NS4471 : Monument to Lord Blantyre: inscription

taken 5 years ago, near to Bishopton, Renfrewshire, Great Britain

Monument to Lord Blantyre: inscription
Monument to Lord Blantyre: inscription
For the obelisk as a whole, and for further information, see NS4471 : Monument to Lord Blantyre and other images linked from there. The inscription (with missing parts filled in) is as follows; note that his date of death is usually given as the 22nd, although this inscription does give the date as the 23rd (the digit "3" is intact):

"ERECTED
BY
THE COUNTY OF RENFREW
TO
THE MEMORY OF
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE ROBERT WALTER,
11ᵀᴴ LORD BLANTYRE,
A MAJOR GENERAL IN THE BRITISH ARMY,
AND FORMERLY
LORD LIEUTENANT
OF RENFREWSHIRE,
IN TESTIMONY OF RESPECT FOR HIS PUBLIC
SERVICES, AND AS A TRIBUTE OF ESTEEM
FOR HIS PRIVATE WORTH
DIED 23ᴰ SEPT 1830".
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Monday, 27 March, 2017   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 14 May, 2017
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4410 7199 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.9398N 4:29.7631W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4412 7192
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