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: 53 View Map

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 50

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Erected by John KENNEDY shipmaster in memory of his father James KENNEDY who departed this life the 21 - day of May 1856 aged [65] years. He was Captain of the Westmorland for 50 years. Also his daughter - - - - - - - - -


Grey sandstone.
122 x 94 x 12
Poor. The east face is worn with flaking along the top and some cracking on the south edge. The west face is stable and in a fair condition.
Free standing. Broken pediment top with side swags above central raised cartouche. Inscription on east face.