Grange Cemetery

About the cemetery and our work in it

Learn about the history of the cemetery and the work of the Friends.

Notable burials
(alphabetical order)
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(1805-1861)

(1808 – 1881)

(1853 – 1939)

(1780-1847)

(1855 – 1936)

(1946-2005)

(1855-1928)

(1846 – 1924)

(1784-1848)

(1839-1910)

(1881 – 1953)

(1821-1890)

(1810 – 1872)

(1781 – 1857)

(1825-1886)

γ: Ralph (1915-1967) and Nancy (1916-2002) LawRalph: Civil servant; Nancy: Headmistress, St Denis School for Girls

β: William Menzies (1817-1884)Grandson of William Menzies (c.1718-1793), Solicitor of Customs for Scotland

δ: Rev. Peter Steele (1794-1871)Lecturer in Classics and English in Moray House Free Church Training College

Read details about each of the notable burials we have researched.

Download booklets about notable burials
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Some notable burials (2017)download-icon-orangedownload-icon-orange
More notable burials (2020)download-icon-orangedownload-icon-orange

Download our booklets about the notable burials.


Trees in the cemetery

See the kinds of trees and a plan with photos of the best specimens.

Greek inscriptions

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Learn about the graves with Greek inscriptions.

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The restoration of each large memorial costs typically £500. Any amount you can donate will help towards these costs.

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Each booklet costs us about £2 to produce, print and distribute

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Help us to produce the booklets on notable burials and support our work to restore fallen monuments.






Notable Burials

The Cemetery Group of the Grange Association has identified notable burials in the Grange Cemetery. The map below is interactive and shows the sites of these burials. Hover the cursor to see the names or, for more information, click on the letters or numbers on the map or click on the name at the foot of the page.

Some notable burials More notable burials
1 Thomas Nelson (1780-1861)
2 Hugh Miller (1802-1856)
3 Thomas Oliver (1775-1853)
4 Thomas Chalmers D.D., LL.D. (1780-1847)
5 William Stuart (1820-1888)
6 Charles Maclaren, FRSE (1782-1866)
7 Sir James Gowans (1821-1890)
8 Ivan Szabo (1822-1858)
9 James Moonie (1853-1923)
10 William Stewart Cruikshank (1855-1928)
11 Michael Taylor (1793-1867)
12 James Smith (1824-1887)

13 Sir Thomas Dick Lauder (1784-1848)
14 Robin Cook (1946-2005)
15 David Kennedy (1825-1886)
16 Thomas Usher (1821-1896)
17 Thomas Guthrie (1803-1873)
18 James Thin (1824-1915)
19 Andrew Usher (1826-1898)
20 Alexander Cowan (1775-1859)
21 John Usher (1828-1904)
22 John Bartholomew (1805-1861)
23 Robert Middlemass (1819-1904)
24 Canon Edward Joseph Hannan (1836-1891)
A: Willliam King Tweedie (1803 – 1863)
B: Hezekiah Merricks (1792 – 1873)
C: Thomas Pitcairn (1800 – 1854)
D: William Henderson (1810 – 1872)
E: George Bertram (1808 – 1881)
F: David Masson (1822 – 1907)
G: Dugald Christie (1855 – 1936)
H: Captain James Kerr RN (1791 – 1871)
I: William Mutrie (1818 – 1893)
J: Sir George McCrae (1860 – 1928)
K: Robert Philip (1857 – 1939)
L: William Ballantyne Hodgson (1815 – 1880)

M: Willliam Soltau Davidson (1846 – 1924)
N: Robert Douglas Norman (1885 – 1912)
O: Tom (1871 – 1884) “An African slave boy”
P: Mary Russell Walker (1846 – 1938)
Q: David Wright (1808 – 1847)
R: Christian Isobel Johnstone (1781 – 1857)
S: Dick Cunyngham family
T: James Balmain (1853 – 1937)
U: George Washington Browne (1853 – 1939)
V: Duncan Napier (1831 – 1921)
W: Thomas Drummond Shiels (1881 – 1953)
X: John Kinross (1855 – 1931)