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Kilchattan Graveyard (Old Part) Inscriptions

This work has been researched and produced by Rona Allan of Gigha.  Such a great deal of time and effort have been carried out to produce this work, we are all very grateful for her efforts.

This list is to be used in conjunction with the following diagram of Kilchatten Graveyard

I have underlined words, letters or numbers where erosion has made them difficult to read.

The number system is my own and does not mean the actual plot numbers.

Number

On Plan

Surnames

Inscription

1

McNeill

Orr

In loving memory of Angus McNeill who died 14 th Apr 1913 aged 39 years. His daughter Helen who died 26 th Jan 1922 aged 17years, his wife Helen Orr who died 14 th Oct 1939 aged 67 years, their son Donald who died 12 th Dec 1959 aged 57 years.

2

Wilkieson

Galbraith

 

Erected by Angus Wilkieson in loving memory of his wife Margaret Galbraith died 1894 age 50. Also their children Archibald, Angus and Charles died in infancy. Malcolm died 1886 age 14, John Died 1918 age 52 and above Angus died 1921. Daughter Margaret died 1926 age 46.

3

Smith

 

Erected by Margaret Smith. In memory of my beloved husband John Smith who died at Tenby , Pembrokeshire 11 th Dec 1908 aged 38 years.

4

Smith

Taylor

 

Erected by Catherine Taylor in memory of her husband John Smith who died at South Ardminish 12 th April 1888 aged 65 years and of their children Barbara McNeill died 22 nd Aug 1857 aged 2 months, Donald died 23 rd Dec 1861 aged 7 months, Neil died 25 th May 1869 aged 6 and a half years, Barbara Thompson died 4 th Nov 1866 aged 1 and a half years also the above Catherine Taylor who died at Gourock 18 th Nov 1894 aged 67 years. Their son Archibald died at Gourock 14 th July 1917 aged 49 years.

5

Smith

 

 

Erected by Captain Archibald Smith in loving memory of his wife Christina Smith who died at Gourock 30 th Apr 1934 aged 75 years. The above Archibald Smith died at Ardminish 13 th Jun 1939 aged 77 years.

6

Blue

Galbreath

 

Archibald Blue. In loving memory of his father Donald Blue who died at Carnvickoye 12 th Apr 1915 aged 67. His mother Flora Galbreath who died at Carnvickoye 3 rd May 1922 aged 72.

7

Allan

Wilkieson

 

In memory of Effie A Allan died 19 th Oct 1922 aged 19 years also her mother Euphemia Jane Wilkieson died 12 th Sep 1935 aged 65 years also her father George Allan died 14 th Feb 1950 aged 85 years.

8

Orr

25476 Private Malcolm Orr. Royal Scots Fusiliers. 27 th May 1920 aged 27.

9

Orr

Galbraith

Hamilton

Erected by Allan Orr in loving memory of his wife Margaret Galbraith who died 15 th Aug 1920 aged 68 years. His sons William who was drowned 11 th Sep 1923 aged 39 years, Malcolm died 27 th May 1920 aged 27 years. Sarah, his daughter, died 8 th Jun 1921 aged 25 years also his granddaughter Mary Hamilton died 12 th Jun 1919 aged 2 years. The above Allan Orr died 21 st Nov 1925 aged 71 years. His son Neil Orr died 21 st Dec 1929 aged 43 years

10

McInnes

Henderson

 

Erected in memory of John son of Alexander and Sarah McInnes, who died 4 th Jun. 18 68 ? Aged 13 years and 6 months. The above Sarah McInnes nee Henderson died 21 st Sep. 1900 aged 69.

11

MacDonald

McNeill

 

Erected by the family in loving memory of their father Malcolm MacDonald, master mariner, who died 25 th April 1889 in his 66 th year and their mother Catherine McNeill who died 24 th Aug 1912 aged 81 years.

12

Clark

 

Erected in memory of John Clark who died at Achavinish 15 th May 1896 aged 14 years also his sister Catherine Clark died at Achavinish 23 rd Feb 1900 aged 21.

