Kirkyard gravestone 201

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Title

Kirkyard gravestone 201

Description

MCADAM site (Inscription over gate) Burial place of the MCADAMS of Waterhead ancestors of John LOUDON MCADAM who invented the system of roadmaking now generally adopted & known by his name Gilbert MCADAM and his son James brother-in-law & nephew of Roger DUN both notable covenanters were buried here. The former was shot by kings troops near Kirkmichael Village 1682-5.

Identifier

KI_201

Contributor

AT

Original Format

Gravestone in Carsphairn Kirkyard

Citation

GC, “Kirkyard gravestone 201,” Carsphairn Archive, accessed July 22, 2019, http://carsphairn.org/CarsphairnArchive/items/show/227.