Headstone Detail

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Map Reference: 46 View Map

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 56

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Erected by James and Alexander McWILLIAM Farmers in Auchenree in Memory of their father Alexander McWILLIAM who died 27 Nov. 1833 Aged 65 years also Jane CARRUTHERS his wife who died 23 April 1822 Aged 60 years Also their son John who died on his passage from St. Domingo 3 March 1820 aged 26 years. Also their daughter Janet who died 12 May 1827 Aged 35 years Also four children of the above James who all died in infancy. Also Janet TAYLOR who died at High Auchenree 22 August 1878 Aged 77 years Also her husband James McWILLIAM, the above, who died at High Auchenree 1st Jan. 1882 Aged 80 years. Also his son Alexander McWILLIAM late farmer Auchenree who died at Maryville Portpatrick 11 Oct. 1904 aged 66 years. Also Jane CLUCKIE wife of above who died at High Three Mark, Stoneykirk 7 March 1916 aged 65 years.


Red sandstone.
167 x 99 x 10
fair. East face worn with some flake damage but inscription legible. Blistering on west face.
Free standing, broken pediment with side swags over central cartouche. Inscription on east face within raised border with square rosette decoration in corners. Moulded pilasters with leaf capitals.