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Memorials - Photographs - Page 5

Memorials - By Local Authority Area


Fishcross Photo FallinFishcross, Clackmannanshire (In Park at Lawswell, east of Alloa Road)
Sauchie Photo-SauchieSauchie, Clackmannanshire (Mar Place and Fairfield Rd)

Dumfries and Galloway

Kirkconnel  Main Street, Kirkconnel, Dumfries and Galloway
Kirkconnel Mine Head Wheel, Polveach Terrace, Kirkconnel, Dumfries and Galloway
Kirkconnel Mine A Frame, Auchengour Allotments, Kelloholm, Kirkconnel
Kirkconnel Miners Memorial Hall Needle Street, Kirkconnel, Dumfries and Galloway
Rowanburn Photo-RowanburnAt side of A6357, Rowanburn, north of Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway (Memorial to Samuel Lindsay, Killed at Rowanburn Pit, 1922)

East Ayrshire

Andrew Fisher Memorial Cairn and Bench, Crosshouse, By Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire
Andrew Fisher Andrew Fisher Library, Annandale Gardens, south of B7081, Crosshouse, By Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire
Andrew Fisher Memorial Cairn to east side of B7521 just north of Kilmarnock Road, Crosshouse, East Ayrshire
Auchinleck Roundabout (A76)  Mauchline Road, Auchinleck
Auchinleck Memorial Garden and walkway Photo AuchinleckWell Road, Auchinleck, East Ayrshire
Barony Colliery Barony Colliery, Auchinleck, East Ayrshire
Benwhat Village Site of Benwhat village, East Ayrshire (June 2013)
Cairntable Village  B730B730 South of Drongan, East Ayrshire
Cumnock Glaisknock Shopping Centre, Cumnock, East Ayrshire (Centre to be demolished soon)
Dalmellington Mining Villages Dalmellington StonesStanding Stones to 7 mining villages in Doon Valley (1999), East Ayrshire
Dalmellington DalmellingtonSouth of Carspharin Road (A713) by  War Memorial Bellsbank Road, Dalmellington, East Ayrshire
Andrew Fisher AF-PMA-FisherAndrew Fisher Memorial Cairn and Bench, Crosshouse village, By Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire. Andrew was a miner and trade union man born in Crosshouse near Kilmarnock, he went on to become Prime Minister of Australia 3 times between 1908 and 1915 and a High Commissioner thereafter. Fisher's second government between 1910 and 1913 completed a vast legislative programme which made him, along with Protectionist Alfred Deakin, the founder of the statutory structure of the new nation - See Wikipedia
Andrew Fisher Memorial Cairn to east side of B7521 just north of Kilmarnock Road, Crosshouse, East Ayrshire
Andrew Fisher Andrew Fisher Library, Annandale Gardens, south of B7081, Crosshouse, By Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire
Galston  Galstone-PicBarr Street, Galston, East Ayrshire
Kaimes Disaster 19.11.1957 PhotoBench in New Muirkirk New Cemetery, Glasgow Road, Muirkirk, East Ayrshire
Keir Hardie Keir HardyStatue of Keir Hardie, Cumnock Town Hall, Glaisknock Street, Cumnock, East Ayrshire
Keir Hardie Keir HardyKeir Hardy Room, The Baird Institute, 3 Lugar Street, Cumnock, East Ayrshire
Knockshinnoch Disaster 7.9.1950 PhotoInfo KnockshinnochKnockshinnoch Colliery site, New Cumnock, East Ayrshire
Muirkirk PhotoMain Street, Muirkirk, East Ayrshire (north side of Main Street 100 yds west of Glasgow Road)
Muirkirk PhotoMuirkirk Heritage Park, Muirkirk, East Ayrshire  (Main Street at Glasgow Road)
Muirkirk (Smallburn) PhotoSmalburn Heritage Park near Muirkirk, East Ayrshire
New Cumnock Photo NCNew Cumnock, East Ayrshire (East of The Castle or New Cumnock Main Street behind bus stop lay by)
Skares PhotoSkares, on B7046 south west of Cumnock, East Ayrshire

East Dunbartonshire

Cadder Disaster 6.8.1913 PhotoCadder Cemetry, corner of A803 and Crosshill Road, Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire
Cadder Disaster 6.8.1913  PhotoCentenary Memorial Bishopbriggs Library, Kirkintilloch Road, Bishopbriggs,  East Dunbartonshire
Cadder PhotoCentenary Memorial  Lambhill Stables, Balmore Road, Glasgow
Miners Of The World Memorial Photo Miners Of The WorldCrowhill Road, Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire

