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Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

The Scottish Parliament

 
 
The Scottish Parliament Marker image. Click for full size.
By Adam Brown, January 23, 2010
1. The Scottish Parliament Marker
Inscription.
Presented by
The Rt Hon Sir David Steel KBE MSP
Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament
to
The City of Aberdeen
To commemorate the occasion of the
Scottish Parliament sitting in Aberdeen
during the period Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 May 2002

 
Location. 57° 8.804′ N, 2° 5.972′ W. Marker is in Aberdeen, Scotland, in Aberdeenshire. Marker is on Union Street 0 kilometers west of Correction Wynd and Union Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Situated in St Nicholas' Churchyard, just inside the Union Street entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Aberdeen, Scotland AB10 1, United Kingdom.
 
More about this marker. The stone was placed in this central churchyard to commemorate when the Scottish Parliament sat in the City of Aberdeen 28th – 30th May 2002. The parliament didn't sit at this location.
 
Regarding The Scottish Parliament. In 2002 the new Scottish Parliament building at Holyrood in Edinburgh had not been finished and it was sitting in the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland building on the Mound in Edinburgh.

The Scottish Parliament had to temporarily find a new home in May 2002 whilst the General
The Scottish Parliament Marker image. Click for full size.
By Adam Brown, January 23, 2010
2. The Scottish Parliament Marker
Assembly of the Church of Scotland met.

The Parliament took the opportunity to sit in Aberdeen and it assembled in the King's College Conference Centre, King's College, University of Aberdeen
 
Additional keywords. St Nicholas Churchyard, Union Street
 
Categories. Politics
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Adam Brown of Edinburgh, Scotland. This page has been viewed 678 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Adam Brown of Edinburgh, Scotland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 30, 2016.
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