Headstone Detail

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Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 61

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Here lies the deceased Alexander ADAIR late tennant Pinnminoch who died the 20th May 1783 aged 56 years. Likewise Jane MACDOWAL his wife who died the 19th January 1802 aged 73 years. Also 3 of their children who died young. [on reverse] This burying ground contains 2 graves in length and 4 in breadth and the stone stands in the centre. Erected by Jennet . Margaret and Ann ADAIR the deceased’s daughters.


Red sandstone.
134 x 104 x 12
Fair. East face is worn. Cratering and pitting on west face and part of inscription lost.
Free standing with round top and shoulders. Main inscription on east face.