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 This stone

was erected

by WILLIAM LYELL shipmaster

in Dundee in memory of his


who died the 29` of April 1774 aged

72 years as also his son PETER

LYELL who died the 17` of August

1774 aged one year & 3 months

HELLAN LYELL his daughter

who died the 27th of May 1775

aged 3 years.

Omnes codem cogimus ( Death is inevitable )

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



Claimant: Mrs Gowans, daughter of the erector.

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