Miller family monument, Glasgow Necropolis

M008 Miller family monument, Glasgow Necropolis

Address: Necropolis, Cathedral Square, Glasgow G4 0UZ
Date: 1889–90
Client: Robert Miller
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)

Colour photograph of Miller family memorial, Glasgow Necropolis

John Honeyman & Keppie designed a Greek-style aedicule monument in red and grey granite with bronze ornament to commemorate Constance, daughter of Robert Miller and his wife Agnes. Constance had died in 1888 aged 19. The names of Robert (d. 1893), Agnes (d. 1905) and their son Alexander (d. 1921) were all added to the monument. Miller also commissioned the firm to carry out work at his home, 1 Lilybank Terrace. 1

Authorship: The monument is inscribed with the names of John Keppie as architect, and sculptor Peter Smith.

Cost from office job book: £295 5s 6d

Status: Standing structure (2014)

Grid Reference: NS 6051 6560

GPS coordinates: lat = 55.862699, lng = -4.230736   (Map)


1: The doctor who signed Constance Miller's death certificate, James Hardy, M.D., was also a client of the firm, commissioning work at 2 Queen's Crescent in 1904.