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Holy Trinity Parish Church St Andrews Fife Scotland [01:40]
Tour Scotland video of photographs of Holy Trinity Parish Church in St Andrews on visit to Fife. Called the Town Kirk, this restored medieval church once stood on the grounds of the now ruined cathedral . The church was moved to its present site in 1410, considerably altered after the Reformation of 1560, and restored in the early 20th century. Fine stained glass and carvings are inside. A small selection of my personal photographs shot on small group tours of Scotland.
James Kidd Grave Graveyard Carriden Bo'ness Scotland [00:34]
Tour Scotland video of the James Kidd gravestone in the old graveyard at Carriden on visit to Bo'ness, West Lothian. James Kidd, born 11th of March 1872, died 2nd of March 1926, was Unionist Party politician. He sat in the House of Commons from 1918 to 1922, and from 1924 until his death.
Colonel James Gardiner Grave Graveyard Carriden Bo'ness West Lothian Scotland [00:36]
Tour Scotland video of the Colonel James Gardiner gravestone in the old graveyard at Carriden on visit to Bo'ness, West Lothian. James, born 10th of January 1687, died, 21st September 1745, was a Scottish soldier who fought in the British Army, including during the 1745 Jacobite rising. He was born at Carriden, educated in Linlithgow, and joined the army at the age of fourteen. He served with distinction in several battles and was promoted through the ranks to Colonel in 1743. Gardiner was known as a rake in his youth, but had a religious experience in 1719 and became a devout convert. In 1726 he married Frances Erskine, daughter to the ninth Earl of Buchan; five of their thirteen children survived to adulthood. During the Battle of Ramillies he was shot through the mouth and nearly killed by a French soldier who had returned to plunder the dead. However, Gardiner was spared after being mistaken for a French soldier. At the Battle of Prestonpans he was mortally wounded by the Highlanders after his dragoons had fled the field and he was attempting to rally some footsoldiers. He received a mortal blow whilst wounded on the ground and was stripped to the waist as his possessions were looted by the Highlanders. After the battle Gardiner was carried from the field by a servant to nearby Tranent where he soon died. By a quirk of fate Gardiner lived close to the battlefield in Bankton House. " A brave soldier and a devout Christian. I have fought a good fight, I have kept the ...
Henry Moubray Cadell Grave Graveyard Carriden Bo'ness Scotland [00:29]
Tour Scotland video of the Colonel Henry Moubray Cadell gravestone in the old graveyard at Carriden on visit to Bo'ness, West Lothian. Col. Hendy Moubray Cadell of Grange, OBE, HM Lieutenant 1952 to 1964. Born 27th of January 1892, died 6th of November 1967. Husband of Christina Rose Nimmo.
Stewart Celtic Cross Old Graveyard Carriden Bo'ness Scotland [00:36]
Tour Scotland video of the Stewart Celtic Cross gravestone in the old graveyard at Carriden on visit to Bo'ness, West Lothian.