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: 177 View Map

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 179

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Erected by Hugh and James BOYD in Memory of their Departed Friends viz: Mary BOYD who died July 27th 1800 Aged 25 years Also Hellen BOYD who died January the 10th 1805 Aged 21 years Also their Mother Jean KELLY who died the 1st February 1811 Aged 66 years Also their Father Hugh BOYD who died September the 12th 1825 Aged 84 years Also the first said Hugh BOYDS children John BOYD who lies here died 7th July 1823 aged 25 years Also Margaret BOYD died 18th October 1827 in Uper [sic] Canada America Aged [3]2 years


Grey sandstone.
169 x 101 x 13
Fair. Worn but stable. Some erosion along bedding plane joints on sides.
Free standing headstone with round top and inscription on east face.