Cairn

Records tagged with Type of Memorial: Cairn

Memorial to Etta B Juhle

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Erected to the memory of Etta B Juhle
Who cared for the steps for many years

"Whaligoe Haven so much admired"

Material: 
Stone
Location:
Whaligoe Steps
Ulbster, KW2 6AA
Images: 
Cairn
Cairn
Cairn

Scottish Air Ambulance Service Memorial

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

THIS CAIRN IS
ERECTED BY THE
TOWN COUNCIL OF RENFREW
AS A TRIBUTE TO THE
MEN AND WOMEN OF THE
SCOTTISH AMBULANCE SERVICE
WHO OPERATED FROM RENFREW
AIRPORT IN ALL POSSIBLE WEATHER
CONDITIONS, FROM 1933 UNTIL THE
AIRPORT CLOSED ON 30TH APRIL
1966 AND WHO, BY THEIR COURAGE,
SKILL AND SELFLESS DEVOTION TO
DUTY, DROVE THE FEAR OF SERIOUS
ILLNESS FROM THE ISLANDS. THE PLINTH
ON WHICH THE CAIRN STANDS CONTAINS
STONES FROM THE ISLANDS AND OTHER
PLACES WHICH THESE GALLANT AIRMEN
AND NURSES SERVED SO FAITHFULLY

THIS CAIRN ALSO
PAYS HOMAGE TO THE
MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING
MEMBERS OF THE SERVICE WHO
LOST THEIR LIVES AT ISLAY
WHEN ANSWERING A CALL FOR
HELP ON 28TH SEPTEMBER 1957

CAPTAIN T. M. CALDERWOOD
RADIO OFFICER H. McGINLAY
NURSING SISTER J. KENNEDY

"The names of those
who in their lives fought for life.
Who wore at their hearts
the fire's centre.
Born of the sun, they travelled
a short while towards the sun.
And left the vivid air
signed with their honour."

Stephen Spender

Erected by: 
The Town Council of the Royal Burgh of Renfrew
Date: 
unveiled by Captain Barclay in 1966
Material: 
stone
Location:
south east junction of Newmains Road and Sandy Road
Renfrew, RFW, PA4
Images: 
Scottish Air Ambulance Service Memorial, Renfrew in memory of the pilots and nurses of the service
Scottish Air Ambulance Service Memorial, Renfrew in memory of the pilots and nurses of the service

Cairn dedicated to Mary Barbour

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Mary Barbour. Born New Street, Kilbarchan. 1875-1958. Champion of the People and Social Reformer.

Date: 
2015
Material: 
Stone
Location:
Kilbarchan

Jennie Miller's Cairn

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

In Memory of Jennie Miller 1877

Erected by: 
Local people
Date: 
1877
Material: 
Stone
Location:
Museum of Lead Mining
Biggar, ML12 6UT
Additional information: 

The inscribed stone has been moved from the cairn into the museum. The exact location of the cairn itself is unclear.

Katie Mccallum's Cairn

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

None

Date: 
Before 1866
Material: 
Stone
Location:
Clashenteple Hill
ABD, AB36

Memorial Cairn to Maggie Wall

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

Maggie Wall
burnt here
as a Witch
1657

Material: 
stone
Location:
Beside a gap in a stone wall on the north side of the B8062 a mile west of Dunning
PKN
Additional information: 

Location NO 006 141

Jane Fraser memorial

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

To the memory of Jane,
Spouse of Thomas Fraser of Balnain
She was the only child of Simon Fraser of Foyers
and Elizabeth Grant, his wife.
She added to superior personal Graces and Talents
of the first order
The humblest piety, the sweetest temper
And the most devoted filial affection.
Her spotless life was closed by a tranquil and Christian death
On the 7th July 1817 in the 22nd year of her age.
Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.

Erected by: 
Simon Fraser and Elizabeth Grant, her parents
Date: 
1817
Material: 
Stone, with a marble plaque.
Location:
At the end of the track past Foyers graveyard.
Foyers
Images: 
Jane Fraser memorial
Jane Fraser memorial
Jane Fraser memorial
Jane Fraser memorial
Jane Fraser memorial

Witches' Cairn, Named in Memory of Unknown (Alleged) Witches

Dedicated to: 
Material: 
grass covered stone
Location:
Crest of a south west facing moorland slope at NT 6645 6723
Additional information: 

Ancient grass-covered cairn 58 feet in diameter and 4' high - there is currently no additional reference to this, other than that the name is verified and appears on OS and other maps.

Cairn with plaque to Marjory Bruce

Dedicated to: 
Inscription: 

NEAR THIS SPOT
THE PRINCESS MARJORY BRUCE
WAS FATALLY INJURED
BY FALLING FROM HER HORSE
HER SON BORN POSTHUMOUSLY
BECAME
FIRST OF THE STEWART KINGS
OF SCOTLAND

Date: 
1954
Material: 
Stone cairn approx. 12ft high with bronze plaque
Location:
Junction of Dundonald road and Re nfrew Road in Paisley
Renfrew Road
Paisley, RFW
Images: 
Cairn to Marjory Bruce
Cairn to Marjory Bruce

The Duchess' Monument

Inscription: 

Not known

Erected by: 
Local workers, Adam and Jacob
Designed by: 
Not known
Date: 
1892, five years after the Duchess' death
Material: 
Red sandstone from Newton quarries and boulders from the Spey
Location:
Site of Ranald's Cross, near summit of Whiteash Hill, Fochabers
Fochabers, IV30
Images: 
The Duchess' Monument in the 1950s
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