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Font dedicated to the memory of Reverend James Stuart (1834–1883).

St Magnus Cathedral



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H 90 x W 60 x D 60 cm (E)

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around rim of font: Suffer little children to come unto me in the name of the Father Son and Holy Ghost silver plaque: To the memory / of the / Rev. James Stuart / for fifteen years Minister of the Free Church / Kirkwall / born 1834, Ordained 1868, died 1883 / A friend of the poor / A giver of hospitality / presented / by the / Rev. Alexander Goodfellow / South Ronaldshay


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St Magnus Cathedral

Broad Street, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1NX Scotland

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