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 Stone No.973



 Cope stone of Sarcophagus to Thomas Watsone and Elspit Alexander, his spouse.


Marshalled arms


Effigies of Time, youth, charity and justice.

Heir lyis ane godly and vertous voman namit Elspet Alexander spous to Thomas Watsone merchand burge in Dundie who decessed in Jan 1645 of age 24

For when we were enemies were reconciled to God by the death of his sonn much more being reconciled we sall be saved by his life.

Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from hence forth yea eaith the Spirit that they may rest from their labours and their works follow them.

Claimant: Relatives for David Lindsay, Brewer Dundee, William Moncur, Brewer.

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

Merce and trouth shall meet togither, righteousness and peace shall kis another.

Post fustra poenituisse velis ardent dum facole sensim dum sidet arena fac bene

( While fire and sand thee serve, do well, I pray. Too late wilt thou repeat, if thou delay ).

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