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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Falkirk
Town
between High Bonnybridge and Tamfourhill
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899), Civilian (19th; 20th and 21st Centuries)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: April 2007
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83007
Current location

Broomhill Road (B816)
between High Bonnybridge and Tamfourhill
Falkirk
Central
FK4 2BD
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NS 831 791
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone of remembrance with a dressed stone dedication tablet
Inscription
1820/BATTLE /of/BONNYMUIR/ON 5TH APRIL 1820, A BAND OF SCOTS/WORKING CLASS RADICALS FOUGHT/HERE FOR THEIR DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS/AGAINST A TROOP OF HORSE/FROM THE BRITISH ARMY/THE RADICALS TOOK COVER BEHIND/A FIVE-FOOT HIGH DRY STANE-DYKE,/LOCATED IN THIS FIELD:/LATER KNOWN AS/"THE RADICAL DYKE"/THEY WERE QUICKLY OVER-POWERED/AND TAKEN PRISONER. THEIR TWO/LEADERS-JOHN BAIRD FROM/CONDORRAT AND ANDREW HARDIE/FROM GLASGOW WERE EXECUTED AT STIRLING/ERECTED IN APRIL 2007 BY THE 1820 SOCIETY/WITH THE PERMISSION OF/J. POLLOCK AND SONS [the landowners]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baird, John
Hardie, Andrew
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, home town, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Civilian (19th; 20th and 21st Centuries)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The 1820 Society
Reference

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