13

Orr

McMillan

 

Erected by Helen McMillan in memory of her beloved husband William Orr, Ferryman, Gigha who died 26 th Mar 1895 aged 66 years. The above Helen McMillan died 14 th Apr 1904 aged 75 years. Her brother Hugh McMillan died 4 th May 1899 aged 74 years.

14

McGeachy

McTavish

 

In loving memory of our father Angus McGeachy died 5 th Jan 1924, aged 81. Our mother Janet McTavish died 19 th Jun 1927, aged 70. Our sister Flora died at Flint, Michigan 24 th Oct 1928, aged 40. Erected by family.

15

McNeill

McGeachy

 

Erected by Barbara McNeill in loving memory of her husband Edward McGeachy who died at ( Kull ) 4 th December 1888 aged 45, also their daughter Elizabeth died 21 st Feb 1899 aged 27.

16

McGougan

McGeachy

In loving memory of Angus McGougan “ Achnaha ” who died 20 th Nov 1926 aged 75 years. His sons Angus died in infancy, Edward died 1914 aged 17, Archie died 1930 aged 28, Donald killed in France 1917 aged 24. His wife Catherine McGeachy who died at Roberton 4 th May 1949 aged 85 years. Alexander died Dec 1968 aged 80, Angus died July 1971 aged 67. Their daughter Marianne Barbara died Aug 1975 aged 85. Erected by his widow and family.

 

17

MacGougan

MacMillan

 

Erected by Alexander MacGougan in loving memory of his father Edward MacGougan died 19 th Dec 1889 also his mother Jane MacMillan died 2 nd Apr 1939 also the above Alexander MacGougan died 17 th Dec 1959, also his wife Christina MacLeod , late of Benbecula died 21 st Oct 1969.

18

Wotherspoon

Galbraith

 

 

Erected by Eugenia Galbraith in loving remembrance of her husband James Wotherspoon, Master Mariner who died 7 th Jan 1913 aged 79 years. The above Eugenia Galbraith who died at Clachan 5 th Oct 1920 aged 82 years. Also their beloved son John who was drowned by the mining of S. S. Gem. off Scarborough 25 th Dec 1914 aged 46 years.

19

Graham

Taylor

 

In loving memory of our dear father Alexander Graham drowned off Gigha 11 th Apr 1903, aged 42 years. Our dear mother Flora Taylor died at New Quay 29 th Dec 1932, aged 67 years. Erected by the family.

20

MacDonald

MacNeill

 

In loving memory of Donald MacDonald died 23 rd Oct 1912 aged 57 years. His wife Isabella MacNeill died 19 th Dec 1934 aged 82 years. Their son Duncan L/Sgt 8 th A. & S. HRS killed in action 20 th Jun 1916 aged 28 years. Their daughter Catherine died 5 th Jul 1958 aged 72 years.

20B

?

Stone fallen on face.

21

Henderson

Hamilton

Graham

Erected by Donald Henderson in memory of Mary Hamilton who died 9 th Jan 1959 aged 73. Her sister Sarah Hamilton died 27 th Apr. 1905 aged 25. Her father Archibald Hamilton died 14 th Dec 1917 aged 62.

Her mother Sarah Graham died 26 th Jul. 1932 aged 78. Her Brother John G. Hamilton was killed in action in France 1918 aged 26 years.

22

McMillan

McKinnon

Sacred to the memory of Alexander McMillan, blacksmith, Gigha who died 17 th Feb 18 9 3? Age 5_? years. His wife Janet McKinnon died 19 th May 1957 age 9 0?

23

McMillan

McNeill

 

In loving memory of Margaret McMillan wife of Donald McNeill died at Woodend 22 nd Jan 1912 aged 72 also their son John Alexander died in New York 7 th Apr 1905 aged 24. The above Donald McNeill died at Woodend 2 nd Nov 1926 age 82.

