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Browsing Posts in Glasgow

This evening I am posting some images from yesterday’s visit to Glasgow Cathedral.

The site has been held sacred for over 1500 years with the first stone built Cathedral dating from 1136.

The Cathedral has five major components, viz:

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This morning I was out taking photographs of historic parts of Glasgow and came across the city emblem which can be found in great abundance around the Cathedral area. What follows is the story behind the emblem; this seems somewhat fanciful as these embellished legends often do. Here we go:

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This evening I am presenting images of a family memorial from Kilmarnock recording the Currie family.

Unfortunately, the stone has been vandalised- but is still legible.

It records the passing of:

  • Alexander Currie on March 19th 1904 age 58

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