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2015 Survey Nos. 1 to 25


2015 Survey and Compilation of Monumental Inscriptions

The survey carried out in May 2015 located and photographed all of the headstones.

This latest survey has been correlated with three separate and earlier inscription surveys. 


For details of previous surveys see full written compilation in this section.

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1 by Geo Foster, w Margt Robertson 21.3.1845 40 1 by Geo Foster, w Margt Robertson 21.3.1845 40
81. Erected by George Foster in memory of Margaret Robertson his wife d. 21.3.1845 aged 40y 001 Erected by George Foster in memory of Margaret Robertson, his wife, who died 21 March 1845 aged 40 years (rest of stone flaked; nil further given by Mitchell)
2 Obelisk  David Robertson 29.3.1861 2 Obelisk David Robertson 29.3.1861
Obelisk David Robertson 29.3.1861 55, w Isabella Cromble 27.12.1881 73, s Robt (w Elisabeth Hay 2.8.1872 33, 2w Jane Beveridge 21.3.1874 34, s 21.3.187 inf); Margt R. 7.6.1912 77 55. David Robertson d. 29.3.1861 aged 56y. Also his wife Isabella Crombie d. 27.12.186* aged 73y. Also Margaret Robertson d. 7.6.19** aged 77y 002 [Sacred to the memory] of David Robertson, who died 28 March 1861 aged 58 years. Also his wife, Isabella Crombie, who died 27 December 1881 aged 73 years Also Margaret Robertson, who died 7 June 1912 aged 77 years "They shall rise again” (on base)
3 Sacred to the memory of Margaret Gilchrist 3 Sacred to the memory of Margaret Gilchrist
58. Sacred to the memory of Margaret Gilchrist native of Invergordon, Ross-shire the beloved wife of Sergt. George Swanson who departed this life 24.6.1885 aged 67y. Erected by her sorrowing husband. The said Sergt. George Swanson departed this life 28.10.1910 aged 86y58. 003 Sacred to the memory of Margaret Gilchrist, native of Invergordon, Ross-shire, the beloved wife of Sergt. George Swanson, RA. who departed this life, 24 June 1885 aged 67 years. Erected by her sorrowing husband The said Sergt. George Swanson, RA, who departed this life 28 Octr 1910 aged 86 years. Trust in the Lord and be thou doing good
4 Mitchell 4 Mitchell
Covered in moss - to be transcribed – possibly Mitchell survey 5 005 ]large slab, broken and overgrown with moss; appears to be Mitchell 5]
5 J. Gillespie 5 J. Gillespie
J. Gillespie 007 [small] J Gillespie
6 D Fleming 6 D Fleming
D Fleming 50. D. Fleming
7 1861; by Peter Isles &w, s Jas 20.11.1861 5 7 1861; by Peter Isles &w, s Jas 20.11.1861 5
48. 1861…Erected by Peter Isles and his wife in memory of James their son d. 26.11.1861 aged 5y 015 [under tree] 1861 Erected by Peter Isles and his wife in memory of James, their son, who died 20 November 1861 aged 5
8 (small stump) R. Ramsey 8 (small stump) R. Ramsey
46. P. Ramsey? 016 [small] R Ramsay
9 (fallen) .....3.3.---- 64 9 (fallen) .....3.3.---- 64
(fallen) .....3.3.---- 64, w Jane M. Whitehead 4.8.1858 32, da Eliz Ramsay inf, w Agnes Murray 1.12.1874 42 017 [fallen] ... Elizabeth Ramsay, infant daughter...s wife, Agnes Murray [died 1 December 1874 aged 4]
10 Robt Thomson 24.6.1858 52, yt s Lewis 10.8.1861 4- 10 Robt Thomson 24.6.1858 52, yt s Lewis 10.8.1861 4-
Robt Thomson 24.6.1858 52, yt s Lewis 10.8.1861 4- 41 In memory of Robert Thomson d. 24.6.1858 aged 52y. Also Lewis his youngest son d. 10.8.1861 aged 4y 018 [under tree] To the memory of Robert Thomson who died 24 June 1858 aged 52 years. Also Lewis, his youngest son, who died 10 August 1861 aged 4 years