24

MacDonald

Graham

 

Erected by C. M. MacDonald in memory of my dear father Ronald MacDonald died 25 th July 1909 aged 57, also my dear mother Mary Graham died 4 th May 1939 aged 87. My sister Sarah died in infancy. My brother John Ronald MacDonald died 13 th Apr 1957 aged 72. The above Catherine M. MacDonald died 20 th Dec 1974 aged 82.

25

MacNeill

MacSporran

 

In affectionate remembrance of our beloved parents Duncan MacNeill died 19 th Jun 1937 aged 80 years. His wife Mary MacSporran died 24 th Feb 1935 aged 72 years. Also their daughter Maggie MacNeill died 23 rd Jan 1964 aged 62 years.

26

Graham

 

N. Graham. Deck Hand, RNR 1941/SD. HM. Trawler “Swan 3”

26 th Sep 1916 age 29.

27

Montgomery

McSporran

 

Erected by Janet Montgomery in remembrance of her husband Malcolm McSporran, Farmer, Auchamore who died 27 th Jul 1895 aged 74 years. The above Janet Montgomery died 15 th Feb 1920 aged 84 years.

28

Henderson

McDonald

 

Erected by Donald Henderson in loving memory of his wife Flora McDonald who died 1 st May 1897 aged 48 years. Also their son Hugh died 13 th Apr 1892 aged 11 years. The above Donald Henderson died 12 th Jan 1905 aged 59 years. Their daughter Flora Henderson died 1 st Nov 1952 aged 67 years.

29

McSporran

Graham

 

In loving memory of Mary Graham beloved wife of Archibald McSporran who died 14 th Mar 1939 aged 64 years. The above Archibald McSporran died 17 th Nov 1951 aged 76 years. Their son Archie McSporran died 14 th July 1949 aged 36 years.

30

Baker

Potts

 

In loving memory of Archibald J. Baker died 13 th Apr 1909 aged 63 years and his wife Elizabeth Potts died 22 nd Dec 1929 aged 74 years, and their sons Archibald Donald died 5 th Aug 1972 age 79 years, Thomas Potts died 6 th Aug 1973 aged 72 years, and their daughter Elizabeth Potts died 12 th Aug 1972 aged 81 years.

31

McGilvray

 

 

In loving memory of Capt. John McGilvray , who was lost at sea through the torpedoing of his ship 13 th Sep 1918 aged 60 years. Native of Ardnamurchan .

32

Galbraith

 

 

In loving memory of Archibald Galbraith dearly beloved husband of Mary Ann Galbraith who died 12 th Dec 1918 aged 62 years. Also their sons Hector Galbraith killed in France 1 st Aug 1918 aged 19 years, Malcolm Galbraith lost at sea 21 st Jan 1925 aged 32 years, William Galbraith lost at sea11th Dec 1928 aged 34 years.

( Scroll beside gravestone ) In memory of Archibald Galbraith, Foreman Engineer, died 2 nd Dec 1918. A tribute from his fellow-workmen. Messers __& J Inglis , Pointhouse Shipyard.

33

Duncan

Stewart

 

In loving memory of our dear parents and sister, John Duncan died 12 th Mar 1926 aged 58 years, Elizabeth Stewart died 2 nd Nov 1951 aged 86 years, Jessie Graham Duncan dies Oct 1908 aged 2 years.

34

Galbraith

Greenlees

 

Erected by Anne Galbraith in memory of her beloved husband John Greenlees, Farmer who died at Tarbert Farm 17 th Feb 1917 aged 82 years. Interred at Kilkenzie. The above Anne Galbraith died ?? Dec 1921 aged 79 years.

35

Henderson

Morrison

 

Erected by Mary Henderson in loving memory of her husband Neil Morrison died 8 th Aug 1903 aged 39 years. Her sons Hugh died Oct 1901 aged 2, Peter died 15 th Nov 1920 aged 22 and her daughter Sarah died 14 th Sep 1926 aged 32. Also her brothers Neil drowned at sea 1885 aged 36, Duncan died 9 th Mar 1912 aged 74. The above Mary Henderson died 2 nd Apr 1934 in her 78 th year. Their eldest son Neil died N.Z. 30 th July 1950 aged 59, their daughter Mary died 15 th Oct 1976 aged 84.

