All Gravestones II

Our website lists the transcriptions of 5,468 monumental inscriptions which we found in the kirkyards and cemeteries that we surveyed. Unfortunately our server restrictions require us to divide these records into two pages.This page contains the remaining 2,949 of these inscriptions, from the following locations: Girthon Old Kirkyard. Girthon Cemetery. Parton Kirkyard, Old Rerrick Kirkyard, Dundrennan Abbey, Auchencairn Cemetery, Tongland Old Kirkyard, Twynholm Kirkyard, Twynholm Cemetery and The Stell (Kirkchrist) Old Kirkyard.

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LocationNo.Inscription     
Girthon Old Kirkyard1Erected by Alexander Whan in memory of Janet Walker, his wife, who died at Flerrick 25th Jany. 1842 aged 43 years. Also their son Alexander, who died 14 Nov 1843 aged 1 year and nine months. Alexander Whan, the erector who died at Flerrick 24 May 1879 aged 86 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard2Erected by Samuel Gordon in memory of his son William, who died 14th Oct. 1856 aged 20 years. Also Alexander who died at Kirkcudbright 26th Augt 1868 aged 34 years. Also Isabella, his sister who died at Girthon Kirk 27th Nov 1868 aged 63 years. Also Samuel Gordon the erector who died 28th Aug 1879 aged 71 years. Also Janet Halliday wife of Samuel Gordon who died 20th January 1897 aged 91 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard3Sacred in memory of Robert Stewart, farmer, Old Girthon Kirk who died 1 March 1853 aged 74 years. Also Margaret Ewart wife of John Stewart who died at Old Girthon Kirk the 28 March 1854 aged 19 years. Also Isabella Halliday, spouse of the above Robt Stewart who died near Mitchell, county of Perth Ont. Canada, 7th March 1867, aged 70 years, and is interred in the Scotch cemetery there.
Girthon Old Kirkyard4(Large stone in shape of casket)
Here rest the remains of Mary Kennedy Stuart, daughter of William Stuart of Liverpool, and neice of Mrs Yorstoun of Carstramont, who died 16th October 1842, aged 17 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard5Erected by William McGaw, builder in memory of his children. Robert & Jane who died in infancy. John Maxwell his father-in-law who died 25th Decr. 1862, aged 89 years. Janet McAdam, wife of John Maxwell, died 14th March 1848 aged 65 years. William McGaw, the erector died 29th Jany. 1885 aged 78 years. Jane Maxwell, wife of William McGaw, died 16th March 1887 aged 74 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard6house who departed this life 29 December 1857 aged 53 years. Also Jean McGaw his wife who died 25 November 1856 aged 51 years. And their children John Alexander and Thomas who died in infancy. Elizabeth died 2nd June 1910 aged 76 years. William died in Australia 15th August 1912 aged 72 years.

Erected by a grateful and affectionate family to mark and hold sacred a father and mother’s grave. J. Glaister Wt. Haven.

(Reverse)
Also in memory of William Ferguson son of John Cairns one of the erectors who died 29th May 1867 aged 3 years & 7 months. Also Robert, fourth son of John who died at Gatehouse, 29th April 1871, aged 1 year & 1 month. Also John Cairns father of the above children, who died at Gatehouse 20 August 1871, aged 40 years.
Universally respected & deeply regretted.
Girthon Old Kirkyard7Sacred to the memory of James Bell who died 21st July 1816 aged 61 years. Jannet Macnaught, his wife, who died 11th Septr 1820 aged 57 years. Jean Bell, their daughter, who died 2d Octr, 1820 aged 21 years. This stone was erected by their affectionate son Samuel Bell, Birmingham.

(Reverse)
Adieu my wife, and my children dear; In time seek out that Heavenly path,
Friends, and relations all; Which always was my aim,
I hope you will not grieve for me, When death betakes your lives away,
Nor let your tears down fall. We may in Heaven reign
Girthon Old Kirkyard8Erected by Alexander McMiken. In memory of James, his brother who died at St. Lucia, West Indies, 10th Feby. 1842, aged 24 years. George, his brother who died at Upper Drumwall, 15th August 1850, aged 26 years. William McMiken, his father, died at U. Drumwall 20th July 1854, aged 72 years. Jane, his sister, died at U. Drumwall, 23rd Novr. 1854 aged 27 years. Also Grace Houston, his mother who died 15th August 1871 aged 84 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard9Erected by Thomas McCormick. In memory of his wife Hannah Wylie who died at Gatehouse, 25 March 1850 aged 35 years. Also an infant.
Girthon Old Kirkyard10Sacred. In memory of James Campbell, draper in Gatehouse, who died VII October MDCCCXLIX aged L years. And of Joan Mactier, his wife who died at Liverpool 27th Nov. 1877 aged 76 years, and is interred there. Her end was peace.
Girthon Old Kirkyard11Erected by Henry Foster, Murray’s Arms Inn, Gatehouse, in memory of his infant son who died XXX April MDCCCLIII. David Foster, his son, who died at Disdow on the XXI June MDCCCLX, aged IV years. Henry Foster, the erector, died at The Murray Arms, Gatehouse, X June MDCCCLXIV, aged LIII years. Mary Waugh, his wife, who died at Disdow, XXX November MDCCCLXXI, aged LII years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard12(Table)
Sacred to the memory of Janet Hannah spouse to William Carson, merchant in Gatehouse, who departed this life 23rd April 1816, aged 51 years. John their son, who died 17 Sept, aged 17 months, and Grizal, their daughter, who died 19th April 1801, aged 6 weeks and 1 day, and also the said William Carson, who died 7th May 1823, aged 56 years. James their son, who died Sept. 5th 1824 aged 32 years. Margaret Gardiner, wife to the above who died 22d Octr 1845 aged 65 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard13Erected by John Robertson, Inland Revenue Officer, in memory of his wife Anna Harriet McCracken, who died at Gatehouse, 7th November 1850, aged 38 years. Also Harriet Grace Stewart, their daughter who died 1850, in infancy.
Girthon Old Kirkyard14In memory of Jane Young Veitch who died at Girthon Kirk, 29th June 1871 aged 28 years. John Veitch died at Ingleston Borgue 30th Oct 1853 aged 5 years. John Veitch fourth son died at Girthon-Kirk, 4th May 1898, aged 44 years. Margaret Tait their mother died, 25th May 1898, aged 79 years. Andrew Veitch, their father, died at Gatehouse, 3rd April 1902, aged 89 years. Catherine Davidson, widow of the above John Veitch, who died at Gatehouse, 25th May 1939, aged 75 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard15Erected by Jane E.O.T. Clement, in memory of her husband James Gordon who died in Gatehouse, 19th August 1853, aged 45 years. Also the said Jane E.O.T. Clement who died 1st May 1894, aged 81 years. Alexander her son, died in infancy. John died 29th Nov. 1856, aged 4 years. Also of their son William, who died at Gelston Village on 15th Dec. 1906, aged 61 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard16In memory of Samuel Baileff, who died 24th June 1868, aged 67 years. Anna, his daughter, died 4th March 1851, aged 8 years. John, his son, died 28 October 1867, aged 18 years. Mary, his daughter, died 25th Dec. 1916, aged 78 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard17Erected by Mary Grierson, in memory of her husband John Armour, who died at Gatehouse, 8 April 1825, aged 43 years. Also their children Elizabeth, died 16th April 1827, aged 10 years. James died at Antigua, West Indies, 30th Dec. 1842, aged 36 years. David, died at same place, 19th Oct 1844, aged 25 years. John, died at Kirkcudbright, 7 Dec. 1849, aged 38 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard18Sacred to the memory of James Thomson, Junr. Merchant in Gatehouse of Fleet, who died on the 20th day of January 1797, aged 32 years. And also Elizabeth Baxter who died 21st October 1828 aged 65 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard19In loving memory of Joseph Tait, Painter, Gatehouse, who died 19th January 1886, aged 85 years. And Mary Sproat, his wife, who died 26th Sep 1888, aged 83 years. And of their children, Andrew, died 18th Aug. 1851, aged 20 years. James, died 9th Jan 1869, aged 40 years. Joseph, died 27th March 1873, aged 27 years. Jane, died 27th June 1885, aged 41 years. Rebecca, died 7th Oct. 1888, aged 61 years. Also of Elizabeth Sproat (Auntie Betts), who died 16th June 1864, aged 66 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard20Erected by Joseph [Erving] in memory of Mary [McClune] his daughter, who died June 4th 1793, aged one year. And also here lies the corpse of Mary McClune, his spouse who died June 1st 1795, aged 45 y. And also here lies the corpse of the [erector] Joseph Erving, who died March 17th 179— aged 49 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard21Sacred to the memory of David Black, Mariner, who perished at sea along with the sloop “Kenmore” Oct’r. 1822 aged 40 years. Jannet McKey, his wife, who died at Gatehouse 10th Feby 1842, aged 57 years. Mary their daughter who died 6th Feby 1818 aged 6 years. David their son who died 27th Decr 1827 aged 5 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard22Here lies the body of Osley McGown who died 1st January 1793 aged 61 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard23Erected by John McGeoch in memory of Archibald & Isabella McGeoch his children the former died Jany 13 1797 aged 4 years, the latter died April 3 1796 aged 10 months. Also Robert McGeoch son who died in Feby 1800 aged 3 months.

(Reverse)
Also Jannet McGeoch his daughter, who died 27th Febry 1831, aged 29 years. Also Jean McDowall relict of the said John McGeoch who died 19 Feb 1837 aged 70 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard24This stone was erected by John Tait in memory of his two sons Roberts, who died in infancy. John Tait his son who died 2 Novr 1815 aged 22 years. Rebecca Richmont, his spouse who died 8th Novr. 1819 aged 53 years. Also James Tait their son who died 5th Novr 1822, aged 23 years. William died 21 Feby 1826 aged 19 years. Agnes died 21 January 1830 aged 27 years. Also the erector who died 20th Octr 1842, aged 75 years. Andrew Tait his grandson, died 18 August 1850 aged 19 years Mary Lockhart his daughter died 26 Feb. 1860 aged 73 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard25Erected by Elizabeth Lockhart in memory of her son John T. Lockhart who died in Manchester 1 April 1842 aged 7 months. Also John Lockhart her husband who died in Gatehouse 22nd Sept 1843 aged 29 years. His latter end was peace.
Girthon Old Kirkyard26Erected by Joseph Carson in memory of Robert Carson his son who died Feb 8th 1792 aged one year.
Girthon Old Kirkyard27Erected by James Hughan in memory of his spouse Jane Burbie who died at Swingbridge of Cally 22 July 1841 aged 34 years. Agnes Jane McCourty, grand-daughter of the erector, died at Clauchan, 21st February 1868 aged 2 months. Mary Hughan, his niece, died at Drumwall 21st Sep. 1869, aged 22 years. Christian Gibson, his second wife, died at Drumwall, 21st Feb. 1875, aged 62 years. Alexander McCourty his grand-son died at Clauchan 5th Feb. 1877 aged 4 months. James Hughan the erector died at Drumwall 27th Nov. 1878 aged 64 years. R.I.P. James his son who died at Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, 11th Dec. 1884, aged 34 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard28(a)
In memoriam. Mary Wallace, wife of William Hume, died 15 Dec. 1836, aged 58 years. Erected by her husband and their two sons Robert and James, as a tribute of respect to an affectionate wife and a kind mother. William Hume died 21 Dec. 1841 aged 70 years. And of their children Mary died 19 Oct. 1815, aged 4 years. George died 21 Oct. 1815, aged 2 years. Mary died 7 July 1885, aged 65 years.
(b)
In memoriam Robert Hume died 2 Nov. 1886 aged 77 years. Jane McRoberts, wife of Robert Hume, died 7 May 1880, aged 71 years. And of their children William & Margaret died in infancy. Thomas Booth died at Dalkeith 9 March 1866 aged 18 years. Sarah Jane Telfer, their granddaughter, died 23 May 1868 aged 9 years. James V.S.R.A. died at Sitapoor, Oude, India 15 Nov. 1878 aged 26 years.
(c)
In memoriam James Hume died 10th Dec. 1887 aged 72 years. Nicholas McGhie wife of James Hume died 14 Nov. 1880 aged 66 years. And of their children William died 25 Feb. 1848 aged 10 years. Janet died 11 Mar. 1901, aged 60 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard29Erected by William McKay in memory of his wife Frances Herries who died 22 May 1872 aged 69 years. Also his daughter Margaret who died in infancy. Also his mother-in-law Agnes Herries who died 8 Jan 1858 aged 77 years. Also the erector, who died 10th Dec. 1879, aged 79 years. Also Jane McKay, his daughter, who died at Gatehouse of Fleet 7th July 1911 aged 66 years. Sarah died 21st Decr 1916 aged 81 years. Mary died 23rd May 1917 aged 77 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard30To the memory of Robert McKinnal who died at Cally upon the 12th of Sep’r. 1830 aged 46 years. Also Jean NcKinnal the erector who died Armannoch, Parish of Lochrutton 19 June 1853 aged 72 years. Erected by Jean NcKinnal his widow.
Girthon Old Kirkyard31Erected by James Milligan in loving memory of Jane McKay his wife who died at Drawbridge Cottage 29th April 1901, aged 79 years . Also five of his children who died in infancy. Robert Milligan his father who died Gatehouse 2nd Dec 1863 aged 80 years. Also John Milligan his brother who died at Gatehouse 15th Jan 1900 aged 73 years. Also above James Milligan who died at Gatehouse 4th May 1919 aged 87 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard321799. Erected by Joseph Richmond in memory of Nathan Richmond and Mary Mountain his father & mother, the former died in Octr 30th 1791 aged 54 years, the latter in Septr 28 1796 aged 57 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard33Erected by John McGeoch in memory of his three children who died in infancy. The said John McGeoch died on the 22nd February 1808 aged 57 years. Janet McGeoch his daughter died 27th February 1831 aged 29 years. Jean McDowall relict of the said John McGeoch died 9th February 1837 aged 79 years. Agnes Rae his daughter-in-law died in September 1842 aged 60 years. William McGeoch his son died in Manchester 14th Decr 1842 aged 49 years. James McGeoch husband of the said Agnes Rae died 20th Novr 1845 aged 65 years. John McGeoch his son died in Manchester 16th September 1855 aged 67 years. Margaret McGeoch his daughter died 19th Nov 1863 aged 72 years. Menzies McGeoch his daughter 16th Feb 1873 aged 69 years. Cathrine McGeoch his daughter died 18th Jany 1874 aged 86 years.

(Reverse)
Also Susan McGeoch his daughter who died 28th May 1880 aged 84 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard34Erected by Peter and Agnes Wilson in Gatehouse, in memory of their children, viz. Thomas died 22 March 1833 aged 8 months. Bryce died in Jany 1836 aged 21 years. Thomas died 21 Jany 1841 aged 7 years. Samuel Muir died on board the Brig ‘Campbell of Whitehaven’ on his passage from London to Barbados 5th Septr 1842 aged 21 years. Agness Muir, the affectionate wife of Peter Wilson died 16 Nov. 1849 aged 68 years. Peter Wilson the erector died 14 Jan. 1851 aged 73 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard35Beneath this stone lies Elizabeth & Helen Coots, the former spouse to Capt. David Coots late in Gategill who died 1767 aged 60 years. The latter Helen Coots his daughter spouse to James McKune who died at Gatehouse 21st of May 1779 aged 30. Erected by ------.
Girthon Old Kirkyard36(Sculpture of rake, hoe and spade)
Here lyes the corps of Robert Glover late gardner at Cally who died December 8th 1775 aged 75 years. Erected by Isabell Deins his spouse 1776.
Girthon Old Kirkyard37In memory of John Armstrong parochial schoolmaster of Girthon from A.D. MDCCLXXXIX to A.D. MDCCCXXVIII died at Gatehouse September XXVI A.D. MDCCCXLI aged LXXI years. Erected by a few of his pupils as a tribute to departed worth.
Girthon Old Kirkyard38In memory of John Brown, Esqr J.P. who died at Gatehouse 12th Jan. 1862 aged 84 years. William Brown who died at Gatehouse 4th June 1857 aged 78 years. Also Isabela McKean his wife who died at Enrick 27th Augst 1851 aged 65 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard39Sacred to the memory of Charles McMinn, writer and N.P. who died in Gatehouse of Fleet 30th June 1855 aged 45 years. Also Jane Martin his Widow who died in New Galloway 26th January 1887 aged 72 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard40Sacred to the memory of John Sproat who died at Girthon Kirk 20th Feb. 1856 aged 47 years. Also John his son who died in Dumfries Infirmary 29th June 1865 aged 22 years and was interred there. Agnes McCaa, relict of John Sproat died 3rd August 1897 in her 89th year. James his son died at Dunskey Lodge, Portpatrick, 15th Jany 1910 aged 73 years. Erected by an affectionate family.
Girthon Old Kirkyard41(Stone on wall)
Erected in 1832 by James Watson Surgeon Gatehouse who died 5th Jan 1848 aged 64 years. And Agnes Selkirk his spouse who also died 18 February 1837 aged 48 years. In memory of their children, Thomas born 28th Decr 1811, died 22nd April 1834 after finishing his Medical Studies. James F. born 20th Decr 1814 died 26 Sepr 1815. John - M.C. Surgeon, Newton Stewart died at sea 19 April 1844 aged 26. Martha born 14 Augt 1819, died 15th Augt 1831. James born 22 March and died 4 Septr 1830.
Girthon Old Kirkyard42(Broken stone on wall)
H L EG W DP
JUN 22
YE YEAR OF G(OD)
1704
Girthon Old Kirkyard43Erected in memory of Thomas McMillian who died at Gatehouse 17th Jany 1882 aged 72 years. Also Elizabeth Solley his wife who died at Gatehouse 18th April 1894 aged 83 years. Also Mary, their daughter, who died at Gatehouse 19th March 1912 aged 71 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard44Sacred to the memory of Jane McClure, wife of John Armstrong, Schoolmaster, who died 5 March 1844 aged 54 years; And of their children; Alexander, died in June 1839, aged 22 years. Robert, died on board H.M.S. Winchester, in 1846, aged 35 years. Jane died 28 May 1858 aged 38 years. Harriet died 29th May 1873, aged 46 years. Erected by their daughter Janet.
Girthon Old Kirkyard45Unmarked stone.
Girthon Old Kirkyard46Within this tomb lies the corps of Robert Lennox some time in Irelandtoun, who was shot to death by Grier of Lagg in the Paroch of Toungland for his adherence to Scotlands Reformation Covenants National and Solemn League 1685.
Girthon Old Kirkyard47In memory of George Thompson, who died 4 August 1812 aged 55 years. Mary Thompson his spouse, died 1 November 1848, aged 88 years. And of their children; viz.
Grace died 15 Dec 1835, aged 35 years. James died 24 Sep 1819 aged 18 years. Ann died at Douglas, Isle of Mann, 11 May 1831 aged 26 years. Mary died 25 March 1860 aged 56 years. Maryann died 5 April 1893 aged 56 years. Jessie died 26 December 1912 aged 76 years. Erected by M & J Thompson.
Girthon Old Kirkyard48----------------- Hugh Neil --------- this life Aprile 29th 1819 aged 19 years. Also of Helen and John Neil, the former died February 25th 1813 aged 4 years. The latter died March 11th 1814, aged 2 months. Also Alexander Neil who died 16 Jany 1828, aged 22 years. And James Neil, Senior, 7 July 1831 aged 65 years. Also Janet Tait his spouse who died 4th April 1853, aged 82 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard49Erected by James & Margaret Credie, in Gatehouse, as an affectionate memorial of their deceased children. William, who died 7th June 1796, aged 2 years. James, who died 3rd March 1807, aged 16 years. Margaret, who died 2nd June 1808, aged 20 years. Ann, who died 26th February 1816, aged 18 years. Here also rests the remains of James Credie, erector of this stone who died at Gatehouse, the 24th March 1825, aged 74 years. And of Margaret Ronaldson, his spouse, who died at Gatehouse, upon the 21st March 1832, aged 70 years. Ann, sister of the above Margaret Ronaldson, who died at Gatehouse, upon the 5th June 182[9], aged 78 years.
Hyslop W.haven ------
Girthon Old Kirkyard50(Table)
Here lies the body of David Fisher Wright, at Girthon Kirk, who died April 26th 1776, aged 40 years. And of Margaret, his daughter, aged 8 years. Erected by Mary Fisher, his spouse. Also the said Mary Fisher, his spouse, who died 15th Febr’y. 1805, aged 69 years. Also Nicholas, their daughter, wife of James McGowan, who died at Gatehouse, 2nd Jan. 1838, aged 67. Also Magdalene, her sister, who died 4th May 1843, aged 69 years. Also Grace McGowan, daughter of James McGowan, late school mistress at Doon Cottage, Twynholm, who died 13th Dec. 1843, aged 45 years. Her latter end was peace.
Girthon Old Kirkyard51Erected by Andrew Kirk in Gatehouse, in memory of his wife Janet McNae, who died 14th June 1827 aged 63 years. John their son died 27th February 1818 aged 17 years. Thomas their son, surgeon in the East India Company Service who died in the Province of Madras 3d May 1820 aged 23 years. Janet their daughter died 11th May 1831 aged 32 years. Also Andrew Kirk erector of this stone who died at Gatehouse the 15th June 1842, aged 80 years. Also in memory of Andrew son of the above who died at Gatehouse on the 9th of June 1865 in the 59th year of his age. Also in memory of Grace daughter of the above and widow of James Grierson who died at Birkenhead on the 30th of June 1874 in the 83rd year of her age.
Girthon Old Kirkyard52In memory of John McGowan her father who died at Dalmalin 1735 aged 60. Also Margret McFadden his spouse who died 1765 aged 50. Also Anna and Euphemia their daughters.
Girthon Old Kirkyard53Illegible.
Girthon Old Kirkyard54Illegible.
Girthon Old Kirkyard55Erected by John Hunter in memory of John Hunter his son who died Feb.9, 1788 aged 6 years. Also their lies the corpse of Catherine Hunter his daughter who died Jan.10, 1799 aged one year.
Girthon Old Kirkyard56Erected by Alexander Connel in memory of his sister Margaret who died 10 July 1835 aged 66 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard57Erected by Grizzel McMillan. To the memory of George Walker her husband who died at Cairn the 11th of January 1829 in the 87 year of his age, and of Marion their daughter who died 24th May 1815 aged 17 years. Agnes their daughter who died at Cairn 24th Decr 1840 aged 63 years. Also the erector who died at Cairn 18th February 1841 aged 89 years. Samuel Walker their son, died at Sillodoch, 14 Jany 1869 aged 77 years. Also James Walker, their son, who died at Sillodoch, 28 May 1872, aged 85 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard58To the memory of William MacMillan, late tenant in Sillodoch who died June 4th 1791 aged 66 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard59In loving memory of Robert Caig, who died at Fleet Street, Gatehouse, 7th July 1892, aged 81 years. Elizabeth Oliphant, his wife, who also died there on 18th January 1872, aged 60 years.
Margaret Carson, his first wife who died at Drumwall 7th Dec. 1840, aged 25 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard60Erected by David Kelvie in Gatehouse in memory of his children viz:- John his son died 24th April 1833 aged 6 years. Elizabeth his daughter died 25th Feb’y. 1837 aged 2 years. David M. Kelvie his son died 8th Septr. 1837 aged 6 years. Elizabeth his daughter died 9th June 1849 aged 7 years. Agnes his daughter died 20th July 1850 aged 3 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard61Sacred to the memory of James Montgomery who died 20 Dec. 1857 aged 92 years. Samuel Carter his grandson died 23 May 1861 aged 27 years and is interred in Kirkpatrick Churchyard. Elizabeth Montgomery his wife died 14 Jan’r. 1866 aged 92 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard62(Flat stone)
------ corpse of Marion ------ Neual, who died Febr. 21st 1761 aged 69 years, she was spouse to Thom’s Tait.
Girthon Old Kirkyard63William Gerrond who died 1 Feb. 1847 aged 64 years. James son of the above who died 8 Dec. 1816 aged 1 years and 5 months. Adam who died in Liverpool 28th March 1835 aged 17 years. Elizabeth who died 7th Nov’r. 1850 aged 27 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard64Erected by John and James Burbie in grateful remembrance of their father James Burbie who departed this life at the Old Kirk of Girthon 28th March 1848 aged 80 years. Mary his daughter who died 4th Feb’y. 1813, in infancy. William his son who is supposed to have died at St. Louis, United States about the year 1837 aged about 22 years. Hugh his son who died at Liverpool 28th March 1847 aged 28 years. John his eldest son who died at Liverpool 28 Dec.1851 aged 51 years. Agness his daughter died at Creetown 20 April 1855 aged 48 years. Also Christina Broadfoot relict of the above James Burbie died 2 March 1856 aged 77 years.

(Reverse)
Also James Burbie who died at Liverpool 31 December 1861, aged 52 years. Also Elizabeth Grieve sister of the erectors who died 15 Dec. 1876 aged 74 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard65Erected by Mary Munro in loving memory of her parents, William Munro, Blue Bell Inn, Gatehouse-of-Fleet , born 7th July 1796, died 29th August 1846, and his wife Jane Thompson, born 7th January 1799, died 11th April 1852.
Girthon Old Kirkyard66Erected by William Rogers, in memory of Edward Rogers, his father who died in Gatehouse, 14th Decr 1840 aged 59 years. Also Agnes McConchie, spouse of the above who died 28th May 1863 aged 79 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard67Erected by David Milligan and Jean Walker Enrick in memory of their children, John died 28 March 1812, aged five months. George died 16 June 1841 aged 23 years. Margaret died 17 Aug’t. 1841 aged 19 years. ------------------ (part of stone illegible) -------David Milligan ----------Agness Milligan daughter died Boatgreen Gatehouse in 1883 aged 65 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard68In memory of James Irving Esq. of Jamaica who died at Gatehouse 25th Octr 1821 aged 47 years. This stone was erected by his widow in token of respect for him. And of Samuel James Irving, their younger son who died 12th Jan’y. 1832 aged 15 years. And of their son in law James Bennet Esqr Surgeon who died 25th May 1838 aged 34 years. Catherine Sinclair relict of the above Dr James Irving died at Wrexham 31st October 1862 aged 74.
Girthon Old Kirkyard69Erected by James Fergusson in memory of David Fergusson, his son who died at Cally 13th Octr 1845 aged 22 years. Also Susan Fergusson, his daughter who died 10th July 1851 aged 17 years. James his son died 19 April 1858 aged 29 years, and is interred in Greenwood Cemetery, New York, U.S.America. Agnes Forfar his wife who died at Cally 26 March 1859 aged 64 years. James Fergusson the erector died 25 November 1859 aged 64 years. Janet his daughter, wife of John Rankin, Liverpool who died 22 April 1860, aged 33 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard70(Flat stone)
George Nish died in his son’s house in Manchester in 1850 aged 70 years. His mother Barbara Gordon died in Gatehouse 21st Sept 18-5 aged 87. (Not verbatim)
Girthon Old Kirkyard71(Obelisk)
In Memory of the Rev. Robert Jeffrey ordained Minister of Girthon in August 1818. In May 1843 he left the Establishment and continued his faithful labours in the Free Protesting Church of Scotland in Girthon and Anwoth till the 9th day of March 1844, when he died aged 57 years.

The following is not verbatim.
(north side) Third daughter, Janet Thomson died 19th November 1845 aged 17. First daughter, Dorothea died in Edinburgh 5th July 1847 aged 23 years and is interred at Western Cemetery. Second daughter, Mary died in Edinburgh 4th January 1848 aged 21 years is interred at Western Cemetery.

(south side) Fifth daughter, Isabella died in Edinburgh January 1850 aged 11 years 8 months. Last survivor, Jessie died London 3rd June 1882. His widow Jessie Thomson died 6th July 1884 aged 88 years and is interred here.
Girthon Old Kirkyard72(Flat stone)
In memory of Alexander Brown Esq., of Drumshangan, who died at Gatehouse, 1st March 1821, aged 57 years. (rest of stone illegible)

(the following is not verbatim)
[daughter Anna died 30th Sept. 18— aged 5 years, daughter Elizabeth died 19 March 18--, daughter Jannet died 5th Jan. 1819 aged 2 years, wife Anna McWhae died in Gatehouse 28th Feb. 1844 aged (7)7 ]
Girthon Old Kirkyard73Erected to the memory of Jane Nisbet, wife of Joseph Gibson, who died at Drumwall on the 9th of December 1845 aged 73 years. Also of their son John, who died on the 21st May 1845 aged 35 years. Also Joseph Gibson who died at Drumwall 13 June 1858 aged 82 years. Mary Reauselle Gibson, grandaughter of the above, and wife of Alexr. Reid, died 15th Oct. 1878, aged 25 years and is interred in Craigton Cemetery. Also Dickson Gibson, her father, who died at the Post Office, Gatehouse, on the 28 Feb. 1885, aged 80 years. ‘His end was peace,’ Mary Tait, spouse of the above Dickson Gibson, died at the Post Office, Gatehouse, on the 7th January 1895, aged 87 years. ‘Her end was peace.’

