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Stone No.714

 

Inscription.

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Revised in 1831 by Isabella and Eupham Black, to the beloved memory of their uncle William Scott, who died 9th December 1830, aged 75 years; Also in remembrance of the ancient family of that name, many of whom are interred in this portion of the burying ground.

In 1838 it was noted that a partial remnant of the original inscription remained, being :-

Anno 1598____ Mors vita fidelum et mors eternal.

In the year 1598_____ Death is the life of the faithful, and death eternal.

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


1831 Revised by Isabella and Eupham Black

Claimant: Miss Black, now Rev Mrs Jaffray.

Source:RT