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 Stone No.974

 

Inscription.

 Erected

by

THOMAS ERSKINE

shipmaster Dundee

in memory of his spouse

JANE LOW

who died 11th November 1836

aged 41 years

also their children

DAVID

who died 10th November 1821

aged 10 years

JAMES

who died 9th March 1824

aged 2 months

THOMAS

who died 31st may 1833

aged 17 years

The above

THOMAS ERSKINE

died on the 2nd February 1846

aged 64 years


Original Inscription.

1819 Erected by Thomas Erskine, Shipmaster, Dundee, and his spouse Jean Low, in memory of his father James Erskine, who died 6th August 1809, aged 74 years; also his mother Isobel Patterson, who died 14th March 1820, aged 74 years; and their son David who died November 1821, aged 10 weeks, their son James who died 9th March 1824, aged two months, their son Thomas who died 31st March 1833, aged 17 years.

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