11 11
Wm Young of Grange 30.8.1831 86, w Helen Simson 12.12.1821 73, Ida mrs Margt Thomson 8.1.1838 67 ( wid of rev Jas T. of Pathhead), 2da May 12.8.1838 63, ls John, 15.1.1847 74, 3s Geo 22.2.1848 69,69, sis in law 20.8.1826 74 (Small ii 358 for rev Jas. T.) 021 [obelisk) Sacred to the memory of Helen Simson, wife to William Young of Grange, who died 12 Decr 1821 aged 73 years. She lived respected and died regretted by all who knew her. And to William Young. her husband, who closed a long and well spent life on the 30th august 1831 aged 86. Also Mrs Margt Thomson, eldest daughter of the late William Young and relict of the late Revd James Thomson, Pathhead, who died 8 January 1838 aged 67 years. Also May Young, second daughter of the late William Young. died 12 August 1838 aged 63 [other side] Also Jean Gulland, sister-in-law of the late William Young, who died 20th August 1826 aged 74 years. [other side] Sacred to the memory of John Young. eldest son of the late William Young of Grange, who died 15 January 1847 aged 74 years. And of George Young, third son of the said William Young, who died 22 February 1848 aged 69 years
12 Wm Young of Dunearn 10.11.1855 12 Wm Young of Dunearn 10.11.1855
(in same enclosure) Wm Young of Dunearn 10.11.1855 69, w Mary Purvis 10.8.1857 61, s Wm yr of Dunearn 15.9.1854 33, yt s John 12.3.1858 26, sis Helen 4.5.1862 74, sis Betsy 23.9.1865 76; Joseph Y. esq of Dunearn 17.11.1854 41 38 In memory of William Young, younger of Dunearn d. 15.9.1854 aged 33y. Also his father William Young of Dunearn d. 10.11.1855 aged 69y and Mary Purvis relict of the late William Young of Dunearn d. 10.8.1857 aged 61y and Joseph Young, Esq. of Dunearn d. 17.11.1864 aged 41y. Also John Young youngest son of the late William Young of Dunearn d. 12.3.1858 aged 26y and Helen Young sister of the late William Young of Dunearn d. 4.5.1862 aged 74y and Betsy Young her sister d. 23.9.18** aged 76y. Helen Simpson wife of William Young of Grange d. 12.12.1921 aged 73y she lived respected and died regretted by all who knew her and William Young her husband who closed a long and well spent life on 30.8.1831 aged 86y 022 [obelisk] In memory of William Young, younger, of Dunearn, who died 15 Septr 1854 aged 33 years. Also of his father, William Young of Duneam, who died 10 Novr 1855 aged 69 years. And of Mary Purvis, relict of the late William Young of Dunearn, who died 10 August 1857 aged 61 years [other side] Also of John Young, youngest son of the late William Young of Dunearn, who died 12 March 1858 aged 26 years And of Helen Young, sister of the late William Young of Duneam, who died 4 May 1862 aged 74 years. And of Betsy Young. her sister. who died 23 Septr 1865 aged 76 years. [other side] And of Joseph Young of Dunearn who died 17 btcvr 1864 aged 41 years 39. Also Mrs Margaret Thomson eldest daughter of the late William Young and relict of the Rev. James Thomson, Pathhead d. 8.1.1838 aged 67y. Also May Young 2nd daughter of the late William Young d. 12.8.1838 aged 65. Also Jean Gulland sister in law of the late William Young d. 20.8.1826 aged 74y. John Young eldest son of the late William Young of Grange d. 15.1.1847 aged 74y and George Young 3rd son of the said William Young d. 22.2.1848 aged 6*y
13 (obelisk, same enclosure) late Wm Young of Grange 13 (obelisk, same enclosure) late Wm Young of Grange
