Hundreds of secret graves for orphanage kids lie unmarked at church with headstones for dead dogs

Graves of children who died at an orphanage were left unmarked in a churchyard where ­headstones were erected to dead dogs.

A former resident of Aberlour Orphanage, Moray, said ­youngsters there were unaware at least 236 ­children were buried in the grounds of St Margaret’s Church in the village.

The man said they were only shown the tomb of orphanage founder Canon Charles Jupp and the ­headstones to his dogs.

The children were buried from 1882 to 1947...
source: Daily Record

2019-02-11 08:02
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