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Largs Parish Church Graveyard Survey

551 543

Description Largs Parish Church Graveyard Survey

Date 1985 to 1986

Collection Largs Parish Church Graveyard Survey

Catalogue Number 551 543

Category All Other

Scope and Content A collection of photographs from a survey of graveyard monuments, Largs Parish Kirkyard, North Ayrshire, carried out by Largs and District Historical Society, 1985.

Archive History Presented to RCAHMS by Largs and District Historical Society, c.1990. Accessioned retrospectively as Acc No 2005/220.

System of Arrangement The collection is arranged in order of monument survey number.

Access Conditions Open, but note that the collection has not yet been fully catalogued. Access may be subject to provisions outlined in the Data Protection Act and conservation requirements. Please contact the archive to confirm access in advance of a visit.

Administrative History Largs and District Historical Society is a voluntary organisation dedicated to the promotion and research into the history of the local area. It organises a programme of regular talks and outings to places of interest. The Society is also responsible for Largs Museum. Between 1985 and 1986 the Society carried out a detailed survey of the memorials of Largs Parish Kirkyard.

Accruals No accruals are anticipated.

Accession Number 2005/220

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1794376

Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 543) Largs Parish Church Graveyard Survey

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30846/20 View of buried ledger. Inscription completely destroyed. Largs Parish Chuchyard no 73 10/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30844/6 View of buried ledger. Inscription completely destroyed. Largs Parish Churchyard No 54 9/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30839/18 Detail of headstone with sinuous top. Insc: "Here Lye The remains of Isabella Lang who died the 2nd Dec 1809 aged 36 Years. Erected By her Husband ROBERT EWING Farmer Cumbray as a testimony of his affection towards her memory. Also lye here an infant daughter Margaret who died Nov 1801 aged 30 months." Largs Parish Churchyard no 167 8/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 31714/1 View of headstone in commeration of Janet Brown. Insc: "Erected by William Brown In Memory of His Daughter Janet..." Largs Parish Churchyard No.89 25/2/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30843/5 View of table tomb with 4 expanded legs. Insc: "Major Daniel McLane of the Hon East India Company's Service Died Dec 11th 18?2 Aged 61 Mrs Margerat Hunter His Spouse Died 17th Febry [sic] 1845 Age 79" Largs Parish Churchyard no 44 9/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 32013/20 View of headstone. Insc: "William...B...Late of...Delip. Who Departed This Life the 7th Day of March 1807 And Was Aged 88? Years" Largs Parish Chuchyard no119 Largs Parish Churchyard No.89 23/8/1986 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30843/4/B View of flatstone. Insc: "In Memory of Jessie Lumsden Wife of Peter Kerss Who Died on the 10th of November 1847 Aged 36 Years." Largs Parish Churchyard no 37 9/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 31711/11/A View of headstone with semicircular shoulders and central feature. Insc: "This stone is erected by Andrew Shera gardner at Brisbane in memory of Agnes Barcley his spose wo departed this life the...day of March...aged 24. Largs Parish Churchyard no 226 23/4/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30843/3 View of flatstone. Insc: "Erected In Memory of Thomas Carter by General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane Baronet of Brisbane and Markstoun To Whom He was a Faithful Servant For Twenty Four Years Born at Blantyre 3rd March 1797 Died at Brisbane 2nd December 1858 Aged 61 Years. ." Largs Parish Churchyard no 37 9/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30844/10 View of collapsed headstone with semi-circular central feature. Inscription Illegible. Largs Parish Churchyard no 219 9/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30844/9 View of collapsed headstone with semi-circular central feature dated 1853. Inscription illegible. Largs Parish Churchyard no 225 10/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30844/7 View of flatstone. Insc: "I.K M.M W.K I.M 1704" Largs Parish Churchyard no 105 10/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30844/8 View of headstone with masonic symbols, commemorating William McCall, Elizabeth Murdoch and their daughter Mary, born 1816. Inscription damaged. Largs Parish Churchyard no 11 (sig II) 9/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30837/3 View of headstone in commeration of J.S. Insc: "J.S 15 March 1832" Largs Parish Churchyard No 224 7/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30837/4 View of headstone in commeration of Alexander, Elizabeth John and Margaret Scott. Insc: "Erected by James Scott Late of Grassyards in Memory of His Children Alexander Who died 28th March 1859, Elizabeth Died 1859, John and Margaret Who Died in Aukland N.Z." Largs Parish Churchyard No 224 8/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30837/5 View of flatstone in commeration of Isabella and Margret Lang. Insc: "Here Lye the Remains of Isabella Lang Who died the 2nd Decr. 1809 Aged 36 Years. Erected by her Husband Robert Ewing Farmer Cumbray as a Testimony of His Affection Towards her Memory. Also Lys Here an Infant daughter Margret who Died Novr 1801 Aged 30 Mnths." Largs Parish Churchyard No 167 7/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30846/21 View of headstone with slightly curved top. Inscription completely destroyed. Largs Parish Churchyard no 71 10/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30846/19 Detail of lair marker. Insc: "AK JD" Largs Parish Churchyard No 77 10/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30846/18 Detail of partly buried ledger. Inscription illegible. Largs Parish Churchyard No 99. 10/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30846/17 View of collapsed headstone with semi circular feature. Insc: "R . M ." Largs Parish Churchyard No 97. 10/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30847/1 View of collapsed headstone . Insc: "This. Is. The. Burial. Plac.Of. Wileam. And. Robart. Burns." Largs Parish Churchyard No 24-B. 16/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30837/6 View of flatstone in commeration of Robert? Insc: "Here Lies...ns of Robert...Late Farmer....tine Large Island... Who died the 25th...36 Years...His Memory by his Widow and Sons in Testimony of Their Affection Towards him". Largs Parish Churchyard No 169 7/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30837/2 Detail of footstone. Insc: "R B" Largs Parish Churchyard No 214. 7/5/1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 30848/2 Detail of headstone. Insc: "This is the Burial Place of William A..." Largs Parish Churchyard No 24- A 14/5/1985 Item Level

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