East Lothian

East Lothian Mines on Pencaitland Railway Walk  Carberry to West Saltoun, East Lothian PhotoMemorials to:-
Oxenford Pit Bellyford Pit
Limeyands Pit Meadow Pit
Elphinstone (Bog, Howden, Fleets Pits)
Woodhall Pit  Huntlaw Pit
Prestongrange Colliery Families at Prestonpans Photo Prestonpans MuralOn the south side of Prestonpans High Street (B1348) just east of junction with Prestongrange Road
Prestonpans Photo PrestonpansHigh Street, Prestonpans, East Lothian
Wallyford WallyfordSalters’ Road, Wallyford, East Lothian


Newcraighall Photo-NewcraighallMain Street, Newcraighall, Edinburgh


Bo’ness Bo’nessBo’ness, Falkirk  (corner of Union Street and Seaview Place)
Redding Disaster  25.9.1923  Q-BRedding Cross, Redding Road and Main Street, Redding, nr Falkirk
Standburn  (Muiravonside and Redford Collieries) StandburnStandburn village on B825 between Avonbridge and A801, Falkirk


Balgonie Colliery and Estate Photo BalgonieVictoria Hall, Main Street, Coaltown of Balgonie, Fife 
Benarty Photo BenartyBallingray, Fife  (East of B920 opposite junction with Hill Road)
Blairhall Photo BlairhallRintoul Avenue, Blairhall, Fife
Bowhill Disaster
Photo BowhillBowhill Cemetery, Bowhill, Fife
Bowhill  Disaster 31.10.1931  Photo BowhillPlaque in Bowhill Community Centre, Bowhill, Fife
Bowhill Plaque 1 (Jamphlars) JamphlarsBowhill, Fife (at Hutch and wheel)
Bowhill Hutch and Wheel JamphlarsBowhill View, Cardenden, Fife
Bowhill Plaque 2 JamphlarsBowhill, Fife  (at Hutch and wheel)
Coaltown of Wymess WymessCoaltown of Wymess
Donibristle Disaster 26.8.1901 DonibristleBridge Street, Cowdenbeath, Fife  (west of road into Cowdenbeath from A92)
Frances  Photo FrancesOn Coastal Path at Edington Place, Dysart, Fife
Frances 'A' Frame Photo FrancesDysart, Fife
Glencraig Photo LochgellyOn east side of B920 north of Lochgelly, Fife at farm road to Inchgall Farm
Glencraig Village Photo LochgellyOn east side of B920 north of Lochgelly
Glenrothes Rothes Pit Photo Rothes-HallsRothes Halls, Kingdom Centre, Glenrothes, Fife
Kelty Collieries  Photo Kelty BlairadamEntrance to Blairadam Forrest, nr Kelty, Fife (B914 Kelty to Saline west of M90)
Kelty Village Square PhotoIn Village Square, next to Kelty Library, Cocklaw Street, Kelty, Fife
Kingseat PhotoAt junction of Main Street (B912) and Church Street, Kingseat, Fife
Lady Blanch Pit Photo Lady Blanch PlaqueCurrently in Dysart Town Hall. Permanent site proposed at Howard Place, Rectory Lane, Dysart
Lindsay Disaster 14.12.1957 Junction of Station Road and A909, Kelty, Fife
Lochgelly Photo LochgellyLochgelly Square, Lochgelly, Fife
Lochore Photo-LochoreLochore Meadows, Ballingary, Fife (at entrance and in park)
Lochore  (Mary Pit) Photo-Lochore-WW1Lochore Miners Institute, Lochleven Road, Lochore
Mary Pit Photo-Mary-PitMary Pit, Lochore Meadows
Michael Disaster 9.9.1967 Photo-MichaelInfo MichaelMain Road, East Wemyss, Fife  (south of Main Road at St Mary’s Terrace)
Miners’ Strike 1984 - 85  Photo-Lochore-WW1Lochore Meadows, Ballingray, Fife
Miner’s Strike   1984 - 85 Plaque in Bowhill Community Centre, Station Road, Bowhill, Fife
Seafield Colliery PhotoBowhouse Drive, Kirkcaldy, Fife
Seafield Disaster 10.5.1973 Photo-GlenrothesCISWO Club, Kingdom Way, Glenrothes, Fife
Townhill Photo-Townhill ParkMining Heritage Garden, Townhill, near Dunfermline, Fife
Valleyfield Disaster 28.10.1939 Photo-High-ValleyValleyfield Avenue, High Valleyfield
Valleyfield PhotoValleyfield Mine Site, Newmills, Fife (South of B9037, just west of Newmills)
Valleyfield Disaster 28.10.1939 Photo-Valleyfield-SchMemorial Garden, St Serfs RC Primary School, Preston Street, High Valleyfield, Fife
Valleyfield Disaster 28.10.1939 PhotoPlaques in Valleyfield Club, Kinloss Court, High Valleyfield, Fife