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This morning I visited Glasgow’s Southern Necropolis which is full of monuments to prominent citizens of the 18th and 19th centuries. Here is a memorial to Colin Campbell and his family including wife, Agnes McDougall. Colin died 1871.

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This evening I am presenting some images of Kinloch Kirk, Perthshire. Here there is a major memorial to John Gow who died Jan 15th 1876 age 29 at Butterstone. The name Gow is quite common in this area, in particular the famous Neil Gow, an 18th century Scots fiddle composer.To this day there is a John R Gow Ltd in Dundee.

Here is the memorial.
Here is the Kirk. It has sound roof but otherwise is somewhat neglected.


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The Hermitage is located close to the little town of Dunkeld in Perthshire. For most visitors it is a misnomer, because most pay a visit to Ossian’s Hall which is quite spectacular. The Hall is located on the river Braan-80 miles in length, one of the shortest in Scotland..

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