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the path, and the inscription is
worn away.)



Nos. 2 and 3 are graves enclosed by chain.

(Headstone.)

CRAIG

COLBEG

(Craig at the top, Colbeg at the bottom.)



Nos. 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 are graves with no
tombstones.



No. 9.

This is the burying place of
JOHN LAPSLEY and

JEAN FOYER
Here lies the remains of
JEAN EDMONSTONE

Spouse of

ARCHIBALD LAPSLEY

She died on the 5"" day of January

182 1 in the 61^' year of her age

No. 10. (Headstone.)
1850

ERECTED
IN MEMORY OF

DAVID HOW AT

WHO DIED 18™ FEB 1850

AGED 61 YEARS

ALSO

DAVID HOW AT

HIS SON WHO DIED
31^'^ AUGUST 1854 AGED 29 YEARS

CHRISTINA M^NAB

RELICT OF

DAVID HOWAT

DIED 20™ JANUARY 1874 .
AGED 87 YEARS



No. II.



1614

RS 1716

Robert Shearer



APPENDIX L—STRATHBLANE CHURCHYARD.



285



No. 12.



IN MEMORY OF

MARION MCNEIL

WHO DIED 25™ DECEMBER 1874
AGED 76



No. 5.



ROW XL

No. I.

Tliis is the

Burying Ground of

JOHN FERGUSON and MARY MILLER

his spouse and their heirs

This stone is on the south side of the path.



No. 2.



DONALD MCNEIL

IN MEMORY OF

WILLIAM HIS SON

WHO DIED 4™ SEPT 1 85 7
AGED 8 MONTHS



No. 3.



JB



ES



No. 6.



No. 7.



This is the burying Place

of Robert Smith and

Marion Fergus and

their descendants 1685



R
AB

GI



IB



This is the Burying Place
of William Weir Farmer

IN CRAIGDOW

New kilpatrick and

Margaret Glen his

Spouse and their Children

Here lie the Remains 01

James Weir their son who

departed this Life on the 28""

of July 1799 in the 27'^ year

of his age



No. 8.



Nos. 4 and 5 are the burial places of the Smiths
of Craigend, and are enclosed by a low stone
coping.

No. 4. The arms of Smith of Craigend,
but no inscription.



AC

&
AC



1793



No. 9. A grave with no tombstone.



286



THE PARISH OF STRATHBLANE.



No, lO.



THE BURYING PLACE

OF ANDREW CRAWFORD

WHO DIED 9™ SEPT 1 83 1

AGED 77 YEARS AND

JANET WEIR HIS WIFE

WHO DIED 1788 AGED

23 YEARS AND THEIR CHILDREN



No. II.



The property of

Robert Weir

farmer Keayston

1830

inscribed

BY JEAN BROCK

To the Memory of her husband

ROBERT WEIR

who died 15"^ April 1848

aged 81 years

JEAN BROCK

WHO DIED JUNE 1 854
AGED 70 YEARS



No. 12.



1843

The

Property of

Walter Atken

Portioner Auchingillan



No. 13

THE PROPERTY OF

ROBERT WEIR

FARMER KEAYSTON

HIS SON JOHN DIED

™4 OF AUGUST 1830

AGED 31 YEARS

in memory of his Son ROBERT

husband of JANET BRYCE

who died 5* Octr 1830

Aged 29 Years

MARY WEIR WHO DIED JULY 1 849

AGED 14 MONTHS

MARION SCOTT WHO DIED 4™ MAY 1 863

AGED 40 YEARS



No. 14.



JOHN FOYER 1796
MARGRET CRAIG



No. 15.

IN MEMORY OF

DONALD MCNEIL

WHO DIED AT LETTER KII-LEARN

27"^" NOVEMBER 1 845

AGED 83

HIS WIFE MARION BUCHANAN

WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 1 849

AGED 87

AND THEIR SON ROBERT .

