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   Stone No.970/3

 

Inscription.

 

 Erected

By

JNO WILSON

Western Bank of Scotd Dundee

in memory of his son JOHN

who died 1st May 1845

aged 20 years

and his son ROBERT

who died at Calcutta 13th May 1845

aged 27 years

JAMES WILSON

died 12th January 1854

aged 40 years

JOHN WILSON senr

died 2nd Decr 1857 aged 80 years

and his spouse

AGNES FENTON

who died 10th Octr 1859

aged 79 years


After warfare rest is pleasant,

oh how sweet the prospect is,

Though we toil and strive at present,

Let us not repine at this,

Toil and pain and conflict past

All endears repose at last.

 

12th Augt 1846. Revisal dues paid by John Wilson, clerk in Western Bank of Scotland, Dundee, for permission to erect a standing stone at space No969, where there is already a lying stone, but without removing the stone already on the ground and without prejudice to the rights of other parties.

Source:RT