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 Stone No.931

 

Inscription.

 To the memory of

DUNCAN McKAY

Gardener who died 6th Febr 1821

aged 82 years and his spouse

JANET IMRIE

who died 7th Nov:r 1799 aged 53 years

and their children, viz

JOHN who died 17th April 1771

aged 15 days ROBERT who died

23rd Novr 1775 aged 4 years

MAGDALENE who died 4th Sepr 1775

aged 2 years, JOHN who died 15th

April 1782 aged 11 days AGNES

who died 15th Feby 1792 aged 12 years

ALEXANDER who died 23rd April

1795 aged 10 years, JAMES who died

17th Jany 1799 aged 20 years, WILLIAM

who died 17th June 1812 aged 24 years

As a tribute of respect this stone

was revised by his two daughters

JANET and ANN

The above

JANET McKAY wife of

ALEXANDER McPHERSON

died 18th January 1835 aged 62 years

the above

ANN McKAY

died 18th February 1859 aged 83 years


The feeble babe, the hoary head,

Must all be number'd with the dead,

And in the grave must lie;

Till the last trumpet send the skies,

And thus proclaim, ye dead arise!

The judgement great draws nigh.

 

Claimant: Miss McKay and Mrs McPherson, Magdalene Yard Road.

Source:RT