(reverse)
Also in memory of Margaret Tait, spouse to James Falconer, late of Meadow House Inn, Rerwick, who died 3rd March 1883, aged 83 years. Also John Gjbson, son of Dickson Gibson, who was for 42 years Postmaster in Gatehouse, and died there on the 4th May 1903, aged 66 years.
‘At home with God.’
Girthon Old Kirkyard74(Stone on wall)
Erected by James Halliday in memory of his daughter Elizabeth who died at Cally Lodge 19 July 1851 aged 18 years. John Halliday his grand-son 18 Nov. 1851 aged 5 months. Margaret his daughter who died 21 July 1861 aged 32 years. William hi(s son) died 24 April 1863 aged 27 years. ‘Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord’. Samuel Rae his grand-son died 11 June 1867 aged 12 years. The erector died at Cally Lodge 24th Jan 1878 aged 77 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard75Erected in memory of John McGill, who died 3rd April 1843, aged 72 years. Ann Black, his wife, died 22nd June 1849, aged 74 years. Agness, their daughter died 27th April 1867, aged 35 years. Isabella died 4th August 1869, aged 44 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard76Sacred to the memory of Henry Long, Manufacturer, Gatehouse, who died 21st Feb. 1849, aged 93 years. Joanna Long, his wife, died 15th April 1838, aged 65 years. Janet, their daughter, relict of W. Dunwiddie, Painter, Dumfries, died there 31st Oct. 1824, aged 31 years. Joanna, their daughter, died at Gatehouse, 2nd January 1833, aged 23 years. John, their son, died at Gatehouse, 11th Dec. 1835, aged 31 years. Elizabeth, their daughter, spouse of J. Gardiner, Liverpool, died there 24th Jany. 1848, aged 48 years. David Henry Dunwiddie, their grandson, died at Liverpool 11th Sept. 1847, aged 24 years. Agnes Long, second daughter of the above, died at Breaknel, Berkshire 24th Nov. 1866, aged 70 years. Robert A. Long, youngest son of the above, died 27th January 1880, aged 61 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard77(Flat stone)
Erected by John Nish in memory of his wife Margaret Armstrong who died in Murray’s Arms Inn, 30th September 1835 aged 52 years. Also the erector died 6th December 1838 aged 57 years. ‘A true philanthropist.’
Girthon Old Kirkyard78(Flat stone) Inaccessible, covered by moss.
Girthon Old Kirkyard79Sacred to the memory of Jennet Guthrie, who died at Girthon Kirk Smithy, 25th Jan. 1850, aged 78 years. Also John Campbell, her husband, who died at Gatehouse, 4th April 1870, aged 93 years.
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Girthon Old Kirkyard80Erected by James & John Miller, to the memory of their father Archibald Miller, who died 15th June 1836, aged 58 years. He was Pastor over the Congregational Church, Gatehouse for 29 years, bearing a most exemplary character, beloved and esteemed by all who knew him. Also Helen Dinniston, his partner in life, who died October 29th 1843, aged 70 years. ‘Her latter end was peace.’ Also Mary Miller, their sister who died 12th October 1815, aged 13 months.
Girthon Old Kirkyard81Erected by Anne Bryden, in memory of George Graham her husband, who died at Gatehouse 24 April 1847 aged 75 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard82Erected in memory of William McCartney who died at Deerpark of Cally 29 Jan’y. 1839 aged 61 years. Also his grandson Robert Gordon who died at Townhead aged 13 months. And Jennet Moffat his spouse, who died at Compstone 28th July 1853, aged 82 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard83Here lyes the corps of Jean Black, spouse of James Carnochan who died Jan’y. 26 1762 aged 25 years. Also Rachel Carnochan their daughter who died Sep’r. 3 1761 aged 1 year.
Girthon Old Kirkyard84Erected by Alxr McClure in memory of his mother Margt Cleave, who died in Flerog, in 1800 aged 74 years. His father John McClure who also died at Flerog, in 1813, aged 91 years, but who was formerly Farmer in Laigh Creoch, where his forefathers lived for centuries. His half sister Jannet Dowall who died at Gatehouse in 1820 aged 72 years. His sister Mary McClure who died in Gatehouse in 1822 aged 64 years. His sister Elizabeth who also died at Gatehouse in 1823 aged 56 years. Also the Erector who died 27 Jan. 1845 aged 80 years. John McMillan nephew to the Erector who died at Gatehouse 10th Nov. 1857 aged 77.
Girthon Old Kirkyard85By Alexander, Thomas & Louis Campbell, in memory of their father Thomas Campbell who died at Little Borland 29 April 1861 aged 52 years. Mary Jane their sister who died in infancy. Also James Louis youngest son who died at Brooklyn, U.S.A. April 1883 aged 37. Also Jane McKean, their mother who died at Gatehouse 13 September 1894 aged 94 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard86Sacred to the memory of Robert Harper who died at Bush, the 16th April 1803 aged 62 years. Christiana Kirkpatrick his wife who died at Bush, the 19th October 1812 aged 57 years. Also James Harper their son who died at Bush, the 28th September 1810 aged 18 years. Also the erector who died at Gatehouse, the 10th November 1828 in the 25th year of his age. Erected by Alexander Harper, their affectionate son.

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Adam Comelin died 8 Sep. 1854 aged 80 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard87Gatehouse 23 January 1867 aged 72 years. And Mary their daughter who died 19 July 1861 aged 30 years. Also Jane their daughter who died 12 June 1879 aged 53 years. Also Janet their daughter who died at St. Mary’s Cottage, Gatehouse 5th February 1911 aged 82 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard88Erected by William Loudon in memory of Samuel Loudon who died at Gatehouse 28 August 1834 aged 60 years. Isabella Grierson his wife died at Gatehouse 23 August 1855 aged 81 years. And of their children: Jane died in infancy at Gatehouse 11 June 1815. Thomas died at Havannah Island of Cuba, West Indies 4 March 1820 aged 17 years. John was lost at sea 23 April 1833 aged 22 years. Alexander was lost at sea 15 October 1836 aged 27 years. James died at Newport 29 March 1848 aged 41 years. William Rennie their son-in-law died at Deerpark 30 August 1860 aged 65 years. Mary Loudon died 6 March 1882 aged 82 years. Agnes Rennie widow of William McQuie died at Gatehouse 29th Nov. 1912 aged 85 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard89Sacred to the memory of Samuel Telfer who died 17th August 1868 aged 74 years. And of his children John died 20th August 1836 aged 18 years. James died at Dalkeith 18th January 1867, aged 35 years. Sarah Scott wife of the above Samuel Telfer died 20th Dec. 1870 aged 76 years. Jane died at Dumfries 12th April 1894 aged 71 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard90James Murdoch died 17 Oct. 1832 aged 82. Penelope Tait his wife died 9 April 1824 aged 64. Also their children John died Oct. 1834 aged 32. Robert died 8 Feb. 1838 aged 49. Elizabeth died Oct. 1843 aged 46. Jane, wife of Adam Laidlaw died Nov. 1843 aged 43 who both are interred in Edinburgh.
Girthon Old Kirkyard91Sacred to the memory of William Murdoch who died in Gatehouse 29th January 1818 aged 37 years. Also his wife Jean Mitchel who died 6th May 1814 aged 36 years. Jean their daughter who died in Liverpool 6th Feb’y. 1838 aged 23 years. Also Mary Christie, wife of Rob’t. Murdoch (one of the erectors) who died 30 Jan. 1839 aged 35 years. This stone was erected by Rob’t. his son and Elizabeth his daughter.
Girthon Old Kirkyard92Erected by Hugh Haining in memory of Christian Armstrong his wife who died 18 Feb’y. 1826 aged 29 years. And John their son who died 3 April 1824 aged 5 weeks. James [Hanning] his son who died 20 April 1860 aged 35 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard93(Broken stone) Illegible.
Girthon Old Kirkyard94Sacred to the memory of Robert Hanning who died 25th May 1786 aged 65 years. Also Jean Gordon his spouse who died November 12th 1796 aged 81 years. Also Margaret Halliday who died May 1816 aged 64 years. Adam Hanning the erector died Aug. 1825 aged 75 years.

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Erected by John and Adam Hanning their sons. [N.B. Hanning could be Haining]
Girthon Old Kirkyard95In memory of Mary Connel who died 15 Feb’y. 1813 aged 64 years. Hugh Henry her husband who died in Lagg 30 Oct’r. 1825 aged 76 years. James Henry their son who died 12th Febr’y. 1826 aged 43 years. Samuel Henry is son who died 14th March 1827 aged 3 years. Jean Henry his daughter who died 17th March 1827 aged 5 years. Mary Henry his daughter who died 25th March 1827 aged 7 years. Elizabeth Henry his wife and mother of the said children who died 10th Feb. 1828 aged 36 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard96In memory of Jean and John Birkett children of Thomas Birkett and Henrietta McNish in Gatehouse, Jean died 3d February 1815 aged three years and one month. John died 9th March 1816 aged one year and seven months. Also in memory of the said Henrietta McNish who died on the 10th day of April 1816 aged 31 years. And of the said Thomas Birkett who died on the 24th day of March 1835 aged 63 years. Also Thomas the son of Thomas and Agnes Birkett, died 1st May 1837, aged 3years. John their son died 11th May 1837, aged 5 years. Also in loving memory of Agnes Campbell relict of Thomas Birkett who died at Creetown 15 November 1880 aged 79 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard97In memory of Anthony McNish merchant in Gatehouse who died on the 5th of March 1807 aged 58 years. Jean Clogstoun his spouse who died in the 16th April 1806 aged 62 years and 5 months. William McNish their son who died in the Island of St. Salvador on the 13th of July 1802 aged 21 years and 11 months. John McNish their son who died on the 21st of September 1791 aged 2 years and 5 months. Jean McNish their daughter who died on the 22d of January 1794 aged 1 year and 2 months. Henrietta McNish their daughter, spouse of Thomas Birkett who departed this life the 10th of April 1816 aged 31 years. Robert McNish their son, merchant in Gatehouse who died 13th Sept. 1827 aged 40 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard98In memory of James Faed, who died 18 November 1843, aged 66. Also his wife Mary McGeoch who died 15 November 1866 aged 76. Also their third son William who died in Melbourne 1888.
Girthon Old Kirkyard99This stone is erected by Gilbert, James & George Livingstones in memory of George Livingstone their father who died Febr. 24th 1767 aged 62 years.

(Reverse) Angels head with wings over skull and crossbones.
Girthon Old Kirkyard100In memory of Alexander McClure my father who died in Gatehouse 23d Jan’y. 1814 aged 82 years. Ann Livingston my mother who died 20 Oct. same year; age and place. William my brother who died ------ John, Alexander and Johnny sons who all died young. John McClure the erector died 26 May 1847 aged 85 years. Margaret Brown his wife died 11 June 1850 aged 64.
Girthon Old Kirkyard101Erected by John, James, Robert & Alexander Gardiner, to the memory of Robert Gardiner their father, who died at Murrayton, 2d October 1818, aged 55 years. And of Janet Kirkpatrick his first wife, who died at same place, 3rd May 1807, aged 35 years. Also of William, their eldest son, who died 29th April 1825, aged 21 years. And of Thomas, fifth son, who died 6th March 1827, aged 11 years. James Gardner, one of the erectors, died at Waitaki, Otago, New Zealand, on the 17 May 1867, aged 56 years. Janet Hutchison, his second wife died at Killeron, 16 May 1870, aged 86 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard102Erected by John Gardiner, in Murraytown in memory of Mary Galloway, his wife who died there 20 Aprile 1846, aged 39 years. Also their children, Elizabeth, John and William, who died in infancy. John Gardiner, the erector, born at Murrayton, 15 September 1805 and died there on the 18 December 1874. Also at Horatio Square, Gatehouse of Fleet, Mary, elder daughter of the above John Gardiner, born 6th Sept 1833, died 4th Feby 1910. Also at Castle Douglas Jessie, 2nd daughter of the above John Gardiner, and widow of James Gibson, Torrs of Kelton, born 6th Oct. 1835, died 13th May 1909.
Girthon Old Kirkyard103Erected by Robert Gardiner, Murrayton, in memory of Jane Foster, his wife, who died there 19th January 1876, aged 27 years. Robert Gardiner, the erector, who was born at Murrayton, 27th April 1839, and died at Ayr 2nd July 1891. Margaret Murphie, widow of Robert Gardiner, who died at Horatio Square, Gatehouse, 22nd December 1923, aged 85 years. Mary Waugh, his daughter, died 10th May 1941, aged 65 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard104Erected by Alexander Rorison, commander of the brig James Rae of Liverpool. In memory of his father James Rorison who died 16th of July 1839 aged 48 years. Also of his two sisters, Mary and Jane who died in infancy.
Girthon Old Kirkyard105Here lyes the corps of Richard Murray late in Disdow who died May 10th 1759 aged 59 years. Also here lyes the corps of Margrett Murray his daughter who died May 16th 1760 aged 25 years. Erected by John Murray.

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Girthon Old Kirkyard106In memory of John Main who died May 25th 1770 aged 43 years. Also Elizabeth Martin his spouse who died June 6th 1790 aged 73 years. Also of John Joseph & Thos their sons. John died May 27th 1770 aged 9 years. Joseph died May 29th 1770 aged 9 months. Thos died March lst 1787 aged 27 years.

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Girthon Old Kirkyard107In memory of Menzies Galloway, born at Lagg, 24 February 1818, died at Gatehouse, 28 July 1880.
Girthon Old Kirkyard108In memory of John Hainning who died at Barharrow, May 15th 1727 aged 36 years. Also Ann Michel, spouse of John Hainning. Grandson to the above who died in Gatehouse November 15th 1829 aged 57 years. Erected by Margret Carson his spouse and John Haining their son.
Girthon Old Kirkyard109Erected by Robert Bell, Merchant in Gatehouse in memory of George Bell who died in Dalmalin lst Jan’y 1770 aged 76 years. Also Mary Bell, his spouse who died 19th Jan’y 1809, aged 89 years. George Bell who died April 1 1791, aged 24. Also Margaret McKie his spouse, who died August 26th 1815 aged 54 years. John their son who died July 25 1819 aged 31 years. Also Jean Bell, sister to Robert Bell the erector, who died 2nd May 1830, aged 67 years. And, of the said Robert Bell who died [in Flerag] 9th February 1837 aged 85 years.

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The erector William Bell died in Gatehouse 16 Dec’r 1825 aged 35 years. Elizabeth Bell his daughter died 11th July 1824 aged 2 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard110To the memory of Jane Hanning wife of William Black, Farmer in Goatend, who died 12 August 1831. William Black her husband died 25 November 1849. Also of their children Elizabeth died July 1804. William died in infancy 1805. Robert died July 1808. William died in Jamaica 1827. Adam died in Canada in August 1852. Alexander died in Australia in July 1856. Jane died at Barlay, March 1892. John died at Barlay, June 1892.

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Also in memory of the children of William Black and Janet Campbell, Jessie died 7 August 1851, Mary died 16 January 1852.
Girthon Old Kirkyard111Erected by Robert McG[aw] in memory of Mary McGaw his daughter who died 5th April 1863 aged 20 years. Robert his son died in infancy. Robert McGaw the erector who died 21st May 1891 aged 74 years. Elizabeth McDonald his wife who died 16 Nov. 1892 aged 75 years.

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Also Peter McGaw, his father, who died 14th March 1849, aged 80 years. Jean Henry, his mother, died June 1850, aged 73 years. Ann McGaw, his sister, died 17th March 1862, aged 47 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard112Sacred to the memory of Agnes Murphy, relict of Thomas Fowler, Merchant, Gatehouse, who died 23rd March 1870, aged 70 years. David, fifth son of the above, died at Glasgow 9th Oct.1874, aged 40 years. Ebenezer youngest son of the above, died 26th August 1878, aged 36 years. Robert McIntyre, born 24th Aug. 1889, died 22nd December 1893. Hugh George McIntyre born 15th Nov. 1891, died 28th December 1893. Louisa Agnes Fowler, born 4th Oct. 1861, died 26th October 1942. Group Capt. David Fowler McIntyre, A.F.C., killed in Libya, on 7th Dec. 1957, aged 52 years. Louisa Donaldson Fowler McIntyre, born 13th April 1887, died 23rd May 1983.
Girthon Old Kirkyard113Erected by John Fouler, in memory of Jean McHarg, and Mary Donnalson, his spouses, the former died March 14th 1789, aged 30 years. The latter died Sept’r 23rd 1822, aged 69 years. Also the said John Fouler, who died April 14th 1829, aged 84 years. Mary, only daughter to Thomas Fouler Merchant, Gatehouse, who died 5th Dec’r 1850, aged 14 years. Also the said Thomas Fouler, who died 15th March 1856, aged 62 years. James, second son of Thomas Fowler, died 21st February 1867, aged 40 years. John, third son, died at Leeds, 24th April 1867, aged 38 years. At Point Nepean, Australia, on the 7th Jan. 1869, Robert, aged 44, eldest son of the above Thomas Fouler.
Girthon Old Kirkyard114Sacred to the memory of Jane, the infant daughter of John & Jane McCartney, who departed this life 22nd of February 1820, aged 11 months.
Girthon Old Kirkyard115(Table)
Sacred to the memory of William McNish, in Lagg, who departed this life the 20th day of August 1792, aged 54 years. And Mary Minzies, his spouse, who died the 14th day of April 1811, aged 63 years. Also Minnie NcNish, their daughter who died February 2nd 1830, aged 37 years. Erected by their children.
Girthon Old Kirkyard116(Table)
This monument is erected by James Minzies, Esq., in memory of Elizabeth Gardiner, his grandmother, who died in the year 1792, aged 98 years. And of Elizabeth Sharp, his mother, who died 1st June 1790, aged 78 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard117(Table)
Alexander Thomson, Inspector of Hospitals, died at Castramont, 12th day of May 1820. -------------.
Girthon Old Kirkyard118(Flat stone)
Sacred to the memory of John Thomson ---------- who departed this life 8th March 1810, aged 47 years. ---------------------------------
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Girthon Old Kirkyard119(Small stone) Illegible.
Girthon Old Kirkyard120In memory of Thomas Dalrymple, who died at Gatehouse, 3rd July 1877, aged 70 years. Also Janet McKinnel, his wife, who died 3rd March 1879, aged 69 years. Also James & Grace, their children, who died in infancy. Thomas Dalrymple, died 24th June 1893, aged 50 years. Janet Dalrymple, their daughter, died 18th Dec, 1922, aged 71 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard121Sacred to the memory of John McTaggart who died at Boat-of-Rhone, 2nd April 1872, aged 90 years & 8 months. Also of John McTaggart his son who died at Boat-of-Rhone, 3d April 1852, aged 29 years. Also of Ann McMillan, his wife who died at Cardoness, 1st March 1881, aged 88 years and 10 months.
Girthon Old Kirkyard122Erected by Mary McConachie in memory of Michaiel McTaggart her husband who died in Geathouse March 1st 1778 aged 63 years. And also the corpse of Mary McTaggart their daughter who died August 25th 1790 aged 50 years. Also here lies the corpse of Mary McConchie his spouse who died the 15th of April 1799 aged 89 years. Also Michael McTaggart who died at Gatehouse 12th Nov. 1802 aged 51 years. Also Margaret Pollock wife of Michael McTaggart who died at Boat-of-Rhone 10th Aug. 1851 aged 92 years.

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Also Elizabeth McTaggart wife of John Knowles who died 16th Sept. 1848 aged 69 years. Also John Knowles who died 13th Jan’r. 1849.
Girthon Old Kirkyard123Erected by James McMiken in High Croach in memory of Susan Douglass his daughter who died in 1813. Gordon his son died in 1814. Also his son Gordon in 1821 all in infancy. And of his son John McMiken Surgeon who died of yellow fever at Bonny, Western Africa 12th April 1837 aged 23 years. Also of his son James McMiken who died at Fort Hyderabad India 28th Dec. 1844 aged 30 years. Also of Mary Bell wife of the erector who died at High Croach 8th Jan 1845 aged 62 years. James McMiken the erector died at High Croach 21 March 1862 aged 79 years. Robert Jeffrey McMiken his son died at High Croach 23 April 1877 aged 57 years. Thomas McMiken his son who died at Gatehouse 31 October 1888 aged 72 years. Also William McMiken who died at Gatehouse on 7th July 1895 aged 75 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard124Erected by Samuel and John Coltart in Tennessee, America, and Andrew Coltart, Antigua, in memory of their brothers. Thomas who died 9th Nov 1804, aged 1 year. Charles, who died 5th Feb 1818, aged 9 months. William, who died 19th Sept 1818, aged 17 years. Gordon, who died 12th July 1825, aged 17 years. Janet Carter their mother who died the 1st March 1830, aged 59 years. Emma Coltart, daughter of Andrew Coltart who died at Gatehouse 10th November 1838, aged 4 years. James their brother who died at Matagorda, Texas 3rd Sep 1839, aged 28 years. John Coltart their father, who died 16th March 1844, aged 78 years. Andrew, one of the erectors, who died in Antigua, 17th May 1855, aged 56 years. John, one of the erectors, died in Haywood County, Tennesse 15 March 1859, aged 63 years. Serg’t. J.G. Coltart Moffat 1871 — 1945.
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Also Robert Coltart, Merchant, Gatehouse, brother of the erectors who died 24 Nov 1858, aged 53 years. Margaret Douglas his relict died at Kirkcudbright 2nd Aug 1873, aged 71 years, and is interred here. Samuel Coltart one of the erectors died at Huntsville, Alabama 16 June 1873, aged 79 years. Jannet, daughter of Robert Coltart, wife of William Moffat, who died 3rd Oct’r 1907 aged 68 years, and is interred at Bebington, Cheshire. Emma, second daughter of Robert Coltart who died at Kirkcudbright 5th Oct’r 1907, aged 67 years, and is interred here. John, son of Robert Coltart, died at Kirkcudbright on 4th June 1909, aged 61 years and is interred here. Georgina Douglas, third daughter and last survivor of the family of Robert Coltart, died 19th Feb’y 1910 aged 68 and is interred at Morningside, Edinburgh. William Robert, infant son of William Moffat died at Gatehouse 21st August 1830 and is interred here.
Girthon Old Kirkyard125Erected by Margret Clinton in Gatehouse in memory of John Clinton hir husband who died April 17th 1814 aged 42 years. And their children, viz:- Jane Clinton who died May 27th 1814, aged 3 years. Andrew Clinton who died May 30th 1814, aged 6 months. Janet Clinton who died June 11th 1814, aged 5 years. Margaret Clinton the erector departed this life 4th March 1843, aged 70 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard126Erected by John McMiken in memory of Catherine McMiken daughter to John McMiken in High Croach who died Nov’r the 22d 1808, aged 14 years. Also William McMiken his son who died at the Parish of Newlands, Peebleshire 30th April 1811, aged 29 years. Also Jannet Smeall his spouse who died at Highcroach the 9th Jan’y 1812, aged 36 years. Also Gordon Maxwell McMiken his daughter who died in Highcroach the 11th Sept’r 1811 aged 23 years. Also John McMiken, his son who died there the 16th Nov’r 1811 aged 19 years. Also Margaret McMiken his daughter who died there the 2d of March 1812, aged 25 years.

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Also Thomas McMiken son of the erector who died 28th May 1814, aged 25 years. Mary his daughter who died 25th December 1815, aged 18 years. Samuel his son who died 23d April 1824, aged 23 years. Jean his daughter who died 14th May 1824, aged 27 years. Jessie his daughter & wife of William Halliday who died at Kirkland of Kelton 27th December 1830 aged 27 years. Margaret McMichan wife of the erector who died at Highcroach 13th March 1833, aged 73 years Also the erector who died 27th October 1841 aged 96 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard127Erected by John Clark in Drummuckloch in memory of his wife, Margaret Gordon, who died Feb’y 25th 1793, aged 55 years. Also his daughter, Margaret Clark, who died April 7th 1781, aged 6 years. And Nicholas Clark, who died Feb’y 24th 1787, aged 15 years. Also the said John Clark, who died 3rd August 1815, aged 76 years. Elizabeth Clark, his daughter, who died in Gatehouse, 12th March 1835, aged 67 years. Janet Clark, his daughter, who died in Gatehouse, 26th Jan’y 1847, aged 77 years.

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Also lies here the body of Gordon Clark (son of James Clark) who died at Gatehouse on the 8th day of February 1814, aged 4 years. Also James Clark son of the erector and father of the above Gordon Clark, who died in Woodend of Anwoth, 3d of February 1839, aged 60 years. Also Marion Crosbie, spouse of James Clark, who died at Gatehouse, 22d December 1855, aged 71 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard128In memory of William Hornsby who died 17 March 1868 aged 17 years. Martha McLean wife of the erector who died 3rd March 1887 aged 81 years. Robert Hornsby third son of the erector who died in Victoria Hospital, Glasgow 14th May 1894, aged 49 years, and is interred in Cathcart Cemetery there. James Hornsby, the erector died 27th Jan’y 1895, aged 83 years. Mary Hornsby wife of Alexander Tait, who died at High Street, Gatehouse 7th June 1927 aged 78 years. Erected by James Hornsby his father.
Girthon Old Kirkyard129Erected by John Anderson in memory of his wife Elizabeth McMurray, who died at Cally Lodge, 27 January 1865, aged 80 years. Also Margaret his daughter who died in June 1832, aged 25 years. Also Mary who died in infancy. John Anderson the erector died 14th Feb 1870 aged 89 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard130Erected by Samuel McKean, Joiner, Gatehouse, in memory of Samuel McKean his son, who died in Gatehouse 3 March 1847, aged seventeen months. Robert McKean his son, who died in Gatehouse 21 Jan’y 1848 aged seventeen weeks. Samuel McKean the erector, who died at Gatehouse 13 Aug 1887, aged 70 years. Anne McKean his wife who died at Gatehouse 17 July 1896, aged 81 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard131Erected by John McKean, Pul-cree, in memory of James McKean, his father, who died at Largies, 30th June 1829, aged 60 years. Jean Wilson, his mother, who died at Holm-Mill, Balmaclellan, 16th August 1844, aged 69 years. Jean McKean, his sister, who died at Largies, 22nd Jan’y 1838, aged 26 years. James McKean, his son, died 8th Dec’r 1837, aged four months. James McKean, his son, aged 11 years, who was drowned July 10th 1850 and is interred in Anwoth Churchyard in the same grave with his companion and sharer in the same sad fate. II Samuel 1.23 Also John McKean, who died at Drummuckloch 30th October 1874, aged 66 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard132Erected by Alex’r. McKean, in memory of his father Alex’r. McKean, who died Gatehouse 2nd Nov’r. 1817, aged 50 years. And of his mother Janet Lewis, who died 22nd Dec’r. 1836, aged 73 years. Sacred to the memory the Erector, Captain Alexander McKean, who together with the whole of his crew was lost on the Coast of Newfoundland in the beginning of April 1837, aged 37 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard133This stone is erected by Margaret Bell his spouse -------- and James Bell his son ------ of their father David Bell, who died at Gatehouse of Fleet April the 27th 1786, aged 58 years.

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Anthony Sheunan who died 8th March 1807, aged 65 years. Also Jean & Mary his children.
Girthon Old Kirkyard134Sacred to the memory of James Kirkpatrick, Joiner, Gatehouse, who departed this life IV May MDCCCXXV aged LXXII years. Also Janet Gordon, his wife who died III January MDCCCXXIII aged LXIX years. And of their children, Elizabeth, who died VII September MDCCLXXXIV, aged II years. Mary who died XV June MDCCCV aged VIII years. William, who died X October MDCCCVII, aged XIX years. And Thomas who died at Port Maria, Jamaica, XXIII August MDCCCXX, aged XLVIII years.

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In memory of Mary Bowerbank, wife of.James Kirkpatrick, Merchant, Gatehouse, who died XVIII March MDCCCXXIX, aged XLII years. Also of David James Kirkpatrick, Merchant, Gatehouse, who died II September MDCCCXLVI, aged LXI years. And of their family, Robert youngest son a youth of great promise, who died XV August MDCCCXXXIV, aged XV years. James Rae, their third son, who died at Castle Douglas, VII October MDCCCXLVIII, aged XXX years. Mary, their eldest daughter, who died at Gatehouse, XXIV January MDCCCXLIX, aged XXXVI years. Eliza, youngest daughter and wife of Malcolm C. Thomson, Merchant, Glasgow, died at No. XIV South Apsley Place, Glasgow, on II February MDCCCLIV, aged XXIV years. Isabella Bain, wife of Thomas.Kirkpatrick, Draper and grandson of the erector, died at Gatehouse,
XI May MDCCCLXIX, aged XLII years. Eliza, third daughter of Thomas Kirkpatrick Draper, died on the 29th July 1874, aged 17 years. The said Thomas Kirkpatrick died 22d Nov. 1885, aged 72 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard135In memory of James Ramage Kirkpatrick who died 25th April 1920. Agnes Kirkpatrick his sister died 31st March 1929. Isabel Kirkpatrick died 24th July 1932. Mary Kirkpatrick died at Gatehouse 12 March 1945, daughter of Thomas Kirkpatrick & Isabella Rain.

