Lost Graves of Scots Miners Found in Abandoned Bolivian Cemetery

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jul 1, 2019

The long-forgotten graves of three Scots silver and tin miners have been found in an abandoned foreigner’s cemetery in Bolivia.

Dr. Stewart Redwood, a geologist originally from Stirlingshire but now of La Paz, discovered the graves in the windswept and treeless mining city of Oruro, which sits high on a desert plateau of the Bolivian Andes.

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Pity the source is a subscription site as this might link to a missing relative of mine who married and died in Bolivia, Eric Redoath.

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