36

McArthur

Galbraith

 

In loving memory of Daniel McArthur above 50 years Foreman Carpenter on Crinan Canal who died at Ardrishaig 13 th Jun 1906 age 76.

His beloved wife Catherine Galbreath died at Ardrishaig 24 th Aug 1924 age 94. Their daughters Mary died at Ardrishaig 10 th Jun 1896 age 31 and Catherine, Schoolteacher died at Ardrishaig 6 th Dec 1933 age 73.

37

McSporran

Graham

 

In loving memory of William McSporran died 22 nd Jan 1932 aged 74 years. Also his son William McSporran died 31 st Aug 1918 aged 21 years. Also his daughter Jessie died 23 rd Jan 1937 aged 51 years. Also his wife Catherine Graham died 26 th Jul 1951 aged 96 years.

38

MacFarlane

 

 

In memory of the Rev. Donald MacFarlane M. A. faithful and beloved minister for 25 years of the parish of Morven and for 15 years of this parish. Born Killean Manse 11 th Feb 1861 died Gigha Manse 10 th Feb 1923. Also his beloved sister Jessie Margaret. They that turn many to righteousness shall shine as the stars forever and ever.

39

Galbraith

Wotherspoon

 

In loving memory of Lachlan Galbraith who died at Eilean Rich 24 th Jan 1902 age 43 his family Lachlan who died in infancy, Mary who died Kircaldy 26 th Mar 1919 aged 21 years, Catherine died Glasgow 14 th Oct 1950 aged 49 years. His wife Isabella Wotherspoon died 27 th Jul 1965 aged 89 years. Their daughter Christina died 7 th Feb 1973 aged 77 years. Dear mother of Galbreath and Jackson families.

40

Galbraith

Wotherspoon

 

Erected by Mary Wotherspoon In loving remembrance of her husband James Galbraith, Farmer who died at Barnacrioch ? ?? Jan 1915 aged 3 1? Years. Also his beloved son Pte. Callum Galbraith 3 rd A. & S. H. who died at Cork Military Hospital 24 th Oct 191 8 ? Aged 22 years. Also the above Mary Wotherspoon, widow of James Galbraith died at Schoolhouse, Forrestfield 23 rd Jan 1945 aged 73 years.

41

McIntosh

McNeill

 

Erected by Jane McIntosh in memory of her beloved husband James McNeill died 28 th Feb 1925 aged 75 years. Also their son Neil died at New Zealand 6 th Nov 1924 aged 27 years and their daughters Jeanie died 15 th Mar 1907 aged 16 years, Janet died 28 th Nov 1929 aged 43 years. The above Jane McIntosh died 30 th Sep 1934 aged 77 years.

42

McKenzie

MacFadyen

 

Rev. John Francis McKenzie minister of the Parish for 30 years died 31 st May 1907. His sister Emma Louisa died 26 th Jan 1902. His cousin Kate MacFadyen died 30 th July 1907

43

Platt

Martin

 

(Stone is very damaged in places and difficult to get near to as it is surrounded by branches.) In loving memory of William Platt a native of Dumfries _______ who died at A____________ 14 th Nov 1845 aged 64 years. Janet Martin wife who died --------------( the rest of this stone is too difficult to read but it looks like there are 2 more names below)

44

?

Unreadable

45

Galbreath

Smith

 

1860. In memory of Donald Galbreath who died at Tarbert, Gigha 12 th Dec 1856 aged 74 years and his wife Elizabeth Smith who died 7 th April 1859 aged 75 years.

46

Galbraith

 

 

Annie Galbraith died 16 th Dec 1935 aged 76. Also interred at Merchiston , Edinburgh. Father and mother Malcolm and Mary Galbraith of Druimyeonbeg and their children Betsy, Malcolm and Donald who died in infancy and Sarah died 22 nd Apr 1924 aged 70.

