK) »
Thanks very much for looking that up - very good of you. I wondered if that might have been the case.
Regards,
Kat

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Re: Linlithgow burial - Bernard John Glancy 1908
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 06 August 17 20:27 BST (UK) »
Linlithgow Cemetery Map:


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Re: Linlithgow burial - Bernard John Glancy 1908
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 06 August 17 20:32 BST (UK) »
Thanks very much for sending that, gives me an idea of where it is.
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Kat

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Re: Linlithgow burial - Bernard John Glancy 1908
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 06 August 17 20:42 BST (UK) »
There are 3 CWGC graves in Section G - Lair 345 being the closest numerically.

Lair 345 - James Dodds, Private, Royal Scots
Lair 674 - W. McLean, Gunner, Royal Field Artillery
Lair 748 - John McNab, Private, Cameronians.

Section G, as already said, is quite big and has many stones, but if you can work out which way the lairs run, you should be able to almost pinpoint Lair 209.

Not every stone has a number, but if you look at the bases and if there's a number etched, it's usually on one of the sides.

Each Lair is 3 feet wide, so pacing it out when you find a numbered stone is quite a good way to get close to the spot.

Good luck!

Anne :-)

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Re: Linlithgow burial - Bernard John Glancy 1908
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 06 August 17 20:52 BST (UK) »
Wow thank you Anne. When I asked the question I didn't really hold out much hope but now I should be able to actually find it! :D
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Re: Linlithgow burial - Bernard John Glancy 1908
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 06 August 17 21:30 BST (UK) »
Not sure if they have started to number the stones. The ones at Paulville in Bathgate have had a number stuck onto the base.

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Re: Linlithgow burial - Bernard John Glancy 1908
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 06 August 17 22:59 BST (UK) »
Ok will see what I can find