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Browsing Posts published on March 5, 2008

This evening I am posting an image from a Glasgow grave-marker which records a death on the other side of the world.

This stone is found in Glasgow’s Southern Necropolis and records the passing of various members of the Lindsay family including one Daniel, son of David. Daniel’s inscription is partly eroded but my best guess is that he died Jan 4th 1896 in Concordia, South Australia age 32 years.Daniel seems to have been the longest lived of the Lindsay children.

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Here is an image of a friendly urban fox taken last night.

Incredibly, all the snow has melted now.

Our fox is quite friendly and will usually allow humans within about 10 feet.

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This evening I am posting an image of a memorial from Glasgow’s Southern Necropolis. Like many other Victorian era family grave-markers the stone records a sad tale of infant mortality which was a function of the rampant disease and poor water supply prevalent in mid 1800s Glasgow.
Here are the details:

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