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 Stone No.896



 Flat stone elaborately carved, erected by James Lovell and Epham Forret to their son Alexander Lovell, Oct 1579 aged 28.

Arms of the Lovells.

The Lovell family at this time held a high position as merchants in Dundee

Hic citus est Alexander Lovell filius et Jacobi Lovell civis Deidonanus et Euffiame Forret filius legittime prognatus qui obiit die mensis Octobris__ anno D. 1579 aetatis suae 28.

Mors vita fidelium.

Serve rone intra in gaudium domini tui quod vita accumulat vita priore prior.

Here lies Alexander Lovell, lawfully begotten son of James Lovell, Citizen of Dundee, and Euphemia Forret, who died the__ day of the month of October, in the year of the Lorg 1579, and of his age 28.

Death is the life of the faithful.

Good servant, enter thou into the joy of thy Lord, that thy life now may be more blessed than they former life.

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

Revised by David, James & Robert Matthew weavers and Euphemia McEwen, wife of James Gray, Blacksmith without prejudice to other claimants (14 April 1836)

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