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: 110 View Map

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 113

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[carving of desk and quill pens] Erected by Commander John LITTLE R.N., agent for Steam Packets, Portpatrick in memory of Andrew ADAIR, late his confidential clerk, who died the 19th November MDCCCXXXI aged 32 years


Red sandstone.
130 x 86 x 10
Good. Minor flaking to bottom left.
Free standing with round top and shoulders over relief carving of sarcophagus with crossed plume pens on its side and flanked by rosettes. Inscription on east face with sun beam motifs in corners.