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 Stone No.1031

 

Inscription.

In spe vitae aeternae quicquid fuit olim mortale Johannis Brunton qui 78 annos natus obiit 16 die Octobris A.D. 1811 hic requiescit necnon ( in Dei videndi cujus favorem a pueritia assidue ambo poposcerant ejus uxoris justae reliquiae Annae Finlay quae anno fere 83 nata morti occubuit 19 die Febr A.D. 1812 hic humantur.

Here rests in the hope of eternal life, what was mortal of John Brunton, who lived 78 years, and died 16th of October in the year of the Lord 1811. Also in hope of seeing God who favour from their youth they both had assiduously implored are here entombed the remains of his honest wife Ann Finlay, who lived nearly 83 years, and died 19th February in the year of the Lord 1812.

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

 

 

Claimant: Miss Brunton, sister of the erector.

Source:RT