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.

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Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 55

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Sacred to the memory of John SCOTT who died 28 August 1821 Aged 52 years also his wife Margaret McWILLIAM who died 13th October 1852 aged 76 years and of their son John SCOTT who died 11th September 1821 aged 22 years Also five more of their children, three sons and two daughters who all died in infancy. Also Sarah SCOTT who died 22nd April 1892 aged 78 years Also Margaret SCOTT who died 28th Feby 1895 aged 86 years


Yellow/grey sandstone.
150 x 85 x 10
Poor. Flaking and blistering on both faces. Inscription intact but at risk.
Free standing, round top and shoulders above central cartouche and flanking rosettes with acanthus band below. Set in red sandstone plinth. Inscription on east face.