Inscription. AC Lamb/ Thomson
Original inscription is in Latin.
Here deposited rests John Lawson Junior, Citizen of Dundee, Baker and Deacon of his trade, second to no citizen in his class for prudence, piety and learning. Christian Mitchell, his dearest wife, as a testimony of fidelity and conjuring love, erected this monument to his memory at her own expense. When he lived 34 years, he at length died 3rd April, in the year of the Christian era 16_6.
Source: The Book of the Howff, ŠLibraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is
Covering stone of a sarcophagus erected to John Lawson, Junr.,
Dean of the Baker trade, and Christian Mitchell his wife, 1636.
Effigies of Justice, life faith and hope. Arms of Lawson and Mitchell marshalled at one end, bakers utensils at the other.
Claimant: Dawson weaver or warper, Cowgate.