The sea has given up its dead

A few weeks ago I visited Larbert old churchyard to look for a Dove.  Having only just passed through the churchyard gate I came across this gravestone with nautical carvings … Continue reading The sea has given up its dead

‘Death of a Heavy Weight’

In November 1872, Hector Dove came to Bridge of Allan’s Hydropath as he was feeling poorly. A week later his death, at the age of 54, was widely reported in … Continue reading ‘Death of a Heavy Weight’