Gravestone for Rev. Alexander Orrock Johnston, East Wemyss

M255 Gravestone for Rev. Alexander Orrock Johnston, East Wemyss

Address: East Wemyss Cemetery, Main Road, East Wemyss KY1 4RH
Date: 1905–6
Client: Mrs Johnston
Authorship: Authorship category 1 (Mackintosh) (Mackintosh)

Photograph of dove on Rev. Orrock Johnston monument

1905
15 March: Death of Rev. Alexander Orrock Johnston. 1
5 September: Tenders for gravestone received. 2
1906
12 June: R. A. McGilvray & Ferris paid. 3
1919
27 April: Death of Amy Hepburn Johnston, née Gulland. 4
1928
Mackintosh 'under contract' to restore the badly weathered gravestone at the time of his death. 5
1933–4
Carved inscription replaced with bronze plaque by Charles d'Orville Pilkington Jackson. 6

Notes:

1: Glasgow Herald, 16 March 1905, p. 3.

2: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53062, p. 40.

3: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53062, p. 40.

4: Date inscribed on gravestone.

5: University of Toronto, Robarts Library: Thomas Howarth papers, letter from Lucy Johnston to Thomas Howarth, 30 May 1945, B2000-0002/035(01).

6: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland: Pilkington Jackson papers, Acc. 7445, box 13, file 375.