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: 58 View Map

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 45

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Erected by William GORDON in Remembrance of Jennet McGARVA his Spoufe. She died the 15th November 1825 aged 62 years. Also Mary Rofs [ROSS] her oldest Daughter who died the 6th May 1828 aged 37 years. William GORDON died on the 24th February 1846 aged 75 years Jennet ROSS died 29th April 1856 aged 62 years also Margaret ROSS who died 29th December 1856 aged 59 years. Jane GORDON who died 7th July 1861 aged 59 years. Arthur HILL GORDON who died 12th July 1863 aged 57 years.


Red sandstone.
166 x 94 x 10
Poor. Heavy flaking on both faces and much of original surface lost. Stone leaning to the west.
Free standing with double curved top and central roundel carved with relief figure holding club surrounded by inscription ‘DREAD GOD’. Decoration beneath includes folded drapes above inscribed panel with moulded pilasters. Inscription on east face. Mason’s name HYSLOP on base.