2011

NS4076 : Memorial to William Young

taken 12 years ago, near to Bellsmyre, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Memorial to William Young
Memorial to William Young
This memorial, near the eastern edge of Dumbarton Cemetery, commemorates the sculptor William Young; there is a bronze medallion likeness of him at the top of the structure.

For a closer look at the inscription and the angel, see NS4076 : Memorial to William Young: detail.
Dumbarton Cemetery

The cemetery was formally opened on the 4th of October, 1854, replacing the overcrowded parish churchyard. See the Geograph article "Dumbarton Cemetery" Link for a detailed discussion. For biographies of many of those buried here, and for descriptions of their memorials, see Donald MacLeod's "The God's Acres of Dumbarton" (1888), and the same author's "Dumbarton: Its Recent Men and Events" (1898). By 2010, there was concern that Dumbarton Cemetery would run out of space within a decade; New Dumbarton Cemetery Link was subsequently created uphill from the existing cemetery, and opened at the end of December 2015.


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Geographical Context: Burial ground, Crematorium other tags: Memorial Statue Angel Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · William Young [3] Other Photos: · Memorial to William Young: detail · Memorial to John Latta ·
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NS4076, 150 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Lairich Rig   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 28 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 November, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4096 7611 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.0970N 4:32.9200W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4096 7610
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