Inscription. AC Lamb/ Thomson
Tombstone of Walteir Cooper, Tailzour, 1628.
"Kynd Comarads, heir Coopars corps is layd,
Walteir by name, a Tailzour of his trayde ;
Bothe Kynd, and trezv, and stvt, and honest hartit,
Condol with me that he so soon departit ;
For I avow, he never weyld a sheir,
Haid beter pairts nor he that`s borid heir."
Kynd Comarads, heir Covpars corps is layd,
Walter by name, a Tailzovr of his trayde;
Bothe kynd, and trezv, and styt, and open ha tit,
Condol vith me that he set sone departit;
For I avow he never veyld a sheir
Haid beter pairts nor he thats bvrid heir.
Walteir Covper, he deit 25 Desem. 1628, his age 52. Janet Mortimer his wyf.
Claimant: Dr John Crichton, Dundee
Source:Register of Tombs and Monuments in Dundee Burial Ground, 1832