WHO DIED AT LETTER 8'^" AUGUST 1 87 2

AGED 76



APPENDIX I.—STRATHBLANE CHURCHYARD,



287



ROW XII.

Nos. I, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 are graves
with no tombstones.



No. 9. (Headstone.)

PARLANE MACFARLANE

AND

MARGARET M^LELLAN

IN MEMORY OF THEIR CHILDREN

JANET

DIED IN INFANCY

HOPE STEWART

DIED 8"^" JAN 1839 AGED 5 YEARS

DANIEL

DIED 2° DEC 1839 AGED 4 YEARS

ELIZA

DIED 30™ NOV 1856 AGED 5 >^ YEARS



No. TO.



1707



WW
GW



MCR
JB



No. II. (Headstone.)

DANIEL MCGREGOR

IN MEMORY OF

AGNES AUCHINVOLE

HIS WIFE

WHO DIED 19"^" JULY 1 86 I

AGED 73 YEARS

DANIEL MCGREGOR

DIED I^'^ FEBRUARY 1 869
AGED 75 YEARS

MARY MCGREGOR

DIED 27™ SEPT 1869
AGED 53 YEARS

(On a tombstone below)

lOHN WAIR

M



No. 12.

J w

GW JB 1769

No. 13. Stone with the inscription worn
off.

No. 14.

THE PROPERTY OF

WILLIAM GRAHAM inchbank
AND MARGARET BROWN his spouse



(On an inlaid granite stone)

sacred
to the memory of
JOHN MOIR M.B.

WESTER LEDDRIEGREEN
BORN 3° AUG'^' 1853 DIED 1 7™ JULY 1 87 7

ELIZABETH MOIR

BORN 1 9™ JUNE 1 85 5 DIED 1 7"^" APRIL 1 85 7

JANE MOIR

BORN 3° MAY 1858 DIED 5™ JANRY 1 86 1
ALSO THEIR FATHER

JOHN MOIR

FARMER AT LEDDRIEGREEN
WHO DIED 18™ JUNE 1880 AGED 76 YEARS



No. 15.



17

I-L



7
IB



No. 16. (Headstone.)

Under a sculptured Crown and Hammer, the
insignia of the Incorporation of Hammermen
of Glasgow.



JAMES
MARGAT



LEITCH
LAWSON

17 74



288



THE PARISH OF STRATHBLANE.



No. 17. A grave with no tombstone.



No. I.



ROW XIII.



AE



No. 2.



ARCHIBALD EDMONSTON
died 20"^ Oct 1761

Aged 43 years
BETHIA LYLE

died the 25'*' Nov"" 1800
aged 81 years



No. 3.



SPITTLE
Burying Ground



No. 4.

(The Edmonstone of Ballewan arms and motto,
" Gauge and Measure.")

Erected in Memory of

Archibald Edmonstone of

Balleoun second son of the

Family of Duntreath 1 5 1 6

ARCHIBiVLD EDMONStone

of Spittal

died 30"^ December 182 1

aged 67 Years



No. 5.

1482

(On an inlaid granite stone)

IN MEMORY OF

WILLIAM

SON OF ROBERT MCKEAN ballewan

AND GRACE BUCHANAN his wife

BORN 9™ FEBRUARY 1856
DIED 19™ JANUARY 1 87 3

THE ABOVE ROBERT MCKEAN

who DIED 7™ SEPT'^ 1880 AGED 63 YEARS

(This was an old freestone slab with all inscription
worn off except the date, and this has been
recut in modern figures.)

No. 6. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 7.



ARCH° NORVAL

&
AGNES CASELS



No. 8.



WM



MK



No. 9.



WM



MK



No. 10.



THIS IS THE BURYING

Place of WILL'^ M^LAY

and MARGARET KNOX

his Wife and their

Children 1795



APPENDIX T.—STRATIIBLANE CHURCHYARD.



289



No. ir.



M M KL

OHN BWCHANAN
MARGRAT FARSAN (?)
17 14



No. 12.