(obelisk, same enclosure) late Wm Young of Grange, is John15.1.1847 74 (w Jane Buchanan 31.12.1865 79) 37. In memory of John Young eldest son of William Young of Grange d. 15.1.1841 aged 74y and Jane Buchanan his wife d. 31.12.1865 aged 79y 023 [obelisk] In memory of John Young, eldest son of the late William Young of Grange, who died 15 January 1847 aged 74 years. And to Jane Buchanan, his wife, who died 31 Decr 1865 aged 79 years
14 (grey granite obelisk, some enclosure) Robt Young esq. of Colinswell 14 (grey granite obelisk, some enclosure) Robt Young esq. of Colinswell
(grey granite obelisk, some enclosure) Robt Young esq. of Colinswell 17.4.1777 12.6.1860 36. In memory of Robert Young, Esq. of Colinswell 17.4.1777 – 12.6.1860 024 [obelisk) In memory of Robert Young of Colinswell, born 17 April 1777, died 12 June 1866
15 (obelisk) Robt. Anderson d Falkland 15 (obelisk) Robt. Anderson d Falkland
(obelisk) Robt. Anderson d Falkland 5.2.1848 63, s Robt d Gedsmill near here 10.4..1832 6, s John d Falkland 1.11.1863 33 42.Sacred to the memory of Robert Anderson d. at Falkland 5.2.1845 aged 63y and Robert his son d. at Geds Mill near Burntisland 10.4.1832 aged 6y. Also John his son d. at Falkland 1.11.1866 aged 33y 025 [obelisk] Sacred to the memory of Robert Anderson who died at Falkland, 5 Febry 1845, aged 63 years. And of Robert, his son, who died at Geds Mill near Burntisland, 10 April 1832 aged 6 years. And of John, his son, who died at Falkland, 1s' Novr 1863 aged 33 years
16 (obelisk) Wm. Rodger 12.1.1870 16 (obelisk) Wm. Rodger 12.1.1870
(obelisk) Wm. Rodger 12.1.1870 69, w Sarah Young 12.8.1839 36, das Agnes, Helen &Sarah &six gchn inf 43. Sacred to the memory of William Rodger d. 12.1.1870 aged 69y. Also Sarah Young his wife d. 12.8.1839 aged 36y and their daughters Agnes, Helen and Sarah. Also 6 grandchildren who d. in infancy 036 Sacred to the memory of William Rodger, who died 12 January 1870 aged 69 years! Also Sarah Young, his wife, who died 12 August 1839 aged 36 years. Also of their daughters, Agnes, Helen and Sarah. Also of six grandchildren who died in infancy 42 ?
17 Wm Fyfe 4.6.1875 17 Wm Fyfe 4.6.1875
Wm Fyfe 4.6.1875 78, a Mary Page 26.8.1897 84, (s John Donaldson 21.11.1898 55, gda Mary Page D. 23.3.1875 3m, gda Mary Page D. 14.3.1885 14m,ga inf): Helen Mackinnon 30.5.1936 90, w of above John Donaldson 35.Erected by Mary Page in memory of her husband William Fyfe who departed this life 4.6.1875 aged 78y. The above Mary Fyfe d. 21.8.1897 aged 84y. Also Mary Page Donaldson her granddaughter d. 23.3.1875 aged *m. Also Mary Page Donaldson her granddaughter d. 14.3.1885 aged *m. Also her grandson John Donaldson d. 21.7.1895 aged **y. Also Helen MacKinnon wife of the above John Donaldson d. 30.5.1936 in her 91st year 041[broken] Erected by Mary Page in memory of her husband, William Fyfe, who departed this life 4th June 1875 aged 78 years The above Mary Page of Fyfe who died 21 August 1887 aged 84 years. Also Mary Page Donaldson, her grand-daughter, who died 23 March 1875 aged 3 months. Also Mary Page Donaldson, her grand-daughter, who died 14 March 1885 aged 4 months. Also her infant grand-daughter. Also John Donaldson, her son, who died 21 Novr 1898 aged 55 years. Also Helen Mackinnon, wife of the above John Donaldson, who died 30 May 1936 in her 91st year
18 John Macdonald 10.1.1863 64 18 John Macdonald 10.1.1863 64
