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Stone No.727



J. Gray 1826


Arms of Ramsay and Watson

Parcite vos lachrymis dulcetea conjuge nati Deo credite florentas.

Old stone nearly covered up

1632 Grissel or Grace Watson to David Ramsay, maltman, died 02 Jan 1632

Claimant: Ioannes Watson, same family as No.30. Watson banker glasgow and Mrs Gray his sister.

Davidi Ramsaes polentasio airo integerimo conjugi clariss Grisila Watsona monumentum hoc caedendum curavit obiit die 02 mensis Jannarii anno domini 1632 parcite vos lachrymis dulcetea conjuge nati deo credite florentas

The above text does contain errors as the original is very hard to read.

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

To David Ramsay, Maltman, a most upright man, and a most beloved and faithful husband, who died 02 January A.D. 1632, Grisell Watson caused this monument to be erected.

Spare these tears dear wife and children; trust in God who will protect the living.

J Gray 1826.

In memory of Mr David Ramsay, Merchant, who died 1812, aged 69 years. And of Elizabeth Sandeman his wife who died 26th March 1821, aged 76 years. Also of their Grandchildren, the sons of John Sturrock and Christian Ramsay, who died, Silvester Sturrock 12th July 1833 in his 27th year, and John Binny Sturrock the 8th March 1835 in his 12th year. Revised by John Sturrock Esq. 1868.

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