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Saturday, March 01, 2008

Elspeth Macfarlane Ancestry Tour Scotland

Cambusmichael Graveyard, Perthshire, Scotland. The area of Cambusmichael derives part of its name from the Gaelic, "Cambus", which signifies "a small low plain", and the church, Michael, thus the plain of Michael, becomes Cambusmichael.

Elspeth Macfarlane Ancestry Tour Scotland. The stone in the foreground at Cambusmichael graveyard in Perthshire, Scotland, was erected by James Thomson farmer late of Dritchmuir, in memory of his beloved wife Elspeth Macfarlane who died in 1868, aged 68.

Understanding Scottish Graveyards. Graveyard epitaphs that capsulate the life and death of ordinary and extraordinary Scots and of curiosities of times past are of endless interest, the topics in this engaging book range from the standing stones and cairns of the Neolithic and Bronze ages and the early Scottish Christian graves to European traditions marking death. Understanding Scottish Graveyards.

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