[Thomas Kirkpatrick, Draper, husband of Isabella Rain, died 22 November 1885 aged 72 years.]
Girthon Old Kirkyard136Erected by Margaret & Jane Porter, in memory of Mary Cormick, their mother, spouse to William Porter, who died 7th Feb’y. 1829, aged 29 years. Also of the said William Porter, their father, who died 18th Nov. 1850, aged 61 years. Also their brother & sisters, John, Jane.& Mary who died in infancy. Also Ann, sister of the above William Porter, who died 9th Sept. 1864, aged 82 years. Also James, his brother, who died 21st Nov. 1871, aged 81 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard137Sacred to the memory of Jane McConochie wife of John Murray, who died at Barhill, 3rd February 1857, aged 88 years. Also Susannah Murray, wife of Alexander McWilliam, who died at New South Wales, 15th April 1852, aged 41 years. Jane, youngest daughter of the above John Murray, who died in Millburn Street, Kirkcudbright, 22d January 1892, aged 80 years. Also Mary, his eldest daughter, who died in Kensington, London, 30th Dec. 1892, aged 88 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard138Here lyes the bodies of James McMillan, tenant in Grobdel, who died Aug. 4th 1756, aged 62. And of Janet McMillan, his first spouse, who died Feb. 5th 1733, aged thirty, and also here lyes the corpse of Nicolas McNish, his second spouse, who died June 1778, aged 67 years. Also the corpse of Joan McMilln their dau’r. who died 1763, aged 23 years. Also Nicholas McConchie, their grandchild who died 176-. Also George her brother. Also here lyes the corpse of John McConchie, who died at Deerpark, Jan 1791, aged 56. Also [Mary McMillan, daughter of James and Janet McMillan, and wife of] the said John McConchie, died 6th Feb’y. 1810, aged 78 years.

(Reverse)
Sacred to the memory of Grace Houston, wife of Hugh McConchie, Barhill who died 2 July 1817 aged 58 years. And of their children Alexander, died at sea near St. Helena 10 Jan. 1846 aged 29 years, John, died at Joliet, Illinois, U.S. 11 August 1853, aged 36 years. Also Hugh McConchie who died [in Glasgow 8 March 1860 aged 86 years].
Girthon Old Kirkyard139Here lies the corpse of Andrew Heron, who died in Hillhead, Jan. 26th 1783, aged 68 years. And also the corpse of James Heron his son, who died 17th June 1792, aged 39 years. Also here lies the corpse of Robert Heron, his son, who died the 4th of August 1793, aged 36 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard140Erected by Alexander and Thomas Livingstone, in memory of Heugh Livingstone their father who died Dec. 5th 1770, aged 88 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard141Erected by David and William Bells to the memory of Elizabeth Bell and Jannet Bodden their mother and Mary Goffog who died 1784 all spouses to David Bell their father in Highcreoch and also the corps of David Bell senior who died May 17 1790 aged 76 years. Also here lies the corpse of William Bell his son who died Agust 23 1793 aged 44 yrs.
Girthon Old Kirkyard142This stone is erected to the memory of the Reverend and Worthy Mr Robert Cooper late Minister of the Gospel in Girthon who died Nov.7th 1776, aged 52 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard143(Flat stone) Illegible
Girthon Old Kirkyard144Here lyes the corpse of Samuel Gordon who died March 20 1762 aged 92 years also of Sarah Bell his spouse who died Nov. 8 1756 aged 60 years & also of Samuel Gordon their son who died Nov’r. 11 1744 aged 21 years. Also here lies the corpse of James Gordon son to Robert Gordon who died the 2 August 1780, aged 27 years. Also here lies the corps of David Gordon his son who died 1780 aged 15 months.
[Here lyes the corps of Robert Gordon in Gatehouse who died the 23 Oct. 1780 aged 64 years.]
Girthon Old Kirkyard145Inaccessible holly bush against stone.
Girthon Old Kirkyard146[Elizabeth Davitts wife of James Davitts died 23 October 1776 aged 40. James Davitts, husband of Elizabeth, died in Gatehouse on 8 January 1806 aged 72. Captain John Davitts, 42nd Royal Highland Regiment, and son of James Davitts, died 5 July 1805 aged 34 years. Mary Davitts daughter of James Davitts and wife of John MacWilliam, died in Belfast 8 April 1808 aged 41 years. Mary MacWilliam, daughter of John MacWilliam died 27 May 1817 aged 31 years. Thomas James MacWilliam son of John MacWilliam died 29 January 1809 aged 8 months.]
Girthon Old Kirkyard147Erected by James Rain in Townhead of Enrick and Margaret Christal his spouse in memory of their children viz, David Rain, their son who died in infancy at Barhill of Cally on the 2nd December 1808. And Jean Rain their daughter who died at Townhead of Enrick on the 24th July 1814, aged 16 years. And Alison Rain who died at Townhead of Enrick on the 6th March l8l6 aged 19 years. And Elizabeth Rain who died at Townhead of Enrick on the 20th August 1816, aged 11 years. Also Margaret Rain who died at Townhead of Enrick on the 4th May 1820, aged 17 years. The said Margaret Christal who died Cally Mains, 17 May 1817, aged 70 years. And the said James Rain, died at Townhead of Enrick, on the 23rd Feb’y. 1818, aged 71 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard148Erected in memory of James McKenzie, who died in January 1835, aged 62 years. And of Barbra Credie, his spouse, who died in 1809, aged 35 years. Also Alexander McKenzie, their son, who died at Rochdale, Lancashire, 21st March 1833, aged 34 years. And of Elizabeth McKenzie, their daughter, who died March 1835, aged 36 years. Also of Charles McKenzie, their son, who died at Liverpool, 1857. And Alexander C. McKenzie, their grandson, who died at New Orleans, 18th September 1851, aged 32 years. Also James McKenzie their son, who died at Castledouglas, 25th January 1878, aged 75 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard149Here lies the corpse of William Burney, who died at Cally [9th Aug] 1773, aged 69 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard150This stone is erected by Mary Richardson, as the last tribute of respect, to the memory of her husband Joseph McNish, late provost of Gatehouse, who died April 11th 1828, aged 67 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard151In memory of Alex’r McNish, who died June 15 1783, aged 65 years. Jane Romin, his wife who died Dec 9 1778, aged 65 years. Mary their daughter who died in hir infancy. Also Mary their daughter wife of William Hood in Gatehouse who died 27 January 1818 aged 65.
Girthon Old Kirkyard152Here lies the remains of Mary Burnie spouse to William McNish in Littletown, who died March 26th 1770, aged 70 years. William Nish the erector died at Littletown, A.D. 1775. John McGuffog, son-in-law to the erector died 1st May 1803. Jane Nish his wife died 5 May 1813. David Dryburgh son-in-law to John McGuffog died 27 Oct 1827 aged 43 years. Mary McGuffog his wife died 17 March 1858 aged 77 years. John Dryburgh son of the above who died in Liverpool 16th May 1872 aged 66 years. Charles Dryburgh also son of the above died 10th March 1878, aged 68 years. Agnes Naylor daughter of the above named David Dryburgh died in Liverpool 4 December l889 aged 82 years. Interred here. Mary Henry Dryburgh also daughter of David Dryburgh died 18 December 1891 aged 67 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard153(Plaque on wall)
Memento Mori
Angels head with double skull and crossbones.
Girthon Old Kirkyard154(Table)
To the memory of the Revd Robert Gordon who was admitted Minister of the Parish of Carsphairn 28th Aug 1798 and was translated to the Parish of Girthon 24th Dec 1801. He died on the 23rd Dec 1817, in the 47th year of his age.

[ "Beneath this stone oh, Death too early thine, The Christian Sleeps, the Scholar Divine, His was the wisdom, pure and from above, Hope that exalts and Faith which works by love, Mild Social friendly generous and sincere, But ah too feeling for the world of care, Whose life whose Preaching even whose failings showed, Smiling of death, by long affliction tried, Amid his weeping flock their Shepherd died." ]
Girthon Old Kirkyard155(Table)
This stone is sacred to the memory of the Rev. Mr Robert Thomson late minister of the Gospel at Girthon who [was called to Girthon 14 March and ordained 11 May 1737, died unmarried] the 14th March 1758 in the 21st year of his ministry aged 48 years.
“He lived esteemed and died lamented by all who knew him. The pious Saint the Faithfull Friend the truely Honest Man in him all Join’d. “
Erected by Miss Mary Thomson his sister.
Beneath this stone are laid the bones of her who erected it.
Girthon Old Kirkyard156Erected by Isabella Carter in memory of her parents James Carter her father who died at Gatehouse of Fleet 16th April 1849 aged 54 years. Also Sarah Watson her mother died Bridge of Fleet, Gatehouse the 7th of October 1863, aged 64 years. [The erector] Isabella Carter wife of Robert Charnock died 13 December 1877 aged 38 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard157Here lyes the body of David Wright who died the 11th of March 1798 aged 68 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard158(Small unmarked stone).
Girthon Old Kirkyard159In memory of James Douglas late Provost of Gatehouse who died the 30th of October 1808 aged 70 years. Also Marion Lockart, his spouse who died the 20th of April 1810 aged 73 years. Also John Douglas their son who died [in the Island of Jamaica] the 12th of February 1815 aged 50 years. Also William Douglas their son who died in the Island of Jamaica 14 December 1815 aged 48 years. And James third son to William Sloan, bricklayer and grandson to the above who died in the Island of Jamaica the 21st January 1807 aged 20 years. Also Marion Jean his daughter who died the 20th Feb. 1814 aged 16 years. Also William John his son who died the 12th of January 1796 aged 3 years. Also John D. Sloan who died on his passage from Jamaica to London on the 4th August 1825 aged 32. Also the said William Sloan who died April the 9th 1829 aged 79 years. [Also Anne Douglas, relict of William Sloan who died 22 November 1830 aged 75.
Girthon Old Kirkyard160Here lyes Hugh McGhie husband of Jean NcKeown who died 20 July 1758 aged 32 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard161Erected by William C. Walker, in affectionate remembrance of his sisters Mary, who died 17th October 1883. And Grace, who died 29th September 1893. Also William C. Walker, who died at Balmaghie, 19th December 1896 aged 63 years. Also Margaret Moore, wife of William C. Walker, who died at Castle Douglas, 4th October 1907, aged 76 years. Also Jemima Kain, wife of John Walker, who died at Netherthird, 20th Octr 1920, aged 59 years. Also Helen their daughter, who died at Dumfries Infirmary, 23rd July 1930, aged 36 years. Also John Walker, High Newton, died 11th Sept 1933, aged 75 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard162Erected by Jean McMillan, in memory of hir husband John Carnochan late in Barley who died 1st April 1822, aged 78 years. Also Grizzle their daughter who died 4th Oct 1788 aged 3 months. Also Grizzle their daughter who died 13 January 1798 aged 8 years. Also Jean their daughter, wife of John Christie died 13th Novr 1822 aged 37 years. John their son died in Gatehouse 19 March 1824 aged 29. [Agness their daughter died 1 March 1828 aged 39. Jean McMillan the erector of this stone died 2nd May 1831 aged 77 years.]
Girthon Old Kirkyard163(Small stone)
In memory of John McAdam, late in Disdow who died March 28th 1761 aged 81. Also Mary McNae his spouse who died Oct. 30th 1760 aged 79 years. [Mary McAdam their grandchild] who died October 30th 1759, aged 18 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard164(Table)
[Erected by Margaret McAdam in memory of her husband] John McAdam, late in Disdow, who died 16th Dec. 1792 aged 78years. [Margaret McAdam the erector died June 1812 aged 84 years.]

[William McAdam, son of William McAdam, died 8th December 1830 aged 20. His spouse Emma Griffin, died 21 May 1828 aged 20.]
[John McAdam, their son died in infancy. John their son died 15 March 1818 aged 26 years.. Margaret their daughter died 8 November 1821 aged 19 years. Martin their son died 25 October 1822 aged 28 years. Andrew their son died 5 March 1824 aged 19 years. William their son died 8 December 1830 aged 20 years. Alexander their son died May 1846 aged 33 years.]

[Martin McAdam in Disdow, husband of Jean Grearson and Barbara ----- died in Gatehouse 28(?) April 1831 aged 71 (?) years.]
Girthon Old Kirkyard165Small stone. (Illegible).
Girthon Old Kirkyard166Erected by George Turnbull, Forester, Cally and Barbara Ralston, his wife. In memory of their children, Hugh Lochart, born XI Oct.MDCCCXXX died XXIII May MDCCCLIII. Barbara Ralston born – April died ------ -------. John Turnbull, born IV Feb. MDCCCXXVI, died in New York, 111 May MDCCCLVIII. Thomas Turnbull, born III April MDCCCXXVII, died in
Devonshire XXIII Jan. MDCCCIXI. William Turnbull, born 8th July 1834, died at Northwood, Shropshire, 2 June 1861. Agness Turnbull, born 11 March 1824, died at Scarborough, Yorkshire, 1st June 1861. Margaret Turnbull, born 5th Dec. 1823, died at Scarborough 23rd April 1865.
Girthon Old Kirkyard167Here lies the corpse of Margaret McKil-ck spouse to William Dickson in Margray, who died April 5th 1764, aged 45 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard168(Small stone against wall). Unmarked stone.
Girthon Old Kirkyard169(Stone against wall). Unmarked stone.
Girthon Old Kirkyard170Here lies the corpse of Alexander Gordon, late in Bushyard, died Jan. 29 1760 aged 58 years. And also George and James Gordon [his sons. George died July 20 1753 aged 21 years. James died March 22 1755 aged 24 years.]

Angel with skull and crossbones below writing.
Girthon Old Kirkyard171Erected by John Hyslop, Gatehouse, in memory of Mary McTaggart, his spouse, who died 13th May 1839, aged 35 years. Also James Hyslop, his son who died 22nd August 1831, aged 15 months. John Hyslop, the erector, who died 12 January 1854, aged 52 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard172Sacred to the memory of Thomas Dalrymple, late surgeon in Gatehouse of Fleet, who died 1st November 1792 aged 36 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard173Sacred to the memory of Samuel McMillan, merchant, Gatehouse, who departed this life 11 October 1835 aged 87 years. Elizabeth Brown, his wife, who died 22nd March 1812 aged 43 years. Their daughter Isabella who died 8th June 1796 aged 3 years. Isabella who died 30th August 1863 aged 66 years. Also William D. McMillan their son who died 26 Jan. 1877 aged 77 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard174Sacred to the memory of George McMurdo late in Enrick who died 18 Nov. 1799 aged 81 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard175Here lies the body of James McConchie late in Enrick who died July 1782 aged 63 years. Margaret Logan spouse of the above named James McConoche died at Gatehouse Feb. 18-- aged 84 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard176Erected by John & William Biggam in memory of their father Peter Biggam who died at Gatehouse 1 February 1853 aged 4- years. ------ Biggam his son, died 6 August 18-- aged 11 years. Jane Kennedy his wife died 10 July 1873 aged 65 years.
‘They are gone and the Grave hath received them, It was Jesus that called them away. They have gone to the Lord who redeemed them, From night to the splendour of the day.’
Girthon Old Kirkyard177Erected by Margaret McClure in memory of William McClure her husband who died 13th June 1797 aged 54 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard178Erected by John Garraway in memory of William Garroway his father who died 15 February 1849, aged 88 years. Mary Coupland his mother who died 20 March 1849 aged 80 years. His 6 brothers and 2 sisters who all died in infancy. Also Robert Garraway his cousin who died 16th October 1835 aged 52 years. Robert his brother who died 17th March 1847 aged 46 years. Also the erector who died at Annan on the 21st of May 1875 aged 65 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard179Erected by Thomas T.Clark in memory of Anna Maria Wood his wife who died at Clauchan August 27th 1910 aged 70 years. Also their children James, William and Edward who died in infancy. Maria Helen, wife of Frederick Bryan who died at Staffordshire, January 26th 1892 aged 23 years. James Allardyce their son-in-law who died at Girthon Kirk, February 25th 1899 aged 29 years. Thomas T. Clark, the erector who died 16th May 1917 aged 79 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard180In memory of William Stodhart who died 29th March 1826 aged 55 years. And Mary Dickson his spouse who died 13th April 1831, aged 60 years. Also their grand-daughter Mary Jane Stodhart, spouse of Peter Dunn, died 5th Oct. 1874, aged 48 years. Also the said Peter Dunn who died 9th April 1886 aged 60 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard181Erected by William Stodart to the memory of his mother who died 21 day of March 1792 aged 49 years. And also his daughter who died in infancy.
Girthon Old Kirkyard182Illegible.
Girthon Old Kirkyard183This stone was erected by Janet Neilson as a tribute of respect to the memory of Charles McKeand her husband late postmaster and Chief Magistrate in Gatehouse of Fleet, who died 16th March 1831, aged 62 years. Also the said Janet Neilson who died 1st November 1853 aged 79 years.
“Highly respected by all who knew her”.
Also Isabella Palmer niece of the above who died at Gatehouse 13th April 1886 aged 87 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard184This stone was erected by Saml & Willm Menzies. In memory of their father William Menzies, Merchant, Gatehouse who died 27th August 1818 aged 62 years. Also William and Robert his sons who died young. And Jean Thomson their mother who died 13th February 1844 aged 79 years. William Menzies one of the erectors died 24th Oct. 1875 aged 85 years. Mary Menzies their sister died 4th February 1881 aged 80? years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard185In loving memory of Samuel Walker who died at Gatehouse 18th Sept. 1878 aged 73 years. Also Elizabeth Booker his wife who died at Gatehouse 23rd Feb 1902 aged 88 years. Also William their son who died at Gatehouse 16th Feb 1900 aged 60 years. Thomas their son died 11th Oct. 1901 aged 70 years. Robert his son died 9th Decr 1903. John his son died 18th June 1904. Mary Stewart his youngest daughter died at Gatehouse 27th March 1932.
Girthon Old Kirkyard186Erected to the memory of James Blain late in Gatehouse who departed this life 23 May 1785 aged 72 years. Also to four of his children who were buried here prior to his decease.
Girthon Old Kirkyard187Here lyes the corps of John McGour late in Mill of Enrick who died June 11th 1741 aged 66 years. Also the corps of Margaret Carnachon his spouse who died March 1st 1747 aged 63 years.

(Reverse) Winged angel.
Girthon Old Kirkyard188Erected by his sons to the memory of James Dunbar their father died 28th April 1848 aged 75 years. Also Agnes Dunbar his wife and their mother died 19th May 1850 aged 64 years. Also John Purdie their grandfather died 13th Octr. 1836 aged 77 years. Also Elizabeth his wife died in August 1786 aged 27 years. Also Margaret Reilly granddaughter of the said John Purdie died 13th March 1840 aged 22 years. Also John Dunbar died at Carlisle, 15 June 1846, aged 36 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard189Erected by Jean Stodhart, in memory of her husband, Robert Purdy who died May 22nd 1802, aged 53 years. Also their children viz:- Robert who died May 7th 1794, aged 3 years. Margaret. who died June 6th 1799 aged 1 year. Mary who died April 9th 1818 aged 24 years. Jean Hannah, spouse to Alexr Purdy who died Decr 26th 1819 aged 23 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard190(Broken stone against wall)
[Erected by John and Robert Purdy] In memory of Elizabeth Purdy their sister who died Jan’y 5th 1794, aged 17 years. Also Robert Purdy [son of the above Robert Purdy] who died [July 17th 1796 aged 2 years and 9 months. Also Elizabeth Rowan wife of the above John Purdy who died 24th August 1795.]
Girthon Old Kirkyard191Erected to the memory of John Moor, Merchant, Gatehouse of Fleet who died 11th December 1831, aged 86 years.
“Respected for industry and integrity during many years commerce with his fellow citizens. The poet may be truly quoted here, An honest man’s the noblest work of God.”
Girthon Old Kirkyard192Erected by Hugh McKend late in Drumcleuch in memory of Janet McLachlan, his spouse who died on the 17th June 1825, aged 53 years. Also of Andrew and John their sons, who died 1817 and 1820. Also of Hugh their son who died the 23rd of Dec 1832, aged 26 years. Also of Alexander their son who died on the 4th of March 1835, aged 33 years. Also the above Hugh McKeand who died at Hoghill, Crossmichael, 15th May 1842 aged 78 years. Also Mary McKeand who died at Townhead, Crossmichael 28th Nov. 1893, aged 82 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard193Erected by Mary McFarlane in memory of Margaret Carson, her mother who died at Hillhead 7th July 1854 aged 70 years.
Girthon Old Kirkyard194In memoriam. Thomas Kinna who was drowned in the Fleet 6 January 1849 aged 12 years. Also John Kinna who died at Swingbridge 21st Jan 1872, aged 22 years. Also Thomas Kinna their father who died at Gatehouse, 9th May 1877, aged 77 years. Also Elizabeth Dunbar his wife who died at Gatehouse 21st June 1885 aged 75 years.
LocationNo.Inscription
Girthon Cemetery01.01Erected by William McNeil in memory of Elizabeth, his daughter who died 29th June 1874, aged 4 years. Lauchlin, his brother who died 20th July 1877, aged 17 years. Rebecca, his daughter who died 4th July 1889 aged 7 years. William, his son who died 3rd Nov. 1893 aged 26 years. Janet Capstick, his daughter, and wife of Thomas Edward Worral, who died 13th Jany 1898 aged 32 years. John, his fourth son, died 10th Octr. 1915, aged 31 years. William McNeil, the erector died 12th Feb. 1919, aged 77 years. Janet McGee Walker, wife of the erector, died 19th Jany. 1932, aged 89 years.
Girthon Cemetery01.02Sacred to the memory of John Coyle died 27th July 1885 aged 60 years. Also his wife Jane O’Donald, died 14th May 1891 aged 64 years. Also his two children died in infancy. Also his daughters Mary aged 19 years, Elizabeth aged 70 years, Agnes age 70 years. Also his sons Peter aged 43 years, John aged 70 years.
Girthon Cemetery01.03Erected by James Stewart in memory of Peter Coyle aged 90 years, and Margaret his wife aged 92 years who both died 23rd Feby 1922. Peter Coyle, their grandson, died 13th July 1929 aged 43 years. William Davenport, their grandson, died at Royton, Lanc., 10th Novr 1940 aged 55 years. Agnes Davenport died 9th March 1944. James Stewart died 11th July 1945.
Girthon Cemetery01.04In loving memory of Laughlan McQuarrie 1840 – 1908, his wife Margaret Hastings 1843 – 1922, their sons John McGaw 1874 – 1959, David 1879 – 1959, Albert 1882 – 1939, Algernon Stewart 1884 – 1955. Erected by Sir Albert McQuarrie KB, K.S.J. son of Algernon Stewart McQuarrie.
Girthon Cemetery01.05In loving memory of Elizabeth Peters, wife of David McKie, who died at Drumlane, Balmaghie, 24th Sept 1909, aged 54 years.
Girthon Cemetery01.06In loving memory of Robert Proudlock, died at Meikle Beoch, Shawhead, 22nd Jan.1940, age 65 years. Also his wife Elizabeth McKie, died at Meikle Beoch, 7th Aug.1940, aged 60 years. Also their daughter Gertrude, died at Dumfries Infirmary, 6th Dec.1957, aged 52 years. Also their son Robert, born 1904 – died 1981.
Girthon Cemetery01.07Sam McMinn born 20th Nov.1870, died 25th Dec. 1954. Also his wife Winifred Pemberton, born 2nd Jan.1885, died 27th Jan.1979.
Girthon Cemetery01.08Annie Currie.
Girthon Cemetery02.01In memory of James Charters who died at Gatehouse on Fleet December 1st 1866. Also of Janet Charters, wife of Alexander Johnston who died at Gatehouse on Fleet, September 19th 1873 aged 69 years. Also on October 3rd 1880 at Gatehouse on Fleet, Alexander Johnston, aged 85 years. Also William Johnston his nephew who died 13th Decr 1910 aged 52 years. Also Mary Milligan his wife who died 8th Feby 1910 aged 48 years.
With Christ which is far better.
Also Mary Johnston their daughter who died 2nd July 1978 aged 85 years.
Girthon Cemetery02.02Erected by William Macaulay painter in memory of his three children William, Elizabeth & Henrietta who died young. Also Mary Allan his mother who died at Gatehouse 6th April 1866 aged 77 years. Henry Macaulay his father died May 1846 aged 62 years and is interred in Minnigaff. Mary Allan Macaulay his daughter who died 27th January 1869 aged 20 years. M.B. Dalling wife of George Macaulay who died at Gatehouse 8th January 1885 aged 25 years. Ellen Macaulay, wife of the erector, died 27th June 1897 aged 72 years. William Macaulay the erector died 30th Sept 1907 aged 83 years. May daughter of the above who died at Broomhill, Kirkentilloch on 1st August 1914 in her 59th year.
Girthon Cemetery02.03In memory of Jessie Kelvie who died at the Masons Arms, Gatehouse, 24th Oct. 1904 aged 82 years. Also her grandmother Janet McMinn, who died at the Masons Arms, Gatehouse 7th April 1868, aged 82 years.
Erected by John and Christina Rodgers.
Girthon Cemetery02.04Erected by William Cairns in memory of his wife Mary Grier who died 11 August 1863 aged 80 years. William Cairns died 13 April 1868 aged 84 years. Also Minnie Cairns wife of William Coltart who died 9th Sept 1889 aged 66 years and is interred in Kelton Cemetery. Also Mary Cairns widow of the late Andrew Coltart, Liverpool , who died 11th Sept 1889 aged 71 years. Also Anthony Kelly died at Kirkcudbright, March 9th 1906, aged 81 years. Also Margaret Cairns his wife who died at Kirkcudbright, 13th Nov. 1907 aged 79 years.
Girthon Cemetery02.05Philip James MacDonell Kt. P.C. M.A. B.C.L. Oxon. Judge of Northern Rhodesia 1918-27. Chief Justice of Trinidad 1927-30, and of Ceylon 1930-35. Born January 10th 1873. Died December 15th 1940. And of his wife Alexandrina Sutherland Campbell MacDonell. Born January 1st 1871. Died October 21st 1956.

