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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

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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 3? Age 5_? years. His wife Janet McKinnon died 19 th May 1957 age 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 1? Years. Also his beloved son Pte. Callum Galbraith 3 rd A. & S. H. who died at Cork Military Hospital 24 th Oct 191 ? 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

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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

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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 . 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

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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.

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