1778

JOHN BUCHANAN

MARGARET KEY

No. 13. (Headstone.)

SACRED

TO

THE MEMORY OF

JAMES CAMERON

WHO DIED 29'^" MAY 1 849
AGED 59 YEARS

AND OF JEAN RONALD his wife

WHO DIED 7^" dec"* 1836

AGED 42 YEARS

AND THEIR FAMILY

MARY

WHO DIED 12^" JANUARY 1 833

AGED I YEAR

ANNIE

WHO DIED 7™ JAN^' 1 836
AGED II YEARS

ROBERT

WHO DIED AT MARYHILL 24"^" NOV** 1862
AGED 32 YEARS

ERECTED BY THE SURVIVING MEMBERS OF
THE FAMILY AS A TOKEN OF THEIR RESPECT



No. 14. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 15. (Headstone.)

The Memory of
JOHN MURDOCH

who Died 5"" Oct' 183 1 aged 14 Months

ANNE MURDOCH

Died 13*'' July 1849 aged 10 years

ANDREW MURDOCH
Died 25* Jan^' 1851 aged 19 years



No. 16.

JAMES GRAHAM

Mugdock Castle

died on the 5"' of July 1820

in his 71"^' year

MARGARET MACCULLOCH

his Wife

died on the 18"" of February

1820 in her 65'*' year

Their daughter MARGARET

died 18* December 1843

and Janet died 24"" October 1844

THEIR THIRD DAUGHTER ANN DIED
23^^ FEBRUARY 1 855

Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord



2 o



290



THE PARISH OF STKATHBLANE.



No. 17. A grave with no tombstone.



ROW XIV.
No. I. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 2.



James Narvoll
G r a ha in

JAMES NORVAL

/• 162



No. 3.



JAMES NORVAL



No. 4. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 5.



JM



MU



No. 6.



WU

17
IM



MH
27
MU



No. 7. Stone with inscription worn oft".



No. 8.

The earliest inscription on this interesting old stone
is that round the edge. The Coat of Arms,
which is Buchanan and Graham impaled,
is of the same date, and is a curious example
of Strathblane Heraldic sculpture in the 17th
century. The inscriptions at the top of the
tombstone and below the Coat of Arms are
much later ; the former being of the 1 8th and
the latter of the 19th century.




iH!IS»l¥]RI!AL»FL4C(i"'""'









Nos. 9 and 10 are graves with no tomb-
stones.



APPENDIX I.—STRATHBLANE CHURCHYARD.



291



No. II. (Headstone.)

ERECTED

BY JOHN M*^FARLANE AND

MARGARET HUNTER

IN MEMORY OF THEIR SON JOHN

who died 28"^ March 1836



No. 12. Stone with inscription worn off.



No. 13.



JAMES GRAHAM
BANKEND 1 82 6

CORPS OF JOHN
GRAHAME POR"" IN
MUGDOCK AGED
42 AND DIED DEC ^6
17 17 AND JANE GAL
BRAITH HIS SPOUSE
AGED 61 AND DIED
S ER 1745

A THEIR SUCCES



No. 14. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 15.



L
IP -MM

1767



No. 17. (Headstone.)

THIS IS THE Burying
Place of JAMES GARDNER
Smith in MILLNGA VIE
and JANNEl^ ALLAN
his Wife SHE departed
this Life 5* April 1825
Aged 59 Years



No.


18.


A stone, inscription worn off.


No.


19.


A stone, inscription worn off.


No.


20.


A grave with no tombstone.



No. 21.



JAMES ROBERTSON
WHO DIED IN THE YEAR



No. 22. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 23, (Headstone.)

@recteb

BY
JOHN GARDINER AND ISOBEL BRASH

in Memory of their daughters

Janet A. Gardiner who died 28*

July 1836 Aged 12 years & Jane

died 13"^ Oct'^^ 1836 Aged 7 Years



No. 16. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 24. A grave with no tombstone.