{N.B. P.C. = Privy Counsellor, B.C.L. = Bachelor of Civil Law}
Girthon Cemetery02.06Erected by James & John Henderson in memory of their mother Janet Johnstone, who died in Gatehouse 5 July 1858 aged 46 years. Also Jessie their sister who died in Gatehouse 20 Aug 1872 aged 20 years.
Girthon Cemetery02.07In memory of Samuel Archer who died at Gatehouse 8 May 1868 aged 58 years. Also Margaret Hughs his wife who died at Gatehouse 24 March 1874 aged 61 years. John Stewart their son in law who died 2nd January 1900 aged 47 years. Margaret Archer died 28th Dec. 1914 aged 89 years. Jane Dalrymple Archer, their daughter, wife of John Stewart died at Drawbridge 20th Dec. 1931. Margaret Jessie their daughter died at Memory Lane 27th Nov. 1948. Elizabeth their daughter died at Bencairn Bromley Cross, Bolton July 1953.
Girthon Cemetery02.08In loving memory of my mother and father Mary Bennett died 17th Oct 1946 aged 76 years. Edward Bennett died 15th March 1912 aged 40 years. Their son William died 1st April 1903. Their son James died 1st March 1909. Their son Edward died 20th Aug.1953 aged 58 years. Jean Harkness 1889 – 1984. Dearly loved.
Girthon Cemetery02.09Erected by David James Ewart, solicitor, in sacred remembrance of Jessie Gordon, his wife, who died at Gatehouse-of-Fleet on the 22nd day of May 1863, aged 30 years. Margaret Gordon, her mother died 3rd August 1867, aged 56 years. Also William Gordon, her father, who died at Altona, Knox County, United States, on the 4th day of May 1869, aged 65 years.
Girthon Cemetery03.00In memory of John Aitken who died at Grobdale, Balmaghie on the 25th day of November 1866 aged 70 years, son of Alexander Aitken, late tenant in Drungans, Troqueer.
Girthon Cemetery03.01In memory of the Rev. John Stewart, M.A. Minister of Girthon, 1901 – 1937, who died 24th June 1937, aged 68 years. And his wife Jessie Hendrie, who died 28th March 1915. Erected by his Congregation and Friends.
Girthon Cemetery03.02In loving memory of George McWhan, died March 1943. Also his wife Agnes Jane McGeorge died Dec.1914.
Girthon Cemetery03.03In memory of Alexander Johnstone who died at Cally Mains on 14th August 1914 aged 31 years. Margaret Hannay daughter of John Hannay, Cauldside who died at Cally Mains on 6th May 1918, aged 15 years. Corpl Robert H. Johnstone K.O.S.B. killed in action at Arras, France, on 7th Dec 1916, aged 19 years. William Johnstone, who died at Cally Mains on 18th January 1936, aged 82 years. And Isabella Boyd his wife, who died there on 1st Feb 1936, aged 84 years. Also Jane Johnstone, their daughter died at Kirkcudbright 9th October 1967, aged 82 years.
Girthon Cemetery03.04In loving memory of John Gilchrist, beloved husband of Jessie A. Agnew, died at Clachaneasy 17th Nov.1948 aged 81 years. Also the above Jessie A. Agnew died at Gatehouse 26th June 1967 in her 100th year.
Girthon Cemetery03.05Erected by Agnes Belford in memory of her loving husband Captain Robert Oliver who died at Gatehouse, on 29th Decr 1913 in his 74th year. Also Agnes Belford, the erector, who died 5th March 1925 in her 87th year.
Girthon Cemetery03.06In memory of Jessie Harper 1875 - 1913.
Girthon Cemetery03.07In loving memory of our dear father John T. Wallace died 20th Sep 1913 aged 39 years and our dear mother Mary Wallace died 7th Jan. 1969 aged 87 years.
Girthon Cemetery03.08In loving memory of John Moodie banker born August 22nd 1838 died at Braeside, Gatehouse June 26th 1911. And Jessie Laurie, his wife, born September 30th 1836, died January 10th 1917. “with Christ which is far better”
Girthon Cemetery03.09Sacred to the memory of James Nichol Cox for 42 years surgeon in Gatehouse died November 8, 1909, aged 68 years.
Girthon Cemetery03.10“He asked life of Thee, and Thou gavest it him, even length of days for ever and ever.”
Horatio Granville Murray Stewart, born 25 September 1834, died 6 April 1904 of Broughton, Cally and Rusko.
“I know that my redeemer liveth,”
“The blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin.”
Anne Eliza Wingfield Digby, widow of H.G. Murray Stewart, born Xmas Eve 1833; died at Rusko, 21 April 1919.
“God so loved the World, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”
St. John III. - 16
Girthon Cemetery04.01In loving memory of our dear mother Frances McKay Ferguson widow of John Ferguson, Wigtown, who found rest 29th July 1907 aged 61 years. “thy will be done”
Girthon Cemetery04.02In loving memory of Annie Isabella Leith wife of Adam A. McMurray died at Heathhall Dumfries 20th Aug 1952 aged 71 years. Also the above Adam Anderson McMurray who died at Halldykes, Dumfries 30th March 1958 aged 84 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.03In loving memory of James McMurray who died 4th May 1920 aged 83 years. Margaret Jane Anderson his wife, who died 3rd Feby 1929 aged 84 years. Alexander, his son, who died 11th Jany 1904, aged 25 years. Margaret McMurray his sister, who died 25th May 1916, aged 84 years. John, his son, who died 27th April 1935, aged 59 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.04Erected by the family in memory of their mother Eliz. Beattie died Jany 1900 and father Wm. Brown died Jany 1904.
Girthon Cemetery04.05In memory of Joseph Gibson who died 29th September 1904. Also his sister Frances R.K.Gibson who died 20th May 1910. Also his brother Dixon Gibson, who died 24th December 1915. Also his sister Jane Gibson, who died 1st November 1926. Also his brother John Gibson, who died 4th May 1903.
Girthon Cemetery04.06In remembrance of Elizabeth Campbell wife of William Cairns Gatehouse born 21st October 1834 died 1st December 1904. Also William Cairns the erector for 45 years agent Union Bank, Gatehouse who died 11th March 1909 aged 75 years. Also David Cairns eldest son of the erector who died 28th Dec.1909 aged 47 years. Also Isabella Cairns eldest daughter of the erector who died 18th Sept 1913 aged 54 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.07McG : In loving memory of Annie McGarva, wife of Robert McConchie who died at High Creoch, 3rd March 1939 aged 66 years. Also Lily, his daughter, who died at High Barlay, 16th Feby 1905, aged 5? years. Also the above Robert McConchie, who died at Lodge of Kelton, 2nd Sept 1950 aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.08Erected in memory of John McCallum, who died at Gatehouse 10th May 1906, aged 81 years. Also John, his son, who died at sea 8th August 1882, aged 27 years. Jane Burnside, his daughter, died at Gatehouse 2nd April 1909, aged 50 years. Also Ann McCallum, his wife, died at Gatehouse 28th Jany 1812, aged 81 years. Also William, his son, died at Gatehouse 3rd Nov.1929 aged 73 years. Also Margaret, his daughter, died 4th Jany 1938, aged 77 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.0953531 Private A.L.Fergusson Royal Army Medical Corps. 12th April 1918 age 34.
Girthon Cemetery04.10In loving memory of Samuel K. Fergusson who died at Culreoch Nov 5th 1920, aged 53 years. Grace Fergusson his wife, who died at Riverside, May 4th 1945, aged 73 years. Also his sons William, who died at Grobdale, May 26th 1902, aged 8 years. Robert, who died at Culreoch, June 3rd 1906 aged 10 years. And his daughters Margaretta G. who died at Grobdale April 3rd 1902 aged 3 years. Mary Jane who died at Culreoch, March 17th 1922, aged 29 years. Elizabeth, who died at 6 High St. 27th June 1944, aged 42 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.11In loving memory of Joseph Glencorse who died at Corrie Hall Farm Troqueer 9th Jan 1929 aged 66 years. Also Nicholas McLachlan his wife died at Corrie Hall 17th Sep 1933 aged 73 years. Also Margaret their daughter died Enrick 3rd June 1906 aged 16 years. Also Elizabeth their daughter died at Dumfries 5th Jan 1945 aged 59 years. Also James William their son died at Tunbridge Wells, Kent aged 3 years. Also Helen Currie (Nellie) beloved wife of James R. Glencorse died at Dumfries 1st Aug 1966 aged 75 years. Also the above James R. Glencorse died at Jennygill, Dumfries 1st April 1982 aged 83 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.12Erected by John Hay in loving memory of his daughter Nellie beloved wife of John Ireland who died at Irelandton Cottage, Twynholm on 26th September 1906 aged 27 years. Also his mother in law Helen Wilson who died at Swan Street, Gatehouse on 14th November 1906, aged 93 years. Also his grand-daughter Susan Ireland who died at Swan Street, Gatehouse on 16th February 1907 aged eighteen months. Also John Hay the erector, died at Gatehouse 24th July 1927 aged 74 years. Also Catherine Muir his wife who died 30th April 1930 aged 75 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.13Erected by James Potter in loving memory of Bella Jane, his daughter, who died at Castramont Nov 1st 1908, aged 18 years. Also Catherine, who died in infancy. “till he cometh”
Girthon Cemetery04.14Erected by James Milligan, in loving memory of Margaret Docherty, his wife, who died at Anwoth Cottage Hospital, Dec 17th 1908 aged 50 years. “her end was peace” The erector James Milligan, died near Nelson Square, on June 14th 1919, aged 60 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.15Erected by Mary Manson in memory of Andrew Manson, her husband who died at Neilson Square, Gatehouse 3rd Nov 1909 aged 76 years. Also John Fingland, her brother who died at Neilson Square Gatehouse 18th Oct 1909, aged 72 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.16Erected by William Fergusson in memory of his wife Margaret Lauder who died at Grobdale Dec 21st 1909 aged 58 years. Also William Fergusson the erector who died at Culreoch Sep 5th 1920 aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.17Erected by Margaret Adams in memory of her husband James Dalrymple who died at Gatehouse 30th March 1910, aged 83 years. Also the erector Margaret Adams died 6th June 1916 in her 89th year. Also their eldest son James Dalrymple C.B.E. of Glasgow died 1st July 1934 aged 74 years. Also his wife Eliz. G. McGowan who died at Vancouver B.C. 23rd July 1945 aged 81 years. Also Margaret, daughter of the above died at Eastview, Gatehouse 19th March 1949 aged 86 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.18Erected by James Bertram to the memory of his wife Margaret Bertram, who died in Dumfries, 11th June 1911, aged 53 years. Also James Bertram, the erector born 6th Feb. 1851; died 24th Nov.1930. Also their daughter, Margaret, who died at Gartha St, Glasgow, 13th July 1948, aged 56 years.
Girthon Cemetery04.19In memory of James Cumming, died 4th Octr 1934 aged 73 years. Alexandra, his daughter died 5th Jan 1913 aged 11 years. Elizabeth McDonald, wife of above James Cumming died 10th Oct 1952, aged 88 years. Donald Gordon Cumming his son who died 4th November 1961 aged 55 years. Mary Robina Hogg, wife of the above Donald Gordon Cumming who died 16th November 1966 aged 62 years.
Girthon Cemetery05.0161471 Private J. Bennett Royal Scots Fusiliers 30th October 1918 age 18.
Girthon Cemetery05.02In loving memory of Thomas McTeir who died at Howford 20th Feby 1920, aged 61 years. Also his son Henry, who died at Gribdale 19th May 1901, aged 4 years. Also his son James, who died at Cally-Mains 14th June 1912, aged 21 years. And his son Robert, who died at Barcaple Lodge 28th July 1922 aged 29 years. Also his wife Jane Hall, who died at Burnyard, Borgue 1st Feby 1929, aged 75 years.
Girthon Cemetery05.031543 Private W. Wilson K. O. Scottish Borderers 28th January 1916 age 25.
Girthon Cemetery05.04In loving memory of Agnes Downie, who died at Kirkcudbright Hospital on 4th December 1988, aged 89 years, dearly loved wife of Anthony Johnstone, who died 29th October 1997, aged 85 years. Also their son Alex Johnstone, who died 28th September 2009 aged 70 years.
Girthon Cemetery05.05In memory of Jessie Ann McGeorge who died at Townhead 29 Nov. 1861 aged 20 years. Mary Jane McGeorge died at [Tongue of Old Borgue] 4 May 1868 aged 25 years. Margaret McGeorge died at Mid Park Castle Douglas 15 Sep 1870 aged 19 years. Janet Campbell mother of the above who died at Mid Park 5 October 1871 aged 61 years. James McGeorge her spouse who also died at Midpark 2 July 1892 aged 81 years. James McGeorge, his son who died 29 Dec 1892 aged 43 years, interred in Glencairn Churchyard. Also Robert McGeorge, who died 1 Nov 1914 aged 67 years, interred in Woodhouse Cemetery, Leeds.
“till the day dawns”
Elizabeth Alexander died at Castle Douglas, 5 Jan. 1929, aged 79 years. John McGeorge died 12 April 1933 aged 80 years, interred in Lawnswood Cemetery, Leeds.
Girthon Cemetery05.06Erected by Peter Fergusson in memory of Janet Aitken his wife who died at Grobdale 2nd of Feb 1862 aged 26 years. Elizabeth Fergusson his daughter died 18th March 1873 aged 6 months. Janet Kelly his daughter died 29th April 1876 in infancy. Also Agnes, who died in infancy 16 Nov 1877. Peter, his son, who died 16 March 1878 aged 4 years. James Campbell, his son, who died 10th Sep 1884 aged 3 years and 5 months. John died 11th Jan 1886 aged 23 years. Mary Jane died 28th June 1889 aged 20 years. Elizabeth Kelly his wife died 19th May 1890 aged 45 years. Peter Fergusson the erector died at Nether-Rusko 25th May 1901, aged 75 years. Alexander Livingston Fergusson R.A.M.C. his youngest son died of wounds received in action 12th April 1918, aged 34 years, interred in Girthon Cemetery.
Girthon Cemetery05.07Erected by William Fergusson in affectionate remembrance of Mary Kelly, his wife, who died at Grobdale 8th May 1876 aged 82 years. William Fergusson died 9th October 1878 aged 86 years. Also his son, William, who died at Little Duchrae, Balmaghie 24th February 1903 aged 80 years. Also Anne Johnstone his wife, who died at Glenhead, Bargrennan, 8th August 1925 aged 90 years. Also Peter, fifth son of William Fergusson, who died 31st Decr 1943, aged 71 years.
Girthon Cemetery05.08In loving memory of William Munro who died 3rd June 1912 aged 83 years. Also Elizabeth McWhan beloved wife of the above, who died 29th March 1923 in her 91st year. Also their children Jane, Isabella & Hector who died in infancy.
Girthon Cemetery05.09Erected by Henry Hughes in memory of his wife Mary Ann Dalziell who died at Gatehouse 26th March 1864 aged 57 years.
Girthon Cemetery05.10Erected to the memory of Samuel Edgar who died in Gatehouse 21 May 1861 aged 73 years. Also Agnes Coupland, his wife who died at Digby Street, Gatehouse 22 June 1898, aged 84 years. Jane Edgar who died at Digby Street, Gatehouse 10th April 1903, aged 60 years. Mary Edgar, who died at Arden, Twynholm 18th March 1932, aged 57 years.
Girthon Cemetery05.11Erected by James Edgar, in loving memory of his daughter, dear wee Jeannie, who died at Digby Street, Gatehouse March 4th 1908, aged 9½ years. “safe in the arms of Jesus”. Also Agnes McGarva, his wife, who died at Gatehouse, 6th Jany 1939, aged 66 years. Also the above James Edgar, who died at Gatehouse, 6th Oct. 1948, aged 74 years. Also Charles Park, their son-in-law, 1902-1986. Also their daughter Mary Jane Park died in Gatehouse 10th Feb. 1993 aged 84 years, beloved mother & grandmother.
Girthon Cemetery05.12Erected by Margaret Carter in memory of John Carter her father who died at Gatehouse 11th Sep 1864 aged 72 years. Also Janet Bodden her mother, spouse of the above John Carter who died at Gatehouse 19th May 1870 aged 75 years. Also the above Margaret Carter who died at Gatehouse 31st Decr 1907 aged 74 years.
Girthon Cemetery06.01Erected by Charles [McLellan in memory of his mother Jean who died 25 June 18--] Mary Thomson his wife who died 31 [Oct] 1876 aged 38 years.
Girthon Cemetery06.02In memory of John Forsyth Hannay and his wife Margaret McClarie, and their children Anna McClive, Mary Margaret, Mary Anna McClive, Jane Cunningham, James Hugh & Peter Alexander.
Girthon Cemetery06.03In memory of John Carter who died at Gatehouse 25 April 1874 aged 41 years. Also Samuel his son who died 4 Sep 1867 aged 3? years. Nannie, his grand daughter who died at Gatehouse 18th Nov.1894 aged 4? years. Mary, his daughter, who died at Gatehouse, 18th Dec.1905, aged 43 years. Also Agnes Carter, his wife who died at Liverpool, 28th Octr 1912, aged 72 years, interred at Anfield Cemetery.
Girthon Cemetery06.04In memory of Samuel Kelly, who died at Laghead, 11th Feb.1873, aged 63 years. Also William Kelly, his son, who died at Laghead, 26th May 1867, aged 24 years. Agnes, his daughter died at Picton, Canada West, 8th Jan. 1876, aged 23 years. James, his son died at Laghead, 29th August 1877, aged 30 years. Mary, wife of Robert Halliday who died at Laghead, 6th August 1884, aged 30 years. Helen, her daughter, who died 8th March 1884, aged 8 months. Elizabeth Spence, his wife, who died at Laghead 31st August 1886, aged 78 years Janet Kelly, who died at Laghead 7th May 1895, aged 46 years. The above Robert Halliday, who died 18th Nov.1918, aged 63 years. James Kelly Halliday, son of the above, who died on 11th Feb.1938.
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Agnes Kelly Halliday, daughter of Robert Halliday and grand-daughter of the above Samuel Kelly, Laghead, who died on 28th May 1971 aged 91 years.
Girthon Cemetery06.05In loving memory of Margaret Birrell who died at Fleet Street, Gatehouse 1st January 1906 aged 68 years.
Girthon Cemetery06.06In memory of Peter Nimmo who died at Gatehouse 3rd Jan.1900 aged 84 years. And his wife Jane Connell who died at Gatehouse 12th April 1891 aged 82 years. Also of their son Alexander Turnbull who died at Gatehouse 18th April 1866 aged 19 years.
Girthon Cemetery06.07Erected by Maria Pickthall in memory of her children Agnes and Mary Riddick who died in infancy. John Riddick her husband died 1872. William Pickthall her second husband died 1923. Maria Pickthall died 28th June 1932 aged 85 years.
Girthon Cemetery06.08[Sacred to the] memory of Thomas Dalrymple, who died 20th Jany 1926 aged 67 years. Also Thomas his son who died in infancy. Lydia McGaw his wife who died 25th Decr 1929 aged 72 years. Also their daughter Jessie McGaw who died 31st Oct.1960, aged 66 years, beloved wife of Walter Davidson.
Girthon Cemetery06.09In loving memory of Jessie McGaw wife of William Dalrymple, Rusko who died at Gatehouse 28th December 1866 aged [31 or 37] years. Also Jane their daughter, wife of William Rose died 18th June [1889], aged [28] years. The above William Dalrymple died at Gelston Castle Lodge 15th Oct 1906 aged 72 years. Also Charles his son died at [Sprague] U.S.A. 28th September 1914 aged 27 years. Also Robert his son died at Chicago 4th November 1920 aged 58 years. Also John M. his son, 363 Reg. American Army, killed in action 28th Sep.1918 aged 25 years. Also Johnann Thompson his widow who died at Kirkcudbright 30th August 1932 aged 76 years. Also Jean S.Dalrymple, her daughter died at Kirkcudbright 29th August 1958, aged 63 years.
Girthon Cemetery07.01Erected by Charles Harper in memory of Robert his son who died at Gatehouse 1st Sep 1905 aged 41 years. Also John his son who died at Quarterland 17th July 1868 aged 7 years. Also two who died in infancy. Margaret Rae, wife of the erector who died at Gatehouse 24th June 1906 aged 79 years. Charles Harper, the erector, died 24th Jany 1922 aged 86 years.
Girthon Cemetery07.02Erected to the memory of Agnes Logan also Jane Logan also Jane Reid daughter of the above Jane Logan who died at Gatehouse 11th June 1897. All interred here.
Girthon Cemetery07.03Erected in memory of Michael Kerr who died at Barholm 5th April 1869 aged 41 years. Also Mary Moreland his wife who died at Gatehouse 26th February 1896 aged 69 years. Also their son Robert who died in infancy.
Girthon Cemetery07.04Sacred to the memory of Mary Blacklock wife of John Stevenson who died at Gatehouse 17th March 1869 aged 49 years.
Girthon Cemetery07.05In loving memory of Grace Parrie Caig, beloved wife of Henry Lockhart, who died at Barcheskie 30th Jan.1922 aged 51 years. Also Maggie Jane their daughter died at Kempleton 27th Dec. 1905 aged 5 years. Also the above Henry Lockhart, who died at Meiklewood Cottage, Ringford, 7th Jan.1943 aged 71 years. Also Henry Milligan, his grandson, son of Mr & Mrs Milligan Fauld-O-Wheat, Balmaclellan who died at Castle-Douglas Hospital 22nd March 1944 aged 20 years. Also Janet, daughter of the above Henry Lockhart, who died 24th July 1976, aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery07.06In affectionate remembrance of Jane Smith Templeton who died at Greenslack 6 Sep.1868 aged 13 years. Erected by Margaret McGill her mother.
Girthon Cemetery07.07Erected to the memory of Gordon, son of John Henderson who died at Gatehouse 19 Aug 1868 aged 3 years & 8 months. Elizabeth McLellan, wife of John Henderson, who died at Catherine Street, Gatehouse of Fleet 4th February 1904, aged 64 years. The said John Henderson who died at Catherine Street 20th May 1912 aged 76 years. Also John, his son who died at West View 29th Oct.1911 aged 38 years. Also Margaret Alexandra wife of the above John, who died at Waitara, New Zealand 17th November 1958 aged 86 years.
Girthon Cemetery07.08Erected by William Muir in memory of his son John Muir, who died 21st July 1868, aged 11 years. Also James his son who died 26th April 1872, aged 19 years.
Girthon Cemetery07.091344303 Sergeant W. T. Muir wireless operator / air gunner, Royal Air Force 20th November 1943 age 22.
Girthon Cemetery07.10In loving memory of Elizabeth Muir n?e Neil who died 28th January 1952 aged 53 years, wife of William Muir who died 9th January 1960 aged 78 years. Parents of Dorothy, William, Annie & John.
Girthon Cemetery07.11Erected by John Johnston in memory of Agnes Muir his daughter who died at Barharrow 7th Oct. 1903 aged 25 years. Also John died at Skerrington, James at Disdow both in infancy. John his son died at Pleasance, Troqueer 13th May 1906 aged 17 years. John Johnston the erector died at Pleasance, Troqueer 25th May 1906 aged 51 years.
Girthon Cemetery07.12Erected by Jessie Anderson in memory of her husband Robert Carter who died at Gatehouse on 30th June 1870 aged 69 years. Also Jessie Anderson the erector who died 3rd Nov. 1877 aged 46 years.
Girthon Cemetery07.13Jas Bk Be.
Girthon Cemetery07.14Erected in memory of Anna McGill who died 6th June 1868 aged 21 years. Also Alexander McGill, her father, who died 12th June 1879 aged 70 years. Also John, her brother, who died at Motherwell, 7th March 1882 aged [33] years. Alex. McGill Mayo, grandson of the [said] Alex. McGill, who died 8th [February 1885] aged 5 years. Elizabeth, widow of the said Alexander McGill, who died [28] Nov. 1888 aged [70 years]. Jane McGill, their [grand-daughter, who] died 17 March [1889 aged 1 year]. [Elizabeth], their daughter, [wife of David Crabbe] who died 15 Sep [1890] aged [38 years, interred in Cortachy Cemetery.]
Girthon Cemetery08.01The Carneys of Burnside Cottage. Grandson Lance Caisley 1905 – 1993. Kathleen Caisley 1912 – 2002, beloved wife of Lance.
Girthon Cemetery08.02In beloved memory of John Clarke, art embroiderer, son of Karvil Clarke, schoolmaster, born nr. Bangor, Down, 8th Aug.1928, died at Gatehouse 4th July 1905. Also Jane Porter, his wife born Dalry, Edinburgh, 11th Jan.1836, died at Gatehouse, 4th Dec.1910. Also Mary Clarke, his mother, died at Gatehouse 7th Jan.1875 at over 80 years. Also John Porter of the 1/5 K.O.S.B. died in action at the Dardanelles 12th July 1915, aged 35 years.
Girthon Cemetery08.03In memory of Margaret, wife of Thomas Cairns, who died April 11th 1875 aged 73 years. Also Mary his sister who died May 31st 1869 aged 73 years.
“thy will be done”
Girthon Cemetery08.04Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth Jamieson, wife of Samuel Houston, who died 9th Feb.1870 aged 83 years. Also of the above Samuel Houston who died 13th March 1878 aged 82 years. Also their daughter Helen who died 27th April 1895, aged 68 years.
Girthon Cemetery08.05In memory of Robert Turner, blacksmith, Gatehouse who died 26th May 1869 aged 47 years. Also Elizabeth Denniston, his spouse, who died 28th April 1878 aged 58 years. Margaret Turner his daughter who died in London 29 May 1870 aged 24 years. Robert Turner his son who died 13 Nov 1874 aged 24 years. Clara daughter of James and Jessie Davidson who died at Fleet Street 28th May 1910 aged 18 years. Also Jessie daughter of the above Robert Turner and wife of James Davidson who died at Fleet Street 30th Nov.1913 aged 54 years. Also their sons Robert aged 27, James aged 25, Peter aged 22 years, killed in action in France 1917 and Nelson aged 26 years killed in action in Palestine. Also Jim their grandson died at Gatehouse 18th June 1919 aged 2? years. Also James Davidson died at Gatehouse 24th Feby 1934 aged 74 years.
Girthon Cemetery08.06Erected by their family in loving remembrance of Patrick Downie who died at Gatehouse 17th Dec.1889 aged 85 years. And of Agnes McNally, his wife, who died at Gatehouse 24th Augt.1897 aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery09.01In memory of Sarah Danson born June 23 1862, died Dec.1st 1876.
“But Jesus said suffer little children and forbid them not to come unto me for of such is the kingdom of heaven” Mark XIX.14
Also in affectionate remembrance of Lucy Alice Preston infant daughter of Edward & Lucy Preston who died at Avenue Lodge, Cally, March 16 1877.
The Lord giveth and the Lord hath taken away, blessed be the name of the Lord Job.1.21
Also Lucy Alice Whaley Preston the beloved wife of Edward Preston, Avenue Lodge, died 24th May 1904 aged 65 years.
“Severed only till He come”
Girthon Cemetery09.02Erected by Mary Leitch in memory of her husband Stewert Leitch, who died 29th July 1921 aged 66 years. Also James, their son, who died 26th Novr 1904 aged 4 years. Also the above Mary Leitch died 5th March 1922 aged 61 years.
Girthon Cemetery09.03Erected by William Maxwell in memory of his father Samuel Maxwell who died 3rd Sept. 1899 aged 79 years. Ann Kirk, his mother, who died 5th March 1915 aged 90 years. Agnes Neil, his wife, who died 28th Decr 1929 aged 84 years. Also the above William Maxwell who died 29th July 1932 aged 84 years. Also Mary Jane Wilson who died 16th Oct.1937 aged 69 years.
Girthon Cemetery09.04Erected by Robert & Margaret Laurie in affectionate remembrance of their father Robert Laurie who died in Gatehouse Nov. 1853 aged 45 years. Also their mother Agnes Neil relict of the above who died at Earlston Borgue, 13th April 1882 aged 68 years.
Girthon Cemetery09.05In loving memory of Sarah Jane Rattray beloved wife of John McKinna, who died at Glenholm Terrace, Twynholm 29th June 1926 aged 62 years. Also John McKinna his father who died at Gatehouse 8th June 1898 aged 69 years. Also Grace Stanhope his mother who died at High Cumstoun 12th January 1910 aged 79 years. Also the above John McKinna who died at 2 Glenholm Terrace, Twynholm 27th November 1927 aged 70 years.
Girthon Cemetery09.06Erected by Samuel Neil in memory of his son James who was killed by falling from a cart near Annan 2 August 1871 aged 21 years. Samuel Neil the erector who died 12 July 1880 aged 75 years. Maria Shaw his wife who died 10th August 1891 aged 81 years.
Girthon Cemetery09.07Erected by William Roy in memory of James Roy his father who died 1 March 1840 aged 60 years. Also Isabella Roy his mother who died 28 June 1871 aged 80 years. John Dickson his brother died 11 April 1824 aged 14 months. Thomas died 13 August 1837 aged 9 years.
Girthon Cemetery09.08In loving memory of Thomas Carson who died 7th Nov.1877 aged 35 years. And Jemima Tait his wife who died 23rd Jan.1909 in her 72nd year. Also of their children who died in infancy. Also Sarah Grace, their daughter who died 29 June 1920 aged 49 years. Also Elizabeth their eldest daughter, born 8th May 1864, died 5th Jany 1935. Also Hannah Spencer their daughter born 26th Novr 1868, died 22nd May 1937. Also Mary Denniston, second daughter born 4th March 1867, died 23rd May 1943. Also James their only son and last survivor of the family born 11th Feb. 1874, died 9th Octr 1949.
Girthon Cemetery10.01In memory of Michael McGhie who died at High St. Gatehouse 15th August 1864 aged 44 years. Margaret Maginnis, his wife, who died at Catherine St. Gatehouse 27th February 1883 aged 47 years. Frances Forbes, wife of John Maginnis, who died at Catherine St. 20th June 1915 aged 49 years. Also the said John Maginnis who died 28th July 1928 aged 62 years. Also Ann Bridget Maginnis, who died 11th May 1974 aged 78 years. RIP. Also John Thomas Maginnis, husband of Ann Bridget, who died 3rd July 1977 aged 87 years. RIP.
Girthon Cemetery10.02Erected by John Dick in memory of his wife Mary Peters who died 8th March 1926 in her 90th year. Also his daughter Jane Sayers who died 13th Sept.1882 aged 14 years. Also the above John Dick who died at Lockerbie 30th March 1934 aged 78 years.
Girthon Cemetery10.03John William Walker aged 6 years and 10 months “asleep in Jesus” youngest son of Roger and Janet Walker.
Girthon Cemetery10.04In affectionate remembrance of William Eskdale, born at Langside, Wampheray, Oct .1825 died at Grobdale Balmaghie 2nd June 1874. Elizabeth his grandchild died 14 Jan 1875 aged 4 months. Also Elizabeth Nettleship his spouse who died at Corsehill, Kirkpatrick Durham 27 April 1865 aged 44 years.
Girthon Cemetery10.05Erected by Isabella Wilson in memory of James Wilson her son who died 29 March 1874 aged 24 years. Also Samuel and Brice, who died in infancy. Also Agnes Muir Wilson her daughter who died 7 Jan.1877 aged 24 years. Isabella Wilson the erector died 15 June 1885 aged 70 years.
Girthon Cemetery10.06Erected by Margaret Stanhop in memory of William Lawrie her husband who died at Gatehouse 14 April 1888 aged 78 years. Margaret Stanhop, the erector, died 6th June 1904. Robert, son of the above, and husband of Robina Tait, died 9th Decr.1929, aged 68. Also the above Robina Tait died at 33 High Street, Gatehouse 6th Aug.1949, aged 85 years.
Girthon Cemetery10.07Erected by Agnes McCandlish in memory of her daughter Margaret Janet McCandlish who died at Neilson Square Gatehouse 2nd Oct.1872 aged 22 years. Also William McCandlish, her husband who died at High Street, Gatehouse 18th Oct.1883 aged 60 years.
Girthon Cemetery10.08Erected by James Bailiff in memory of Agnes his daughter who died 10th June 1860 aged 10 months. Also his brother William O’Neill, sergeant 73rd Regiment of foot who died at Gatehouse 18 Sep 1872 aged 25 years. Agnes Bailiff his mother who died 3rd April 1904 aged 90 years. Agnes her daughter, wife of Thomas McSkimming who died 3rd Dec.1915 aged 60 years. Thomas McSkimming who died 28th March 1932 aged 78 years.
Girthon Cemetery10.09Erected by William Harper in memory of Margaret his daughter who died 2nd August 1872 aged 28 years. Margaret Tait his spouse who died on the 6th and the Erector who died on the 23rd of Feby 1897 both aged 83 years.
Girthon Cemetery10.10Erected by James Carson in memory of his children. Nicholas, who died at Gatehouse 1st Sep 1847 aged 14 months. Also William who was drowned at sea 21st Oct.1864 aged 28 years. Also John who died at Gatehouse 5th March 1872 aged 12 years. Also the erector who died at Gatehouse 30 January 1877 aged 65 years. Also Thomas his son who died at Gatehouse 7th Novr 1877 aged 35 years. Also Louisa his daughter died 10th July 1881 aged 26 years. Elizabeth his daughter died 3rd Dec.1883 aged 31 years. James his son died 28th October 1889 aged 49 years.
Girthon Cemetery11.01Erected by John McLachlan, in memory of his wife Jane Grierson who died at Green Slack, Borgue 3rd Nov.1873 aged 50 years. Margaret, daughter of T.McLauchlan who died at Cally Mains 29th Nov.1882 aged 11 months. Also the erector who died at Canee, Kirkcudbright Oct.1895 aged 65 years. John Alexander, son of Alexander McLachlan who died at Carrick, Borgue 10th August 1912 aged 7 months. Margaret Hyslop (Cissie) died 28th August 1921 in her 18th year.
Girthon Cemetery11.02Erected by William Nish in memory of his son Robert who died at Gatehouse Oct 16 1873 aged 23 years. Also Margaret Irland his wife who died 10 March 1885, aged 62 years. Elizabeth his daughter who died at Killeron Mill in August 1862 aged 6? years. Lizzie wife of David Brackonridge died at Cobar, N.S.W. 28 August 1888 aged 24 years. Also the erector who died 7th Sept.1896 aged 76 years. Mary Reid, wife of Robert Nish, who died at Bradford 29th Octr 1899 aged 48 years. Also Jane, his daughter, who died 24th May 1938.
Girthon Cemetery11.03Erected by John Coates in memory of his son, John, who died at Leeds 16 April 1861 aged 21 years. Also Helen, his daughter, who died at Dumfries 31 August 1873 aged 40 years. Also John Coates the erector who died 26 Dec 1876 aged 67 years. Also Ann Sword, spouse of the erector who died 17 Dec 1889 aged 91 years. Also Isabella his daughter who died at Gatehouse 25 March 1914 aged 78 years.
Girthon Cemetery12.01Erected by Robert Harper in memory of his son John, who died at Motherwell 20 March 1896 aged 25 years. Jeannie, his daughter who died at Disdow 26th Nov.1868 aged 15 months. Elizabeth McLean, his mother in law, spouse of John McDowall died at Gatehouse 25 April 1885 aged 96 years. Robert Harper, the erector, died at Gatehouse 25 April 1905 aged 70 years. Elizabeth McDowall, spouse of the erector, died at Gatehouse 8 Feb 1908 aged 76 years.
Girthon Cemetery12.02Fondest memories of our dear mother Jane Beattie, wife of Alex Davidson, died 3rd Nov.1916 aged 58 years. And of their children Annie Harrison, died 5th Sept.1885 aged 2 years. Mary Helen Beattie, died 28th May 1906 aged 30 years. Jessie McHardy, died 19th Nov.1906 aged 20 years. And our dear father Alexander Davidson, died 9th April 1942 aged 85 years. And their son James Davidson, died 18th July 1949. And their daughter Margaret Davidson, died 3rd Feb.1971 aged 81 years.
Girthon Cemetery12.03Erected by Robert McLachlan in memory of his son, Thomas, who was drowned at Glasgow 15 Sep 1886 aged 27 years and 10 months. Mary Ann his daughter died 4 January 1888 aged 17 years. Sarah Welsh, his wife who died 14 March 1892, aged 59 years.
Girthon Cemetery12.04M. In loving memory of James Milligan who died 5th Jany 1989 aged 75 years, dearly loved husband of Margaret Morris, who died 15th May 2011, aged 86 years. Much loved parents, grandparents & great-grandparents. Together. Rest in Peace.
Girthon Cemetery12.05Bridget Mary Wilkinson died 28th Dec.1988 aged 38 years. Thomas Anthony Wilkinson died 14th September 1999.
Together again. A new beginning.
Girthon Cemetery12.06In loving memory of Mollie V. Virtue-Welch 14th Dec.1923 – 13th Aug.1988 beloved wife of Ian McKechnie.
Girthon Cemetery12.07R. In loving memory of W. Quentin Russell a beloved husband, father & grandfather who died 12th April 1988 aged 69 years. Prisoners of hope.
Girthon Cemetery12.08In loving memory of Clifford Ramwell 1908 – 1988, and his wife Ida Ramwell, 1908 – 1997.
Girthon Cemetery12.09In loving memory of Nellie Hay who died 30th May 1988 aged 74 years, beloved wife of James Kelly, who died 14th Feby.1999, aged 92 years.
Girthon Cemetery12.10In memory of Marion Tait who died at Darngarroch 15th March 1880 aged 22 years.
Safe in the arms of Jesus. Safe from corroding care. Safe from the world’s temptations, Sin cannot harm me there.
Also of Isabella Hyslop wife of Peter Tait who died at Halferne, Crossmichael 17th February 1900 aged 74 years. Also the above Peter Tait who died at Craigmullen, Rerrick 10th Dec.1908 aged 87 years.
Girthon Cemetery12.11Erected by John Skimming in memory of Agnes Goudie his wife who died 10th May 1877 aged 47 years. Also the erector who died 4th October 1882 aged 50 years.
Girthon Cemetery12.12Erected by Elizabeth Dempster in memory of her beloved husband Thomas Tonge who died 22nd Sept.1876 aged 66 years. Also their son Thomas who died 27th July 1875 aged 29 years. Elizabeth Dempster the erector who died 2nd April 1880 aged 68 years. Also Alexander their son who died 13th May 1880 aged 39 years. Also Mary their daughter who died 5 April 1882 aged 37 years. Alexander Tonge son of John Nelson who died 29 Dec 1892 aged 5 years. Jane Tongue wife of William McLellan who died 15 August 1911 aged 68 years. The above William McLellan died 17 August 1921 aged 87 years. “thy will be done”
Girthon Cemetery12.13Erected by Bessie Nelson in memory of her sons William aged 28 years, Thomas aged 18 years, Ptes. Canadian Forces, killed in action in France, 13th Octr 1915. Also the erector Bessie Nelson who died 23rd Sept.1937 aged 74 years.
Girthon Cemetery12.14Erected by John & Alison Houston in affectionate remembrance of Alexander Tait, their son who died at Barlay Mill, 18th Feb.1875 aged 3 years & 8 months. Also, John Houston Johnston their grandson who was drowned at Livingstone, Balmaghie on 1st Feb.1902 aged 15 years. The erectors, Alison Houston who died 30th Nov.1919 aged 86 years, John Houston who died 14th Jany 1922 aged 94 years. Also Mary H. Houston wife of D. A. Clement, Glen, died at Cockermouth, 23rd February 1955, aged 79 years.
Girthon Cemetery12.15Erected by John McIlwraith in loving memory of Annie Tonge his wife who died at Gategill Lodge 8th Oct.1898 aged 61 years. Also Jane their daughter who died in infancy. Also John McIlwraith the erector who died at Gategill Lodge 24th Dec.1906 aged 68 years. Also Robert Carson beloved husband of Elizabeth McIlwraith who died at Glenlochar Cottage 1st March 1904 aged 77 years. Also the said Elizabeth McIlwraith who died 28th January 1936 aged 69 years.
Girthon Cemetery13.01Sacred to the memory of John McCutcheon farmer Culreoch died 1 October 1867 aged 57 years. Isabella Forsyth, his spouse died 19 September 1865 aged 55 years. Alexander McCutcheon farmer Murrayton died 4 July 1898 aged 48 years. Erected by their sons.
Also Alexander Muir who died at Gatehouse 22nd August 1877 aged 1 year & 11 months, son of Alexander McCutcheon High Barlae. John who died at Murrayton 4th July 1895 aged 18 years, son of the above Alexander McCutcheon, Murrayton. Elizabeth Muir wife of Alexander McCutcheon of Murrayton died at Lochlyock 26th March 1931 aged 78 years.
Also in affectionate remembrance of Jane L. McKean wife of John McCutcheon who died at Murrayton 28th April 1905 aged 54 years. John McCutcheon died at Woodlyn 12th March 1932.
Girthon Cemetery13.02Erected by Elizabeth McMillan in memory of her husband William Dalrymple, for many years farmer in Boreland, who died at Bridge Terrace, Gatehouse, 2nd Febry 1900 aged 65 years. Also the above Elizabeth McMillan wife of William Dalrymple who died at Bridge Terrace 7th Jan.1913.
Girthon Cemetery13.03Erected by William Dalrymple in memory of his wife, Mary McDowall, who died at Boreland 20th January 1868 aged 65 years. And of his son Peter, who died in Egypt, 8th Jan.1875 aged 30 years. The above William Dalrymple died at Gatehouse 30th July 1881 aged 83 years. Also Robert his son who died in New Zealand 9th June 1890 aged 54 years. 1872.
Girthon Cemetery13.04Erected by James Kinna in memory of Eliza Ann Edgar his wife who died at Ornockenoch 20 Oct.1873 aged 50 years. Also James Kinna, the erector, who died at Catherine Street, Gatehouse, 27th April 1901 aged 80 years. Also Agnes, grand-daughter of the erector, who died at Fleet Street, Jany 10th 1906, aged 18 months. Also Mary Dalrymple, his wife, who died 9th Dec.1922 aged 74 years.
Girthon Cemetery13.05Erected in memory of William McGaw who died at Gatehouse Oct 31 1880 aged 41 years. Also Jane his daughter who died in infancy. Jane McGaw, his widow, who died 27th Novr 1931 aged 92 years. Janie, his fourth daughter, who died 10th Sept.1934 aged 58 years. Also of Fanny Louisa, his daughter, died 12th March 1951. Also of Margie Moule, his daughter, died 19th Feb.1955.
Girthon Cemetery13.06In memory of Elizabeth Henry, wife of Alexander McDonald died 14th Jany 1921 aged 93 years. Alexander McDonald died 7th Nov.1922 aged 93 years. Alexander their son died 1st Sept.1873 aged 6 years. Jemima their daughter died 17th June 1938 aged 68 years. Also their son John McDonald died 28th Jany 1951 aged 92 years. Re-united.
Girthon Cemetery13.07In loving memory of William Crosbie, beloved husband of Chris Cummins, who died 25th Novr 1987, aged 73 years. Also the above Chris Cummins, who died 15th Novr 1995, aged 75 years. A much loved mum and nana.
Girthon Cemetery13.08In loving memory of Frances Mabel Dalziel, who died 11th October 1987, aged 77 years. Dearly loved wife of Frank.
Girthon Cemetery13.09In loving memory of John Kelly Burgess, who died 15th Sept.1987, aged 54 years, beloved and devoted son of the late Mr. & Mrs. John Burgess, 6 Castramont Road, Gatehouse of Fleet, dear brother of Bet, Jean and Hector.
Girthon Cemetery13.10In loving memory of William Gordon died 17th July 1987 aged 76 years. Beloved husband of May Senior Apew died 2nd April 1998 aged 93 years.
Girthon Cemetery13.11In loving memory of Malcolm Alexander Macdonald born 6th April 1921, died 11th July 1987, husband of Mary Clapham, dear father of Malcolm, Mary and Deirdre. Also the above Mary Clapham, born 19th July 1923, died 25th January 1991, always remembered by their childen.
Girthon Cemetery13.12In loving memory of Kenneth Sharp, Little Spinney, Gatehouse of Fleet, loved husband of Margaret and dear father of James, born Sheffield 1st Jan.1925, died Dumfries 4th Jan.1987. Also his wife Margaret McKillop Johnstone Sharp, born Glasgow 19th Sep.1920, died Gatehouse 5th Dec.1987. Per ardua ad astra.
Girthon Cemetery13.13MacLean. Girthon Old Manse, George, husband of Jemima, died 19th January 1987. Jemima died 24th May 1997.
Girthon Cemetery13.14In loving memory of James Kirk, who died 5th March 1987, aged 86 years.
Girthon Cemetery13.15In loving memory of Stewart Broadfoot, who died 16th March 1988, aged 79 years, beloved husband of Elizabeth Hay, who died 13th April 2000, aged 88 years. And their son William, who died 21st Sept 1984 aged 47 years.
Girthon Cemetery13.16In memory of William McAdam, gardener, who died at Gatehouse 21st January 1897, aged 75 years.
[The rank is but the guinea's stamp, the man's the gowd for a' that.]
Girthon Cemetery13.17In loving memory of James Gilmour, who died at Gatehouse-of-Fleet 24th Decr 1923, aged 66 years. Also Elizabeth Muir, his wife, who died at Gatehouse-of-Fleet 28th Augt 1935, aged 78 years. Also their son Alexander Gilmour, dearly loved husband of Jean McKie, who died 19th April 1977, aged 74 years. Also his wife Jean McKie, who died 28th June 1988, aged 61 years, a dearly loved mother and granny.
Girthon Cemetery14.01In loving memory of my dear husband Lewis Farmer who died at Kirkcudbright Hospital on 2nd December 1986 aged 77 years. Also his beloved wife Mary Helen McIlwraith, who died 8th September 1990, aged 79 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.02Original stone. Barass. In loving memory of Gemma Louise daughter of Nigel and Mandy, died 28th August 1986, aged 8 weeks “with Jesus”.

