Monument to Major William Middleton

Monument to Major William Middleton by John Steell (1804-91). Marble. Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow. The inscription reads, “Sacred to the memory of Major William Middleton / of the Seventh Princess Royal's Dragoon Guards / who died at Malta on his return from service in India / 13th April 1859 in the 34th year of his age./ This Tablet is erected in token of friendship” by his brother Officers./'With Christ which is far better.'”

Photograph and caption by Robert Freidus. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite it in a print one.]


Williamson, Elizabeth, Anne Riches, and Malcolm Higgs. Glasgow. London: Penguin, 1990.

Last modified 26 May 2011