HOWFF Burial Ground - Register of Burials
September 1829 - May 1835
pages of the HOWFF Burial Register detail burials in October 1832,
the majority of causes of death being marked as 'Cholera'. Many
of the deceased have no listed 'Designation' other than 'from Hospital'.
Many of the victims were buried in a special area of ground reserved
for cholera victims.
HOWFF was ground gifted to Dundee in 1564 by Mary Queen of Scots
for use as a burial ground. Registers of burials only exist from
1772, and the ground was closed in 1857. At first, very little information
about the deceased was noted down, but from the 1820s onward, the
entries become very detailed, including the street in which each
person died, so indicating the extent of the epidemic's course through