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Finding “Lost” Landscapes of the Covenanters in Galloway: Making #History. #Scotland

Can you find some ‘lost’ historical sites and landscapes of the Covenanters in Galloway? These places used to live in the imaginations of folk in Galloway, but now have mostly slipped beyond memory. 1,535 more words


Burial Patterns of the Killing Times, 1682 to 1688 #History #Scotland

Of the 93 known “field” deaths between 1682 and 1688:

52 (or 56%) of the ninety-three are buried in a graveyard.

Of the fifty-two, 40 (or 43%) were buried in the graveyard of the parish that they died in. 106 more words


The Covenanters and the Neolithic Cairn at Fleuchlarg #History #Scotland

According to the mid nineteenth-century OS name book for Glencairn parish, the White Cairn beside Fleuchlarg in Dumfriesshire was:

‘A large heap of Stones – supposed to have been the retreat of the Covenanters’. 76 more words


The Preaching Howe in Penninghame Parish, Galloway #History #Scotland

By Ring Knowes in Penninghame parish, Galloway, is the ‘Preaching Howe’, which may be where John Welsh field preached at Barnkirk in the late 1670s. … 106 more words


The Secret of Society Holm and Kate’s Wood #History #Scotland

Is this where Covenanters met in secret and prayed?

Society Holm

According to the OS Name Book, Society Holm lies:

‘A Small tract of land farm of Bogue and situate within Kates Wood . 178 more words


Secrets of the Pentland Hills: Roger’s Kirk by the Medwin Water #History #Scotland

Did the Covenanters hear field preachings at Roger’s Kirk in the Pentland Hills? Tradition says that they did …

By Roger’s Kirk (over rise to left) 230 more words


The Covenanter of Loch Connell #History #Scotland

In the mid nineteenth century, local tradition held that a Covenanter executed in the Killing Times gave his name to Cairn Connell and Loch Connell in Wigtownshire. 134 more words