NS2684 : Memorial to James Guthrie (of the Glasgow Boys)

near to Rhu, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Memorial to James Guthrie (of the Glasgow Boys)
Memorial to James Guthrie (of the Glasgow Boys)
The memorial is located in the kirkyard of NS2684 : Rhu Parish Church.

"In Memoriam
Helen Newton Whitelaw, the beloved wife of Sir James Guthrie, P.R.S.A.,
b Apr 13 1864, d Oct 20 1912
and
Sir James Guthrie, R.S.A., LL.D., b June 10 1869, d Sept 6 1930;
Also their only child: Thomas Whitelaw Boyd Guthrie,
b Sept 30 1899, d Feb 21 1938."

James Guthrie was prominent in the influential group of artists known as the Glasgow Boys. There is a page about him at the Helensburgh Heritage website: LinkExternal link
Rhu Parish Church
The present-day church (1851), the third to stand on this site, is by William Spence, with later additions (c.1891) by Honeyman and Keppie; see its listed building report LinkExternal link for further details. A portion of the wall of the second church (1763) survives in the kirkyard, where it forms part of a memorial to James Buchanan of Craigend Castle.
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2012
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Wednesday, 12 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 20 September, 2012
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Burial ground, Crematorium 
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Rhu 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2674 8402 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:1.0611N 4:46.8727W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2674 8402
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