List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MONUMENT [nr Muir of Lunan] Monument or Colonel Blair's Monument
Monument or Colonel Blair's Monument
Monument or Colonel Blair's Monument
Monument or Colonel Blair's Monument
Mr Rodger Drumbertnot
Mr Morrison Land Steward
Mr Thomas Williamson
W Blair Imrie Esqr. Propr. [Proprietor]
035 A handsome monument about 40 feet high surrounded by an iron railing & having a neat foot path from the Public Road leading to it. The proprietor to whose father the monument was erected, is desirous of "Col. [Colonel] Blair's Monument" being adopted. It is of course known to whom it was erected, but people speak of the "Monument" only. It bears an Inscription on a marble slab on its eastern side to the following effect - "To the memory of Lt. Col [Colonel] James Blair of the Bengal Army, born on the 7th November 1792. He died at sea on board the ship Madagascar during a voyage to the Cape of Good Hope undertaken for the recovery of his health on the 13th August 1847. - High in the estimation of the Superintending Governor of India he had for the last 12 years of his life command of the Cavalry Division of His Highness the Nizam's Army, and this Monument was erected by his brother Officers both native and European to commemorate their admiration of his character as an officer, and their affectionate recollection of him as a friend."
MANSE [nr Muir of Lunan] Manse
Revd. [Reverend] J. Hay Occupier
W Blair Imrie Esqr.
Valuation Roll
035 A superior dwelling with offices and Glebe lands adjoining. This is the only Manse in the Ph. [Parish] there being only the Ph. [Parish] Church or Established Ch. [Church] in Lunan.

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