As a result of a surge of artistic activity from the Glasgow School of Art at the turn of the century, the distinctive “Art Nouveau” known as the Glasgow Style emerged. The Glaswegian women associated with the school were key innovators of this movement, and eventually achieved lasting recognition together with their male counterparts, “The Glasgow Boys” Rev. Hamilton … Continue reading The Artists.
Chairman: Johnny Alexander*. Johnny has an extensive knowledge of the area and is a family friend of the late Lady Jean and family. Secretary: Agnes M Wilson*: Became involved by accident thanks to her daughter's interest. An interest in family history has helped with providing information for researchers. Treasurer: Gillian Hutchieson*: Besides keeping our accounts … Continue reading F.O.L.K. Committee Members
The kirk had been allowed to deteriorate to the stage of having an ingress of water and although there was little inside to be damaged with the exception of the coffins, there was a danger of the roof rotting. The roofing was unique by being sandstone which is normally porous and deteriorates in time. Samples … Continue reading Roofing
We have submitted photos and transcriptions of memorial inscriptions to Find A Grave . The memorial stones were transcribed in 2001 and many are now missing or damaged since then. If you see a name of interest you can check against the memorial inscriptions Grave Ref: Surname First Name Death Age G10 Aird Mary 1879 … Continue reading Memorial Name Index
You never know what is achievable until you try. Thanks to the grant givers, Friends of Loudoun Kirk members and public supporters, we were able to transform the deterioring remains of this kirk into a useable consecrated building. There are so many people helped us along the way and hopefully they will be pleased and … Continue reading Old and New