Memorial: M6601

Memorial in the Howff, Dundee, Scotland dedicated to William Tosh d. 1813

Location

The Howff, Dundee, Scotland

Transcript

On the Front: 'Erected by David Tosh, Boatman, Dundee, in memory of his wife / AGNES HALL, / who died 25th Jan. 1842. aged 50 years; also their children / HELEN / who died 1st March 1821, aged 3 months; DAVID, who died 29th August 1820 aged 7 years. / William, who was drowned from the Schooner MARY of Dundee, off the Mull of Galloway, 8th June 1813, aged 17 1/2 years'. [On the back]: 'Weep not for me but be content, I was not yours but only lent, wipe of those tears and weep no more, I was not yours but gone before'.

Details

Description: Gravestone with a carving of a small ship sailing alone on a stormy sea above an inscription on the back of the stone with the primary transcript on the front.
Type: Gravestone
Vessel: Mary of Dundee

People

Tosh, David
Age: unknown
Date of Death: unknown
Cause of Death: unknown
Rank / Occupation: Boatman
Organisation: unknown

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