New stone. Cherished memories of Gemma Louise Barrass, daughter of Nigel & Mandy, fell asleep 28/08/1986 aged 8 weeks. Born too soon, Died too soon.
Girthon Cemetery14.03Cherished memories of a lovely loving wife Patricia Patterson “Pat” who died 17th July 1986 aged 46 years. Also her dearly loved husband Robert Patterson, who died 27th May 1996, aged 61 years. Always in our thoughts.
Girthon Cemetery14.04In loving memory of William Hay who died 9th March 1986, aged 61 years, beloved husband of Elizabeth Jane Welsh.
Girthon Cemetery14.05In loving memory of Mary Borland who died 27th Jany 1986, aged 64 years. Dearly loved wife of John Goudie, who died 26th Feby 1997, aged 78 years. A much loved dad, papa and great grand-dad. Sadly missed. Beloved mother & grandmother.
Girthon Cemetery14.06In loving memory of George H. Faithfull who died 10th Sept.1985 aged 80 years. And his wife Annie C.Wilson who died 2nd Octr 1965, aged 74 years. “sadly missed”
Girthon Cemetery14.07In Memoriam. James Johnstone, Blackloch & High Creoch, died 20th October 1977. And his wife Jessie G.Easton died 22nd October 1987. And her brother Rev. Andrew J.Easton C.F. died 1st January 1991. Also his wife Muriel C.Macdonald died 26th September 1980.

[ C.F. = Chaplain to the Forces ]
Girthon Cemetery14.08In loving memory of Mary Gordon Neil who died 10th May 1985, dearly loved mother of Mary, beloved wife of John Barclay Neil, who died 30th July 1973.
Girthon Cemetery14.09In loving memory of Margaret M.White who died 12th March 1985 aged 70 years, dearly loved wife of John McG. White, who died 1st Sept.1990, aged 70 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.10In loving memory of William Gemmell who died 17th Decr.1984, aged 73 years. Beloved husband of Beatrice Brodie, who died 25th April 1988, aged 82 years. Always remembered.
Girthon Cemetery14.11In loving memory of Norman Anderson, who died 9th Novr.1984, aged 80 years. Beloved husband of Isabel Patterson, who died 28th June 1989 aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.12McMillan. In loving memory of John G. McMillan, who died 29th Octr.1984 aged 57 years. Beloved husband of Mary Ross McKenna.
Girthon Cemetery14.13Elizabeth McClymont died 25th Sep.1984, aged 80 years. Loved wife of James. Also the above James McClymont died 15th Jan.2003, in his 100th year. Until we meet again may God hold you in the hollow of his hand. Also their son Hugh C. McClymont died 2nd Dec.2004 aged 71 years. Also their grandson Hugh McClymont died 9th Nov.2011 aged 42 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.14In loving memory of Jenny Murray, who died 14th July 1984, aged 77 years. Beloved wife of Gordon Kirkpatrick, who died 16th October 1990 aged 83 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.15F. In loving memory of my dear husband Thomas H. Finlay, who died 14th Feby 1984, aged 76 years. Also Mary McCorkindale, his beloved wife, who died 25th Jany 2009 aged 90 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.16In remembrance of Margaret D. Guthrie well loved and loving wife of Eric C. Davidson, The Dhoon, Kirkcudbright, who died 9th Nov.1983. Also the above Eric C. Davidson who died 14th August 1986, loved and loving husband of Betty Robinson.
Girthon Cemetery14.17K. In loving memory of John W.Keenan who died 26th March 1983 aged 59 years, dearly loved husband of Maisie Keenan, who died 24th June 2009 aged 81 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.18In loving memory of my dearly loved husband William Welsh Shedden who died 26th Decr 1982, aged 62 years. Also his wife Lilian Carson, who died 11th Sept.1987, aged 62 years. Loving parents and grandparents. Also our beloved son Colin Niven who died 4th Nov.2002 aged 49 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.19In loving memory of James Girgan, dearly loved husband of Mary McClymont, who died 6th Novr.1982, aged 63 years. Also the above Mary McClymont, who died 2nd March 1997, aged 77 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.20P. In loving memory of Bert Patterson died 25th August 1982, aged 68 years. Also his beloved wife “Peg” Maggie Greenshields Gemmell died 8th June 1996 aged 81 years. His garden grew so well.
Girthon Cemetery14.21In loving memory of Hubert Cox, (Bert), who died 30th June 1982, aged 77 years. Also his son Hubert Cox, who died 14th July 1980, aged 49 years. Also his wife Alexina Cox, who died 26th Decr.1990 aged 81 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.22In loving memory of John Shaw beloved husband of Helen Dent, died 17th January 1984, aged 67 years. Also the above Helen Dent, a loving wife and mother, died 24th June 1996.
Girthon Cemetery14.23In loving memory of Janet S. Taylor, Fleetbank who died 15th January 1982 aged 57 years, beloved wife of Robert Carson.
Girthon Cemetery14.24In loving memory of Edith E. M. Brown, 10th September 1981, aged 80.
Girthon Cemetery14.25In memory of James J.Gallacher a loving Dad & Papa who fell asleep 12th August 2011 aged 68 years.
“gad ionndrainn”. [‘gad ionndrainn’ is gaelic for ‘missing you’]
Girthon Cemetery14.26In loving memory of James M. Gallacher, beloved husband of May Johnstone, who died 19th June 1981, aged 76 years. Also the above May Johnstone who died 1st Jany 1999 aged 84 years. Beloved parents.
Girthon Cemetery14.27In loving memory of Andrew Murphy dearly loved husband of Marjory Paterson, who died 6th June 1981, aged 66 years. Also the above Marjory Paterson, who died 26th July 2001, aged 81 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.28In loving memory of Margaret Nelson, who died 12th May 1981. Dearly loved and greatly missed wife of William (Bill) Cluett who died 2nd November 2007 aged 89 years. Erected by the family.
Girthon Cemetery14.29In loving memory of Edward Dixon Abbott died on the 2nd May 1981, aged 83 years, beloved husband of Margaret Elizabeth, died on 5th October 2003, aged 96 years. Much loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Girthon Cemetery14.30In loving memory of William James, second son of Robert & Ann Telfer, died result of an accident, 14th February 1981, aged 20 years. Also the above Robert Telfer who died 22nd June 1989, aged 58 years. Also the above Andrina H.T. Kerr (Ann), who died 31st Octr.2002, aged 71 years. “sleep in peace”
Girthon Cemetery14.31In loving memory of Duncan McLellan who died 2nd February 1981, aged 59 years. “fondly remembered”
Girthon Cemetery14.32In loving memory of Robert T. Davidson who died 10th January 1981 aged 50 years, a dear husband and father. Also Gloria Margaret, wife of the above, who died 16th August 1995 aged 66 years, a much loved mum and nana forever in our thoughts.
Girthon Cemetery14.33In loving memory of Margaret Hughan Veitch M.A. who died in Glencoe, the result of an accident, on the 19th January 1980, aged 23 years. Also her mother Sarah T. McMurray, who died 1st Feby.1982, aged 68 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.34In loving memory of James Gilchrist beloved husband of Agnes Kennan, who died 29th December 1978 aged 87 years. Also the above Agnes Kennan died 13th Aug.1981 aged 80 years. Sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery14.35In loving memory of James Kyle dearly loved husband of Maisie R.Gardner, who died 25th August 1978 aged 66 years. Also his wife Maisie Russell Gardner, who died 16th Feby.1993 aged 79 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.36In loving memory of Albert Ernest, dearly loved son of Gordon & Effie Hunter, died result of an accident, on the 8th July 1978, aged 21 years. Also the above Gordon Hunter died 1st October 1996 aged 78 years. Also the above Effie Hunter died 24th July 2011 aged 86 years. “The Lord bless thee and keep thee.”
Girthon Cemetery14.37In loving memory of Robert Marshall, dearly loved husband of Nellie Duff, who died 27th Feby.1978, aged 84 years. Also their son Bert, who died 6th Jany.1987, aged 63 years. Also the above Nellie Duff who died 6th Decr .1989 aged 91 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.38In loving memory of Henry Patterson, beloved husband of Margaret Hay, who died 17th May 1977 aged 79 years. Also the above Margaret Hay who died 27th Sept.1984 aged 83 years.
Girthon Cemetery14.39In loving memory of my dear husband James Hogg Patterson died 3rd February 1976. Justorum Animae In Manu Dei Sunt.
Girthon Cemetery14a.01L. In loving memory of Roy Logue M.A. who died on 14th January 1989 aged 37 years, only son of Mary and James, 3 Memory Lane. Also the above James Logue who died on 22nd July 1998 aged73 years. Also the above Mary Henry who died on 29th August 2011 aged 83 years. Sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery14a.02K. In loving memory of Hazel Keenan, only daughter of John and Maisie, who died 31st August 1989 aged 34 years. Sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery14a.03Jack Henderson. Born 26th December 1911. Died 16th December 1989. Also his wife Christina Grace Duncan. Born 12th May 1914. Died 6th July 1990. And their son Neil Ross. Born 27th June 1937. Died 24th August 2002. Beloved husband of Margery.
Girthon Cemetery14a.04In loving memory of Isabella Ferguson, who died 13th April 1990, in her 87th year, dearly loved wife of Adam Ferguson, who died 29th October 1993 aged 85 years.
Girthon Cemetery14a.05In loving memory of Isabella Edgar, who died 29th June 1990, aged 84 years, dearly loved wife of George McKechnie, who died 19th January 1993 aged 87 years.
Girthon Cemetery14a.06In loving memory of Constance Alice Fergusson (Connie) died 26th February 1991, aged 80 years, dear wife of Alex. G. Johnstone, formerly of Blackloch. Also the above Alexander G. Johnstone died 9th January 1994 aged 84 years.
Girthon Cemetery14a.07Cherished memories of Peter W. Keenan, died 19th April 1991, aged 29 years, loving husband of Lynda.
Girthon Cemetery14a.08C. In loving memory of Evelyn Stewart Tait, died 5th Dec. 1965 aged 70 years, beloved wife of Christopher Crosbie, died 6th June 1971, aged 76 years.
Girthon Cemetery14a.09Arthur W.S. Holmes, priest, 1909 – 1991, and his wife Margaret A. McMurray, 1916 – 2004. RIP.
Girthon Cemetery15.01In memory of Alexander Nelson who died at Boreland of Girthon 2nd Feby.1890, aged 79 years. Also Janet Biggam, his wife, who died at Boreland of Girthon 3rd April 1886, aged 84 years. Also William Nelson, their son, who died at Gatehouse 15th Oct.1905, aged 67 years. Also Mary S. Johnston beloved wife of John Nelson, who died at Bridge of Dee, 14th Feb.1929, aged 77 years. Also James Nelson, son of John and Mary Nelson died of wounds received in the War 1918, aged 33 years. Also Margaret Jessie Nelson, daughter of John and Mary Nelson who died at Dumfries 4th October 1937, aged 54 years. Also John Nelson who died at Dumfries 11th October 1937, aged 89 years. Also William Nelson, son of John and Mary Nelson who died at Dumfries, 9th May 1942, aged 64 years.
Girthon Cemetery15.02Erected by Agnes McClelland in memory of her husband John Campbell, who died 28th December 1882, aged 70 years. Also Agnes McLellan, the erector, who died 22nd June 1907 aged 86 years.
Girthon Cemetery15.03In loving memory of John Hall, chemist Gatehouse, who fell asleep in Jesus, 3rd Decr.1884, aged 55 years. Isabella, his only daughter, who died 15th October 1885, aged 7 years and 10 months.
“They also that are fallen asleep in Jesus will God bring with him.” 1 Thessalonians IX 14
Girthon Cemetery15.04Erected by Charles Henry in loving memory of Letitia Ross Henderson his wife, who died at Gatehouse, 30th July 1936, aged 76 years. Also John, their son who died in infancy. Also Charles Henry, the erector, who died at 33 Catherine St. 25th Feby.1946 aged 90 years. Also Mary Elizabeth Snowden, beloved wife of Robert Henry, their son, who died 30th May 1962, aged 60 years. Also the above Robert Henry who died 25th July 1966, aged 68 years.
Girthon Cemetery15.05Sacred to the memory of Margaret Clement, wife of James McKean, who died at Braeside, Gatehouse, 15th June 1870, aged 65 years. And the above James McKean, for many years provost of Gatehouse, who died also at Braeside, on 7th August 1879, aged 74 years.
Here also is interred Thomas Balfour Macnab, merchant, Glasgow, son-in-law of the erector who died at Queenstown, Ireland, 10th April 1875, in his 36th year. Also Marion Blair Macnab, his daughter who died 3rd Jan.1875, aged 6 months.
Girthon Cemetery15.06Erected in affectionate remembrance of David, infant son of James and Jessie Lewis Campbell, High Street, Gatehouse, who died 16th March 1872 aged 14 months.
“The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away, Blessed be the name of the Lord.”

Girthon Cemetery15.07Erected by George Hume in memory of his daughter Ada, who died 5th October 1872, aged 6 years. George, his son died 12th May 1876 aged 7 months. Mary Janet, his daughter died 3rd May 1886, aged 4 years and 3 months. Elizabeth, his daughter and wife of John Paterson, who died 18th Oct.1892, aged 24 years. George Hume, the erector died 8th February 1895, aged 63 years. Agnes Gordon, his spouse died 27th July 1896 aged 58 years. Isabella, infant daughter of Robert Hume and granddaughter of the erector died 11th Feby.1912. Bessie Davidson, wife of Robert Hume died 18th Feb.1944, aged 68 years. The said Robert Hume died 22nd Nov.1947 aged 73 years. And John Gordon Hume, M.R.C.S. L.R.C.P., died in London, 2nd May 1949, aged 78 years.
Girthon Cemetery15.08Erected by Anna Affleck in memory of William Douglas, her spouse who died at Fleet Street, Gatehouse,19 Nov.1872, aged 71 years. Anna Affleck, the erector who died at Fleet Street, 19 Aug.1885, aged 72 years. Also Archibald John, their son who died at Dinnance, Balmaghie, 7 June 1855, aged 4 years & 9 months. Also Robert Douglas, stepson of the erector, who was drowned in the Dee, 13 Jan.1856 aged 16 years. And are interred in Balmaghie churchyard. Also Annie Maria Douglas, daughter of the above, who died at Dalbeattie, 24 April 1936, aged 81 years.
Girthon Cemetery15.09Erected in affectionate remembrance of Agnes, daughter of Gordon and Mary Henderson, who died 1st February 1876, aged 27 years. Also Andrew & James who died in infancy. Also the said Mary Henderson, her mother, who died 28th January 1881, aged 63 years. Also the above Gordon Henderson, who died, 31st Dec.1899, aged 84 years. Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God St.Mat.v.6
Girthon Cemetery15.10Erected by George Milligan, in memory of Jane Smith, his wife, who died 14th Feb.1876, aged 76 years. Also of the above George Milligan, who died 17th September 1898, aged 85 years.
Girthon Cemetery15.11Inscription to follow
Girthon Cemetery15.12Inscription to follow
Girthon Cemetery15.13Inscription to follow
Girthon Cemetery15.14Inscription to follow
Girthon Cemetery15a.01In loving memory of Ernest Holden 1917-1991 and his beloved wife Margaret Holden 1911-1993.
Girthon Cemetery15a.02H. In loving memory of Robert James Hope (Jim), who died 5th January 1992, aged 75 years. Also their son Robert, who died 3rd April 2011 aged 63 years. “Rest in peace.”
Girthon Cemetery15a.03H. Jane Callander Haining, born 14th June 1898, died 7th August 1992.
Girthon Cemetery15a.04Cherished memories of Wing Commander J.R.H. Lewis D.F.C. “Ronnie”, died 8th January 1992, aged 74 years, beloved husband of Grace, née Evans, loving mother and granny, died 26th February 2007, aged 90 years. (interred at Hemingford Grey). Together again. Peace perfect peace.

