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Stone No.438-3




Inscription erased.

Hic dormit vir pius ae virtute praeditus Goldimus Ramsay mercator civis deidonenes qui obiit 2 die Feb. anno 1640 aetatis suae 70. Jacobus Ramsaeus nauta defuncti genes ona cum Grissilla Ramsay conjuge castra defuncti filia monumentum moe impendiis propriis caedendum cosabant.

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

Note: The inscription for this monument was incorrectly documented as being on 437, it however belongs here.

Here sleeps a pious man endowed with virtue, William Ramsay, Merchant and citizen of Dundee, who died 2d February, in the year 1640, and of his age 70. James Ramsay, Mariner, son-in-law of the deceased, with Grisell Ramsay, his chaste wife, daughter of the defunct, caused this monument to be erected at their proper expense.

In on bed ve both did keip, In on grave ve both doe sleip; I hop the grave sal vs restor, Both

agane to his heavenly glor.

Source: Thomson.

Table stone with fielded panels.


In memory of William Ramsay, merchant, 1640, his son in law James Ramsay, and his wife Grisell Ramsay.


"In on bed ve both did keip,

In on grave ve both doe sleip;

I hope the grave sal us restor,

Both agane to his heavnly glor."


This stone has been restored by George Hunter Thomas Esq., Sheriff of Orkney and Shetland.

Description given in Compt Buik of David Wedderburn 1587-1630 published 1898