From 1855 compulsory registration has been in force in Scotland, and records are maintained by the Registrar General of all births, marriage and deaths in the county. Post-1855 inscriptions have been recorded here if they mention a surname appearing also on an adjacent pre-1855 stone, and for some of the smaller burial grounds, all inscriptions have been recorded.
This is the second of two volumes, and is intended to be of help to those interested in Scottish genealogical research. It is a record of all known pre-1855 accessible inscriptions part of Renfrewshire. Each entry gives an actual transcription of each memorial inscription. A surname index in also included at the end of each parish section.
Burial Grounds covered are: Kilmacolm, Lochwinnoch Old Churchyard, Lochwinnoch (Beltrees), Lochwinnoch (Castle Semple), Mearns Churchyard, Neilston Churchyard, Neilston Cemetery, Paisley Abbey Interior, Paisley Abbey Churchyard, Paisley Laigh Churchyard, Paisley High Kirkyard, Paisley Gaelic Churchyard, Paisley (West) Oakshaw Street, Paisley Abbey Close, Paisley Canal Close, Paisley Oakshaw East, Paisley Thread Street, Paisley Trinity Church, Paisley Woodside Cemetery, Pollokshaws Kirk Lane, Port Glasgow Old Churchyard, Port Glasgow Newark Church, Port Glasgow Blacksyone Ground, Port Glasgow Cemetery, Renfrew Churchyard.