[D.F.C. = Distinguished Flying Cross. Hemingford Grey is in Cambridgeshire]
Girthon Cemetery15a.05In loving memory of Jack Kane, who died 26th November 1992 aged 68 years, beloved husband of Sadie McClymont. “Goodnight.”
Girthon Cemetery15a.06In loving memory of Evelyn Watson, n?e Crosbie, who died 13th April 1993 aged 70 years, dearly loved wife of Anthony Watson who died 9th April 2008 aged 88 years.
Girthon Cemetery15a.07John McLean Goodall 28.4.1903 – 30.1.1993 and also his wife Joan C. M. Egan 27.2.1910 – 2.10.2007. RIP.
Girthon Cemetery15a.08Inscription to follow
Girthon Cemetery15a.09Inscription to follow
Girthon Cemetery15a.10Inscription to follow
Girthon Cemetery15a.11Inscription to follow
Girthon Cemetery16.01Erected by John Biggam in affectionate remembrance of Margaret Keenan, his wife who died 18th October 1886 aged 56 years. John Biggam, the erector, who died 7th April 1889 aged 54 years. Also Maggie, John, William & Henry, children of William and Jane Bertram and grandchildren of the erector who died in infancy.
Girthon Cemetery16.02{stone broken} Erected by James R.K. Walker in memory of Hugh McGhie Walker his father who died 8th May 1887, age 96 years. Also Elizabeth Brown, his wife, who died 16th July 1887, aged 83 years. Also James R.K.Walker, the erector, who died 6th March 1917, aged 68.
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Also Barbara Austin, [his wife] who died at Castle Douglas 13 Octr 1922 aged 71 years.
Girthon Cemetery16.03Erected by John Hyslop in memory of John A.Hyslop, his son, who fell asleep 15th Feby 1888, aged 2 years and 2 months. Also Herbert Victor, his son, who died 19th Novr 1908 aged 13 years.
Girthon Cemetery16.04Erected by James Lockhart in loving memory of his wife Janet McGhie, who died at High Borgue, 18th Decr 1899 aged 51 years. Also his son John, who died at Culreoch, 24th Sep.1883, aged 14 months. The said James Lockhart, who died at Kempleton, Twynholm, 9th November 1904, aged 64 years. Also Mary, his daughter, who died at Kempleton, 12th Jany 1907, aged 31 years. Also John, his son, Pte K.O.S.B. killed in action in France, 3rd May 1917, aged 26 years. Also Jessie Ann McGinley, wife of James Lockhart jr, who died at Kirkpatrick village, 21st Feby 1921, aged 37 years. Also Jane McGhie, daughter of the above, who died at Laurieston, 8th March 1947, aged 79 years. Also Margaret, his daughter, who died at Forest Hill, London 24th April 1950, aged 80 years. Also the above James Lockhart, jr, who died at Queenshill Park, Ringford, 24th July 1962, aged 84 years. “peace perfect peace”
Girthon Cemetery16.05Erected by Robert Foster in memory of Grace E. Meggat, his wife, who died at Townhead, 15 May 1886, aged 39 years. Lizzie, his daughter, who died 27 June 1876, aged 6 months. Robert W. Foster, his son who died 2 January 1878 aged 5 months. Mary Jane Foster, his daughter, who died at Boreland of Borgue, 8 Sep.1897, aged 28 years.
Girthon Cemetery16.06In memory of Samuel Carson, born 25th Sept.1813, died 22nd May 1881.
“I know that my redeemer liveth”
Girthon Cemetery16.07{stone G16.07 follows on from G16.08}
Also James Fergusson his eldest son who died at Gatehouse, 29th May 1955, in his 82nd year, for many years resident in Iquique, Chile.
Girthon Cemetery16.08In loving remembrance of Mary Hornsby, daughter of John & Emily Fergusson, born 1st June 1872, died 14th Feb.1878.
“We asked life of thee, and thou gavest it her, even length of days for ever and ever.”
And of Emily Hornsby, her sister, born 21st April 1879, died 25th March 1881,
“a little lamb, by God’s own lamb redeemed.”
And of John Fergusson, their father, who died 28th July 1887, aged 42 years.
“till the day dawn and the shadows flee away”
And of Malcolm Robertson, his fourth and dearly loved son, born 11th Feb.1878, died 30th April 1892.
“with Christ which is far better”
And of Emily Hornsby, their mother & wife of the above John Fergusson, died 20th May 1912, aged 66 years.
“peace perfect peace”
And of William Hornsby, their son, who died in Germiston, S.Africa, 27th July 1927, aged 50 years.
And of Eric, their youngest son, who died at Lima, Peru, 9th January 1931, aged 45 years. And of John Robert, their second son, died 26th March 1943, aged 69 years.
Girthon Cemetery16.09Erected 1879 sacred to the memory of Joan Blythe who died at Gatehouse [30]th Jany 1879, aged 15 years.
Absent from the body, present with the Lord. 2 Corinth. 5:8
So he bringeth them unto their desired haven. Psalm CVII v.30
Girthon Cemetery16.10Erected by Charlotte Mann in affectionate remembrance of Joseph Mann, her husband, who died at Cally Mains, 22 November 1878, aged 77 years. Also the erector who died 1st March 1887 aged 85 years.
Girthon Cemetery16.11Erected by James Hannah in affectionate remembrance of Mary Ann Rollings, his wife who died at Cally Gardens, 3rd April 1877 aged 33 years.
Then let our sorrows cease to flow, God has recalled his own.
Girthon Cemetery16.12Erected by James and Catherine G. Wylie in affectionate remembrance of John, their son, who died 11th March 1877, aged 19 years. William Edward, their son, died 9th March 1990, aged 31 years. The above James Wylie died 13th Feby 1902 aged 73 years. Also of Catherine G. Wylie, died March 11th 1903, aged 77 years. Alexander, their son, who died at Edinburgh, 4th April 1938, aged 77 years.
Safe in the arms of Jesus, Safe from corroding care, Safe from the world’s temptation, Sin cannot harm me there.
Girthon Cemetery16a.01In Memoriam. David Lidderdale died 2[8]th August 1882 aged 69 years. Charlotte Jamieson, his wife died 22nd February 1884 aged 74 years. Jeanie H.C.Lidderdale, their granddaughter who died 10th Dec.1908 aged 9 years. James Lidderdale, their son, who died 11th October 1919 aged 76 years. Annie Chesney, his wife who passed away 20th Feb.1927 aged 63 years.
Jesus cared for all.
Girthon Cemetery16a.02Erected in memory of James Wilson who died 10 January 1881 aged 59 years. Also Eliza Wilson, who died 11th April 1883 aged 35 years. Also Mary Wilson, who died 25th April 1887 aged 72 years.
Girthon Cemetery16a.03Erected by Alexander McCredie in loving memory of Agnes Dalrymple his wife who died at Catherine Street, Gatehouse 6th August 1881. Agnes, their daughter who died in infancy. Also Isabel Dalrymple their daughter who died at Cally Laundry 30th May 1902 in her 23rd year. Alexander McCredie, the erector, who died 24th April 1907 aged 64 years. Mary Janet his daughter died 23rd Jany 1931 aged 53 years.
Girthon Cemetery16a.04In memory of Marjory McDonald Stirling who died at Cally Mains 2nd August 1883 aged 3 years and 5 months.
Girthon Cemetery17.01Erected by Isabella Clark in memory of her mother Elenor Corlet, who died 11th July 1891 aged 85 years. Also in memory of Isabella Clark the erector died 31st October 1924 aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery17.02Erected by Alexr Mitchell, in memory of his wife, Elizabeth Hillier, who died 22 Nov.1891 aged 48 years. Alexander Mitchell who died at Auchencairn 31st Dec.1925 aged 85 years. In everlasting memory of a very dear brother Alexander Mitchell who died 22 Oct. 1944 was buried in Auchencairn and my dear sister Isabella--------------------------------was cremated-------------father & mother who rest here--------------Ma—Mitchell Kaye---------------------------------------
Girthon Cemetery17.03Erected by Samuel McLeod in memory of Hector, his son, who died at High Street, Gatehouse 29th January 1907 aged 10 months. Also Lizzie, his daughter, who died at High Street, Gatehouse on 22nd November 1908 aged 6 years. Also Jane, Matthew and Mary who died in infancy.
He shall gather the lambs with his arm and carry them in his bosom Isaiah XL.11
Samuel McLeod, the erector died at 95 Argyle Street, Glasgow on 28th Sept.1921 aged 65 years.
Girthon Cemetery17.04In affectionate remembrance of Susan Spencer the beloved wife of John Spencer, Cally Stables, Gatehouse, who fell asleep in Jesus 16th Feb.1880 aged 78 years.
“Accepted in the Beloved”
Also the above John Spencer who entered into rest 8th March 1899, in the 94th year of his age.
“kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation”
“they overcame by the blood of the lamb” Rev 12.11
“the salvation of the righteous is of the Lord” Ps 37.39
Girthon Cemetery17.05Erected by Hugh Campbell, blacksmith, in memory of Elizabeth Skelly, his wife, who died at Gatehouse 29th January 1880 aged 72 years. Jane Campbell, daughter the erector died at Gatehouse 6 March 1882 aged 31 years.
Thy will be done.
Also John Campbell, grandson the erector, who died 24th May 1882 aged 27 years. Hugh Campbell, the erector, died 24 Aug.1888 aged 84 years. Alexander Stewart, son in law of the erector, who died at Gatehouse 29th July 1900 aged 58 years. Mary Ann, widow of the above Alexander Stewart, died at Manchester, 1st June 1918, aged 78 years.
A light is from our household gone, A voice we loved is stilled,
A place is vacant by our hearth, Which never can be filled.
Girthon Cemetery17.06In memory of Robert Dalziell, who died at Gatehouse, 3rd Jany.1880, aged 71 years. Elizabeth, his daughter, who died at Eastlands, Kirkpatrick Durham, 5th Jany 1848. Margaret, his daughter, who died at Gatehouse 28th Jany 1851. William Halliday, his son in law, died at Skyreburn Mill, 26th Feb.1888 aged 50 years. Betsy Vennie, wife of Robert Dalziell, who died at Bulls, New Zealand, 24th Aug.1889 aged 75 years. Barbara, his daughter, wife of A.Rolls, died at Wellington, New Zealand, 9th Nov.1915 aged 69 years. Elizabeth, his daughter, wife of William Halliday, died at Gatehouse, 10th Novr.1915 aged 67 years.
Girthon Cemetery18.01Erected by the congregation of Girthon and other friends in affectionate remembrance of the Rev. Hugh Morton Jack who was for over twenty seven years the faithful and much respected minister of the parish born 21st August 1825 died 29th December 1879.

David Morton Jack M.D. surgeon major Indian Medical Service only son of the Revd. Hugh Morton Jack born at Girthon Manse, 11th Nov.1853 died at Sitapur, India, 13th Sept.1890. Martha Sharpe Forrester Morton Jack died at St. Andrews 23rd Feby.1908.

Martha Sharpe Forrester wife of Rev.H.M. Jack died at St. Andrews 2nd June 1913.
Girthon Cemetery19.01Mary Ann Irvine, wife of Alexander Patterson, who died at Senwick Lodge, Borgue, 2nd July 1929 aged 71 years. Also Daniel, their son, who died at Culreoch, 25th Oct.1894 aged 15 months. Also the above Alexander Patterson, who died at Corseyard, Borgue, 29t Nov.1938 aged 78 years. PATTERSON.
Girthon Cemetery19.02In memory of John Fisher who died 24th Sept.1894 aged 53 years. Also Capt. John Patterson, who died at sea 4th April 1867 aged 44 years. Also Alexander Fisher, eldest son of the above John Fisher, who died at Whithorn, 12th Octr.1897 aged 28 years. Margaret Fisher, his wife, died 19th Feby.1902 aged 65 years. Also William Patterson, eldest son of the above John Patterson, who died at the Western Infirmary, Glasgow 11th Octr.1920 aged 64 years. Interred in Western Necropolis. Also Henry Fisher, youngest son of the above John Fisher, who died at Glasgow, 22nd April 1927 aged 53 years. Also Gunner G.A.Fisher, killed in France 18th April 1916, and buried in Bruay Communal Cemetery, aged 31 years.
Girthon Cemetery19.03Erected by Margaret Lyall in memory of William McCall, her husband, who died at Gatehouse 26th Nov.1863 aged 78 years. Jane McCall, his sister, who died at Gatehouse 27th Jan.1893 aged 70 years. William Lyall died 10th August 1902 aged 46 years. Margaret Lyall, wife of William McCall, died 28th August 1912 age 86 years.
Girthon Cemetery19.04In loving memory of James Ferguson Cairns, my son, who died at Innerleithen, on the 19th September 1892 aged 24 years. Also Jane Muirhead, widow of John Cairns, died at Castle-Douglas 29th July 1858 aged 87 years. Also John Cairns, died at Ilford, April 1915, aged 53 years. Also their sons John 1908-1990, James 1912-1998.
Erected by Mary Cairns, Salamanca Cottage, Gatehouse.
Girthon Cemetery19.05To the memory of William Barron for 14 years the much loved & respected headmaster, Girthon Public School. This stone was erected by friends and former pupils in testimony of their appreciation of his high character and faithful labours, and in token of their sorrow for his early death. He was born at Inverness 26th December 1852 and died at Gatehouse 10th November 1891.
“Blessed are the pure in heart”
Girthon Cemetery19.06Erected in affectionate remembrance of Isabella Straiton, wife of James Irving, who died at Glennarvie, New Abbey, 23rd October 1883 aged 31 years. Also the above James Irving, who died at Castle Hill Cottage, Kirkmahoe, Dumfries, 22nd May 1911, aged 66 years.
How still and peaceful is the grave where life’s vain tumults past th’appointed house by heaven’s decree receives us all at last.
Girthon Cemetery19.07In affectionate remembrance of John McIlwraith who died at Gatehouse on 2nd Nov.1883 aged 91 years. Jane McCutcheon, his wife, who died at Gatehouse 7th May 1895 aged 84 years. Also Margaret, his daughter, who died at Dalbeattie 3rd August 1911 aged 62 years. Also Agnes Dalrymple McIlwraith, his daughter, who died at Dalbeattie 5th June 1919.
Girthon Cemetery19.08In affectionate remembrance of James Stark, watchmaker, Gatehouse, who entered into rest 15th January 1884 aged 40 years.
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on thee because he trusteth in thee. Isaiah XXV1 :3
Girthon Cemetery19.09Erected by Capt.Charles Belford in memory of Ann Beattie his wife who died at Gatehouse 28th Aug.1883 aged 72 years. Capt. Charles Belford, the erector, died at Gatehouse 26th Jan.1889 aged 80 years.
Father in thy gracious keeping leave we now thy servant sleeping.
Barbara Belford, youngest daughter of the erector, who died at Liverpool aged 58 years interred here. [d.1902]
Girthon Cemetery19.10. Jeromes Cemetery. Also William Corson, his son who died at Gatehouse 19th December 1949 aged 84 years. And Mary Hunter Ireland, his wife, died at Gatehouse 20th February 1958 aged 86 years.

