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Index of published monumental inscriptions

This database gives details of monumental inscriptions held in the National Library of Scotland's collections.
List last updated: June 2011.

Inscriptions for Lanarkshire:

Name:Monteith, R.
Description:       An Theatre of Mortality; a Further Collection of Funeral Inscriptions over Scotland gathered from Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen, Stirling, Linlithgow, St Andrews, Glasgow, Haddington, Kirkcaldy, Montrose, Coupar, Inverness, Kinghorn, Kirkcudbright, Dunfermline, Dumbritton [Dumbarton?], Dunbar, Elgin, Nairn, Fortrose, Dunkeld, Spynie, Tranent, Alloa, Falkirk, Kilsyth, Hamilton, Melrose, and several other places elsewhere. 1713.
Shelfmark:L.C.1476(2)

Parish:Carmunnock
Name:Harkness, E.
Description:       Carmunnock Parish Church : monumental inscriptions. c2000.
Shelfmark:HP2.201.02537

Parish:Glasgow
Name:Mitchell, J F.
Description:       A Survey of Pre-1855 Glasgow Burial Grounds (in "Scottish Genealogist", V (1958) pp.2-7) [No monumental inscriptions, but useful information on churchyards and burial registers, etc.]
Shelfmark:Gen.11.S PER

Parish:Glasgow
Name:Willing, J A.
Description:       Burial grounds in Glasgow : a brief guide for genealogists. 1986.
Shelfmark:Gen.6.La

Parish:Glasgow, Blackfriars
Name:Macure, J.
Description:       Glasghu Facies. 1872. [Vol.2 has a list of all legible inscriptions in the old Blackfriars Churchyard, High St., Glasgow (now demolished)].
Shelfmark:R.253.c

Parish:Glasgow, Ramshorn
Name:Fairie, J S.
Description:       Transcription of Monumental Inscriptions in the Ramshorn Burying Grounds and St Davids (Ramshorn) Church ... 1983.
Shelfmark:HP2.84.5525

Parish:Upper Ward
Name:Scott, S A.
Description:       Monumental Inscriptions (pre-1855) in the Upper Ward of Lanarkshire. 1977.
Shelfmark:Gen.6.La2

Parish:Glasgow
Name:Willing, J A.
Description:       Burial grounds in Glasgow: a brief guide for genealogists. 2nd revised edition. c1997.
Shelfmark:HP2.98.2780

Parish:Hamilton
Name:Lanarkshire family history society.
Description:       Hamilton parish church monumental inscriptions. 2006.
Shelfmark:PB5.206.369/13

Parish:South Dalziel
Name:Lanarkshire family history society
Description:       South Dalziel parish churchyard monumental inscriptions. 2005.
Shelfmark:PB5.206.463/2

Parish:Glasgow
Description:       City of the dead: a guide to Glasgow's Southern necropolis. 2007.
Shelfmark:PB5.208.188/15

Parish:Douglas
Name:Lanarkshire Family History Society
Description:       Douglas death records. 2004.
Shelfmark:HP1.205.1694

Parish:Glasgow, Ramshorn
Name:Fairie, J S & A M Hall
Description:       Transcription of Monumental Inscriptions in the Ramshorn Burying Grounds and St Davids (Ramshorn) Church … 2nd edition. 2002.
Shelfmark:HP2.202.06136

Parish:Dalserf
Name:Lanarkshire family history society
Description:       Dalserf parish churchyard monumental inscriptions. 2003.
Shelfmark:HP1.204.5731

Parish:Glassford
Name:Lanarkshire family history society
Description:       Glassford parish churchyard monumental inscriptions. 2004.
Shelfmark:HP1.205.1496

Parish:Stonehouse
Name:Lanarkshire family history
Description:       Stonehouse parish churchyard monumental inscriptions. 2003.
Shelfmark:HP1.204.5730

Parish:Glasgow
Description:       Glasgow Necropolis Heritage Trail
Shelfmark:PB8.211.203/9

Parish:Wiston
Name:Lanarkshire Family History Society
Description:       Wiston Parish Church Graveyard: monumental inscriptions
Shelfmark:PB5.211.529/15

Parish:Carmichael
Name:Lanarkshire Family History Society
Description:       Carmichael churchyard: monumental inscriptions
Shelfmark:PB5.212.226/12

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