By JAMES ABERDEIN and his
spouse in memory of their children
WILLIAM who died on the 11th aged 5 years
JOSEPH who died on the 12th aged 8 months
and ISABELLA who died on the
21st Novemver 1813 aged 3 years
Also ELIZABETH aged 9 years
BARBARA aged 4 years
and ISABELLA aged 1 year and 5 months
who died formaerly
also lies here an infant son who died
on the 20th Jan 1815
died 25th January 1840 aged 83 years
ELISABETH MURDUE relict of the above
died on the 28th Sept 1854
aged 84 years
Suffer little children and forbid
them not to come into me for of such
is the Kingdom of Heaven
In memory of JAMES ABERDEIN
who died 30th of August 1856 aged 50 years
Also his daughter
EMILIA who died on the 28th of January 1857
in the fourteenth year of her age
also his son
GEORGE who died in sept 1867
in the 22nd year of his age
And Jean who died on the 12th March 1815, aged 16 years.
The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away, Blessed be the name of the Lord. Suffer little children and forbid them not to come unto me, for of such is the Kingdom of heaven.
Source: The Book of the Howff, ŠLibraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is reproduced with kind permission.
1814 James Aberdeen, Stoneware Merchant.