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: 149 View Map

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 176

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Erected by James McWILLIAM to the memory of his father John McWILLIAM who died 7th July 1827 aged 66 years Also George McWILLIAM his son who was drowned 16th of March 1836 and afterwards found at Templepatrick, Ireland and Three of their children who died in infancy Also Ann DIXON his wife who died the 25th July 1864 aged 76 years Robert McWILLIAM died at Rothesay 11th September 1869 aged 56 years


Grey sandstone.
153 x 93 x 11
Fair. Some blistering at base of east face and fracture at top. Foundation stones exposed to east and slight tilt to east.
Free standing headstone. Broken pediment top with plain oval cartouche and swags to sides. Moulded pilasters with leaf capitals. Inscription on east face within bordered panel with corner rosettes.