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Stone No.839



The inscription is now no longer visible, it was observed in 1832 as being partially visible and in Latin.

Humo hinc subjacent____ Hidem a latere Coreali conduntur cineres Alexandri Graham mercatoris filii moerum natis secundi qui fatis cessit annum agens quinquagesimum testium ipsis nonis Marty 1725.

In the ground lying under this slab_______

Also on the north side are laid the ashes of Alexander Graham, Merchant, their second son, who died completing his 53rd year, on the nones of March 1725.

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

Alexander Graham who died 7th March 1725.

Claimant: Family of Rankine of Dudhope.

1855 April 14 revisal dues paid by Richard Gardner Esq of Dudhope for liberty to him to erect a headstone (839-2) on the burying space No.839 which belongs to the family of Rankine of Dudhope besides the stone already lying on the said space in terms of minute of the Hospital Committee 25 July 1834, who without prejudice to the rights of others.