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Wigtown Martyrs

 
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spoons



Joined: 09 Jan 2007
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Location: St John's Town of Dalry

PostPosted: Fri Oct 10, 2008 2:17 pm    Post subject: Wigtown Martyrs Reply with quote

Not listed on UKNIWM

Located on the top of a hill overlooking Wigtown and Wigtown bay at OS Map Ref NX 430 554. It shares the top if this hill with town water supply which is what you can see in the first picture.

Dedicated to Margaret Wilson and Margaret MacLachlan who were both tied to the stake and drowned in Wigtown bay and also William Johnstone, John Milroy and Gilbert Walker who were also executed in Wigtown in 1685 for their religious beliefs.

The monument was erected in 1858









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PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 11:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is now WMR, ex UKNIWM, memorial 72028
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