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 Stone No.357

 

Inscription.

 EAST SIDE


Sacred to the memory of

JAMES GRAY ESQUIRE

Merchant in and one of the Magistrates of Dundee

who died on the 15th Day

of July 1826

in the 64th year of his age

This monument

is erected by his family

in testimony to his virtues and their veneration

it may be recorded of him

that he was an useful magistrate

and while in life was respected by his fellow

citizens

and that on his death

general expression of

sorrow was manifested

 


SOUTH SIDE

The remains of

 

JEAN GRAY

youngest daughter of

the deceased

JAMES GRAY ESQUIRE

who died on the 27th July 1826

in the 23rd years of her age

are also interred here 


Claimant: William A Flowerdew writer Son in Law to James Gray.

Dundee 29 March 1860, permission gratned to the family of the late William Allan Flowerdew, writer, on payment of £5.5/- to erect a monument on a small space of ground immediately to the eastward of the late Bailie James Gray, in terms of minute of a committee of the Town Council of 31 Oct 1859. The base of the monument not to exceed five feet of Eastward from the said Bailie Gray's burying ground, nor be more than five feet from North to South. (441-2)

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