OBELISK with Globe
in memory of his spouse
who died 21st June
1830 aged 38 years
A dutiful daughter
and a tender mother,
also their daughters
who died 29th September
1830 aged 7 years
and JANET who died
14th October 1836
aged 17 years
the memory of
died 30th july 1856
aged 39 years
died 30th Octr 1856
aged 8 months
Sacred by William Mills, Shipmaster, in memory of his spouse, Janet Robertson, who died 21st June 1830, aged 38 years. Also of his daughter Elvia, who died on the 29th September 1830, aged 7 years.
Weep not husband nor children dear,
Altho' alone, I'm sleeping here,
Weep not, tho' now my grave you see,
Prepare yourselves to follow me,
My time has come, my _ace was seen,
The will of God it must be done.
Source: The Book of the Howff, ©Libraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is reproduced with kind permission.
13 Sept 1841. Revisal dues paid by James, William, David & John Mills and Jean, Mary and Jemima Mills, children of the late William Mills shipmaster, without prejudice to the rights of other parties.