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Stone No.555



Originally in Latin

Here are laid the ashes of James Fairweather, a singularly honest and moderately successful Merchant in this Town. He was Provost, and bore other honours connected with that dignity. There were none of the Christian virtues which he did not greatly love, and constantly cultivate. When he died he had lived 68 years. He died on the 5th day of December, in the year 1738 With the ashes of his father, here rests what was mortal of John Fairweather, Merchant and Bailie of Dundee, who was held in great respect for his religion and truth, as one who avoided every false way. He was born 14th May, 1706, and died 31st July, 1760. Bailie, 1738 and 1740

Source: Memoirs of the Fairweathers.

Revised by Arthur Webster merchant
Montreal in memory of his mother
Margaret Webster relict of
the late Thomas Webster, Esq,

of Balkeathly, Fifeshire,
who died 8th January 1879 aged 79 years
and of Elizabeth their daughter

who died 14th March 1786
aged 17 both interred here


1819 Arthur Webster (revised) Merchant Montreal for Margaret Webster

Relict of James Webster of Balcaithly Fifeshire

Source:Register of Tombs and Monuments in Dundee Burial Ground, 1832