Trades, occupations, and tools, from 18th C gravestones in Lanarkshire graveyards

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Trades, occupations, and tools, from 18th C gravestones in Lanarkshire graveyards
Scotland is famous for its decorated old gravestones, 18th C. Symbols or tools of the various trades may be seen.This page shows examples in South Lanarkshire mainly in Stone House churchyard. Here, probably symbols of a tailor with scissors and iron.
An axe for probably a woodcutter
The special knife or" half moon leather"knife,of a Shoemaker or cordiner.
Blacksmith tools
David Vesie was a miller, grave with symbol of his trade: the "rind", or "millrind"