47

McQuilkan

Martin

 

In loving memory of our dear father Hector McQuilkan who died 15 th May 1959 age 73 also our dear mother Jeannie Martin who died 1923 age 30. Their eldest daughter Mary died 5 th Dec 1975 age 55

48

?

Too worn to read a single letter.

49

Mowat

Erected to the Memory of the Revd. Wm Mowat, minister of Gigha, who died the 21 st Jan 178?. By the Revd. James Curdie, Angus McGugan, Archibald McConachie and Dugald McArthur in 1831

50

McMillan

McNeill

 

Erected by Margaret McMillan and Family in memory of her beloved husband Angus McNeill who died 28 th Jan 1891 aged 78 years. Also her daughter Catherine died 31 st July 1873 aged 25 years. The above Margaret McMillan died 16 th May 1904 aged 87 years. Also her son John died 23 rd July 1933 aged 78 years.

51

McGeachy

McCallum

 

In loving memory of Neil McGeachy who died 23 rd Oct 1919 aged 44 years. His wife Janet McCallum who died 31 st May 1961 aged 80 years. Their grandson Angus Allan McGeachy lost at sea 23 rd May 1966 aged 16 years. Their eldest daughter Marion S McGeachy who died 14 th Sept 1988 aged 80 years.

52

Stevenson

 

 

(Slabs x 3 difficult to read one has a coat of Arms – details taken from R. S. G Anderson's book “The Antiquities of Gigha”) James Stevenson, Esq., of Ardglammie , who died the 1 st day of August 175 8 . Aged 75 years.

53

McConachie

McNeill

Donald McConachie tenant in Ardacha who died in June 1771 and of Elizabeth McNeil his wife who died March 28 th 1814. Erected by their son Malcolm tenant in Ardelay.

54

McConachie

Erected by Archibald McConachie tenant in Ardelay in memory of his son Donald who was drowned at Tayinloan Ferry on the 15 th Nov 1831 aged 25 years.

55

Smith

McGougan

 

In loving memory of Malcolm Smith who died at Ardminish 6 th Aug 1902 aged 76 years. His wife Marion McGougan died 6 th Nov 1909 aged 76 years. Their infant children Catherine, Alexander and Marion. Their sons Angus died 27 th Dec 1886 aged 14 years, Donald died 2 nd Jan 1901 aged 31 years, Neil died 11 th Jan 1910 aged 50 years, John died 30 th Apr 1922 aged 55 years, Hector died 24 th Oct 1928 aged 59 years, Peter died 21 st Nov 1932 aged 74 years, Malcolm died 4 th Feb 1936 aged 72 years.

56

Graham

McGougan

Erected by John Graham in memory of his beloved wife Ann McGougan who died at Ardminish 27 th Sep 1 81?

57

?

Unreadable

58

McMillan

McGougan

 

Alexander McMillan, farmer from Lochaber , North Drumachro and Achans died 29 th Jul. 1888 aged 66 years. Barbara McGougan died 14 th May 1908 aged 67 years. Also daughters Catherine and Jean died in infancy.

59

McFarlane

 

 

AD 1872. In memory of Donald McFarlane aged 78 also Catherine McFarlane his spouse aged 65. Both kept the faith.

60

Galbreath

McLean

Erected by Donald Galbreath, Weaver, Ardelay in memory of _______ McLean his wife who died 23 rd Nov 1812 aged 60 years.

61

Smith

Henderson

 

Erected by Mary Smith in memory of her beloved husband Angus Henderson who died 14 th Dec 1882 aged 42 years. The above Mary Smith who died on 20 th Feb 1904 aged 61 (or 81) years

62

Campbell

Wotherspoon

 

Erected by James Wotherspoon in memory of his wife Mary Campbell who died 23 rd Jan 1869 aged 69 years. The above James Wotherspoon, who was Miller in Ardelay for 45 years, was called home 10 th Apr 1880 aged 80 years.

