Headstone Detail

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Map Reference: 115 View Map

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 118

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Erected by William BEGGS & Family in memory of his wife Mary GRAHAMS who died 26 Nov. 1863 aged 59 years Also his children - Mary died 1836 aged 2 years John died 22 Sept 1841 aged 1 year William died 26 Dec. 1856 aged 20 years Andrew died 29th May 1863 aged 15 years Also the above William BEGGS who died 19th Nov. 1878 aged 79 years Also John BEGGS, son of the above William BEGGS, who was drowned on the 29th March 1889 aged 46 years Jane, sister of the above Mary GRAHAMS who died 30th April 1891 Jane, daughter of the above William BEGGS who died 26 April 1901 Alexander son of the above William BEGGS, died 10th March 1902 aged 73 years


Grey sandstone.
190 x 78 x 13
Good. Some wear to base decorations and small pitting on west face.
Free standing with gabled top above central wreath and ribbons with acanthus band below. Set on rusticated sandstone plinth. Inscription on raised panel on east face with star and circled snake motifs below.