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: 63 View Map

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society Survey Reference: 38

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[Ha]nc - - - - - - um Gulielmus DONALDSON extruxit anno domini MDCCLI [I] thank my God for poverty, for riches and for gain, for God can make a rich man poor, a poor man rich again.


Grey sandstone.
82 x 127
Fair. The memorial stone is fractured and has been reconstructed with cement.
Chest tomb. Composite side pieces with recessed, moulded panels supporting a single slab. Set on the slab is a curved top grey slate memorial stone with a south facing inscription. Latin inscription translates as '…….. William Donaldson built this the year 1751'.