63

Wotherspoon

Galbreath

 

In loving memory of Hugh Wotherspoon died 17 th July 1886 aged 61 years and his wife Isabella Galbraith died 4 th April 1924 aged 82 years. Their family Neil died 1 st July 1883 aged 16 years, Archibald died 20 th Jul 1883 aged 2 years, Flora died 21 st Feb 1885 aged 14 years, Hugh died 28 th Oct 1902 aged 30 years, James died 7 th May 1919 aged 54 years, Flora died 7 th Aug 1932 aged 45 years.

64

McVean

Wotherspoon

In loving memory of John McVean died 17 th Feb 1939 aged 58 years also his wife Christina Wotherspoon died 25 th Mar 1958 aged 79 years.

65

McNeill

McDonald

 

Erected by Margaret McDonald in affectionate remembrance of her beloved husband Archibald McNeill who resided at Achnaha Farm 35 years and died at Gigha 12 th Dec. 1875 age 76 years. Also their children

Alick who died at Melbourne 10 th August 1871 aged 23 years and Maggie who died at Gigha 25 th Oct. 1877 aged 25 years.

The above Margaret McDonald died at Gigha on 16 th Oct 1903 age 90 years.

66

McNeill

McSporran

Erected by John McNeill and Suzanna McSporran his wife in memory of their beloved daughter Suzanna who died 10 th Jul 1870 aged 4 years.

67

McNeill

McDonald

 

Erected by her beloved mother Margaret McDonald McNeill in affectionate remembrance of her daughter Catherine who died at Achnaha , Gigha 9 th Aug. 1887 age 32 years

68

McNeill

 

 

In loving remembrance of the Rev. Archibald McNeill who died at Gigha 1 st Nov 1880 aged 40 years. He was minister of Sleat Skye 10 years. His stone is erected by his affectionate mother Margaret McNeill.

69

McDonald

1862. By Malcolm McDonald, mariner, in memory of his daughter Barbara who died 31 st Mar 1862 aged 3 years.

70

Curdie

 

 

Sacred to the memory of the Revd. James Curdie D. D. rector of St Anne's Jamaica who died on the __ of Sept 18 39 aged 80 years.

71

Curdie

 

 

Sacred to the memory of the Revd. James Curdie A. M. minister of Gigha & Cara for upwards of 50 years who died 16 th May 1877 aged 86 years.

72

McNeill

 

Enclosed area. Some slabs here. One has a relief of a warrior on it and is said to be Malcolm McNeill's grave. Malcolm “of Geya ” died in 1493

73

Johnston

McDonald

 

1883. Erected by John Johnston and his brothers in memory of their father John Johnston who died 10 th Jun 18 6 7? Aged 61 years. Also Betsy McDonald (wife of the above John Johnston) who died 27 th Apr 1881 aged 3 5? Years. Also their sister Christina Johnston who died 27 th Nov 1871 aged 22 years.

74

Smith

 

 

Erected by James Smith for his brother Hector Smith, Master Mariner, died 10 th May 1895 aged 63. Sister Sarah died 17 th Mar. 1900 aged 64. Brother Malcolm died 30 th Jun 1900 aged 63. Sister Margaret died 28 th Apr. 1908 aged 69 and the above James died 9 th July 1914 aged 70.

75

?

Fallen

76

?

 

77

McFarlane

 

Donald McFarlane, schoolman , Gigha died at Woodend on 17 th Nov 1792

78

?

Enclosed area….stones missing from wall

 

79

Gillies

Blue

1855. Erected by Hugh Gillies, Beallochroy in memory of his wife Mary Blue who died 22 nd Dec 1847 aged 53 years.

80

Blue

Galbreath

Erected by Isabella Galbreath, Ardelay in memory of her son Malcolm Blue who was drowned on the 13 th May 1825 aged 23 years.

81

Blue

 

Sacred to the memory of Donald Blue, miller, Ardelay who died April 1778 aged 69 years and of Merran McNeil his wife who died Sep 1758 aged 46 years.

82

?

Too worn to read

83

Galbreath

 

Erected to the memory of Margaret Galbreath who died Nov 8yh 1794 aged 18 years by Donald Galbreath, shoemaker in Shansriach .

