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CATHCART CEMETERY

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Total identified casualties 243 Find these casualties
  • Region Renfrewshire
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 55.80681, Longitude: -4.26716

Location information

This is a large cemetery in the area of Cathcart on the southern outskirts of Glasgow near Rutherglen in East Renfrewshire. The cemetery is divided into two sections. The older section and newer Linn extension are divided by Netherlee Road. There are war graves in both sections. Directions by road - From junction 2 of the M77 take the B762 Barrhead Road east in the direction of Pollokshaws. At Pollokshaws continue on the B762 Nether Auldhouse Road and Merrylee Road and after three miles turn right into Clarkston Road (the B767). Head south and after 200 yards turn left into Clarkston Avenue, which is a narrow road between houses. The main entrance to the cemetery is at the end of this road. There are tarmac roads in this site which lead to the rear entrance and Netherlee Road and the entrance to the Linn extension. Public transport - Several buses pass the bus stop near the cemetery entrance on Clarkston Road including bus number 44 from Glasgow City Centre at Charing Cross. The nearest railway station is at Cathcart. Trains leave from Glasgow Central Station. The cemetery is a five minute taxi journey from the train station.