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Stone No.572-2

 

Inscription.

Hic jacet honestus vir Jacobus Peirson civis Deidonensis qui obiit 3 die mensis Augusti anno Domini 1587 aetatis suae 66 annos.

Here lies an honest man James Peirson, citizen of Dundee, who died the third day of the month of August, in the year of the Lord 1587, and of his age 66 years.

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