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Re: [Peterhead] LAIR MAPS

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  • Mary Barnes
    Thanks for your helpful reply, Alex. I ll add this to the list of things to do next time I visit the UK! Mary
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 15, 2007
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      Thanks for your helpful reply, Alex. I'll add this to the list of
      things to do next time I visit the UK!

      Mary

      On 15/03/2007, at 6:43 PM, ugiepark1 wrote:

      > For Mary Barnes & Others :
      >
      > I do know that the Registrar at Peterhead (Arbuthnot House) has Lair
      > maps. They did give me photocopies of parts of the Old Cemetery and
      > Constitution Street, but not the whole cemetery. I guess they would
      > have a photocopier large enough for A3 size or whatever it is, so I'm
      > sure they could give you copies (might be a charge ?).
      > These maps only have Lair numbers on them (no names). You would then
      > have to search the Lair Registers to put a name to the Lair.
      >
      > ANEFHS does have the searchable database on computer. A search on
      > there will tie in the Lair Number to a name (and also who else is in
      > the Lair).
      >
      > I don't know if it's still the case, but the Gate House at
      > Constitution Street Cemetery also had burial books. The burials are
      > listed by surname letter in chronological order (Strangely, there were
      > no Lair Register Books for this Cemetery).
      >
      > Alex Ritchie
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