Ambassador Event


Representatives from Age Care Association were invited to attend an event on Friday 3rd February held at the Cementerio Ingles (The English Cemetery) in Malaga, where Simon Manley CMG, The British Ambassador to Spain was visiting to see the Cemetery and to pay tribute and lay flowers to William Mark 1824-1936 a former British Consul and who at the time was terribly upset by the burial rights of non Catholics. It was due to his persistent efforts he was eventually given permission to create a cemetery for non-Roman Catholics on a sight in Malaga near St George’s Anglican Church.

029Syd Weldon and Tom Tarr, President and Vice President of Age Care accompanied by Bobby Griffiths, Publicity Officer was delighted to attend and be part of the occasion. Bruce McIntyre MBE a former British Consul is a Patron of Age Care Association and also President of the now English Cementery in Malaga Foundation, and has been instrumental in safe guarding the Cemetery by agreeing with the British Government the foundation, a Spanish Charity established to preserve, maintain and administer the Cemetery as part of Malaga’s historic heritage. It is a beautiful sight with many rare trees and deserves to be preserved. Funds are raised by corporate sponsorship, donations and fund raising.

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