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 Stone No.1262

 

Inscription.

 Death pities not the pride of youthful bloom:

Unerring and unseen his shaft,

strikes the devoted victim to the ground.

_____________

This stone was raised

by his brother performers

to the

memory

of

WILLIAM POWELL

of

Mr J Brown's company of Equestrians

who died of smallpox

on the 9th December 1822

in the twentieth year of his life

also

perpetuate their respect for

HENRY BRYSON

who left this sublunary world

16th March 1816


And whose body rests near this spot.

Also here reposeth the remains of John Nichols, Equestrian, late of Mr James Cooke's Circus who died 26th February 1853, aged 39 years.

A loving husband, a partner dear.

One much regretted lies buried here,

He knew not malice, envy, pride,

He lived beloved and so he died.

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


In Memory of
William Henry Seal
Son of
William Benjamin Seal
Who died 16th April 1855
Aged 2 years and 9 months
Also
Emma Jane Knight
Who died 7th March 1858
Aged 2 years and 3 months
Also
Ada Vokes
Who died 21st March 1860
Aged 2 years and 6 months
Beloved. Lamented.