Sarcophagus of John Cook, merchant, 1681.
Merchants mark on end
Monteith's An Theater Of Mortality
Here lies ane godly, virtuous and honest man,
Here lyis ane godly and verteous honest man John Cook, Merchant, burges in Dundie, who departed the 1 of Januarie 1681, who lived in the holy band of marige with Elezbeth Grym 23 years, and of his age 50 years. Under this stone lyes David Cook, Merchant, who departed this life the 7th of Febry 1739, in the 70th year of his age; also Andrew Cook, Merchant, who died March 11th 1776, aged 72 years.
Source: The Book of the Howff, ©Libraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is reproduced with kind permission.