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 Stone No.176

 

Inscription.

This stone was erected by

Alexr Simmers Maltman

In Dundee in memory of

his children which layes hir

Margaret Simmers who died

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1735 aged 11 months; a son who died 1737 aged 10 months, neamed* John Simmers; another son, Patrick Simmers, who died 23rd of November 1744 aged 7 years. This stone was revised by William Butchart, Merchant in Forfar, nephew of the late Alexander Simmers, also in memory of his two Grand children, Christian and Margaret McLeish, the former died 1st, and the latter 7th Octr 1820.

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

*sic


Claimant: Butchart, Forfar