Headstone Detail

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Map Reference: 137 View Map

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 135

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Sacred to the memory of Janet McDOWALL Spouse of John ADAIR in Portpatrick who died the 3d January 1824 aged 52 years Robert Adair their son who was drowned on his passage from Greenock to Charleston, South Carolina 20th March 1825 aged 28 years Also Elizabeth and Margaret their Daughters who died young Also John ADAIR husband of the above Janet McDOWALL and father of the above Robert ADAIR who died 17th November 1832 aged 72 years [reverse side] This burying ground - - - - - - - in length and three - - - - - - - - - - - - - - this stone.


Red sandstone.
127 x 108 x 11
Poor. East face very worn with flaking at top.
Free standing headstone with round top and shoulders and moulded pilasters with leaf capitals. Central cartouche on east face with main inscription below. Lead plugs either side of inscription at top.