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  Stone No.438/2

 

Inscription.

 The following persons

are buried in No 438 and the adjoining lair beside those

mentioned on the other stones

DAVID LOW merchant Dundee born 1725 died August 1797

ELIZABETH JAMIESON or LOW his wife, daughter of GILBERT JAMIESON merchant Dundee

and ELIZABETH STRACHAN, born may 1731 died August 1793

JANET LOW their daughter born 28th August 1753 died unmarried December 1805

PATRICK HUNTER merchant Dundee born 1737 died September 1807

JANET JAMIESON or HUNTER his wife, sister of ELIZABETH JAMIESON or LOW

born June 1735 died January 1785

ELIZABETH REID widow of HENRY MACTHOMAS or THOMAS farmer at Belhevie, Flisk, and buried at Monimail, born 1730 died June 1818

GEORGE THOMAS or THOMS merchant and Bailie of Dundee son of HENRY THOMAS

and ELIZABETH REID born June 1768 died 19th March 1831

ROBERT son of GEORGE THOMS born 26th July 1807, died 24th December 1807

CHRISTINA daughter of GEORGE THOMS, wife of JAMES LOW merchant Dundee

born 23rd January 1809 died 7th February 1842

CHRISTINA THOMS LOW their infant and only child died 22nd Febr 1842

ISABELLA daughter of GEORGE THOMS and wife of CRAWFORD WALKER

wine merchant Dundee, sister of the above PATRICK HUNTER

born 23rd May 1774 died unmarried 24th August 1847

and ELIZABETH HUNTER

daughter of the above PATRICK HUNTER and widow

of the above GEORGE THOMS born 17th March 1770 died 13th October 1856

erected by

Vice Admiral GEORGE HUNTER MACTHOMAS THOMS of Aberlemno

Sheriff of Counties of Caithness, Orkney and zetland Burgess of Dundee

great grandson of the above PATRICK HUNTER HENRY MACTHOMAS of THOMAS

and ELIZABETH REID


REAR: Jamieson, Hunter, Thoms.


P.H. Thoms Esqr Banker Dundee produced a letter of the following letter "Torquay Devonshire 25th March 1842 S. David Pitcairn son of the late Alexander Pitcairn merchant in Edinburgh and Elizabeth Low hereby certify that Mrs Elizabeth Hunter or Thoms and Mrs Thomas Hunter both resident in Dundee are the nearest akin residing in this the Parish to the late Mr David Low of Dundee, my maternal grandfather and that I know no other person or persons besides the said Mrs Elizabeth Hunter or Thoms and Mrs Thomas Hunter in the town of Parish of Dundee who have any right or are entitled to claim the occupancy of the burying ground which belongs to the late Mr David Low and for that I hereby gratify
in the name of my brother John Pitcairn and my sister Elizabeth Pitcairn as well as for myself, that the said Mrs Elizabeth Hunter or Thoms and her children, and the said Mrs Thomas Hunter, have our full permission to occupy the burying ground which belonged to our grandfather the said David Low deceased. (signed) David Pitcairn, Minister if Erie and Rendall".

Source:RT