292



THE PARISH OF STRA THBLANE.



No. 25.



17



35



IR 1814

JOHN GARDNER



Nos. 26, 27, and 28 are graves with no
tombstones.



No. 29.

by

JOHN GRAY in Memory

ofhis father J M^ GRAY

Farmer Ballagan

who died i" of Janr^ 1829

aged 67 years

also

his Brother Alexander

who died Novb' 11"' 1824

Aged 24 Years

His Sister Margaret

who died May 30"' 1825

Aged 27 Years

His Mother GRACE WATT

died August 3'' 1848

Aged 81 years



No. 30.



SACRED

TO

THE MEMORY OF

MARGARET MACKAY

BELOVED WIFE OF

JOHN PENDER ARTHUR

WHO DIED 16™ NOVEMBER 1859
AGED 28 YEARS



No. 31. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 32.



JOHN ARTHUR



No. II.

1871

ERECTED

BY

THE FAMILY OF ANDREW WILSON

IN MEMORY OF THEIR PARENTS

ISABELLA NIMMO their mother

DIED 22" FEBY i860
AGED 60 YEARS

ANDREW WILSON their father

DIED 13'" OCTOBER I 868
AGED 77 YEARS



APPENDIX I.—STRATHBLANE CHURCHYARD.



293



ROW XV.

No. I. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 2.



(Crown)

1774
(Hand holding a hammer)

THIS IS THE
BURING PLACE OF
JAMES MASON
ORTION N

EDINKILL
I \ \ BROCK

HIS SPOUSE



No. 3. No inscription.



No. 4.



i«55

IN MEMORY OF

JOHN MASON

who died 21=' Aug' 1855

Aged 72 Years and

MARY GILCHRIST

His Wife

who died f^ Nov' 1853

Aged 69 Years



No. 5. Stone with no inscription.



No. 6.



IM • IH

1658



No. 7. (Low headstone.)

1734
IH • EB

(On the tombstone below)
16

1813
J MAITLAND

(This is an old stone with a cofSn sculptured on it.
The new lettering is cut across the coffin.)



No. 8.



IH



IM

16 49

I M^

IL



No. 9. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 10. (Low headstone.)

17 47

ARCHIBALD BROUN



No. II. A grave with no tombstone.



294



THE PARISH OF STKA THBLANE.



No. 12.

WILLIAM WEIR

FARMER MILLICHEN

NEW KILPATRICK Erected

this Stone in Memory of

MARGARET WALKER

His Wife

who died the 22*^

day of June 18 14 aged 37 years

and is the intended burying

place of him and their family

No. 13. A grave with no tombstone.

No. 14-

The Coat of Arms on this stone is Macfarlan and
Cunninghame impaled. The Cunninghame
Shakefoik is of an unusual form.



No. 15.



No. 16.




The Gift of

James Graham to

James Smith of

Craigend



16
A
17



88
IS
SI



ROBART AKEIN
AND ELIZBETH
MALINY



No. 17. (Headstone.)
1849

BY

ADAM WATSON IN MEMORY OF

JANE AITKEN his spouse who died

the \(f^ of May 1847 Aged 42 Years

And their Son WILLIAM who

died the ig"" February 1848

Aged 15 Years



APPENDIX I.STRATIIBLANE CHURCHYARD.



295



No. 18. (Headstone.)

ELIZABETH

DAUGHTER OF

WILLIAM HAMILTON D.D. and JANET KING

WAS BORN

Twenty fourth May mdcccxviii

AND DIED

Thirteenth September mdcccxxxi

This lovely bud so young and fair
Cut off by early doom
Just come to show how sweet a Flower
In Paradise could bloom



No. 19. (Headstone.)

(This stone has an inscription on both sides and
on the north edge. It is cut in a curious
italic hke character which cannot be imitated
in type, and is difficult to read. )

On the side of the stone facing the West —

Here lyeth the body of

Christian Jacques late

spouse to M' Ja Livin

gstone born 1666 died Ap 3

1735 aged 62 years a Strang

er from her native land a

stranger of this earth now

by the lamb she's up above no

more to taste of death.

