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 Stone No.1203/1

 

Inscription.

 

Erected by
David Sturrock
Shipmaster Dundee
In memory of his wife
Margaret Donald
Who died 15 Sept 1853 aged 54
Also of their children
Andrew and Isabella
Who died in infancy
Their son David
Who was accidentally shot at
Davis Straits on the 26th June 1846
Aged 16
Also his Mother
Elizabeth Andrew
Died 31st Jany 1837 aged 72
His father
Thomas Sturrock
Died 12 Nov 1847 aged 82
His Grandchild
Margaret Sturrock
Died 20th Jany 1854 aged 4
All of whom are interred here
The above
David Sturrock
Was washed overboard the
Whale ship Heroine
On the 29th March 1854 aged 55

 

1837 David Sturrock, Sailor.

Permission granted to D. Sturrock to replace this headstone by a new one*. See minute of Hospital Committee of 22 Feby 1834.

1855 May 23. Revisal dues paid by James D. Sturrock, Shipmaster and Mrs Mary Sturrock or Taylor, wife of William O. Taylor, shipowner, son and daughter of the late David Sturrock, shipmaster.

*Originally numbered 1202-3

Source:RT