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 Stone No.1428

 

 

Inscription.

1815


Erected
By
James and Helen Fyfe
in
memory of their daughter Janet
who departed this life Nov 17 1814
aged 3 years and 9 months

Also
her mother who departed
this life the 20th May 1815
aged 27 years
and Helen their daughter
who died 4th Aug 1815

Weep not for me, my husband dear,

I am not dead, but sleeping here;

My end you know, my grave you see,

Prepare yourself to follow me.

REAR

1859
Revised by
John Chalmers and Isabella Fyfe
in memory of their daughter
Helen
who died 3rd Decr 1851 aged 12 years
Georgina
who died 29th May 1854 aged 4 1/2 years
and
Mary wife of James Logie
who died 3rd May 1859 aged 24 years
 


Original verse on rear.

See from earth the fragrant lily rise!

It springs, it buds,

It flourished and dies.

So this fair flower

Scarce Blossomed for one day,

Short was the bloom,

And speedy the decay.

 

Claimant: James Fyfe, Hilltown.

Dundee 7 Septr 1859. Permission granted to Mrs Isabella Fyfe or Chalmers to service this headstone.

Source:RT