Sarcophagus to Robert Forrester, skipper in Dundee, 1669.
"Heer lyes interred Robert Forrester, skipper in Dundie, and his
wife Agnes Scot, to their children, whereof their eldest daughter
Isobell Forrester, was spouse to James Patersone, skipper in Dundie.
She was a godly woman, and an honest vertious wife all the tyme of
her lyfe, who departed pn the ii day of November 1669, of her age
"Heers a Forrestwer whose boughs are broke,
And laid into the dust ;
The eldest branche, when it did blume,
Like to an ive claspt
Whith Patersone, a mighty Oak,
Not overblowne by stormes ;
Thou, Neptune, Boreas hath ordained,
With ther great mightie powers-
"To whom her husband caused erect this monument for himself
and their children, in 1673 years."
Revised in 1854 by James Cochrane, ship carpenter, Dundee, in memory of his wife Ann Hood, who died 13th December 1853 aged 66 years.
Source: The Book of the Howff, ŠLibraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is
Claimant: John Wilkie Sea Braes, John Wilkie Christie, son in law to John Christie
20th April 1854 Revisal dues paid by James Cochrane ship carpenter and grandson of the late John Wilkie Coal merchant for permission to revise but without prejudice to the rights of others per minute of Hospital Committee of 29th March 1854