On the side of the stone facing the East —
Also here lyeth the body of
Ann Livingston the iv daughter
born Aug 1703 died 17 14 aged
eleven years also here lyeth
the body of Isobel Stirling late
spouse to John Livingstone and
mother to M"" Ja Livingstone



No. 19 — continued.

On the North edge of the stone-
o • crue
1 • unre
1 entn
g ■ dea
th 'no'm
ercy • is
with • t
he "who*
d eare
st • frien
ds • assu
nder •
tares'
to "who •
survi
vs "no •
pity •



No. 19^. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 20. (See woodcut, page 212.)

The legend round the tombstone is— HERE
LIES MCPARLAN SPOUSE TO

MASTER DAVID ELPHINSTONE MIN-
ISTER OF DUMBRITAN WHO DIED
THE 12 OF MARICH 169

On a square tablet on the upper part of the stone
is the following —

M' JAS GRAY
WAS ORDAIND
MIN-^ HERE
AP' 21 1748
AND DIED
o 17



296






rilR PARISH c


No. 21.










FF


1805


AG



OF STRA THE LANE.



No. 26. (Headstone.)



No. 22. (Headstone.)

(A sand-glass cut on the flat top.)

IN

MEMORY OF ROBERT WATT

Mason Milngavie

Avho died Sepf

19* 1 79 1 Aged 41 Years

and AGNESS his daughter died 1 g"'

Sepf 1792 Aged 4 Years

CATHRINE GRAHAM his wife

died July 11 . 1834



No. 23. (Headstone.)
1845



BY

JAMES SCOTT

MILNGAVIE

in Memory of his son

THOMAS

who died 18* October

1842 Aged 21 Years



Nos. 24 and 25 are graves with no tomb-
stones.



Cfrcdeb

BY

ROBERT MORRISON

in Memory of his wife

ANN THORPE

Who died 18* May 1848

Aged 27 Years



No. 27. A grave with no tombstone.



(Nos. 28, 29, and 30 are within four square corner
stones, and mark the burial place of the Lyles,
an old Strathblane race.)



No. 28. No stone.

No. 29.

Here lie the remains of

ARCHIBALD LYLE

OF DUMBROCH

And his grandson

ARCHIBALD LYLE

who died i^' of May

1 81 5 aged 16 years

No. 30. Stone with no inscription.



No. 31.



IB



CG



APPENDIX I.—STRATHBLANE CHURCHYARD.



297



No. 32. (Headstone.)



1779
HG ' IE



ROW XVI.

No. r. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 5.



I F
1692



IW



No. 6.



17



IB
IB



18
EC

AW



No. 2.



JF
1692

IW



No. 3, Stone, but inscription worn away.
No. 4. (Headstone.)

TO THE MEMORY OF

ARCHIBALD FREELAND

WHO DIED AT BROADGATE 12"^" APRIL 1854

AGED 65 YEARS

AND OF HIS WIFE

JANET LIVINGSTONE

WHO DIED 15"^" JUNE 1 883
AGED 93 YEARS

(On a stone below)

ARCHIBALD FREELAND



No. 7.



This is the burying Place

oi PETER B RISE AN

and JANE T BRASH his

Spouse and their Children

Here lie the Remains of

AGNES BRISBAN their

Daughter who died on the 5

of March 1798 in the 16 year

of her aare



No. 8.



Peter Brisban and

Janet Brash his Spouse

placed this Stone in Memory of

James Brisban their Son who

departed this Life on the 8 of

Sep' 1797 aged 18 years

also lie the Remains of

Janet Brisban their Daughter

who died on the 6'" of Dec

1797 in the 19"" year of her age



2 p



jpB



THE PARISH OF STRA THBLANE.



No. 9.



Here lie the Remains of

JOHN RONALD

who departed this life

on the 28"' of A'oz) 181 1

in the 18 year of his age



No.


