Abuse claims made against or­phan­age

Evening Express (City Final) - - Scotland Today -

A WOMAN has claimed she was abused at an or­phan­age run by nuns. Theresa Tolmie-mcgrane said she suf­fered men­tal, phys­i­cal and sex­ual abuse at Smyl­lum Park Or­phan­age run by the Daugh­ters of Char­ity of St Vin­cent de Paul in La­nark in the 1970s. A BBC and Sun­day Post in­ves­ti­ga­tion found at least

400 chil­dren from the in­sti­tu­tion are thought to be buried in an un­marked grave at the town’s St Mary’s Ceme­tery. A spokesman said it was “shocked and sad­dened” by the abuse al­le­ga­tions.

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