Daily Archives: July 27, 2014

Cemeteries of Perth

‘Archaeological excavations in Perth city centre uncovered a number of medieval human remains which were subsequently reburied in Wellshill cemetery in 1991’: ‘In Memorium of Remains in Perth City Centre June 1991’ Two Roman coins found at Wellshill Cemetery. One is a bronze coin of the emperor Licinias I (AD […]

Military Memorials of Perthshire

Aberdalgie Church yard and war memorial – Freestone Celtic cross. Unveiled by Duke of Atholl, Lord Lieutenant of Perthshire – handsome cross at Aberdalgie – the monument erected by the parishioners in memory of the 12 men of the parish who fell in the war – c. 29 November 1920. […]

Jeanfield & Wellshill Cemetery ~ Additional War Graves

Inter-war Period: H Craigdaillie Private d. 29/1/1921 Royal Army Medical Corps JFD O 143 W. Dobbie Private d. 14/8/1921 Highland Light Infantry 51st Battalion JFD O 143 James Pearson Sapper d. 8/4/1920 Royal Engineers Wireless Section P2 I 329 Other Military Personnel: Robert Brown Fleet Engineer d. 29/8/1902 Royal Navy […]

Mercer Family and Perth Lade

“Behold the arms of the Mercers are Three mill rynds, three geid balls, with glittering star, To let the world know that their ancient race Possess’d three mills, for many ages space In pleasant Perth, near situate the Tay, Which mills Perth keeps unto this present day. Three balss next […]

Perthshire ~ Buildings of Interest

Forteviot – “A Pictish and Scottish Royal Centre. The Royal centre of Forteviot in Strathearn, Perthshire is one of the famous early medieval sites in Scotland, traditionally regarded as a Royal capital.” See Forteviot by Nick Aitchison, Tempus Publications Ltd. Methven and Logielamond Parish Church – Church Road, Methven – Built […]

Perth: Street by Street

Perth: Street by Street is an architectural, archaeological, geographical, historical, and visual journey around the city of Perth’s c.635 streets, avenues, closes, roads, and vennels. Drawing on a range of disciplines, Perth: Street by Street will appeal both to those readers interested in the history and life of Perth, and to anyone who […]

Perth Street by Street Promo