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Duncan’s Pantry: A Covenanter’s Hideout #History #Scotland

A traditional hideout for a Covenanter is said to lie on the north side of the Garpel Burn in Dalry parish, Galloway.

Downstream from the Holy Linn © … 147 more words


Covenanters as Brownies: Brownie’s Green #History #Scotland

Another traditional Covenanter site in Dalry parish is Brownie’s Green…

According to the OS Name Book:

A Small hill on the farm of
the soil of which is arable land. 142 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


Making History: The ‘Lost’ Bible of Alexander McCubbin, Hanged in 1685 #History #Scotland

In early 1685, Alexander McCubbin was summarily hanged at Hallhill in Irongray parish, probably for suspected involvement in a violent attack on the local minister by some Society people. 580 more words


The Mystery of the McMillanites in Galloway #History #Scotland

There is a gaping hole in the record of baptisms and marriages between 1706 and 1712 of the McMillanites, a fragment of the Society people that rejected the Revolution Settlement of 1689 to 1690. 337 more words