NS2676 : Donald Brotchie Memorial (detail)

taken 8 years ago, near to Greenock, Inverclyde, Great Britain

Donald Brotchie Memorial (detail)
Donald Brotchie Memorial (detail)
Captain Donald Brotchie was active in the Temperance Movement, but he also worked as a seamen's missionary, as depicted in this panel, which shows him preaching on the deck of a ship. For the whole memorial, and for further details, see NS2676 : Memorial to Captain Donald Brotchie.

A couple of years after the present picture was taken, the plaque shown here was stolen. It was later recovered, badly damaged; it was subsequently restored and, in 2018, it was presented to the town's McLean Museum. See LinkExternal link (at BBC News).
Greenock Cemetery
The cemetery, which is laid out on Bow Hill, opened in 1846. For detailed information, see the Geograph article "Greenock Cemetery" Link and, for a map and useful guide, the booklet "Greenock Cemetery Walks" LinkExternal link (PDF) produced by East End Advisory (funded by Inverclyde Council); the PDF link works, as of January 2016.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 30 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Burial ground, Crematorium 
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Place (from Tags)
Greenock 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2666 7609 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.7894N 4:46.6430W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2666 7609
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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