Lennel Church Before and after Conservation

Lennel Church is in the Old churchyard it was the Parish Church for Lennel and Coldstream for years. until 1750. It is now a total ruin.

The society has been a great supporter and probably the catalyst for the project mentioned in the title. The society was responsible for all the transcribing and photographing of Kirk yard headstones into another part of this website. This was an enormous task followed by finding out more about the people buried there, which is ongoing. During this lengthy exercise, led by Trevor Swan, it became clear that the ruinous Lennel kirk was an eyesore and potentially dangerous. The community interest company is abbreviated as CHL and Trevor became a director as well as Gerald Tait and Will Murray. All three are still members of the history society.

It has become abundantly clear that a Kirk yard and local Kirk tell the history of a local community. Research is ongoing into the people buried in the old Lennel Kirk yard and in the headstone transcriptions part of this website, you will find ongoing details. The society has been a great supporter and probably the catalyst for the project mentioned in the title. The society was responsible for all the transcribing and photographing of kirk yard headstones into another part of this website. This was an enormous task followed by finding out more about the people buried there, which is ongoing. During this lengthy exercise, led by Trevor Swan, it became clear that the ruinous Lennel kirk was an eyesore and potentially dangerous. The community interest company is abbreviated as CHL and Trevor became a director as well as Gerald Tait and Will Murray. All three are still members of the history society.

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