Sunday, 20 March 2016

Tour Scotland Video Sir David Richmond Celtic Cross Gravestone Necropolis Glasgow

Tour Scotland video of the Sir David Richmond, Celtic Cross gravestone on ancestry visit to the Necropolis a Victorian cemetery in Glasgow, Scotland. David was born on the 14th and baptised on the 24th of July 1843 in Kilmadock Parish, Perthshire. He was the ninth of the ten known children of James King Richmond and Mary Lauchlan, both originally from Ayrshire. He served as the Lord Provost of Glasgow from 1896 until 1899. In 1899 he was knighted by Queen Victoria. In the same year he received further civic recognition when Richmond Park, Glasgow, was opened and named after him. Sir David Richmond died on the 15th of January 1908, at 7h 40m a.m., at 53, Albert Drive, Glasgow.

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