Headstone Detail

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Map Reference: 102 View Map

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 107

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Erected by John McCLEW to memory of his affectionate father David McCLEW merchant Portpatrick who departed this life on the 10th April 1828 aged 49 years Also his mother Elizabeth BROWN who departed this life on 29th May 1855 aged 64 and of his brother and sister William and Margaret who died in infancy also his sister Mary who departed this life on the 20th November 1845 aged 17 years Also his daughter Helen McNEIL born at Dinvin 3rd Jan 1856, died 6th April 1856 Also his daughter Helen MARTIN born at Dinvin 11th April 1867, died 21st April 1869


Red sandstone.
158 x 103 x 12
Fair. East face worn with localised flaking.
Free standing with curved top and curved and cusped corners over relief carved urn with wreath and drapery. Fluted pilasters. Inscription on east face.