Today, my theme is a fantastic architectural find I recently made at Hamilton. Before addressing that here is a news summary for today.
Scotland Tour Enquiries: Rolling in-whisky tours, self-drive and prehistory. Its nice to be busy! Also deposits now paid on two tours for 2010 so I have been working away on the formalities.
Scotland Fishing News: Announced via the media that the River Tay has suffered a major salmon population reverse as a consequence of which the authorities are asking anglers to throw back catches to conserve stocks. Cause of the problem seems to be shortfall in fish migrating into the river from the sea.
Glasgow Weather: Dull and overcast but with temperature creeping up to about 6-8 centigrade. Thaw in process.
Glasgow Ancestry Blog: Posted information on one Peter Lawrence,a highly regarded 19th century sculptor who has a grand memorial in Glasgow’s Necropolis.
Hamilton Old Parish Church: Hamilton is an old town which may date back to the 1320s. The name could be a corruption of Homildon in Northumberland, England from whence came the 14th century landowner, Walter Fitzgilbert. This building should be of great interest to fans of Scottish architecture, viz: