Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Ecclefechan, a town of Dumfriesshire, 20 miles N.W. of Carlisle, noted as the birthplace of Thomas Carlyle, who was also buried here by the side of his father and mother. He mentions the place, under a pseudonym, in Sartor Resartus.

“God prevents our being proud of ourselves by the experience of our weakness and corruption, which is manifest by our numberless relapses.”