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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
STONE COFFINS CONTAINING URNS AND HUMAN BONES FOUND HERE [Blair Drummond] Stone Coffins (Found here)
Stone Coffins (Found here)
Mr. John Fachney, Blair Drummond.
Mr. David Grey. Kincardine Manse.
132 The former of the two authorities given was present at the time, the Coffins were discovered and pointed out the spot, Mr. D Grey also states that he remembers them being found although not on the spot at the time, The following extract from the Statistical Account was written by Dr. [Doctor] Grey Minister of Kincardine in which it is stated "When the Doune approach to Blair Drummond was made, several Stone Coffins containing Urns and bones of the human body, were found. Each Coffin consisted of a box of stone rudely formed and half the length of the human body."
These are still in the possession of H H Drummond Esqr. Blair Drummond. The information given by the authorities coroborates the foregoing extract.

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County of Perth -- Ph. [Parish] of Kincardine

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