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Stone No.70-3

 

Inscription.

The monument that occupied this position was much ruinous and the coped sarcophagus top stone was removed and re-erected at 463 when it was being taken down to make way for a new memorial. When the foundations were being cleared for the new monument No70, three fragments were discovered and are numbered here as  70-3, 70-4 and 70-5.
 

Heir lyis ane honest man David Robertsone______ betsone, and depairted the first of Januare 1604, and of his age 68____R____

Source: The Book of the Howff, ŠLibraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is
reproduced with kind permission.