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 Stone No.786



 here lyes the children of JAMES

MUIR hammerman in Dundee & BARBARA FLEMING his spouse viz

JOHN MUIR died January 27th 1745 aged

two years ANN MUIR died August 18th 1751 aged six years ALEXANDER MUIR

died March 23 1747 aged one year


Died May 15th 1748, aged one month.

Memento Mori.

As soon as born we cry,

And then begin to die;

For so soon as the womb as castest forth,

The grave doth open its devouring mouth.

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


Claimant: John Marr, flesher.

18th July 1838, Revisal dues paid by Alexander Marr, flesher & Jean Marr wife of James Marr, flesher



As soon as born we cry

and the begin to die

For so soon as the womb us casteth forth

the Grave doth open its devouring mouth

Source:Register of Tombs and Monuments in Dundee Burial Ground, 1832