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||Mortlach & Cabrach, with Dufftown & Cabrach War Memorials,
parishes of Mortlach & Cabrach. 247 pages, 22 colour plates, 9 b/w plans, A5 format.
Published March 2023. MBGRG 019
This Monumental Inscription record was carried out during the period
2012 to 2021 at the same time as other burial grounds in Moray were
being recorded. Research into Mortlach began in 2012, while that of the
Cabrach site was started in 2016.
The numbering system as usual has been
co-ordinated with that in use on the Moray Council Libindx website,
although many new memorials have been added to the system. These
also include the Buried Tombstones recorded within the old part of
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Our voluntary group was formed in 2003 with the task of surveying every
burial ground in Moray, which also includes part of the old county of
Banff. This is a monumental task as there are some
140 burial sites, both public and private to be studied!
MBGRG has been a
full member of the
Scottish Association of Family History
Societies, and we work in consultation
Historic Scotland and
The published results of our research should benefit
genealogists, family, local and social historians, as well as
other disciplines. The Group has received financial support from various
sources, including grants from the National Lottery "Awards for All"
scheme and Moray Council.
great deal of our work is carried on behind the scenes,
including historical research in various archival centres, but most of
our recording work takes place in churchyards and cemeteries. We
plot every tombstone onto a site plan, accurately record the full
inscription, and take photographic records (and scale drawings where necessary). These are taken
for accuracy checks, as well as archival and illustration purposes.
MBGRG methodology, we also search
for buried tombstones up to approximately 15 cms below the grass
surface. After full recording, these stones are then covered up again
for safety and preservation purposes.
list of all sites we have researched or are researching, see 'Research
Progress', or the
Burial Ground Research Status Map
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