NX2299 : A Covenanters memorial in Old Dailly Churchyard

taken 8 years ago, near to Old Dailly, South Ayrshire, Great Britain

A Covenanters memorial in Old Dailly Churchyard
A Covenanters memorial in Old Dailly Churchyard
The inscribed panel reads:-

IN HONOUR OF
JOHN STEVENSON, OF CAMREGAN
A MAN OF FAITH AND PRAYER,
WHO SUFFERED MUCH
FOR HIS CONSCIENTIOUS ADHERENCE TO
SCOTLANDS COVENANTED WORK
OF REFORMATION,
BORN 1656 DIED, DIED 1729

ERECTED BY
THE PEOPLE OF THIS DISTRICT
AUGUST 1886

A panel on the reverse reads:-

ALSO
IN MEMORY OF
JOHN MARTIN, SCHOOLMASTER,
OLD DAILLY.
WHO AFTER AN IMPRISONMENT OF
FOUR YEARS AND FOUR MONTHS,
SUFFERED IN THE GRASSMARKET EDINBURGH
ON 22ND FEB 1684
FOR HIS ADHERENCE TO THE COVENANT,
ALSO
OF OTHER TWO COVENANTERS,
(NAMES UNKNOWN)
ONE OF WHOM, ACCORDING TO TRADITION,
WAS SHOT DEAD, WHILE HERDING HIS COW
AT KILLOUP,
AND THE OTHER WAS STRUCK DOWN ON HIS
OWN HEARTH AT BLACK CLAUCHRIE, BARR
AND IS BURIED NEAR THIS SPOT
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NX2299, 48 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 September, 2009
Category
Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 2253 9931 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:15.3558N 4:47.6390W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 2253 9931
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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