Memorial: M6591

Memorial in the Howff, Dundee commemorating William Deuchars d. 1824


The Howff, Dundee, Scotland


"1818 / Erected / By / William Deuchars, Shipmaster, Dundee / Isabel Fairney, his spouse / in memory of their daughter, Cathrine / who died 25th Jan: 1795, aged 9 months; and / William their son, who died at sea, 13th April 1815, aged 17 years and 6 months / Also Jean; their daughter, who died in infancy. / Likewise their son John, who died 27th Oct: 1818 aged 15 years; / Also the said William Deuchars, who died 5th Nov: 1824 aged 53 years, / and their Grandchild Isabel Deuchars who died 24th Dec: 1826, aged 4 years.


Description: Triangular topped headstone. On the front is the above transcript, on the back of the headstone is: above, a globe in the centre of a plain pediment with dentils. In the centre, there are two pilasters that flank a compass, anchor and a sextant.

Type: Gravestone
Materials: Stone
Date Erected: 1818
Artists: T. Bisset


Deuchars, William
Age: 53
Date of Death: 15/11/1824
Cause of Death: unknown
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: unknown
Deuchars, William
Age: 17
Date of Death: 13/4/1815
Cause of Death: unknown
Rank / Occupation: Mariner
Organisation: unknown


Recorder: Barbara Tomlinson
Photographer: Barbara Tomlinson

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