Tag Archives: Kirkyard

Auld Kirk Clean Up Session 1

An excellent start to the clean-up sessions with the focus on the inside of the ruins . A big thank you to Mr and Mrs Glendinning, Billy Lees, Sheena and Cameron. Six full bags of litter, leaves and twigs. Cleared … Continue reading

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Headstone Hunting

With the snow and its accompanying biting wind of recent weeks abating this bright Sunday afternoon proved to be a perfect time to visit the Auld Kirkyard. Members of the New Cumnock Parish Church , New Cumnock History Club and … Continue reading

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Living Kirkyard Event

The Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership (CAVLP) is a new Heritage Lottery funded project which aims to conserve, enhance and celebrate the unique landscape and cultural heritage of the Clyde and Avon Valleys. Living Kirkyard Event Saturday 20th April … Continue reading

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Challenges ahead

One of the many challenges of the project is making repairs and cleaning up five family lairs, the resting place of parishioners that have left their own mark on the history of New Cumnock. The New Cumnock Liaison Group is … Continue reading

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