Memorial: M554

Monument in New Calton Burying Ground, Edinburgh commemorating Captain Andrew Morries RN d. 1856

Location

Greyfriars churchyard, Edinburgh, Scotland

Transcript

'THE BURYING GROUND OF / CAPT MORRIES ROYAL NAVY / IN MEMORY OF / JOHN DAVIE ESQ OF GAVIESIDE / WH0 DIED IN AUGT 1803, AGED 70 / MARY FLINT HIS WIDOW / WHO DIED IN JANY 1824, AGED 82 / ADAM, THEIR ONLY SON, MAJOR IN / HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE, WHO DIED / A PRISONER OF WAR IN THE CITY OF / CANDY, ISLAND OF CEYLON JULY 1812 / AFTER NINE YEARS CAPTIVITY THERE / ISABELLA, 3D DAUGHTER / DIED IN JANY 1827 / MARY ELDEST DAUGHTER / DIED IN JANY 1834 / CHARLOTTE, 5TH DAUGHTER / DIED IN DECR 1834 / JANE 4TH DAUGHTER / AND WIFE TO CAPTN MORRIES / WHO DIED ON THE 18TH DECR 1818 / AND WILLIAM THEIR ELDEST CHILD / DIED ON THE 3D APRIL 1812 / MARION TOD BROWN / DAUGHTER OF ROBT. BROWN ESQR W.S. / WIFE TO CAPT MORRIES / WHO DIED ON 10TH AUGUST 1840 / ALSO THE ABOVE NAMED / CAPTN ANDREW MORRIES / ROYAL NAVY / WHO DIED 10TH JANR 1856 AGED 76 / AND / JOHN DAVIE MORRIES STIRLING / HIS SON WHO DIED 21ST OCTR 1858 / AGED 48'

Details

Description: Urn on a pedestal.


Type: Monument
Position: 40 yards south of north boundary wall
Materials: Sandstone

People

Morries, Andrew
Age: 76
Date of Death: 10/1/1856
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: DOSSIER.

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