NS3318 : The Grave Of John McClure

taken 9 years ago, near to Alloway, South Ayrshire, Great Britain

The Grave Of John McClure
The Grave Of John McClure
A fine, albeit moss-covered, stone in Alloway Auld Kirkyard. The inscription at the foot of the stone, which is partly submerged, reads:
NO MAN PUTTETH HIS HAND
TO THE PLOUGH & LOOKING
BACK IS FIT FOR THE KING
DOM OF GOD

The inscription on the other side of the stone reads:
HERE LYES
THE CORPS OF JOHN McLURE
IN NETHERTOUN OF ALLOUAY
WHO DIED JULY 1753 AGED
37 ALSO MARY JOHN & MARY
McLURES HIS CHILDREN
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 March, 2009
Category
Gravestones   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 331 180 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:25.6765N 4:38.2952W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 331 180
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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