Memorial: M6045

Monument at Glasgow Necropolis commemorating James Scott and his family lost in the wreck of the ‘Orion’ 1859

Location

Glasgow Necropolis, Glasgow, Scotland

Transcript

'In memory of James Scott, merchant, Montreal, aged 55; Lillias Ure, his wife, aged 46; and Marion; their only child, aged 7; also of Janet Ure, aged 40, sister of Mrs Scott, and relict of William Smith, merchant, Montreal; who all perished in the wreck of the steamship Orion, off Port Patrick, 18th June 1859, and are here interred; except the child Marion, whose body was not found.'

Details

Description: Aberdeen granite monument with an urn on the top.
Type: Monument
Materials: Granite
Vessel: Orion

People

Scott, James
Age: 55
Date of Death: 18/6/1859
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Scott, Lillias
Age:
Date of Death: 18/6/1859
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Scott, Marion
Age: 7
Date of Death: 18/5/1859
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:
Smith, Janet
Age: 40
Date of Death: 18/6/1859
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:

Extra

Bibliography: George Blair 'Biographic and descriptive sketches of Glasgow Necropolis', (Glasgo1, 1857) p. 149

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