84

Galbreath

 

 

Erected by Donald Galbreath tenant in Leam in the memory of his father Donald Galbreath who died Nov __ 1794 aged 89. This is the place intended for the family. 1803.

85

McInnish

McGnnis

Erected by Archibald McGnnis for John McInnish , Leim died 29 th Sep. 1794 age 81.

86

?

Too worn to read

87

?

Too worn to read

88

Smith

McNeill

Clark

Erected by Archibald Smith, Farmer at Cairnvickoye , and Barbara McNeill his wife. For their children Flora died 6 th Mar. 1842 aged 31?, Donald died 4 th Jan. 1845 aged 36, Catherine died 25 th Mar. 1845 age 27.The above Archie died 15 th Sep. 1850 aged 70 years and Barbara McNeill died 10 th March 1863 aged 71 years.( Other side of stone ) Their grandson Archibald Clark died 1 st August 1873 aged 34 years. Also their family Margaret Smith died 17 th Aug 1891 aged 72 years. James Smith died 21 st Feb 1897 aged 80. Mary Smith died 7 th Jan 1907 aged 82.

89

McNeill

McGougan

 

Janet McNeill, Ardminish, died 18 th Sep. 1878 aged 70. Her sister Sarah, Campbeltown, died 1 st Feb 1869 aged 67? Daughters of the deceased Murdoch McNeill, Farmer at Keill and Catherine McGougan his wife.

90

McNeil

Galbraith

McGughan

Malcolm McNeil ……..died Nov 1788. Barbara Galbraith who died September 1772. Erected by Murdoch McNeil and his spous Cath McGughan . Garvacha .

91

Galbreath

McQuilkan

In memory of _____ McQuilkan, tenant Leim , who died the 9 th Dec 17_2 and ______ _________ ________ Galbreath_______ ( unreadable )

92

McNeill

Inside church ruin. Erected by Donald, Lachlan & Archibald McNeill in memory of their father Malcolm McNeill who died at Drumyonebeg , Gigha 14 th Jul 1855 aged 74 years.

93

Galbraith

 

 

Inside church ruin . Erected by Laughlan Galbraith in memory of his father Adam Galbraith who died Dec 25 th 1848 aged 84 years. His mother Flora Galbraith who died Nov 27 th 1856 aged 83 years. Their son John who was drowned ____ 18 th 1823 aged __ years. Laughlan Galbraith who died Jun 18 th 1875 aged 63 years.

94

Galbreath

McQuilkan

Inside church ruin .

 

95

McDonald

 

(Slabs inside church ruin . Most of the slabs here are unreadable except the following one) Erected to the memory of Archibald McDonald ____

tenant of Tarbert who died 25 th Jul 1831 aged 56 years, by his widow and their children John, Donald, Archibald, Alexander and Allan McDonald.

96

McDougall

Graham

 

Catherine Graham erected for her father Neil Graham drowned at Campbeltown Harbour and her mother Janet McDougall died 18 th Jun. 1891 age 62. Sister Isabella died aged 10 months.

97

McLachlan

Graham

 

John McLachlan died 7 th May 1925 aged 63

Jessie McLachlan died 16 Jan. 1922 age 29

Mary Graham died 12 th May 1942 aged 80

98

Duncan

McDonald

 

Erected by Sarah Duncan in memory of her husband John MacDonald who died at “ Leim ” Gigha 19 th Oct 1926 aged 73 years. Her sons Duncan who died at Campbeltown 16 th May 1914 aged 24 years. James who died at “ Leim ” Gigha 6 th May 1926 aged 24 years. The above Sarah Duncan died at Ardminish 3 rd July 1940 aged 77 years.

99

MacDonald

Erected by Dugald, Archibald, Duncan & Neil MacDonald in memory of their father John MacDonald late Weaver of Ardelay who died on the 15 th June 18 3 1 (or 1851) aged 68 ?

100

Galbreath

Erected by Donald, Neil, Malcom & Lachlen Galbreath in memory of their father Lachlen Galbreath who died AD 1836 aged 76 years.

