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 Stone No.425

 

 

Inscription.

 Erected

By

GRACE NIMMO

in memory of her husband

JOHN MACKAY

merchant

who died in 1850, aged 62 years

and also of their children Viz

GRACE died 1819

aged 1 years and 3 months

MARGARET died 1827

aged 10 years

THOMAS died 1827

aged 1 year and 8 months

JEAN died 1828 aged 8 years

PATRICK died 1829

aged 6 years

MARIA died 1829 aged 1 year

and 3 months

GRACE died 1830 aged 8 years

ELIZABETH died 1830

aged 1 1/2 months

WILLIAMINA died 1836

aged 7 years

HELEN died 1841 aged 26 years

REV CHARLES BAXTER MACKAY

MINISTER OF BORGUE CHURCHYARD
THE ABOVE GRACE NIMMO DIED AT DUNDEE
IN 1868 AGED 76 YEARS & IS INTERRED IN WESTERN CEMETARY.

 


6 Nov 1850. the family of the late John McKay paid revisal dues & obtained liberty to remove the old stone & replace it by a new stone as of minute of Hospital Committee of 28 Oct 1850.

Source:RT


Original Inscription.

1819. Erected by John Mackay, Merchant, Dundee, and Grace Nimmo his spouse, in memory of their daughter Grace, who died 4th July 1819, aged 14 months; and of their daughter Margaret, who died 15th February 1827, aged 10 years.

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