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.

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Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 4

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[on wall] Sacred to the memory of Margaret GARDNER the beloved daughter of John NICOL M. D. of Liverpool She was drowned in the steam ship Orion on the morning of the 18th June 1850 near this place aged 9 years and 2 months. Her remains are deposited here. In the midst of life we are in death.


Red sandstone.
93 x 62
Fair. Surface worn but stable.
Wall plaque with cusped corners set onto church wall. Facing south.