Memorial: M558

Wall tablet in Greyfriars churchyard, Edinburgh commemorating Alexander Ewens d. 1820 and Samuel Allen d. 1851

Location

Greyfriars churchyard, Edinburgh, Scotland

Transcript

'SACRED / TO THE MEMORY OF / MARGARET STEWART / WIFE OF / ALEXANDER EWANS LATE MASTER / IN THE ROYAL NAVY / WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE 6TH / MARCH 1820 AGED 75 / SAMUEL ALLEN SURGEON RN / BORN 11TH MAY 1778 / DIED 16TH OCTOBER 1827 / MARGARET EWANS / WIFE OF / SAMUEL ALLEN SURGEON RN / DIED 20TH FEBRUARY 1851 / IN THE 66TH YEAR OF HER AGE / CRAWFORD ALLEN / SON OF SAMUEL ALLEN SURGEON RN / BORN...APRIL 1819 DIED 11TH APRIL 1898 / INTERRED IN / KILCONNELL CHURCHYARD CO GALWAY IRELAND / JESSIE ADAMS / WIFE OF CRAWFORD ALLEN / BORN 30TH JAN 1825 DIED 3 JAN 1897 / ALSO INTERRED IN KILCONNELL CHURCHYARD / THESE INSCRIPTIONS.. ./ PLACED HERE BY THEIR ELDEST DAUGHTER / ALICE WIFE OF MARMADUKE BAC.... / DUBLIN OCT 1899'

Details

Description: Central panel of three.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: North boundary wall
Materials: Grey sandstone

People

Allen, Samuel
Age:
Date of Death: 16/10/1827
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Surgeon RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: DOSSIER.
Recorder: John Steele. 1988

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