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Scottish Collection: Perthshire & Kinross, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, and West Lothian

This week completes our list of Scottish Collections and covers our records in Perthshire & Kinross, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, and West Lothian St Mary's Church St Mary's Scottish Episcopal Church. Looking north across the roundabout, from entrance road to golf course (Derek Ferris) Perthshire and Kinross Aberuthven Church & Cemetery Auchterarder Church & Cemeteries Arngask Old Church Cleish Church Cemetery, Kinross Dron Old Churchyard Dunkeld Church, Dowally Dunning St Serf's Churchyard Findo Gask Churchyard Forgandenny Churchyard Forteviot Churchyard Fowlis Wester Churchyard Glenfarg Cemetery Kilmaveonaig Church, Blair Atholl Logierait Church & Cemetery Luncarty Cemetery Portmoak Church & Extension, Kinross St Mary's Church, Birnam, Dunkeld Tenandry Old Churchyard, Killiecrankie Tibbermore Church Trinity Gask Churchyard South Lanarkshire Carnwath Parish Church Covington & Quothquan Churchyards Dalserf Old Churchyard Dunsyre Churchyard Forth

Lambeth Cemetery

Records from the  London Borough of Lambeth's   Lambeth Cemetery in south London are now available to view on .  Lambeth Cemetery , originally known as Tooting Cemetery , is home to a great many species of wildlife, including goldcrests, sparrowhawks, and woodpeckers, and provides the final resting place for over 250,000 people, including many famous music hall Victorians. Lambeth Cemetery The music hall was a popular Victorian brand of theatrical entertainment, and involved songs, comedy, speciality acts, and variety entertainment.  One giant figure of music hall was George Wild Galvin, better known as Dan Leno (1860-1904) , who was buried in Lambeth Cemetery. Dan Leno was a leading comedian and musical actor within music hall, and was also well known for his pantomime dame roles. His first solo stage appearance was at nine years old and, as a teen, he became the star of his family's act. By the late 1800s, Dan Leno was one of the highest-paid and most