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Stone No.851

 

Inscription.

Elizabeth Dall

William Duncan

*A large fragment from 715 lies on top of this monument, the second picture is fragments from the base of 851 which also includes fragments from 819 used in its construction.


This stone was erected by Elisabeth Dall, in memory of her husband, William Duncan, Maltman, who died the 15th day of September 1743, aged 40 years; also their children Margaret, Robert, James, and Robert.

Here lyes William Duncan, M.A. Preacher of the Gospel, son of the said William Duncan, Maltman, who died the 4 ____ 1775, aged 26 years M_____ th ____ Dall died ______ 1786, aged _____.

Omnes eodem cogimur, post mortem coronam vitae

Death is inevitable. After death the crown of life.

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


1743 by William Duncan, maltman

Claimant: D Rattray, weaver Hillton, Duncan Weavers Hillton, D Rattray weaver Hilltown son of William Duncans niece.

Source:RT