John Macdonald 10.1.1863 64, w Jane Anderson 5.6.1883 79, chn Jessie Pitcaithly 22.9.1868 19, Amelia Williamson 26.2.1872: John M. here, w Janet McLean 3.2.1836 29, s Jas 25.1.1825 7w, s Robt Leslie 13.9.1834 3 44.In memory of John MacDonald, Burntisland d. 10.1.1863 aged 64y and Jane Anderson his wife d. 5.6.1893 aged 78y. Also their children Jessie Pitcaithly d. 22.9.1868 aged 19y. Amelia Williamson d. 26.2.1872 026 In memory of John Macdonald, Burntisland, who died 18 January 1863 aged 64 years, And Jane Anderson, his wife, who died 5 June 1893 aged 79 years. Also their children: Jessie Pitcaithly, who died 22 Septr 1868 aged 19 years; Amelia Williamson, who died 26 Febry 1872
19 (anchor) Alex H. Charles 23.6.1903 19 (anchor) Alex H. Charles 23.6.1903
(anchor) Alex H. Charles 23.6.1903 84, w Jeanie Steel 21.6.1872 51, ls Alex H. C, d Isle de Naos in Panama Bay 6.9.1885 28 60.Erected by Alexander H. Charles in memory of Jeanie Steel his wife d. 21.6.1872 aged 51y. Also Alexander H. Charles his eldest son d. at Isle de Naos, Pauama Bay 6.9.1885 aged 28y. The above Alexander H. Charles d. 23.6.1903 aged *4 014 Erected by Alexander Charles in memory of Jeanie Steel, his wife, who died June 21 1872 aged 51 years. Also Alexander H Charles, his eldest son, who died at Isle de Naos, Panama Bay, 5 September 1885, aged 28 years. And the said Alexander Charles who died June 23 1903 aged 84
20 J S A Allen
J S A Allen 49 J.S…A. Allan 011 [small] JS 012 [small] J Allan
21 (marble, fallen) Wm Scotland 24.5.1884 21 (marble, fallen) Wm Scotland 24.5.1884
(marble, fallen) Wm Scotland 24.5.1884 61, w Helen Sorley 14.8.1901 75, a Robt d Melbourne 25.6.1894 47, gs David M gs Scotland 24.7.1878 3m, Robt Scotland 14.4.1884 17m 84.ILMO William Scotland d. 24.5.1884 aged 61y. Also his w grand-children David M. Scotland d. 24.7.1876 aged 4m and Robert Scotland d. 14.4.1884 aged 12m. Also his son Robert Scotland d. at Melbourne 25.5.1894 aged 47y and his wife Helen Sorley d. 14.8.1901 aged ** 010 In memory of William Scotland who died 24 May 1884 aged 61 years. Also his two grandchildren: David M Scotland, who died 24 July 1876 aged 3 months, and Robert Scotland, who died 14 April 1884 aged 17 months. Also his son, Robert Scotland who died at Melbourne, 25 May 1854 aged 47 years. And of his wife. Helen Sorley, who died 14 August 1901 aged 75 He's come the way we can't recall, A long friend he was to all His race is run, his toil is o'er, And now he's reached the happy shore
22 Jas Stocks farmer Broadleys d 1.4. 1835 22 Jas Stocks farmer Broadleys d 1.4. 1835
Jas Stocks farmer Broadleys d 1.4. 1835 69, w Agnes Kilgour 18.11.1850 78 67. In memory of James Stocks, Farmer. Broadleys d. 1.183* aged 69y and Agnes Kilgour his wife d. 13.11.1856 aged 73y 027 In memory of James Stocks, farmer, Broadleys, who died '1 April 1835 aged 69 years. And Agnes Kilgour, his wife, who died 18 Novr 1850 aged 78 years
23 Unknown 23 Unknown
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24 1794 	R D	I B ; Robt Douglas 24.6.1816 24 1794 R D I B ; Robt Douglas 24.6.1816
1794 R D I B ; Robt Douglas 24.6.1816 66, w Isabella Bain 22.8.1794 31 62. 1794…R.D…I.B…To the memory of Robert Douglas d. 24.6.1816 aged 66y and Isabel Bain his wife d. 22.8.1794 aged 31y
25 I W 25 I W
I W

From Gravestone No. 21

William Scotland

He's come the way we can't recall,

A long friend he was to all

His race is run, his toil is o'er,

And now he's reached the happy shore

  
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