Confectioner and baker Dundee
and ELISABETH MITCHEL his spouse
in memory of their family
viz MARGARET who died 7th Dec 1820
aged 2 years
GEO. WATSON died 4th April 1847
and E. MITCHELL died 15th Novr 1853
also to the memory of
ELIZABETH WATSON TENNANT
Granddaughter of the above
GEORGE WATSON and daughter
of THOMAS TENNANT Confectioner
who died 8th Jany 1857
Why do we mourn departed friends,
Or shake at deaths alarm ?
'Tis but the voice that Jesus sends,
To call them to his arms.
Are we not tending upward too,
As fast as we can more ?
For would we wish the hours more slow,
To keep us from our love.
Source: The Book of the Howff, ©Libraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is reproduced with kind permission.