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Stone No.29

 

Picture No.

 

Inscription.

Stone has been broken and is in the ground about 10 yards in front of base

 

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Robert Aitken ?

In memory of his children

Samual Wilson Aitken

who died 17th November 1825

aged 6 years and 2 months

an infant son who died

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Erected by Robert Aitken, minr, in memory of his children, Samuel Wilson Aitken, who died 17th November 1825 aged 6 years and two months; an infant son who was born and died 21st May 1829; and Elizabeth Darling Aitken, who died 19th May 1831 aged 13 years and three month. Also of his mother Isabella Ferguson, who died 22nd April 1829, aged 71 years.

And of Marion Wilson Elder a Grand niece who died 11th March 1838 aged 3 months and two weeks.

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


January 12th 1848, revisal dues paid by the Congregation of Willison Church, Barrack Street for permission to lay down the stone of the Revd Robert Aitken, No29 in the old ground flat on the ground, and to erect a new one at the head of his ground, in terms of minute of Hospital Committee of 22nd December 1847.

Source:RT