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Edinburgh woman says cemetery desecrated

‘The very men and women who built Campbeltown lie abandoned, forlorn and forgotten in a unkempt overgrown and derelict graveyard’


A CAMPBELTOWN woman, who now lives in Edinburgh, wept when she was unable to visit her father’s grave.

Pat Finlay, retired to Edinburgh after a lifetime in Hong Kong. Pat and her daughter made an emotional journey to Campbeltown, at the end of July, 12 years since their previous trip in 2004.

During a visit to the family plot in Kilkerran’s Old Graveyard, where her father Peter was the last person to be interred there in 1974, they found a scene of dereliction and burst into tears.

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