Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Replica of the Monifieth Pictish Stone

Replica of the Monifieth Pictish Stone

Replica of the Monifieth Pictish Stone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monifieth being located in South Pictland, the learned gentlemen of the kirk , narrowed down the establishment of Christianity in the area to between 570 / 580 AD. The close proximity of the Laws, with it`s fortifications, broch etc., in association with the souterrains at Ardestie, Carlungie and Ardownie, it was most certainly a very important Pictish settlement.

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Annual General Meeting 2014

Notification of the AGM on 7th November at 10am in the House of Memories 

MONIFIETH LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

55 High Street, Monifieth   DD5 4AA

An Annual General Meeting shall be held once a year, when the President`s report and Treasurer`s statement and Accounts shall be presented for approval. At this meeting an election of the President, Secretary, Vice President and Treasurer will take place.

The AGM in November will return to the original format of the date nearest to the start of the financial year, which at the auditors request was changed from November to the 31st October as stated in the current Constitution. Previously it was  1st January to 31st December.

The Story of Monifieth Parish Church

Pre Reformation Church

Pre Reformation Church

There has been a place of Christian worship on the site of St Rules Church for over 1400 years and most probably some form of worship before then.

The town developed around the church, which at one time was identified as `Kirkton of Monifieth`.

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