10.








This is the burying place of




JAMES RONNALD




and MARGARET TAYLOR




He died


April


1792




She died


Sepf


1808


No.


II.








17




18




PB




MP




IB




AW




17




47



No. 12.



WE



IE



No. 13. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 14.



JOHN BROWN

17 15

WG IS

JJAW



No. 15.



THIS IS THE BWRIAL
PLACE OE JAMES
WILLIAMSON AND
MARGRAT CALDER
AND THEIR CHILDR
ING WHO ENDED
THIS LYEETHE 12 OF
MARCH 17 17

This is the burying

ground belongings to

JOHN BROWNS

lairds of Mugdock



No. 16.



IN MEMORY OE

John Calder

Who Departed

This Life The

2 of Aug 1672

Also the Property

of James Jack and

his Spouse Agnes

Williamson daug""

of James Williamson

This is the burying

ground belongings to

JOHN BROWNS

lairds of Mugdock



(In 14, 15, and 16 the John Brown or Browns is
in a later letteiina:. )



APPENDIX I.—STRATHBLANE CHURCHYARD.



299



No. 17. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 18.



• MEMENTI •

JOHN • LENOKS ' AND
MARGRAT • GILMOUR • 1 748



No. 1 9. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 20.



16
IM



26
IP



No. 21. (Rev. Dr. Hamilton's monu-
ment.)

SACRED

TO THE MEMORY OF

THE

REV WILLIAM HAMILTON D.D

BORN FEB 4 1780 DIED APRIL l6 1835

HIS WRITINGS

PERPETUATE HIS TALENTS AS A DIVINE

AND THE PEOPLE

OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND

GRATEFULLY REMEMBER HIS ADVOCACY

OF THEIR SACRED RIGHTS
HIS FRIENDS AND PARISHIONERS HAVE

REARED THIS MONUMENT

NOT SO MUCH TO COMMEMORATE THESE

OR HIS LOVE OF SCIENCE

AND HIS VARIED LEARNING

OR THE WISDOM



No. 2 1 — co?itinued.

WHICH MADE HIS FRIENDSHIP AS VALUABLE

AS THE WARMTH OF HIS AFFECTIONS

RENDERED IT DELIGHTFUL

AS TO TELL

THE GENERATIONS WHO SHALL EITHER HEAR

OR MINISTER IN THIS CHURCH

THAT FOR 25 YEARS

THE TRUTHS OF THE BIBLE

WERE PROCLAIMED IN IT

WITH FERVOUR AND POWER

BY ONE

WHOSE LIFE EXEMPLIFIED THE DOCTRINE

OF HIS LAST DISCOURSE

"HE THAT WINNETH SOULS IS WISE"



No. 2 2. (See woodcut, page 210.)

16 88

M



I
A



C



RELIGIOWS VERTIOWS MODES
GRAY AND WISE
FROM DVST TO GLRIE
WAITING TO ARISE

JF MD 1767

BALLAGAN



300
No. 23.



THE PARISH OF STRA THBLANE.

No. 3. A grave with no tombstone.



BALLAGAN



No. 24.



T G

BALI.AGAN



No. 25.

17 24

THIS IS THE BURIAL
PLACE OF ARCHIBALD
GRAHAM ALIAS M^
GREAGOR OF A TEEK

BALLAGAN
(The lettering of Ballagan is of much later date.



ROW XVII.
Within the stone coping (private).

Two graves with no tombstones, then
No. I. Old standing stone.

No. 2.

ANGUS MCDONALD

placed this stone in memory of

AGNES RONALD his spouse

who departed this life on the 26"'

of April 1808 aged 43 years

And JAMES MCDONALD

their Son who departed this life

on the 25* of March 181 2 in tlie

13 year of his age



No. 4. A grave with no tombstone.