[N.B. St.Jerome’s Cemetery is probably Mount Jerome’s Cemetery, Dublin]
Girthon Cemetery19.11In memory of Jeffrey McM. Henry who died at Lagg 23rd Feby.1897 aged 5 years.
Girthon Cemetery19.12Erected in affectionate remembrance of Janet Corson who died 3rd January 1882 aged 69 years. Also of William Robertson who died at Dover, New Jersey, U.S. 26th July 1888 aged 46 years. Also Mary Robertson, his wife, died at Lagg 17th Feby.1896 aged 74 years.
Girthon Cemetery19a.01Erected by David Macadam in memory of James Macadam his brother who died at High Street Gatehouse 17th March 1883 aged 85 years. Also in memory of Grace Milligan beloved wife of David Macadam, who died at Gatehouse 22nd March 1883 aged 59 years. Also of David Macadam, the erector, who died at Gatehouse 13th August 1883 aged 75 years. Also in loving memory of Robert H. Macadam grandson of the erector who died 31st July 1900 aged 11 years. Also George Walker Macadam who died 1st February 1911 aged 19 years. James Macadam, father of the above Robert and George who died 27th August 1915 aged 54 years. Also Margaret Maxwell Murray, his wife who died 17th Dec 1915 aged 54 years.
Girthon Cemetery19a.02Erected by Andrew Petrie in loving memory of James Petrie, his son, who died at Gatehouse on the 27th June 1884 aged 21 years. Also the erector Andrew Petrie who died at High Street Gatehouse Sept. 9th 1913 aged 74 years. Also Elizabeth Campbell McTaggart, wife of the erector who died at High Street Gatehouse 8th Decr 1916 aged 81 years. Also Kate Maud Wareham, beloved wife of Samuel Petrie, son of the erector who died at Gatehouse 26th Jany 1942 aged 65 years. Also the above Samuel Petrie, who died at Gatehouse 2nd March 1944 aged 67 years.
Thy will be done.
Girthon Cemetery19a.03In affectionate remembrance of Robert Chesney who died at Deer Park 27th Sept 1886 aged 69 years. Jane McMinn his wife who died at Girthon Kirk, 18th Oct. 1908 aged 82 years. Catherine their daughter, who died 2nd August 1920 aged 51 years. Jessie their daughter who died 30th Sept. 1930, aged 64 years. Thy will be done.
Girthon Cemetery19a.04Erected by Mrs Horatio Stewart to the memory of William S. Stratt 24 years her faithful servant who fell asleep Jany 24th 1887 aged 59 years. His one desire was to depart and be with Christ.
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.
Till he come O let the words
Linger on the trembling chords
Let the little while between
In their golden light be seen
Let us think how heav’n and home
Lie beyond that till He come.
Girthon Cemetery19a.05Robert Dalrymple late of Vermont, US in memory of his wife Charlotte Ann Parke died at Gatehouse 10th March 1886 aged 72 years. Robert Dalrymple the erector died at Gatehouse 9th August 1898 aged 82 years. Also Ellen Adams his wife who died 1st Octr 1900 aged 75 years.
1886.
Girthon Cemetery19a.06Erected by William Tomlinson in affectionate remembrance of Jane Kennedy his wife who died at Cally Park, Gatehouse 15th Jany 1885 aged 38 years. William Tomlinson, the erector, who died at Flintham Notts. 29th Dec.1910, aged 74 years.
Girthon Cemetery19a.07In loving memory of Andrew Straiton who died 8th Dec. 1934 aged 74 years. Annie Ford his wife who died 13th Oct 1933 aged 69 years. Isabella aged 3 years.
Girthon Cemetery20.01Erected by Francis McClymont in loving memory of his wife Mary Fitzpatrick, who died 6th Nov. 1934, aged 66 years. Also his son Pte F.McClymont 1/5th K.O.S.B. killed in France 16th Aug. 1917, aged 19 years. Also Mary, Catherine, Dennis & Esther who died in infancy. Also the above Francis McClymont who died 1st April 1938, aged 71 years. R.I.P.
Girthon Cemetery20.02In loving memory of James Raphael who died at High Barlay 3rd Sept. 1942, aged 83 years. Isabella Loan, his wife, who died at Cairnholy, 25th July 1941, aged 77 years. Mary Jane, their daughter, aged 7 years.
Girthon Cemetery20.03Sacred to the loving memory of William Hume, the dear son of William and Ellen Hume, who died 30 Aug. 1896 aged 14 years & 9 months.
A light is from our household gone, a voice we loved is still, a place is vacant on the hearth, which never can be filled.
Also James, Janet, Mary Janet & James, all who died in infancy.
Also in loving memory of William Hume, the erector who died 29th July 1910, aged 75 years. Also in loving memory of Ellen James, wife of the erector who died 31st Dec. 1933 aged 87 years. Eleanor, the eldest daughter, who died 27th June 1944. Louisa Parry, their second daughter, who died 14th February 1949.
Girthon Cemetery20.04Sacred to the memory of Janet McKie wife of James McMillan, late of Littleton, Borgue, who died at Gatehouse 26th July 1896, aged 88 years. The above James McMillan, who died at Gatehouse 3rd Janry 1904 aged 95 years. Marion Muir, wife of Alexander McMillan, Rosebank, died at Edinburgh, 4th Oct. 1922. Robert McMillan who died at Gatehouse, 1st Decr 1931, aged 90 years. And the above Alexander McMillan, who died at Gatehouse 6th March 1933, aged 87 years.
Girthon Cemetery20.05Sacred to the memory of William Renwick who died at Dashwood, Newton Stewart, on 15th March 1908, aged 69 years. Also Annie McMillan, widow of the above who died at Dashwood, Newton Stewart, on 20th April 1928, aged 87 years.
Girthon Cemetery20.06Erected by her family. In loving memory of Agnes Haining, widow of David Brackenridge, who died in Fleet Street, Gatehouse, 23rd July 1895, aged 46 years.
Girthon Cemetery20.07In memory of William Telfer died 24th Dec 1883 aged 67 years. Also John, his son, who died in infancy. James his son died in Dumfries 22nd March 1891 aged 37 years. Jane Carnochan. his wife, died 3rd July 1898 aged 81 years. Also Andrew Clark Campbell, grandson of William Telfer, who died 2nd Sep 1885 aged 19 months. Also Mary Telfer, his daughter, wife of Alexander S. Campbell, who died at 16 Millerfield Place, Edinburgh 7th July 1899 aged 51 years. Alexr S. Campbell died 9th January 1924 aged 81 years. And Rev. Alexander Stewart Campbell who died 5th April 1966 aged 79 years.
Girthon Cemetery20.08In loving memory of William Wilson Helme who died at Edinburgh 25th June 1884 aged 40 years. Agnes, his wife, who died 25th Decr 1876 aged 27 years. Also their children who died in infancy. And of William Helme, his father, who died at Gatehouse 20th Sept. 1891 aged 75 years. Jane his mother died in Liverpool 15th Dec.1903. William Helme, his son, died at St. Thomas, Canada, aged 45 years. Also Sarah Helme, who died at Liverpool 20th March 1930, in her 90th year.
Girthon Cemetery21.01In loving memory of Henry Douglas Glover solicitor and bank agent who died at Gatehouse 27th July 1896, in his 84th year.
In loving memory of Jane Payne, widow of Henry Douglas Glover, died at Gatehouse, 10th March 1923 in her 86th year.
In loving memory of Jane Annie Saunders, wife of Robert Slimmon Glover, solicitor and bank agent, Gatehouse, died 18th June 1911.
Girthon Cemetery21.02In loving memory of Margaret Livingston Sproat, wife of James McMichael, who died at Gatehouse, 6th Dec. 1929, aged 65 years. Also their son, Walter William Coats, who died in infancy, 21st Nov. 1897. Also the said James McMichael, who died 17th July 1933, aged 78 years. Also their eldest son, James Clement, OBE who died in Antigua, B.W.I. 16th September 1954, aged 59 years. And their other children Janet Livingston Wilson 9 April 1970 aged 81 years. Cmdre Hugh Ingersoll OBE, 27 Dec. 1974 aged 74 years. Mary Jane McMichael 28 April 1988 aged 96 years. Sir John FRS 3 March 1993 aged 88 years.
Girthon Cemetery21.03Erected by John Faed R.S.A. in memory of his wife Jane McDonald who died 27th Nov. 1897. John Faed R.S.A., the erector, died on 22nd October 1902, aged 83 years. Also of Susan Bell Faed, widow of the late John Walthew, Esq. J.P. of Wood Hall, Stockport, and sister of John, James and Thomas Faed, who died at Ardmore, Gatehouse, on 19th May 1909, aged 83 years.
Girthon Cemetery21.04In affectionate remembrance of Peter Wyllie who died at Gatehouse 7th August 1898, aged 66 years. Also Elizabeth McLean his wife who died at Dalry, Ayrshire 10th April 1924.
“Return unto thy Rest, O my Soul”
Girthon Cemetery21.05In memory of Mary Margaret Brown, granddaughter of the late Mrs Christina McNish or McClure, Gatehouse, who died at Dumfries 7th Sept. 1899, aged 52 years, and is interred here.
Girthon Cemetery21.06In loving memory of John Smith who died at High Street, Gatehouse, 20th August 1898, aged 51 years. Also Agnes, his youngest daughter, wife of William McNaught who died at Maryhill, Glasgow, 20th Sept. 1908 aged 34 years. Interred in the Western Necropolis. Jane Stewart wife of the above who died at Greenock, 23rd March 1920, aged 79 years, and is interred here.
Girthon Cemetery21.07In loving memory of Edward son of Alexander McKinna who died at Wigtown, 28th Oct. 1898, aged 2 years & 10 months. Also Annie his daughter who died 25th Sept. 1900 aged 5 months. And Harold his son, 9th Royal Scots, killed in action in France 22nd March 1918, aged 21 years.
And they shall be mine, saith the Lord of Hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels (Malachi 3-17)
Also Alexander, his son, died 5th Novr 1923, aged 37 years. Also James, his son, died 8th March 1934, aged 46 years. Also Mary, his eldest daughter, wife of J.M.Smith, Edinburgh, died 10th June 1937, aged 48 years. Alexander McKinna, the erector, died 28th Jany 1939, aged 88 years. Also Annie, his wife died 26th February 1939, aged 78 years. Also Sheila their grand-daughter, dearly loved wife of Alan Tanner, Rainham, Kent, who died 20th October 1972, aged 44 years.
Girthon Cemetery21.08In loving memory of Caroline Jane the beloved daughter of James & Jane Davies, The Parsonage Farm, Llanthewy Skirrid, Monmouthshire, who died at Cally House, Gatehouse N.B. March 3rd 1897 aged 22.
Erected as a token of sympathy by her loving parents.
Girthon Cemetery21.09In loving memory of Robert Gordon killed in action 1917, aged 21 years. Also Margaret Lamont, his wife, who died 14th Feb. 1971 aged 81 years. Also John Patterson, her husband, who died 3rd March 1962, aged 87 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.01Erected by Donald Murray in loving memory of John, his son, who died at Waulk Mill, Enrick, 15th March 1899, aged 22 years. Donald Murray, who died at Skyreburn, 1st July 1916, aged 70 years. Mary Jane, his daughter, died 3rd Jany 1927, aged 45 years. Mary McMinn, his wife, died 3rd Jany 1928 , aged 84 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.02Erected by John McDairmont, in memory of Margaret Palmer, his wife, who died at Disdow, 26th July 1899, aged 67 years. John McDairmont died at Newton Cottage, 7th August 1901, aged 70 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.03In memory of Alfred George, son of James Farmer, Woodfoot, who died 21st April 1915, aged 16 years. Also Hilda Clement, his daughter who died 17th January 1900, aged 6 years. Also Eugene Allan, his son 7/8 K.O.S.B. killed in action 17th Sept. 1918 aged 34 years. Also Cecil his son, 8th Black Watch, killed in action 19th March 1916, aged 19 years. The erector, James Farmer, who died at Woodfoot, 12th May 1922, aged 82 years. Elizabeth Allan, wife of the erector, died at Gatehouse 20th Dec. 1943, aged 77 years. Also Jane, their daughter who died at Lagg, 7th April 1954, aged 64 years. Also Edwin Gordon, their son, who died at Dumfries Infirmary, 16th December 1971, aged 67 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.04In loving memory of Rowena C. Farmer, beloved wife of Allan McVinnie, died 5th August 1955, aged 69 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.05Sacred to the memory of Samuel McKean only son of James McKean Meikle Barlay, who died there 1st April 1900, aged 29 years. Also of Mary Foulds, sister-in-law to the above Jas. McKean, who died at Barlay Jany 16th 1905 aged 58 years. Also the above James McKean who died at Gatehouse 23rd Decr 1915 aged 74. Also Agnes Foulds, his wife who died at Alfreton, Derbyshire, 8th Sept. 1917, aged 73 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.06Erected by Thomas Straiton in loving memory of Mary McFarlane, his wife who died at Catherine St. Gatehouse on the 12th Sep.1899, aged 79 years. Thomas Straiton, the erector who died at Barlay Cottage, 11th March 1907, aged 89 years.
“Rest in Peace”
Girthon Cemetery22.07In memory of Thomas Henry McGaw, builder, who died at Gatehouse 30th Nov.1914 aged 72 years. Robert, his third son died at Gatehouse 15th May 1897 aged 6? years. Helen, his wife died at Gatehouse, 10th July 1922, aged 74 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.08In memory of Hugh Murphie who died 18 March 1876 interred in Abbey Park, London aged 65 years. Also of Jane Morton, widow of the above who died 10th Jany 1889, interred here aged 46 years.
Also their daughter Edith Jane widow of John D Halliday farmer died Oct. 29th 1941 aged 57 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.09Erected by Margaret Hughan in loving memory of Alexander Murray Hughan, her husband who died at Drumwall, Gatehouse 21st August 1892, aged 47 years.
Grieve not for me my wife and children dear
I am not dead but sleeping here
My debt is paid my grave you see
Therefore prepare to follow me.
Also Margaret Hughan the erector who died at Drumwall, Gatehouse 6th February 1908, aged 57 years. Also John their son who died on 26th November 1932 aged 59 years. Also Frances Gibson Hughan, their daughter who died at Durham, 31st July 1964, aged 78 years. Also Alexa Murray Hughan their youngest daughter who died 28th March 1975, aged 82 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.10Erected in loving memory of John Irving who died at High Street, Gatehouse 6th July 1892 aged 72 years. Also Janet Irving his wife who died at Alderlea, Gatehouse 4th Dec. 1916 aged 96 years. Also David Dinwiddie his son who died in infancy. James his eldest son was lost at sea in 1809 aged 26 years. John his youngest son died 7th July 1882 aged 27 years. Robert his son died 17th Sep. 1910 aged 63 years. William his son died at Montpelier, Idaho, U.S.A. 28th Octr 1926. James Palmer his son-in-law died 3rd Decr 1940 aged 79 years. Annie Irving, wife of James Palmer, who died at Alderlea 25th Jany 1942 aged 83 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.11In loving memory of Elizabeth Bendall who died 7th Oct. 1928, aged 64 years. At rest Also William Bendall, husband of the said Elizabeth Bendall, born 2nd March 1880, died 20th Nov. 1952.
Girthon Cemetery22.12In memory of T.B.Mitchinson, grandson of Alexander Bryson who died 18th Augt 1889, aged 14 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.13In memory of Andrew Orr who died 25th March 1889, aged 3 years. Also James Orr, who died 23rd August 1892, aged 12 years. Also James Orr their father who died at Underwood 26th Jany 1917, aged 62 years. Margaret Turner, wife of James Orr, who died at Underwood, 30th Nov. 1919 aged 66 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.14Erected by John Wood, late colour sergeant 93rd Highlanders, in loving memory of Julia Blackburn his wife who died at Avenue Lodge, Gatehouse on the 5th September 1888 after much suffering aged 63 years.
The sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed Rom.viii.18
Mary Elizabeth Wood their only daughter who died at Avenue Lodge, Gatehouse 16th October 1889 aged 27 years. The erector John Wood who died at Avenue Lodge, Gatehouse 12th May 1897 aged 82 years. John W. Wood late Captain Mercantile Marine who died at Laversdale School House, Carlisle, 8th March 1918 aged 41 years. Interred in Irthington Churchyard. James Stephen died [ ] Oct. 1979 aged 61 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.15Erected by James McTaggart in memory of Isabella Cruickshank his mother who died 22 Dec. 1846 aged 40 years. Also Grace Parkinson his mother-in-law who died 21 Feb. 1887 aged 73 years. Also of James McTaggart his father who died 20 Oct. 1887 aged 79 years. The erector James McTaggart who died at New York, 5th February 1898 aged 61 years. Interred in Greenwood Cemetery. Also James Charles and Thomas, sons of the erector, who died in U.S.A. Also Jane Linten, wife of the erector who died at Kearny, New Jersey, 24th Jany 1934 aged 85 years.
Girthon Cemetery22.16Mary A. Morton who died at Cally Mains 30th Dec.1889.
In memory of David Morton died 20th Sept.1907 aged 37 years.
Girthon Cemetery23.00Lc General Francis Carey late 26th Cameronians born 13 May 1819 died 17 Sep 1887.
He being dead yet speaketh.
Girthon Cemetery23.01In memoriam George McMichael who died at Murray Arms Hotel, Gatehouse 28th December 1892 aged 50 years. Also John only son of the above who died at Bulawayo, South Africa, 1st May 1904, aged 29 years. Also Elizabeth Hume, widow of George McMichael , died at Blair Drummond, Perthshire, 23rd March 1925 aged 80 years.
Erected by his affectionate wife E. Hume.
Girthon Cemetery23.02In loving memory of Amelia J. Poulton, wife of William Dalrymple, who died at Gatehouse 7th April 1893 aged 37 years. The above William Dalrymple died 10th March 1943 in his 86th year. Also Jessie Lockerbie, his second wife who died on the 21st May 1951 aged 82 years. Laura Florence Dalrymple daughter of the above Amelia and William Dalrymple, died at Worthing 9th January 1979.
Girthon Cemetery23.03In memory of William McCourty who died at Clachan, 8th March 1896 aged 79 years. And Agnes Hughan his wife who died at Clachan 6th March 1899 aged 61 years.
Girthon Cemetery23.04Erected by Mrs Murray Stewart in memory of Esther Noble who died at Cally Aug 16th 1899. “He is our peace” Ephe.11.14
Girthon Cemetery23.05In loving memory of Thomas Jardine who died at Gatehouse 8th Feb. 1934 aged 77 years. Also Ann Helen Drummond, wife of Thomas Jardine, who died at Edinburgh, 26th Sept. 1911. Also Thomas, their son, who died at Gatehouse, 21st April 1896, aged 7 years & 9 months. Also Agnes Ireland Straiton, wife of Peter Drummond Jardine, their son, who died 3rd April 1969, aged 82 years. Also the above Peter Drummond Jardine, who died 19th July 1972, aged 90 years. Also their daughter Helen Drummond Dickson who died 8th March 2008 aged 92 years.
Girthon Cemetery23.06In loving memory of William C. Hyslop eldest son of Robert Hyslop, who died at Laggan, 15 May 1865 aged 9 years. Also Jessie his eldest daughter who died 13 April 1896 aged 31 years.
”I know that my redeemer liveth”
Also the above Robert Hyslop, who died 25th Octr 1899 aged 65 years.
Girthon Cemetery23.07Erected by Isabella Dalrymple in memory of her husband Andrew McLean who died at Gatehouse 22nd January 1895 aged 72 years.
Also Isabella Dalrymple his wife who died at East View, Gatehouse 8th Jany 1910 aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery23.08William McF. Sinclair 19th March 1834 aged 68. Georgina M. Gossip, his beloved wife, who died 9th September 1857 in her 91st year.
Girthon Cemetery23.09Erected by John McLachlan in loving memory of his son James who died at Meikle Barlay, 13th Nov 1900, aged 6 years and 10 months. Also John McLachlan, the erector, who died 7th April 1927, aged 74 years. Also Mary Dickie, his wife, who died at Laurieston, 27th July 1929, aged 72 years. Also his daughter Agnes, beloved wife of Alexander Thomson, died 28th Nov. 1955, aged 55 years.
Girthon Cemetery23.10In loving memory of Charles W. Hall who died 10th Dec. 1900 aged 26 years. Also James Glencorse who died at Gatehouse 3rd Nov. 1912, aged 53 years. Jane Kennedy, wife of James Glencorse died 30th Dec.1925.
Girthon Cemetery23.11Erected by Alexander Whan in loving memory of Mary Jane, his eldest daughter, who died 23rd August 1902, aged 18? years. Also Robert, his only son, Pte Royal Scots, missing supposed died 9th April 1918 aged 23 years. Also Alexander Whan, the erector, who died 3rd Novr 1935, aged 84 years. Also Jane Robson, his beloved wife, who died 14th Decr 1937, aged 76 years. Also Edith, his second daughter, and widow of Robert Langley, Blackburn, died 15th March 1954, aged 66 years.
Girthon Cemetery23.12In affectionate remembrance of Joseph Taylor Duncan, who died at Gatehouse 14th Oct. 1902 aged 78 years. Also Mary Miller his wife, who died at Gatehouse 23rd July 1908 aged 73 years. Also Mary Miller eldest daughter of the above who died at Bournemouth 19th April 1925 aged 63 years. Alexander Miller second son of above who died at Little Munday Bois, Kent 2nd June 1934 aged 67 years. And of their daughter Jane, born June 16th 1862 in Gatehouse, died September 29th 1945 in Windsor, who for 65 years was the faithful servant and beloved friend of the family of Lord and Lady Ardwall whose undying gratitude for her love and devotion is perpetuated on this stone.
Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
Girthon Cemetery23.13In loving memory of Sarah the beloved wife of William Phillips, Cally School, died 18th June 1903, aged 55 years. Also Edith Annie, their eldest daughter and wife of Gilbert Henry Nicholl, died at Ogmore Manitou, Manitoba, 28th May 1908, aged 36 years. Also William Phillips F.E.I.S., of Cally and Rusko School, who died 9th Nov. 1920, aged 69 years.
Girthon Cemetery23.14Erected by Robert Patterson in loving memory of Violet Gordon, his wife who died at Catherine Street, Gatehouse, on 24th May 1901, aged 30 years. Also John his son, Cpl 17th Royal Scots, killed in action in France, 25th March 1918 aged 24 years. Also Maggie his eldest and loved daughter, and wife of James Hogg jnr. who died at Townhead on 1st June 1921 in her 31st year. And James Hogg their infant son who died on 2nd June 1921. Also Robert Patterson who died at 18 Catherine Street, 12th April 1945, aged 77 years. Also Violet May (Maisie), his daughter, wife of Leonard Boswell, who died 29th April 1970, aged 73 years. Also the above Leonard Boswell, who died 6th March 1976, aged 80 years. Bill, youngest son of the erector, who died 4th June 1983, aged 82 years. Lily Garside, daughter of Leonard and May Boswell, who died 28th December 2004, aged 85 years, wife of Stanley Garside, who died 31st March 2004, aged 87 years.
Girthon Cemetery23.15Erected by Frances Dixon in loving memory of her husband Alexander Kinna, painter, who died at Gatehouse 25th Sepr 1900 aged 58 years. Also, Frances Kinna, his wife, who departed this life at Ashton under Lyne, May 26th 1912 aged 73 years. Her end was peace.
Girthon Cemetery24.00Erected by James Bryan in memory of his wife Margaret Dunbar, who died 3rd January 1885 aged 58 years. Also his six children who died young. James Bryan, the erector, who died at Burnbank Hamilton 11th Septr 1902 aged 80 years.
Asleep untill the day dawns and the shadows flee away.
Girthon Cemetery24.01Erected in loving memory of Alexander Dott M.B:C.M. for 20 years physician & surgeon, in Gatehouse; born at Laggan, Invernessshire, 21st Jan. 1864 died at Gatehouse 17th Oct. 1916. Also Catherine Greig Torry his wife died at Corsock 5th Feby 1956. And Mary Marjorie their daughter widow of James Foote Patrick died in Surrey 21st January 2006.
Girthon Cemetery24.02In loving memory of Janet Caig, died 14th April 1917. Her nephew Robert Caig died 27th March 1920. His wife Georgina L. Caig died 21st Jany 1937, also their daughter Dorothy Caig died 11th Novr 1983.
Girthon Cemetery24.03In loving memory of Matthew Girgan who died 12th April 1955 aged 77 years. Also his wife Margaret Clark McGarva who died 31st August 1955 aged 78 years. Also their son Thomas who died in infancy.
Girthon Cemetery24.04In loving memory of Margaret McKinna beloved wife of Jack Glover of Glenlea, Twynholm died 20th Jan. 1968 aged 57 years. Also the above Jack Glover died 20th February 1977 aged 69 years.
Girthon Cemetery24.05Erected by Margaret Houston in memory of John Benson, her husband, who died 20th April 1916, aged 72 years. Also John their son killed in action in Palestine 8th November 1917 aged 21 years. Also the erector, Margaret Houston, who died at Catherine St. 19th August 1928, aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery24.06In loving memory of Agnes Colvin wife of Robert Hope who died at Enrick 14th Novr 1915 aged 62 years. Also Robert Hope her husband who died at Birtwhistle St. 12th Feby 1944 aged 80 years. Also Thomas Colvin, their son who died 6th Oct. 1948 aged 55 years. Also Mary Hope their daughter who died 5th April 1969 aged 81 years. “Thy will be done”
Girthon Cemetery24.07In loving memory of John McNeil of Catherine Street, Gatehouse of Fleet.
Girthon Cemetery24.08In loving memory of Elizabeth McNaught Caven beloved wife of Lcp D. Sharp, who died at Gatehouse, 17th August 1915, aged 25 years. Also Isabel their elder daughter who died 15th July 1948, aged 34 years. Interred in Kilmarnock cemetery. Also the above Douglas Sharp who died 1st Dec. 1968, aged 80 years. And his wife Jane who died 7th May 1974, aged 78 years. Also remembering Janet, younger daughter of Elizabeth & Douglas, who died 20th April 2006 aged 90 years, dear wife of the late Ronald Ruxton.
Girthon Cemetery25.01In loving memory of George McMurray who died at Bengray, Gatehouse-of-Fleet, on 22nd October 1960, aged 85 years. Also George, his son, who died 26th Feb.1918, aged 3 years. Also Margaret Jane Livingstone, his wife who died at Girthon Kirk, on 2nd February 1969, aged 86 years. Also their daughter Betty Livingstone, who died in London, 11th January 1974, aged 52 years. Also their daughter Edith McMurray 1918-1992.
Girthon Cemetery25.02McGeachie. In loving memory of my dear mother died 29th Jan.1984. Ann.
Girthon Cemetery25.03In loving memory of Jane McCrone wife of Thomas Gilmour, Boatgreen, who died 9th December 1969, aged 73 years. Also their son Thomas, who died in infancy 1918. Also the above Thomas Gilmour, who died 14th April 1972, aged 81 years.
Girthon Cemetery25.04Erected in sacred memory of my dear husband Henry Bertram who died Oct. 16th 1919, aged 63 years. Also our dear sister, Margaret Battersby who died Dec. 13th 1918, aged 46 years.
Girthon Cemetery25.05936008 Gunner A.McGarva Royal Field Artillery 13th February 1919.
Girthon Cemetery25.06Erected by Alexander McGarva in memory of his sons, John, who died at Coquitlam, British Columbia, 3rd August 1913, aged 32 years. Hugh, who was killed in action in France, 5th June 1915, aged 27 years. Alexander, who died at Glasgow on his way home from France, 13th Feby 1919, aged 22 years. Also William Mackie, son in law who died at Belvedere Hospital Glasgow 15th Feby 1919, aged 45 years. Also Alexander McGarva, the erector, who died at Gatehouse, 6th Feby 1935, in his 82nd year. Also Jemima Bryden, his wife, who died at Gatehouse, 29th April 1942, in her 85th year.
Girthon Cemetery25.07In affectionate remembrance of Charles McClure Dalrymple who died 21st Feby 1919 aged 78 years. Also Jane Kensitt his wife who died 23rd March 1928 aged 86 years. Also Robert Henry son in law of above, who died at Rosedale, Collin, Dumfries, 13th Feby 1949 aged 66 years. Also Agnes Bertha Dalrymple, wife of Robert Henry, who died 27th May 1963 aged 82 years. Also Jane Helen Henry, daughter of above who died 20th Aug.1985 aged 70 years. Erected by his wife Jane Kensitt.
Girthon Cemetery25.08Erected by William Bennett, in loving memory of his wife Janet Kendle who died 16th Jan 19[3]6 aged 53 years. Also his son William who died in infancy, 3rd Sep.1920. Also the erector William Bennett, who died at 107 College St., Dumfries, 17th Jan. 1948 aged 66 years.
Girthon Cemetery25.09In loving memory of Elizabeth Henry Smith born 23rd Sept. 1892, died 27th March 1921. Also William S. Smith, father of the above, who died on 22nd Decr 1938 in his 80th year. Also Margaret McDonald, his wife who died on 22nd Feby 1939 in her 78th year.
Girthon Cemetery25.10In loving memory of Lydia Lucy, wife of James, 4th Viscount Lifford, born August 13th 1828, died April 28th 1919.
“the lord is my shepherd” Ps.23.1
“to be with Christ which is far better” Phil.1.23
Girthon Cemetery25.11In loving memory of Norman J. Fergusson who died 25th Oct.1990 aged 71 years.
Girthon Cemetery25.12In loving memory of Walter G. McMurray, who died 30th July 1939 aged 58 years. Also Gladys, his daughter who died in infancy. Also Jane Sharp his beloved wife, who died 12th Oct.1966 aged 76 years. Also Robert their only son who died 6th Dec.1981. Also Agnes his beloved wife, who died 23rd Nov.1981.
Girthon Cemetery26.01In loving memory of our dear father Joseph Hunter who died at Gatehouse 9th April 1924 aged 76 years. Also our dear mother Agnes Heron who died at Kirkcudbright 17th Feb.1944 aged 87 years. Erected by the Family.
Girthon Cemetery26.02In loving memory of Lily Gillespie daughter of James Gillespie who died at Barnywater, 5th Feby 1924 aged 22 years. Also Margaret his daughter who died 18th Sept. 1937 aged 39 years. Also the above James Gillespie died at Knowetop, Corsock 6th March 1947 aged 84 years. Also Elizabeth Armstrong wife of above died at Knowetop, Corsock 6th Decr 1950 aged 79 years. Helen Reid Gillespie daughter of the above died 2nd Decr 1982 aged 69 years.
Girthon Cemetery26.03Sacred to the memory of John Laurie, Fleetvue Cottage, who died 3rd Sept. 1923 aged 82 years.
Girthon Cemetery26.04In loving memory of Marion Walker beloved wife of George McCormick who died at Clachan, 8th February 1923 aged 66 years. Also the above George McCormick who died at Clachan 5th Feby 1929 aged 73 years.
Girthon Cemetery26.05Erected by Janet Sharp in loving memory of Robert Sharp her husband who died at Cross Cottage 27th Jany 1928, aged 71 years. Also James their son killed in action at Loos, 25th Sept 1915 aged 31 years. Also Janet their daughter who died at Cross Cottage 8th Feby 1923 aged 30 years. Also Janet Sharp, the erector, who died at Digby Street, 3rd Novr 1950, aged 88 years.
Girthon Cemetery26.06Erected by Margaret Birkett in loving memory of Samuel McVinnie, her husband who died 22nd Jan. 1925 in his 78th year. Also Margaret Birkett his wife who died at Catherine Street Gatehouse on 17th Nov.1927, in her 83rd year.
Girthon Cemetery26.07In loving memory of our dear father Alexander Marshall who died 16th September 1922 aged 71 years. Also Mary Hannah his wife who died at Glen of Spottes, Haugh-of-Urr 8th May 1938 aged 89 years.
Girthon Cemetery26.08In loving memory of Emily Ann Trowell, late of 64 High Street, Gatehouse of Fleet, the beloved wife of Walter James Trowell, of Lincoln born 21st April 1867 died 20th October 1958. Also in loving memory of the above named Walter James Trowell who passed away suddenly at Lincoln 5th October 1929 and was interred at Doncaster, Yorkshire.
Girthon Cemetery26.09To the dear memory of Edith Mary Bailey of 64 High Street, Gatehouse of Fleet, formerly of Longwood, Huddersfield, Yorkshire who passed away 23rd August 1953. Also of Foster Bailey, beloved husband of the above who passed away 16th August 1922, Moravia, Gatehouse of Fleet.
Girthon Cemetery26.10Erected by William T. Dickinson in loving memory of his son Edwin who died at the Victoria Infirmary Glasgow 12th May 1922 aged 38 years. Also William T. Dickinson the erector died 31st August 1924 aged 76 years. Also Elizabeth Gordon wife of the erector died 3rd August 1926 aged 76 years.
Girthon Cemetery26.11In loving memory of Grace Mowat wife of Peter Murray who died at 3 Digby St. Gatehouse 5th March 1922 aged 59. Also the above Peter Murray who died 28th Aug.1933 aged 80 years. Also Annie Murray their daughter who died 7th June 1967 aged 69 years.
Girthon Cemetery27.01In loving memory of John Alexander Kirk died 10th Dec.1927 aged 38 years. Also his wife Mary Agnes Kincaid died 8th Aug.1979 aged 78 years. Sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery27.02In loving memory of Thomas Shaw beloved husband of Georgina Duff died 10th February 1963 aged 74 years. Also their son Nichol Hunter died 6th April 1927 aged 8? months. Also the above Georgina Duff, died 12th January 1982 aged 90 years.
Girthon Cemetery27.03Erected by William Davidson in memory of Margaret McLean, his wife who died 3rd Septr 1925 aged 83 years. Also James Webster his son, lost at sea 20th May 1891 aged 18 years. Also William Davidson the erector who died 5th July 1934 aged 91 years.
Girthon Cemetery27.04In loving memory of Samuel Henry, farmer, born at Lagg 2nd June 1840, died there 20th June 1925. Also Jeffrey McMiken, his youngest son, died 23rd Feb.1897 aged 5 years. Also Helen Symington McMiken died 27th Jan.1927 in her 65th year, wife of Samuel Henry. Also Samuel Corson Henry second son of the above who died 16th January 1969 aged 85 years. Also William Thomas Henry third son of the above who died 27th July 1974 aged 89 years. Until the day dawn.
Girthon Cemetery27.05Erected by George Crosbie in loving memory of his daughter Irene died 5th Feb.1925 aged 4 months Also his daughter Gretta died 20th Oct.1934 aged 17 years. Also his son James Aitken died 4th April 1942 aged 22 years, interred in Cairo. Also the erector George Crosbie died 22nd May 1968 aged 75 years. Also his wife Jessie Aitken died 29th April 1971 aged 81 years. Also their daughter Joyce died 16th June 1996, aged 80 years, dear wife of Jack Rogers.
Girthon Cemetery27.06In memory of John W. Tinman died 5th Aug.1924.
A token of esteem from the staff of Glasgow Corporation Tramways.
Girthon Cemetery27.07In memory of my dear sister Ann Coull Gammack, died May 6th 1924.
Girthon Cemetery28.01In memory of Jock Nichol (dyker) died 28th Feb.1988 aged 61 years. His wife Jenny Wilson died 24th Aug.1983 aged 73 years. Their twin sons and grandson died in infancy.
Girthon Cemetery28.02T : In loving memory of Elizabeth Hannah Tait died 23rd Jan. 1930 aged 58 years. Also her husband Robert Little Tait, master painter, died 29th May 1952 aged 94 years.
Girthon Cemetery28.03In loving memory of John McL. Farmer who died at Aikiehill 25th November 1929 aged 41 years.
Girthon Cemetery28.04K : In loving memory of William Kirkwood who died 26th Jany 1930 aged 57 years. Mary Jane McGill his wife who died 10th Octr 1929 aged 56 years.
Girthon Cemetery28.05In loving memory of William J. Baillie who died 15th Sep. 1943 aged 40 years. And Sarah A. Baillie who died 26th April 1981 aged 76 years. Also Mary M. Baillie who died in infancy.
Girthon Cemetery28.06Sacred to the memory of my dear husband William Walker, born 27th March 1857, died 19th Feby 1926. Janet Ireland his wife, born 7th Jany 1857, died 23rd Jany 1939. Also our beloved son Sergt Albert Walker 1/5 K.O.S.Borderers, born 24th June 1896, killed in action in Egypt 13th Novr 1917. Also grandson William Walker died 12th July 1974 aged 71 years.
Girthon Cemetery28.07In memory of Donald G. Patterson, died 31st May 1965. His wife Marion Hood died Jan.1930. Their son Robert killed in Burma Dec.1944. Also his 2nd wife Mary C. Cinnamond died 10th Aug.1988. Infants Charles and Marion.
Girthon Cemetery28.08Erected by William Fergusson in loving memory of his sons. Peter who died at Nether Rusko 4th March 1904, aged 8 years. William who died at Nether Rusko 7th Sept.1928 aged 30 years. Also Mary Grace his daughter who died at Nether Rusko 21st Sept.1930 aged 25 years. Also Agnes his daughter who died at Alderlea 22nd Novr 1943 aged 43 years. Also William Fergusson the erector who died at 35 Fleet Street 4th May 1947 aged 76 years. Also Agnes Fergusson his wife who died at 35 Fleet Street 23rd April 1964 aged 90 years. Also Margaret his daughter died 29th January 1980 aged 77 years.
Girthon Cemetery28.09In loving memory of Lily Craig beloved wife of Thomas Cowie who died 5th March 1969 aged 67 years. Also her husband Thomas Cowie who died 7th March 1984 aged 84 years.
Sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery28.10[Original]
In loving memory of Thomas W. Houston, beloved husband of Joan McConchie who died on the 31st October 1959 aged 64 years. Also their son Robert James Houston who died on the 27th March 1928 aged 7 months. Also the above Joan McConchie who died on the 25th Feby 1987 aged 91 years.
In loving memory of Thomas Wilson Houston died 27th [May 1995] aged 65 years beloved husband of Annie P. [McWilliam].
[Replacement]
In loving memory of Robert James Houston who died 27th March 1928 aged 7 months. Also his father Thomas Wilson Houston who died 31st October 1959 aged 64 years, beloved husband of Joan McConchie who died 25th February 1987 aged 91 years. Also their son Thomas William Houston who died 27th May 1995 aged 65 years, dearly loved husband of Annie P. McWilliam who died 9th March 2012 aged 74 years. HOUSTON
Girthon Cemetery28.11In everlasting memory of our dear sons John who was killed in France 20th July 1916 aged 21 years and Robert Alexander who died 17th Feby 1928 aged 26 years. And James who died 17th Nov.1933 aged 34 years. Also John McKie their father who died 30th Jany 1938 aged 75 years. Also Jane McKie, their mother, who died 7th Oct.1938 aged 72 years.
Girthon Cemetery29.01[In loving memory of] Lindsay Braw [died 14th May ----] aged 4 years 1 month.

{Lindsay Crowe ?}
Girthon Cemetery29.02In loving memory of our dear mother Mary Jane Craig beloved wife of Robert Cameron who died at 32 Catherine Street, Gatehouse 17th June 1931. Also the above Robert Cameron died 17th Sep.1950 aged 81 years. Also their son Robert died 19th Feb.1956 aged 55 years. Also his wife Jessie Hanley died 21st Feb.1999 aged 94 years. Much loved mother, granny and great-granny. And their daughter Jessie Margaret McIntyre, died 3rd Sep.2008 aged 73 years. Loved by all.
Girthon Cemetery29.03In loving memory of James Gilmour beloved husband of Agnes McNeil, who died 10th Oct.1960 aged 66 years. Also William Muir Gilmour their son died 15th March 1932 aged 15 years. Also his wife Agnes McNeil who died 15th October 1971 in her 86th year. United.
Girthon Cemetery29.04[stone damaged not affecting text]
In loving memory of Robert S.Glover, bank agent, solicitor, and town clerk, late captain 5th K.O.S.B. died on Xmas Day 1932 aged 63.
Girthon Cemetery29.05Erected by Mary McClymont in memory of her son Hugh who died 29th April 1933 aged 25 years. Also the above Mary McClymont died 14th April 1946 aged 77 years.
Girthon Cemetery29.06In memory of Thomas Park died 9th June 1941, aged 51 years. Also his wife Louisa died 24th March 1934 aged 42 years. Also their sons Tommy died 29th July 1935 aged 18 years, Robert died 26th June 1942, aged 12 years.
Girthon Cemetery29.07In loving memory of my dear husband George Blair Hay who died 16th Augt.1934 aged 71 years. Our son William who died 1st Jany.1902 aged 2 years. And our daughter Annie who died 13th Octr 1915 aged 26 years. Also Ann Todd beloved wife of George Blair Hay who died 6th Novr 1946, aged 85 years. Our daughter Amy Blair Hay who died 7th Novr 1970 aged 83 years.
Girthon Cemetery30.01In loving memory of Hugh Cochrane died 14th May 1939 aged 35 years. Also his wife Elizabeth Ann died 14th March 1945 aged 45 years. Also their beloved daughter Molly died 10th Sep.1939 aged 5 years.
Erected by the family.
Also their son William G. Cochrane died in Tucson, Arizona 18th April 2006 aged 78 years.
Girthon Cemetery30.02In loving memory of Georgina Urquhart, wife of William Walker, who died 7th Jany 1939. Also William Walker beloved husband of Ellen Arrol Rodger who died 12th October 1969 aged 79 years. Also the above Ellen Arrol Rodger who died 28th July 1995 aged 90 years.
Girthon Cemetery30.03In loving memory of Jessie Gemmell beloved wife of Charles McCulloch who died 5th October 1995 aged 78 years. Also the above Charles Smith McCulloch who died 14th May 2001 aged 87 years. Also their son Tommy who died 1938 aged 15 months.
Girthon Cemetery30.04M : In loving memory of William Montgomery, Low Barlay, beloved husband of Janet Irving died 8th Jany 1946 aged 44 years. Also the above Janet Irving died 5th November 1985 aged 79 years.
Girthon Cemetery30.05In loving memory of John Milligan who died 4th January 1938 aged 76 years. Also Margaret Stewart his wife died 7th April 1946 aged 76 years. Also their daughter Margaret wife of Reginald Bevis who died 9th April 1979 aged 77 years. Also their son John, beloved husband of Christine Sutherland who died 26th April 1980 aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery30.06W : In loving memory of Sarah Vaughan beloved wife of Thomas White, died at Cally Kennels Gatehouse, 4th Sep 1937. Also the above Thomas White died at Fleet Forest Gatehouse 15th July 1955.
Girthon Cemetery30.07In loving memory of Jemima Taylor, Disdow Farm, died 13th July 1937 aged 8 years. Also her father Robert Taylor died at Disdow Farm 6th Sep. 1954 aged 63 years. Also his wife Minnie Howie Wallace died at Disdow Farm 24th March 1957 aged 63 years. TAYLOR.
Girthon Cemetery30.08In loving memory of Gilbert McClure son of William & Agnes Johnstone, Cullendoch Gatehouse,who died 25th May 1937 aged 2? years. Also the above Agnes Johnstone who died 24th March 1964 aged 61 years. Also the above William Johnstone who died 10th March 1982 aged 74 years.
Girthon Cemetery30.09S : In loving memory of Robert James Shedden who died 1st August 1936 aged 43 years. Also Jessie Garmory his beloved wife who died 18th June 1973 aged 80 years. Also their son-in-law George Niven who died 14th April 1980 aged 74 years. Also their daughter Mary Niven who died 8th November 1980 aged 65 years.
Girthon Cemetery30.10In memory of our dear parents William Heron 1882-1950, Mary Docherty 1888-1941. Also our dear brother William 1917-1935.
Girthon Cemetery31.01In loving memory of Alexander McMillan beloved husband of Mary Jane Graham who died 20th March 1960 aged 56 years. Also Charles their son who died 8th January 1941 aged 41 years. Also the above Mary Jane Graham who died 30th Jany 1972 aged 69 years.
Girthon Cemetery31.02In memory of a beloved husband and father John James Clark who died at Clauchan of Girthon on 20th October 1940 aged 70 years. And Janet McCormick his wife who died at Clauchan 5th Jan.1957 aged 77 years. Also their son James B. Clark 1915 – 1999.
Girthon Cemetery31.03[Original]
In loving memory of James Geddes died at Gallabery, 25th Sept.1942 aged 67 years. Also his wife Jane Archer died at No.4 Memory Lane 26th March 1968. Also their daughter Rachael died at Drawbridge 20th August 1940 aged 25 years. Geddes.
[Replacement]
In loving memory of James Geddes died at Gallabery, 25th September 1942, aged 67 years. Also his wife Jane Archer died at 4 Memory Lane 26th March 1968. Also their daughter Rachael died at Drawbridge 20th August 1940 aged 25 years. Also their daughter Barbara Jane Geddes died 14th May 1974 aged 72 years, late of Angel Cottage, Castle Douglas.
Girthon Cemetery31.04[Original, now replaced as part of G35.03]
In loving memory of Barbara Jane Geddes their daughter who died 14th May 1974 aged 72 years. Late of Angel Cottage Castle-Douglas.
Girthon Cemetery31.05In loving memory of Ellen Preston beloved wife of William Clannahan who died at Gatehouse 29th July 1940 aged 64 years. Also the above William Clannahan 11th Octr 1965 aged 82 years.
Girthon Cemetery31.06In loving memory of Jessie Mary Girvan wife of William Crosbie died 18th June 1940 aged 74 years. Also the above William Crosbie died 18th Oct.1945 aged 78 years. Also their daughter Jessie Mary died 7th January 1971, aged 80 years.
In loving memory
of Emma Crosbie wife of Robert Girvan
who died who died
16th June 1995 10th March 2006
aged 93 years aged 86 years

