MHG52716 - Site of grave, Freechurch Manse, Brabsterdorran


The grave of the wife of the Reverend John Durran, minister between 1851 and 1891.

Type and Period (1)

  • GRAVE (19th Century - 1858 AD to 1858 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

This building was the subject of a programme on BBC Radio Scotland broadcast in August 2009. The programme briefly described the history of the building and its notable occupants. It was reported that the wife of the second minister, Rev. John Durran, is buried in the north-east corner of the garden. She died on 11 February 1858 as a result of complications following childbirth. The headstone was removed during the 1980s. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 2300 6055 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND26SW
Civil Parish BOWER
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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