Memorial: M4712

Memorial commemorating the children of Thomas McGregor d. 1858, the Howff, Dundee

Location

The Howff, Dundee, Scotland

Transcript

'Dedicated / By / THOMAS MCGREGOR / Shipmaster Dundee / AND / ANN ELINSHALL / His wife: / to perpetuate the memory of / their children viz; / ALEXANDER who died 31st March / 1820 Aged 22 ...' [The remainder of the inscription worn away]. [Reverse] 'Weep not for me but be content / I was not yours but only lent / Wipe of [sic] those tears and weep no more / I was not yours but gone before'.

Details

Description: Headstone with a shield containing the masonic symbols of a compass and set square above the inscription on the front and a cutter-rigged vessel carved on the reverse.
Type: Gravestone
Materials: Sandstone

People

McGregor, Thomas
Age: 65
Date of Death: 1858
Cause of Death: unknown
Rank / Occupation: Shipmaster
Organisation: unknown

Extra

Notes: Missing inscription - the names Thomas 1836 and Eliza 1852 are just readable.
Recorder: B. Tomlinson 2017
Photographer: B. Tomlinson 2017

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