Memorial: M559

Gravestone in Greyfriars Churchyard, Edinburgh of Francis Blair RN d. 1832

Location

Greyfriars churchyard, Edinburgh, Scotland

Transcript

'SACRED TO THE MEMORY / OF A BELOVED HUSBAND / CAPt FRANCIS BLAIR / ROYAL NAVY / WHO DIED MAY 21st 1832 AGED 40 / ALSO HIS MOTHER / Mrs JANET BAILLIE / WHO DIED DECr 31st 1832 AGED 76'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Position: See notes.
Materials: Sandstone

People

Blair, Francis
Age: 40
Date of Death: 21/5/1832
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Position - faces west in west extension of burying ground approx 10 yards south of north boundary wall; equidistant from east and west boundary walls (25/30 yards approx). Grooves in top section of stone suggesting the presence of a canopy or other cover at one time.

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