The grave below this stone
together with a grave upon the
South side and another upon the
North side belongs to
James Syme Merchant Dundee
In May 1834 a monument was dug up beside this one and inscribed:-
Heir lyis ane honest woman Matilda Peirson, spous of Ihone Lyoun, Skyner, Burges of Dundie, quha depairted the 14 Februar 1628, and of her aige _4.
Tandem bona cavsa triumphat
At length a good cause is successful.
A.D.; M.A. 1669
Source: The Book of the Howff, ©Libraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is reproduced with kind permission.