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This is the Inverkip Street burial ground. It was opened in 1787 due to the great increase in the population of Greenock. When first opened the population complained that it was too far from the centre of the Town and therefore difficult for funerals to take place. At first all stone memorials had to be kept low to allow the carrying of coffins across the ground. All graves are numbered and laid out in rows e.g. a row of 20s then a row of 30s and so on. In 1846 the ground was levelled and many stones buried. This was at the time of the opening of the new Cemetery at South St.
All lairs are laid out numerically in rows working from the gate towards the back wall.
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