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Inscription AC Lamb/ Thomson

 T.S., probably Simson, date circa 1600.

This stone has been annexed and the original inscription defaced.


(Merchants mark)


Mensis Marcii die 6. [the 6th day of the month of March.]


"Man, tak hed to me,

Hov, thov sal be,

Quhan thov art dead ;

Drye as a trei,

Vermes sal eat ye ;

Thy great boote

Sal be like lead.

Ye tyme hath bene,

In my zoothe grene,

That I vas clene

Of bodies as ze ar;

Bot for my eyen ;

Nov tvo holes bene ;

Of me is sene

Bvt benes bare."


1827.- Revised by Mrs Charles Ross, in memory of her mother, Jean Knight.

Claimant: Heirs of Christopher Ross, Grocer Dundee

Source:Register of Tombs and Monuments in Dundee Burial Ground, 1832.