Headstone Detail

You'll find the headstone's map location, Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society's survery reference, photographs, the inscription and details of the headstone condition detailed below.

Map Reference: 35 View Map

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 64

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Erected by John McDOWALL Joiner in memory of his father James McDOWALL who died 9th Decr. 1889 aged 80 years. Also his mother Isabella CARRUTHERS who died 13th Sept. 1883 aged 80 years. Also his brother Adair McDOWALL who died at Greenock 17th May 1883 aged 40 years. Also his brother & three sisters died in infancy and his aunt Elizabeth CARRUTHERS died 4th April 1876 aged 70 years.


Red sandstone.
121 x 61 x 09
Good. Stable surface, some erosion on top edge.
Head stone built into boundary wall; presence of plinth suggests it may have been intended as a free standing monument. Round top with floral decoration in relief beneath. Mason's name JOHN IRVIN - on plinth.