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Stone No.54

  

 

Inscription.

David Smart

Baker

died 24th January 1806

in the 76th year of his age

"He was universally loved

upwards of 50 years a master

baker in Dundee often held

the offices of deacon of

that trade & convener

of the Nine Trades

Interred with

public honours as recorded

at the time in the Dundee

Advertiser

David Smart, Baker, Overgate, Dundee

Claimant: Miss Smart, daughter of David Smart

Source:RT

 

DAVID SMART, baker, died at Dundee on Jan. 24, 1806, in the 76th year of his age. His fatheróMr Andrew Smart, mason and architectóbuilt the Town House of Dundee, and many other public and private edifices. (Andrew Smart is also buried in the Howff, memorial number 978) Mr David Smart was for upwards of fifty years a master baker in Dundee, and often held the offices of Deacon of that trade, and Convener of the Nine Trades. His remains were interred with public honoursóthe funeral being honoured with the presence of the Magistrates and Town Council, and other public bodies.

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