NS5337 : An obelisk in Loudoun Parish Churchyard

taken 7 years ago, near to Greenholm, East Ayrshire, Great Britain

An obelisk in Loudoun Parish Churchyard
An obelisk in Loudoun Parish Churchyard
This memorial at the northwest corner of the churchyard is dedicated to Loudoun parishioners who were persecuted during the Covenanting times. The obelisk is to the left of the church spire in this photo NS5337 : The A71 in Newmilns. The north facing panel is inscribed:-

In Commemoration
OF THE
NOBLE STRUGGLE IN DEFENCE
OF CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY
AGAINST THE TYRRANICAL
MEASURES OF THE HOUSE OF
STUART
MAINTAINED BY THE HEREON
NAMED MARTYRS BELONGING
TO LOUDOUN PARISH WHO SUF-
FERRED AND DIED FOR THEIR
DEVOTED ADHERENCE TO THE
SCOTTISH COVENANT

Above this is inscribed:-

ERECTED IN
1913
BY LOCAL
SUBSCRIPTION

The west facing panel is inscribed:-

JOHN GEBBIE
1679
THOMAS FLEMING
1679
JOHN NISBET JUNR
1683
JAMES NISBET
1684
JOHN NISBET SENR
1685
JOHN LAW
1685

The east facing panel is inscribed:-

“These are they who came
out of great tribulation.”
REV. VII.14.

MATTHEW PATON
1666
DAVID FINDLAY
1666
JAMES WOOD
1679
JOHN MORTON
1679
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 June, 2010
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Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5375 3732 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:36.4465N 4:19.3923W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5375 3732
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