101

Smith

 

Sacred to the memory of Malcom Smith son to Peter Smith & Mary McNeill in Tarbert, who died _________ 17 8 7? Aged 28 years (could be 1797 or 1707).

102

Smith

McGougan

 

Erected by Peter Smith in loving memory of his father Peter Smith, Shipmaster who died at Campbeltown 23 rd Apr 1860 aged 56 years and his mother Janet McGougan died 1 st May 1871 aged 60 years. Also his sister Betsy died 19 th Apr 1853 aged 18 years and his brother Angus died 22 nd Feb 1856 aged 6 years. Also his grandfather Donald Smith died at Ardminish 10 th Jun 1807 aged 66 ? Marion Smith his wife died at Ardminish 1 st Aug 1848 aged 84.

103

Smith

McNeill

 

1835. Erected by Archibald Smith, Schoolmaster, Greenock in memory of his Father and Mother John Smith and Catherine McNeill. His father died 28 th July 1827 age 70 and his mother on 7 th Feb. 182 3 ? Age 68

104

Bell

McKenzie

Erected by Dugald Bell, Shepherd in memory of his wife Mary McKenzie who died Aug 1833 aged 40 years.

105

Galbreath

Henderson

 

Erected by Margaret Galbraith in memory of her husband Archibald Henderson who died 28 th May 1852 aged 54 years and her daughters Elizabeth died 18 th Dec 1842 aged 3 years and Mary died 31 st Oct 1850 aged 11 years.

106

Henderson

McConachy

 

Erected by Donald, Archibald, Hugh, John & Neil Henderson in memory of their father Duncan Henderson, Seaman, Gigha who died 12 th Feb 18 2 5? Aged 59 years. This is the place designed for his widow Mary MacConachy who died ___ 1830 aged 66 ? And their family.

107

McLellan

Galbreath

Here lies the remains of Ann McLellan spouse to Peter Galbreath, tenant of Drumyonbeg , who departed his life in 1812 aged 55

108

Galbraith

 

 

Neil Galbreath & Catherine Galbreath

109

McSporran

Montgomery

 

Erected by Malcolm McSporran, Farmer, Auchamore and Janet Montgomery his wife in memory of their beloved daughter Catherine McSporran who died Dec 3 rd 1868 aged 1 year and 6 months. Donald McSporran died Mar 15 th 1885 aged 78 years.

110

Stuart

Allpress

 

Erected by John Stuart, Farmer, Tarbert, Gigha and Suzanah Allpress his wife in memory of their beloved children. Charles died 27 th Jun 1865 aged 11 months, Thomas died 4 th Jul 1865 aged 1 year and 3 months, Lydia died 4 th Jul 1865 aged 6 years, John died 9 th July 1865 aged 2 years and 9 months.

111

Clark

McNeill

 

Erected by Jane Clark in loving memory of her husband Malcolm McNeill who died 16 th Sept 1892 aged 46, and their children Malcolm who died 5 th Feb 1904 aged 28, Archibald, John, Marion, Katie, Janet and Mary who died in infancy. The above Jane McNeill died 14 th Dec 1925 in her 75 th year. Also their daughters Jane Clark McNeill died 14 th Dec 1958 aged 74 years, Margaret McNeill died 24 th Oct 1959 aged 80 years.

With Christ; which is far better.

112

Scarlett

 

 

The northernmost of the two reads:

Sacred to the memory of Henrietta Katherine the beloved wife of Lieut Colonel W J Scarlett of Gigha who died at Limecraigs Campbeltown on the 10th of February 1885 in her 37th year&   is buried here.
On the same stone on the surface (rather than around the sides it also reads)

Also in memory of Charlotte Anne their eldest daughter who died on March 18th 1886 in the 18th year of her age&   is buried at Rossington in Yorkshire.

The southernmost of the two reads:

Sacred to the memory of Lieut Colonel William James Scarlett of Gigha&   the 6th Brigade Scottish Division Royal Artillery who died in London on the 31st day of July 1888 in his 49th year & is buried here.

(transcription added later after Rona's initial survey)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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