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St Johns of Dalry Parish dated 23/03/06

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Home of Robert Grierson

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Home of John MacLellan one of the leaders of the Pentland Uprising

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Home of John MacLellan one of the leaders of the Pentland Uprising

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Above doorway into Barscobe Castle

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Gable end of farm building at Barscobe

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Looking South over meandering Ken with Loch Ken in the distance

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Looking North over Dalry and Rhinns of Kells

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In which Covenanter hid, with Earlston castle in the background

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Commemorates the sinking of the Crown of London and the Covenanters who were aboard. 49 survived including two men from the Glenkens.

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Used by the Gordon family

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Where an illegal conventicle was once held

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Home of John Dempster

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Craighit is the hill where John Dempster ran up in an attempt to escape Grierson of Lag’s dragoons.

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Headquarters of Grierson of Lag

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Home of John Gordon (and son Roger Gordon) who only just survived the Pentland Uprising

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Including son Roger Gordon in Kells Kirkyard New Galloway

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Including son Roger Gordon in Kells Kirkyard New Galloway

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Kells Kirkyard New Galloway

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From the road south out of New Galloway

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On the Curnelloch Burn between Loch Dee and Clatteringshaws

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The inscription reads: "Here lies the corps of Rev Thomas Verner who served his generation according to the will of God in the Gospel at Balmaclellan for 59 years. He died on 10th September 1716, the last of the old Presbyterian ministers that…

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Balmaclellan Parish

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In memory of Robert Stewart and John Grierson

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The tavern where it is said that “The Pentland Rising” orginated, on the site of “The Cush”

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The home of Robert Stewart who was buried in Dalry Kirkyard after being murdered at Auchencloy by Claverhouse.

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The home of Robert Stewart who was buried in Dalry Kirkyard after being murdered at Auchencloy by Claverhouse.

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St Johns of Dalry Parish dated 23/03/06

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St Johns of Dalry Parish dated 23/03/06

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Places shown on map in Carsphairn Parish associated with the Covenanters - Ordnance Survey Numbers relate to Landranger Sheet 77 - No, Description, O.S.reference - 1, Kirkyard. Roger Dunn’s gravestone and McAdam Arch - John Semple plaque inside…

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Places shown on map in Kells Parish associated with the Covenanters - Ordnance Survey Numbers relate to Landranger Sheet 77 - Description, O.S. Reference: 1, Kells Kirkyard. Gravestones for Adam McWhann and Roger Gordon, NX 631783; 2, Kenmure Castle,…

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Places shown on map in Balmaclellan Parish - Ordnance Survey Numbers relate to Landranger Sheet 77 - Description, O.S.reference, 1; Kirkyard. Robert Grierson and Thomas Verner gravestones, NX 652791; 2, Old Mortality statue, NX651791; 3, Barscobe…

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2 parts, map and location details: Places shown on map of Dalry Parish associated with the Covenanters - Ordnance Survey Numbers relate to Landranger Sheet 77 - No. Description O.S.reference - 1, Gravestone of Robert Stewart of Ardoch and John…

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In the background is the area where two Covenanters William Smith and Mary McClymont were killed at a conventicle in 1684. For further information see newsletter 86

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This booklet was produced by Members of Carsphairn Heritage Group in 1988. It illustrates the annual exbition displayed for two weeks in the summer of that year at Lagwyne Hall, Carsphairn

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The Killing Times

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Drinking Vessel, belonging ot Sir Robert Grierson of Lagg (responsible for for the persecution of the covenanters from 1660 to 1685, from Garryhorn Farm.)

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2006 Update; Advert: Autumn Buffet Supper; Window Tax: Waterhead and Lagwyne; The Killing Times – A Tour Around the Sites; Two Deaths in the Killing Times; Notices: AGM and The Stewards’ Lunch.

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The Killing Times in the Glenkens; Have you ever seen a Carsphairn Red?; Round the World Flight Attempt in 1922, Part III; Notice: Guide to the Sites of the Covenanters; Carved sandstone slab found in Carsphairn; Answers to questions set by a…
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