NS5337 : A Covenanter memorial in Loudoun Parish Churchyard

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

A Covenanter memorial in Loudoun Parish Churchyard
A Covenanter memorial in Loudoun Parish Churchyard
On the north side of the church and inscribed as follows:-

ERECTED SEPT 1829
by
Parishioners of Loudoun in testimony
of their deep admiration of the
noble struggle in defence of the
civil and Religious Liberties of their
Country against the despotic and
persecuting measures of the House
of Stuart maintained by the under
named Martyrs belonging to this
Parish who suffered and died for
their devotedness to the covenanted
work of Reformation

Matthew Paton Shoemaker in
Newmilns who was taken in the
Rencounter at Pentland & executed
at Glasgow Dec. 19th 1666
David Findlay who was Shot at
Newmilns by order of Dalziel 1666
James Wood taken at the Battle
of Bothwell Bridge & executed at
Magusmuir Nov. 25th 1679
John Nisbet in Glen executed at
Kilmarnock April 14th 1683
and James Nisbet in Highside executed
at Glasgow June 11th 1684

“These are they who came out of great tribulation”
REV. VII. 14.
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Saturday, 12 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 June, 2010
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Memorial > Memorial stone   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5375 3732 [10m precision]
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