Hamilton Covenanter Associations


This page lists various associations the parish and town of Hamilton has with the Covenanters.


Heads Monument Kirkyard

Laighstonehall Covenanter Graves

Earnock Covenanter Graves

Fairhill Covenanter Graves

Low Parks Museum 


In 1892 local research reckoned that there were 95 people in Hamilton who suffered for their Covenanting adherence.


Col John Burns was injured at the Battle of Bothwell Bridge and died soon after. He was buried in the district at Allanshaw. He is thought to have been a brother of an ancestor of Robert Burns, the poet.


Hamilton Covenanters' Flag This is preserved in the Low Parks Museum.