MHG39638 - Stone Memorial
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- COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (Undated)
- None recorded
Memorial to the first church of Scotland missonary in India. Small stone structure, with edging around and written details. Photo - HAW 06/2005
Memorial to Rev. Donald Mitchell, Ardclach. It reads:
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
THE REV. DONALD MITCHELL, M.A.
BORN 1792. SON OF THE
PARISH MINISTER HERE.
HE WAS SCOTLAND'S FIRST
MISSIONARY TO INDIA
A MEMORIAL SIMILAR TO THIS MARKS HIS GRAVE AT
POLADPUR, INDIA, WHERE HE DIED 1823. TODAY THERE IS A
CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN THE EPROSARIUM THERE, MAINTAINED BY
THE MISSION TO LEPERS, AND SUPERVISED BY THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND
ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION AND UNVEILED BY
A. DONALD MILLER, K.I.H., M.B.E., OF THE MISSION TO LEPERS, 1961.
See link below to HES Canmore record for photos.
Information from M Briscoe, 16 July 2015
GIS spatial data created 2019 based on OS Master Map. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 9534 4528 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/347981/ardclach-memorial (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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