No. 5. (A grey granite stone.)
WILLIAM SMITH

LATE OF CARBETH GUTHRIE

BORN 8^"" JANUARY 1 787

DIED 15^" MAY 1 87 I

SARAH WALLIS

HIS WIFE
BORN 4^" JULY 1797
DIED 22 JUNE 1877

" LOOKING UNTO JESUS "
"THE MEMORY OF THE JUST IS BLESSED



No. 6.



AL



1796



This is the Burying place
of ANDREW LIDLE late
Farmer in Blargar who
departed this life on the '
7"' day of Nov' 1809 in
the 77"' year of his age



APPENDIX I.—STRATNBLANE CHURCHYARD.



301



No. 7.

HERE LIE THE REMAINS OF

JOHN LIDDELL

LATE FARMER IN

WESTER LEDDRIEGREAN

WHO DIED APRIL I9''" 1813

AGED 84 YEARS

AND JANET m'^LAY HIS WIFE

WHO DIED 19'''" APRIL 1809

AGED 65

ALSO JOHN LIDDELL

THEIR SON LATE FARMER IN

BLARHOISH WHO DIED THE

24™ MAY 1823 AGED 58

No. 8. A grave with no tombstone.

No. 9.

Jo Lid del

/ MC

JAMES NORVAL

J

1762

(The Janies Norval is of quite recent date.)



No. 10.

MEMENTO MORI
IB 1735

JAMES NORVAL

(The James Norval is of quite recent date.)



No. II. (Outside the private ground.)

The

Property of

GEORGE RONALD

GUILT

in Memory of

GEORGE RONALD

who died the 22** Sepf 1844

Aged 88 Years



(Nothing more in this row at present.)



ROW XVIII.
(Within the private ground.)

Nos. I and 2 are the burial ground of
John Cuningham .Smith. On a
white marble cross is inscribed,

WILLIAM CUNINGHAM SMITH

BDRN 22^ DECEMBER 1885
DIED 17'''" MARCH 1886

A little child shall lead them



Nos. 3 and 4 are graves with no tomb-
stones.



THE PARISH OF STRATHBLANE.



Nos. 5, 6, and 7 are the burial ground of
John Guthrie Smith, Mugdock
Castle. A recumbent cross lies
on a grey granite stone, and on
the left side thereof the following
is inscribed —




Between the head of this stone and the foot of
the gravestone of William Smith of Carbeth
Guthrie, is a small white marble cross, with
this inscription —

HELEN ISOBEL SMITH

DIED iST APRIL 1873

VIOLET MARY S.NHTH

DIED 18TH APRIL 1877
BOTH AGED I3 MONTHS
HE SHALL GATHER THE LAMBS WITH HIS
ARM AND CARRY THEM IN HIS BOSOM



Nos. 8, 9, and lo are graves with no tomb-
stones. Where No. ri should be
a tree is growing.



No. 12. (The property of Mrs. Fergu-
son.) A white marble cross; on
the base is incised —



IN

MEMORY

OF

Rev D. J. FERGUSON B.D

Minister of this Parish,

Born 6 Oct 1845 Died 8 April 1886

When TE PUAT SAi\ Ocufatber which art in Heaven



ROW XIX.

(Within the private ground.)
No tombstones at present.



ROW XX.

(Within the private ground.)
No tombstones at present.



ROW XXI.

(Within the private ground;)

Nos. t-ii are graves with no tombstones.



APPENDIX I.—STRArHBLANE CHURCHYARD.



No. 12. (Headstone.)

ERECTED BY

LAWRENCE DONALD

IN MEMORY OF HIS SON

ALEXANDER

WHO DIED 2 OCT'^ i868 AGED I3 MONTHS
ALSO HIS DAUGHTER

ELIZABETH

^VHO DIED 13'^" FEB^ 1 87 I AGED 6 MONTHS

ALSO HIS SON JAMES \VHO DIED
31^'^ MAY 1886 AGED 20 YEARS & 7 MONTHS

(On the base of the stone)

" Oh NOT LOST BUT GONE BEFORE US,
Let THEM NEVER BE FORGOT,

Sweet their memory to the lonely,

In our HEARTS THEY PERISH NOT."



