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 Stone No.923/2

 

Inscription.

 1835

By

MARTHA JAMIESON

Relict of the late

PETER SMITH

Harbour porter Dundee

In memory of their children

JOHN who died 8th Sepr 1806

aged 1 1/2 years

HELEN died 12th octr 1813

aged 7 years

DAVID died 18th Octr 1813

aged 1 years

AGNES died 29th Octr 1813

aged 3 years

MARTHA died 6th Feb 1817

aged 3 years

Erected by

the Harbour Porters

to the memory of

Peter Smith,

their late Brother, who died

27th Decr, 1834, aged 57 years.

This monument is raised by the

Harbour Porters of Dundee,

as a tribute of their regard and

esteem for him.

How lov'd, how valu'd once, avails the Not,

To whom related, or by whom begot,

A heap of dust alone remains of the,

Its all thou art, and all the proud shall be.

 

 

Mrs Peter Smith, widow of P. Smith, porter.

Source:RT