John Willison

 

John Willison was a tenant in the upland farm of Glengeith. He was a staunch Covenanter whop escaped his persecutors during the period 1683-84. He survived the killing times and was buried in Crawford. Little else is known about him.

John Willison's Memorial

Douglas Churchyard

Main Street

Douglas

Lanarkshire

NGR - NS 836309

 

A granite memorial includes a reference to John Willison. There is also a memorial to Willison located within the former church at Crawford, but access to this is private.