Nos. 13-30 are graves with no tombstones.



Nos. 31 and 32. The property of John
M'Laren. On a headstone is
inscribed —

NOT MY WILL
BUT

thine be done

In

Loving Remembrance

OF

JAMES MCLAREN

Ha' House
born 12"^" augt 1820

DIED 6 NOV. 1885

1886

BE STILL MY SOUL THY JESUS CAN REPAY
FROM HIS OWN FULLNESS ALL HE TAKES AWAY

(No more tombstones in this row at
present.)



TOMBSTONES AT THE BACK OF
THE CHURCH.

(Xear the north door on a marble slab let into a
freestone one)

IN MEMORY
OF

ELIZA STEELE

wife of

DUNCAN GILCHRIST

who died 10^'" NOVEMBER I 87 7
AGED 62 YKARS



(About the middle of the ground a small marking
stone)



W M^C



(A little to the east a headstone)
1850

(Evccteii

BY
BETHIA M'^INDOE
IN MEMORY OF HER
HUSBAND JAMES ORR
WHO DIED 2l'^'^ dec''
1848 AGED 60 YEARS



(At north-east corner a headstone)

TO THE MEMORY
OF
THOMAS THOMPSON COATES M D. C M.
ELDEST SON OF JOHN COATES OF BELFAST
SECRETARY TO THE GRAND JURY
OF THE COUNTY OF ANTRIM IRELAND
HE WAS BORN AT CARRICKFERGUS IN IRELAND
ON THE I9T" DAY OF FEBRUARY 1827
AND DIED AT STRATHBLANE
ON THE 12''"" OF SEPTEMBER 1855
IN THE 29"^" YEAR OF HIS AGE.



APPENDIX II.
BARONY OF MUGDOCK.

Page 34. — The " Reddendo " in the Mugdock Feus.

The principal conditions of the Mugdock Feus, with variations according to
extent and other circumstances, were as follows : —

I. All coal and lime were reserved by the Superior.

II. The following were to be paid in money or kind yearly to the Earl or
Marquis : —

A. A certain sum of money as mail or rent.

B. So much farm and multure meal and multure barley to be delivered to the

Earl.

C. So many sheep yearly. In Carbeth Feu one sheep and one half sheep.

D. So many poultry or prices thereof at the option of the receiver.

E. So much butter. In Carbeth Feu half a stone.

III. The feuars were bound to bring yearly to the "outer closs " of Mugdock so
many peats. In the Auchengillan Feu the quantity was " three score lades or creels
of peats frae Craigalzion Moss, the said peats bein casten and win before the leading
thereof and to be led between Lambass and Belten."

IV. The feuars were also bound to lead certain quantities of coal and lime to
Mugdock. In the Auchengillan Feu, " Three lades lime and aught lades coals to be
led yearly to the Place of Mugdock frae the next nearest ganging coal heuch and
lime craig."

V. The feuars were bound to bring to Mugdock a certain quantity of slates and lime
for repairing the house. In the Auchengillan Feu, "Three lades of sclate.and three
draughts of lime ance every year frae the towns of Glasgow or Dumbarton to the
Place of Mugdock."

VI. Feuars " to help to lead my Lord's hay yearly to Mugdock."

VII. Feuars were bound also "to help to carry my Lord's household gear frae the
Place of Mugdock to Dundaf or Glasgow and frae Glasgow and Dundaf to Mugdock."

VIII. Feuars were also bound to transport four times a year with a horse and
man furnishings from Glasgow or Dumbarton to my Lord's house at Mugdock, and



APPENDIX IL— BARONY OF MUGDOCK. 305

" ilk feuar, or liferenter of ilk half merk land pro rata " to furnish " the forty-eighth
part of a long carriage horse " once in the year from Mugdock or Glasgow to Edin-