Headstone Detail

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Map Reference: 146 View Map

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 125

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[10ft high on wall - swathed urn] [In memory] of his father John LEWTHWAITE [wh]o died [4th] September 1793 aged 5[3] ye[ars] His Mother Elizabeth DREW who died 19 January 181[4] aged 74 years His son Alexander McCULLOCH LEWTHWAITE who died in infancy 19th November 1819 and His Beloved Wife Susan McCULLOCH who died 14th February 182[1 or 4] aged 3[1 or 5] years This stone is erected by John LEWTHWAITE Comptroller of His Majesty’s Cuft[oms] at Portpatrick. John LEWTHWAITE died at Borrowstownness on 12th May 1831 aged 50 years


Red sandstone.
330 x 190 x 55
Poor. Central memorial very worn with extensive flake damage. Top of main pediment absent. Lamination on pilasters.
Raised mural monument constructed into boundary wall. Broken pedimented top above cement-rendered main panel with quoined pilasters. Central memorial comprised wreathed urn on obelix above pedimented top with inscription below in oval panel. False plinth below.