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 Stone No.1414

 

Inscription.

 1829

Erected

By

ROBERT McGAVIN

Manufacturer Lochee and

ELIZABETH NICOLL

his spouse

in memory of their son

WILLIAM

who died 14th August 1828

aged 27 years

also

JAMES and JOHN

who died in infancy

also their son ALEXANDER

died 22nd Dec 1833 aged 22 years

the above named

ROBERT McGAVIN

died on the 10th July 1837

aged 64 years

the above named

ELIZABETH NICOLL

died 27th September 1845

aged 77 years


Affliction share not the blooming youth, nor reverence the venerable old man. Even age itself what is it ? An incurable distemper, always terminating in death.

Source: The Book of the Howff, ŠLibraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is reproduced with kind permission.