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Picture Number2091
Courtesy OfRoddie Macpherson
GraveyardColumba's Isle, Snizort.
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Donald Munro.

[see Image 2090 for headstone]

DONALD MUNRO (1773?-1830)/In memory of DONALD MUNRO/the father of evangelical religion in the Isle of Skye/born at Achtalean, Parish of Portree/depived of sight by smallpox at te age of 14/called to a knowledge of the truth through a/MR FARQUHARSON who visited Skye in 1805, the whole/island being then in gross darkness as to the things of/God.  He was afterwards appoited cathecist to/the Society in Edinburgh/for Propagating Christian knowledge/and in that capacity laboured first in the/Parish of Kilmuir, and latterly in Bracadale/He for many years suffered persecution/for the sake of Christ, but livecto see/his blessed cause grow and take rot/And, after a life of/singular devotedness and usefulness/died in peace at Bernisdale, Parish od Snizort/on the 1st October 1830.

This memorial is erected by a few/surviving who were witness of the/faith and patience which distinguished him/and which it is their earnest prayer/they may have grace to follow.

"The righteous shall be held in everlasting remembrance."

Picture Added on 26 June 2014.

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