St Catharine's Episcopal Church, Cadzow Crescent, Bo'ness
At St Catharine's Episcopal Church, Cadzow Crescent, Bo'ness
we have a stained glass window dedicated to the memory of the coal
industry generally (though not one particular thing) and to other
industry in Bo'ness, I have attached the above photo for you. (We also
have a lovely window dedicated to the local industries in St Mary's,
Grangemouth - but I don't think coal features on it).
I hope you find this of interest. Kind regards,
Rev Willie Shaw, Rector, St Catharine's, Bo'ness and St Mary's, Grangemouth
I discovered the window was paid for by a Mrs Jean McCabe and is dedicated to her husband John A McCabe 1908 - 1961 and her son John O McCabe 1940 - 1996. This appears on the window but is washed out in the photograph. The window is in the west wall of the church.
The window was installed circa the millennium and depicts the industries of Bo'ness including whaling and coal mining. I am awaiting for a few more details from a lady I met at the church this morning.
Bo’ness, Falkirk (Corner of Union Street and Seaview Place)
Bo'ness has the memorial and an information board
The dedication and the others are set into the base between the path and the concrete pad.
You can see these little rectangular insets in stone between path and concrete plinth
Newcraighall - Edinburgh
Spirit of Community
From the Barren Coal Dust of Centuries
of Poverty, Suffering and Sorrow
SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY
that sustained our Miners and their Families
in the struggle to Preserve their Mining Heritage
This monument and reborn Village shall forever bear witness to this Spirit
Unveiled by Councillor David H. Brown. J.P.
On the first day of May. A.D. 1989
Commissioned by the City of Edinburgh District Council
with assistance from the Scottish Arts Council
Sculptor: Jake Harvey R.S.A.