“I am the resurrection
and the life" saith the Lord
Girthon Cemetery31.07In loving memory of Anastasia Lenzini beloved wife of Giulio Frullani born at Cuticliano, Italy 5th August 1889 died at Gatehouse 11th Jany 1940. Also Giulio Frullani, born at Cuticliano, Italy 5th May 1883 died at Gatehouse 3rd August 1952.
Girthon Cemetery31.08In loving memory of Grace Whan died at Usher Gardens, Gatehouse, 4th December 1939, aged 85 years, wife of the late Gordon Henderson. Also Agnes Rennie wife of Andrew Henderson died at Boreland of Anwoth 24th March 1953 aged 65 years. Also the above Andrew Henderson died 10th Oct. 1975, aged 89 years.
Also their son Gordon Henderson died 4th May 2000 aged 88 years. Also his wife Molly Grace Henderson died 12th Nov.2005 aged 85 years.
Girthon Cemetery31.09In loving memory of Mary Henderson wife of Robert H. MacDonald who died at Digby St. Gatehouse 25th May 1939 aged 76 years. Also the above Robert H. MacDonald, who died 14th April 1950 aged 93 years. Also their daughter Elizabeth MacDonald who died 19th March 1985 aged 80 years dearly loved wife of William Wilson who died 11th Novr 1992, aged 83 years.
Girthon Cemetery31.10In memoriam. David Aitken Miller 1848 – 1936. Also Agnes Robertson his wife 1848 – 1914. Interred in Greenock Cemetery. Jane Miller Robertson daughter 1875 – 1948. Janet Aitken Miller 1871 – 1958.
Girthon Cemetery32.01Erected by Nathan Murray Macadam in memory of his beloved wife Emily Wall who died at Gatehouse 1st June 1936, aged 48 years. Also the above Nathan Murray Macadam who died 9th May 1965, aged 78 years. Also their son-in-law Kenneth McKenzie who died 29th Dec.1988 aged 81 years, beloved husband of their elder daughter Dorothy Margaret who died 21st Feb.1989 aged 74 years. Also their daughter Sybil Maude 1917 – 1996. And her husband Alexander McGuffie 1920 – 1983.
Girthon Cemetery32.023192340 J McCutcheon the King’s Own Scottish Borderers 21st April 1941.
Girthon Cemetery32.03In loving memory of Alexander McCutcheon who was for 10 years Provost of the Borough of Gatehouse of Fleet, died at Lochlyock 5th May 1941 in his 55th year. Mary Margaret Innes his wife died 5th Nov.1973 aged 91. Also their son Alexander McCutcheon died 12th July 1978 aged 71 years. Also his wife Frances Mary Rattray who died 5th Jany 1979 aged 84 years.
Girthon Cemetery32.04In loving memory of William McConnel, solicitor & notary public, Gatehouse died 29th July 1941 aged 70 years. Also his wife Mary Donaldson Birrell died 23rd April 1955 aged 79 years.
Girthon Cemetery32.05In loving memory of Thomas Straiton who died 9th August 1941 aged 53 years. Also Helen Campbell his wife who died 4th January 1964 aged 66 years.
Girthon Cemetery32.06In loving memory of David Young Veitch dearly loved husband of Flora Anderson Barton who died 6th February 1971 aged 51 years.
Girthon Cemetery32.07In loving memory of David Young Veitch, farmer, Low Creoch, who died 25th Decr 1942 aged 83 years. And Alison G Houston, his wife who died 22nd Jany 1942 aged 76 years. Also their eldest son George Veitch C.A. Edinburgh, who died 3rd Novr 1961 aged 74 years. Also their grandson George Fergusson Veitch who died 19th August 2000 aged 78 years dearly loved husband of Isabel Hogg.
Girthon Cemetery32.08In loving memory of Mary Ferguson beloved wife of Thomas Veitch (Low Creoch) who died 21st July 1967 aged 71 years. Also the above Thomas Veitch who died 16th Decr 1982 aged 94 years.
Girthon Cemetery32.09In loving memory of James Kane, who died 29th Jany 1965 aged 64 years. Also Margaret Corrie his dearly loved wife who died 1st Jany 1982 aged 84 years.
Girthon Cemetery32.10In loving memory of Jean H Johnstone beloved wife of James W. Riddick died 1st Jan.1969 aged 55 years. Also James Whan Riddick died 22nd Feb.1974 aged 72 years.
Girthon Cemetery32.11In loving memory of James N. Riddick, who died at Gatehouse of Fleet 15th June 1943 aged 73 years. Also Margaret Whan his wife who died at Newton Stewart 25th Jan.1953 aged 86 years.
Girthon Cemetery32.12In loving memory of Robert McLeod who died at Earlston Lodge, Borgue, 25th June 1943, aged 60 years. Also Agnes Sneddon wife of the above who died 16th Sept.1971 aged 81 years. Also Ian Robert his son who died 17th April 1958 aged 37 years. Also Angus S, McLeod his son who died 21st Octr 1977, aged 54 years. Ian, beloved husband of Betty Park, dearly loved father of Janet.
Girthon Cemetery32.13(Associated with 32.12)
Also Elizabeth McLeod their daughter wife of William Twiname, who died 30th December 1978, aged 63 years, dear mother of Rosemary. Also Agnes Sneddon, their daughter who died 28th December 1990 aged 78 years.
Girthon Cemetery32.14In loving memory of James Smith Nichol, who died 30th June 1963 aged 60 years. And his wife Jane Copland who died 31st Oct.1943 aged 34 years.
Girthon Cemetery33.01In loving memory of James Corrie who died at Sandybraes, 3rd Decr 1945 in his 82nd year. Also his wife Elizabeth Jane Black who died at 39 Riverbank, Gatehouse 6th July 1953 aged 85 years. Also their daughter Bessie Agnes Corrie who died 30th Sept.1979 aged 77 years.
Girthon Cemetery33.02In loving memory of Major George Holmes E.D., beloved husband of Jean Patterson who died 3rd September 1971 aged 74 years. Also Henry Patterson (Pat) their son died at Portsmouth 17th July 1945 aged 20 years. Also the above Jean Patterson who died 8th April 1976 aged 76 years.

[N.B. - E.D. probably stands for Efficiency Decoration]
Girthon Cemetery33.03H. P. Holmes stoker 1st class R.N, C/KX 575615 H.M.S. Hotham 17th July 1945 aged 20. Died at Portsmouth, result of an accident. In affectionate remembrance.
Girthon Cemetery33.04In loving memory of Gomer beloved son of William Cain died 29th March 1945 aged 26 years. Also the above William Cain died 14th Jan.1947 aged 61 years. Also his wife Mary Lindsay died 11th Sep.1960 aged 74 years. Also their son James died 14th Jan.1982 aged 73 years. Also Elsie wife of the above James Cain died 16th Dec.1987.
Girthon Cemetery33.05In loving memory of James Maxwell who died at Garniemire 16th Feby 1945 aged 76 years. Also his wife Elizabeth Muir who died 30th March 1958 aged 89 years.
Girthon Cemetery33.06In loving memory of Catherine Miller who died at West View, Gatehouse 26th Jany 1945 aged 74 years. Also Andrew Miller who died 3rd May 1949 aged 71 years. Also John Gray Miller their brother died at Royal Infirmary Dumfries 30th January 1956, aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery33.07In loving memory of Margaret C.Campbell beloved wife of William McClune who died at Murray Arms Farm 9th Dec.1944 aged 60 years. Also the above William McClune who died at Crogo Mains, Corsock, 9th May 1957 aged 73 years. Also their daughter Agnes Margaret who died 15th Jan.1975 aged 55 years.
Girthon Cemetery33.08In loving memory of James Campbell, who died 2nd July 1997, aged 88 years.
Girthon Cemetery33.09In loving memory of Alexander Landers died 27th October 1944 aged 70 years. Also Mary Campbell his wife died 7th Jan.1949 aged 70 years. Also James Black their son-in-law husband of Evelyn Landers died 28th March 1973 aged 65 years. Also the above Evelyn Landers died 23rd May 1996 aged 81 years.
Girthon Cemetery33.10In loving memory of Robert Hannah beloved husband of Jean McClymont who died 5th July 1984 aged 75 years. Also wee Nada, their dearly loved daughter who died 30th Sept.1944 aged 3? years. Also the above Jean McClymont who died 30th July 1994 aged 78 years.
Girthon Cemetery33.11NADA R.I.P.

[see stone 33.10]
Girthon Cemetery33.12In loving memory of Margaret McGeoch beloved wife of Robert Bennett who died at Gatehouse 22 Augt 1944 aged 70 years. Also Drysdale his son who died 5th Dec.1947 aged 39 years. Also the above Robert Bennett died 31st March 1954 aged 80 years. Also Robert their son who died 21st Feby 1975 aged 74 years.
Girthon Cemetery33.13In loving memory of Charles J. Dalrymple who died at Gatehouse-of-Fleet 29th June 1944 aged 53 years. And also his wife Jane Donaldson who died on 19th June 1969 aged 81 years. Also their elder son Thomas Alexander who died 22nd Feb.1999 aged 75 years, dearly loved husband of Margaret Naismith.
Girthon Cemetery34.01Sacred to the memory of Alfonso Marcellino died 3rd Jan.1949.
R.I.P.
Girthon Cemetery34.02In loving memory of Janet Hughan, died 29th Apr.1947 aged 68 years, beloved wife of John Shaw died 17th June 1969 aged 88 years. Also their daughters Nettie, died 19th August 1975 aged 59 years. And Margaret Jane died 28th March 1977 aged 69 years.
Girthon Cemetery34.03In memory of Walter Hunter died 16th Aug.1999 aged 85 years. Also his sister Agnes Hunter died 8th June 2006, aged 95 years. Sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery34.04In loving memory of Jemima Walker wife of Andrew Henderson born 20th January 1872, died 14th February 1947. Also Andrew Henderson born 16th May 1869, died September 1953. Also their daughter Leonora W. Henderson born 21st August 1900 died 25th September 1985.
Girthon Cemetery34.05In loving memory of Marion C. McGuffog, beloved wife of William White died at Fleet Forest 30th May 1946, aged 49 years. Also the above William White, died at 27 Fleet St., Gatehouse 3rd April 1953, aged 73 years.
Girthon Cemetery34.06In loving memory of Mary Foulds, wife of James A. Martin, and only daughter of James McKean of Meikle Barlay, who died at Codnor Park , Derbyshire 24th May 1946, aged 77 years. Also the above James Andrew Martin of Kirkbrae, Kirkoswald, Ayrshire, who died 13th March 1976 aged 98 years. Also their daughter Agnes McKean who died in the parish of Kirkoswald 16th February 1998 aged 95 years.
Girthon Cemetery34.07In loving memory of William Thomson who died at Gatehouse, on the 14th May 1946 aged 81 years. Also Jean Hastings, his wife, who died 24th April 1951 aged 89 years. Also Wilhelmina, their daughter, died 23rd May 1989 aged 71 years. Also their grandson John Craig Thomson died result of an accident 15th June 1969 aged 49 years.
Girthon Cemetery34.08In loving memory of Doris Mary Matthews, beloved wife of James Campbell, who died at Dumfries, 12th Dec.1945, aged 34 years. Also the above James Campbell died at Ayr, 9th July 1978 aged 63 years.
Girthon Cemetery35.01Erected by James Hogg in loving memory of his wife Annie Isabella Raphael died 7th April 1947 aged 57 years.
Girthon Cemetery35.02Erected by William Hannah in loving memory of his wife Mary Carter Milroy died 24th July 1948 aged 34 years.
Girthon Cemetery35.03In loving memory of William Davidson who died 25th June 1948, aged 83 years, beloved husband of Emma Anderton, who died 5th Sept.1948, aged 82 years. Also their daughter Annie Davidson, who died 15th Novr1981, aged 84 years, beloved wife of John Nelson who died 22nd Jany 1982, aged 88 years.
Girthon Cemetery35.04Sacred to the memory of my dear husband James Walker died at Creetown on the 5th Nov.1948, aged 66 years. Also Elizabeth Jane Dalrymple wife of the above died at Creetown, on the 28th Sep.1960, aged 75 years.
“at rest”
Girthon Cemetery35.05Erected by Robert Adams, in loving memory of Maggie Jane Hughan, his wife who died at Barlay Cottage, 13th February 1949, aged 72 years. Also their son Alexander, Sgt. K.O.S.B. who died in India 12th June 1939 in his 27th year, interred Jubbalpore Military Cemetery. Also Elizabeth Adams, his sister who died 5th June 1951, aged 90 years. Also the above Robert Adams, who died 18th March 1952, aged 82 years. Also James Alexander who died 12th Sept.1957 aged 57 years, buried in Canada. Also Allan who died 12th April 1962, aged 52 years. Also John Adams, died 7th August 1976. Also Mary Isobel who died 27th July 2002, aged 84 years.
Girthon Cemetery35.06Treasured memories of James B. Davidson beloved husband of Jean Barr died 18th July 1949. Also the above Jean Barr died 29th May 1981.
“I'll bless the hand that guided, I'll bless the heart that planned, When throned where glory dwelleth, In Immanuel's land”
Girthon Cemetery35.07In loving memory of Henrietta A. Johnstone died 6th Sept.1949.
Girthon Cemetery35.08Erected by Margaret Riddick in loving memory of her husband Norval Murray Hughan who died at Drumwall, 11th Dec.1949 aged 75 years. Also their elder son Alexander Murray who died at Drumwall 26th Dec.1949 aged 33 years. Also the erector Margaret Riddick who died 13th Aug.1953 aged 70 years. Also their younger son, Norval Murray Hughan who died 22nd June 1993, aged 74 years. Also his wife Kathleen Mary Dawson who died 3rd March 2004, aged 71 years.
Girthon Cemetery35.09In loving memory of John Hay died 3rd March 1950 aged 63 years. Also Robert who died at Bertwhistle Street on the 26th August 1955 aged 66 years. Also Lizzie, their sister who died at Gatehouse 8th Nov.1966 aged 72 years. Also Colin Hay who died 2nd April 1993 aged 76 years.
Girthon Cemetery35.10In loving memory of John McMinn, son of William McMinn, Borgue, who died 5th June 1950 aged 83 years. Also James McMinn, youngest brother of the above, who died 19th Nov.1951, aged 74 years. Also Jane Samways, sister of the above, who died 2nd March 1955 aged 91 years.
“they were pleasant in their lives and in death were not divided”
Girthon Cemetery36.01Erected by Edgar S. Patterson in loving memory of Elizabeth Lipsett, his wife who died 21st Jan.1959, aged 27 years.
Girthon Cemetery36.02Antoinette Thomas 1916 – 1997 daughter of Cyril Bull, mother of Blair and Nigel Hesketh and Oliver Thomas. Also her husband Philip Heriot Thomas of Fleet Farm 1911 – 2001.
Girthon Cemetery36.03Nigel George Francis Hesketh 10th May 1945 – 4th Dec.2001.
“And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest”
Girthon Cemetery36.04In loving memory of Cyril George Bull, who died at Fleet Farm, Gatehouse-of-Fleet on 13th June 1953, aged 50 years.
Girthon Cemetery36.05In loving memory of Guglielmo Frullani beloved husband of Ravany Secanti, born in Cutigliano, Italy 30th May 1909, died at Gatehouse 19th May 1953.
Girthon Cemetery36.06In affectionate remembrance of Helen McCleary who passed away at West View 22nd Jan. 1953.
Girthon Cemetery36.07In loving memory of Mary Elizabeth beloved wife of Robert William Cox, who died at Cally Lodge, Ann Street, 22nd Jan.1953 aged 73 years. Also the above Robert William Cox, who died at Cally Lodge 30th Sep.1959 aged 79 years. Also Robert, their son, who died 13th April 1965 aged 62 years. Also a dear mother, Hilda Duff, who died 27th May 2001 aged 77 years. “At rest”
Girthon Cemetery36.08In loving memory of Margaret McClymont beloved wife of Adam Milligan, died 31st Oct.1952 aged 46 years. Also the above Adam Milligan died 8th May 1973 aged 68 years.
Girthon Cemetery36.09In loving memory of William John Cameron, husband of Nancy Shaw who died 26th June 1952 aged 46 years.
Girthon Cemetery36.10In loving memory of my husband Wellwood McMurray who died at 28 Catherine Street, 12th May 1952, aged 68 years. Also his wife Elizabeth McLellan Henry who died 14th May 1978 aged 90 years.
“At rest”.
Girthon Cemetery36.11In loving memory of Alexander Currie Craig M.B. Ch.B. medical practitioner in Gatehouse for 28 years, died at Roseville 24th March 1951 aged 56 years. Also his beloved wife Margaret Wilson Armstrong died 27th Sept.1986, aged 83 years. Also their eldest son Thomas Allan Craig, died 19th July 2006 aged 77 years.
Girthon Cemetery36.12Sacred to the memory of Richard Lillie, solicitor, died 11th March 1951. And of Lila McGaw, his wife, died 1st Dec. 1952.
Girthon Cemetery36.13In loving memory of Mary Baird wife of James Murray, Mile End, Gatehouse died 20th Dec.1950 aged 88 years. Also the above James Murray, died 1st April 1951, aged 86 years. Their son 2nd Lt. James McMillan 5th Bt. the Cameronians, killed in action, 24th June 1917, aged 21 years. And their son Robert M.P.S. F.R.S.N. husband of Mary E. Grozier died at Cairnsmore, Bearsden 6th January 1967 aged 72 years.
Girthon Cemetery36.14In loving memory of James Sinclair, died 6th Nov.1950, aged 55 years. And his wife Maggie J. Crosbie, died 23rd Aug.1978 aged 81 years. Also their son John Bertram Sinclair died 23rd May 1997, aged 74 years. Sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery36.15In loving memory of Margaret Smith beloved wife of James McCulloch died 8th June 1950, aged 73 years. Also James McCulloch, the erector, died 27th Jan.1958, aged 77 years.
At rest.
Girthon Cemetery37.01In loving memory of John R.McLean beloved husband of Catherine Wallace, who died 25th Feby1971, aged 95 years. Also the above Catherine Wallace died 1st May 1981 aged 81 years.
Girthon Cemetery37.02In loving memory of Agnes Sloan, beloved wife of John Prentice, who died at Cally Mains, 7th June 1958, aged 54 years. Also the above John Prentice, who died at Cally Mains, 6th September 1972, aged 80 years. Also their son James Sloan Prentice who died 11th Feb.2003 aged 69 years, dearly loved husband of Sybil.
Girthon Cemetery37.03In memory of William Johnstone, a dear husband and father who died 20th Feb.1958 aged 79 years. Also Marion Allison, his wife, who died 28th June 1961 aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery37.04McI. In loving memory of Agnes Smith beloved wife of Thomas McIntyre, died at Barharrow 20th December 1957, aged 64 years. Also the above Thomas McIntyre died at Kilmarnock , 21st May 1972 aged 72 years.
Girthon Cemetery37.05In loving memory of W.C.Hope (wee Billy) died 25th March 1957, aged 8 years. “Unto us he was but lent” Also Alexander Hope (Nander) his uncle, died 31st October 1961 aged 40 years. Also Lizzie Gilmour, his grandmother, wife of Robert Hope, died 29th June 1967 aged 75 years. Also the above Robert James Hope, his grandfather, died 22nd May 1968, aged 76 years. “Thy will be done, o Lord”
In loving memory of Thomas Colvin Hope who died 5th May 2008 aged 82 years, dearly loved husband of Lily.

Girthon Cemetery37.06In loving memory of John Gilmour, died 11th February 1956, and his wife Margaret Gilmour, died 10th January 1972.
Girthon Cemetery37.07V. In loving memory of John Andrew Veitch, beloved husband of Alice Hughan, who died at Girthon Kirk, on the 29th December 1956, aged 68 years. Also the above Alice Hughan, who died 29th June 1985 aged 95 years.
Girthon Cemetery37.08In loving memory of Martin N. Cameron who died on 21st July 1956, result of an accident, aged 22 years. Also his father John C. Cameron died 1st Feb.1972, aged 66 years. Also his mother Charlotte Cameron died 14th Feb.1982 aged 71 years.
R.I.P.
Girthon Cemetery37.09Sacred to the memory of Priscilla Dickinson, wife of John Fitzpatrick, died 8th June 1956, aged 69 years. Also the above John Fitzpatrick died 13th July 1956 aged 71 years.
Girthon Cemetery37.10In loving memory of William McGaw, builder, died 28th May 1956. And his wife Thomasina Annie Walker, died 8th December 1967.
Girthon Cemetery37.11McLeod. In loving memory of Kevin James, died result of an accident 2nd August 1987, aged 22 years, dearly loved son of Jim and Isabel.
Girthon Cemetery37.12In loving memory of James Grieve, who died 27th May 1956 aged 76 years. Also Isabella Davidson, his beloved wife, who died 28th Feb.1966, aged 83 years. Helen McKie Grieve, their daughter, died 15th Jan.1979 aged 65 years.
Girthon Cemetery37.13Erected by Charles & Elizabeth McKie, Bush O’Bield, in loving memory of their beloved daughter Helen Jane McKie, wife of Sidney W.Frosdick, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, died 4th Jan.1956, aged 28 years. Also her mother Elizabeth M.McKie, died 3rd Feb.1980 aged 82 years. Also her father Charles P.McKie died 12th Oct.1983 aged 79 years.
Girthon Cemetery37.14In loving remembrance of Edith Beatrice Gordon Murray, wife of James Kerr Straiton, died at 3 Digby Street, 3rd Sep. 1955 aged 53 years. Also the above James Kerr Straiton died 28th July 1973 aged 77 years.
Girthon Cemetery37.15In memory of our beloved son James Roddie who died 4th January 1955 aged 8 years. Also his mother Agnes Cochrane who died 28th March 2002 aged 78 years. Safe in the arms of Jesus.
Girthon Cemetery37.16In loving memory of Samuel Patterson beloved husband of Annie Bennett died 14th Decr 1954 aged 73. Also the above Annie Bennett died 26th May 1988 aged 91.
Girthon Cemetery37.17Treasured memories of a remarkable woman Maire (Moya) McMurray fell asleep 16th August 1998 aged 58 years, daughter of Grace & Bert and beloved friend of Judith.
Girthon Cemetery37.18In loving memory of Grace died 11th July 1980 aged 67 years, beloved wife of Bert McMurray died 18th August 1984 aged 75 years.
Girthon Cemetery37.19In loving memory of Gilbert A.McMurray died 16th Jany 1954 aged 83 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.01In loving memory of Robert Veitch, Provost of Gatehouse of Fleet, 1951 – 1958, who died 24th December 1958, aged 64 years. Also his sister Margaret Mary Veitch who died 7th July 1987 aged 89 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.02In loving memory of Elizabeth F.Hannah beloved wife of Robert S.Harkness, died at Low Barlay, 18th July 1959, aged 54 years. Also the above Robert S.Harkness died 13th October 1986 aged 84 years. Also their eldest son David, died 23rd February 1988, aged 64 years. Also their daughter Dorothy Clark Harkness died 15th June 2004 aged 66 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.03In loving memory of Robert Patterson beloved husband of Maggie Hogg, who died on 9th December 1959, aged 67 years. Also the above Maggie Hogg, who died 14th November 1966 aged 75 years. Also John Grant, beloved husband of Ella Patterson, who died 11th April 1986 aged 75 years. Also the above Ella Patterson, who died 28th March 1999 aged 83 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.04In loving memory of Margaret Papple wife of George H. Fergusson died 23rd July 1960, aged 71 years. Also the above George H.Fergusson died 28th Sept.1966, aged 82 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.05In loving memory of Edith MacDonald Cumming beloved wife of William Worrall who died 11th October 1960 aged 64 years. Also the above William Worrall who died 7th Feby 1975 age 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.06In loving memory of Robert Maxwell beloved husband of Margaret Henry who died 28th April 1961 aged 66 years. Also the above Margaret Henry who died 24th April 1982 aged 89 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.07In loving memory of Percy Wilson who died 5th February 1962 aged 73 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.08In loving memory of Ivan David Graham beloved son of Robert & Margaret Graham who passed away at 66 High Street 21st June 1962 aged 20 years. Also Bob, loving husband & father died 18th October 1981. Also the above Margaret Graham died 15th January 1996 aged 87 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.09In loving memory of my dear sister Annie H.McIlwraith, who died at 46 Catherine Street 27th July 1962 aged 79 years. Also Robert Lawson her brother-in-law, beloved husband of Agnes McIlwraith who died 14th Dec.1966 aged 71 years. Also the above Agnes McIlwraith who died 21st March 1979 aged 89 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.10In loving memory of Thomas Henry McGaw loving husband of Elizabeth Hennie Wilson who died on 6th Nov.1962. Also the above Elizabeth Hennie Wilson who died on 17th Dec.1973.
Girthon Cemetery38.11In loving memory of Isabella Christie, dearly loved wife of Wilfred Davidson died 9th March 1963 aged 68 years. Also their son Andrew (Drew) died 13th October 1962 aged 38 years. Also the above Wilfred Davidson Provost of Gatehouse of Fleet 1962-1966, died 16th September 1966 aged 69 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.12In loving memory of Annie Connell beloved wife of Martin Nevin died 22nd Oct.1962, aged 84 years. Also the above Martin Nevin died 24th February 1975 aged 92 years.
R.I.P.
Girthon Cemetery38.13In loving memory of Mark Chalmers beloved husband of Fanny Whan, Laurel Bank, Gatehouse died 7th Jan.1963 aged 64 years. Also the above Fanny A.Whan died 3rd September 1969 aged 67 years. Also their son William Chalmers died 13th May 1980 aged 55 years. “ at rest”
Girthon Cemetery38.14In loving memory of Marion Halliday wife of William Hay, died at Gatehouse 30th Jan.1963 aged 81 years. Also their only son Alfred Hay R.A.S.C. died in Kushing P.O.W. camp, Sarawak 9th Dec.1944 aged 26 years. Reinterred at Lauban, British North Borneo. Also William Hay, erector, died 26th April 1965 aged 82 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.15In loving memory of Hugh C.Leitch, who died 14th May 1963 aged 82 years. Also Henry White his dear friend who died 24th January 1965 aged 75 years. Erected by Connie.
Girthon Cemetery38.16In loving memory of Robert Wallace Armstrong only son of John and Agnes Armstrong, of Townhead, Gatehouse, died 30th May 1963 aged 19 years. Also John Andrew Armstrong beloved husband of Agnes Wallace and dear father of Nancy, Robert and Elizabeth, died at Townhead 2nd January 1982 aged 74 years. Also the above Agnes Allan Wallace a dear mother died 28th February 2003 age 95 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.17In loving memory of William Geoffrey Shaw M.R.C.S. L.R.C.P. beloved husband of Marjorie Fergusson who died 13th June 1963 aged 75 years. Also the above Marjorie Fergusson who died 1st January 1976 aged 93 years.
Girthon Cemetery38.18In loving memory of Catherine Davidson beloved wife of Henry McNeillie who died 20th August 1963 aged 65 years. Also the above Henry McNeillie who died 16th July 1971 aged 71 years. [loved dearly by son And & daughter Harry]
Girthon Cemetery38.19In loving memory of our dear sister Elizabeth, daughter of the late David Johnston who died 5th January 1964.
Girthon Cemetery39.01In loving memory of Thomas McKinna beloved husband of Janet Agnes Hogg who died 24th February 1968 aged 75 years. Also the said Janet Agnes Hogg who died 22nd October 1988 aged 88 years.
Girthon Cemetery39.02In loving memory of Elizabeth Bowman who died on 17th Feb.1968, aged 75 years, beloved wife of Robert I.Walker Salamanca Cottage who died on 20th Feb.1972 aged 77 years.
Girthon Cemetery39.03Nichol. In memory of Nigel (dyker) 1935 – 2007 beloved husband of Helen Smith. Also their daughter Morag died 1968 aged 2½.
Girthon Cemetery39.04In loving memory of Burns McMyn Gillespie beloved husband of Peggy Kean who died 5th November 1967 aged 38 years. “Daddy of Joanne & Lyndsay”
Girthon Cemetery39.05In loving memory of Kate McMinn who died 13th July 1967, wife of Colin Jardine, who died 5th February 1988.
Girthon Cemetery39.06In loving memory of the Rev. John Brown Ferguson Montgomery, minister of Girthon from 1950 to 1970, who died on 20th January 1975. Also his wife Elizabeth Murray Wallace who died on 16th October 1975. Also their son Iain who died on 28th October 1966.
Girthon Cemetery39.07In loving memory of William McMurray registrar for this parish from 1926 – 1966, died 3rd September 1966. Also his wife Jean Miller Aird died 30th November 1979.
Girthon Cemetery39.08In loving memory of Derek John McKinna died result of an accident at Cardoness, 19th July 1966, aged 12 years, dearly loved eldest son of John & Marion McKinna. Also the above John Muir McKinna died 20th December 1994 aged 62 years, a much loved dad & grandpa. Beloved husband of Marion (Marie).
Girthon Cemetery39.09In loving memory of David Wallace died 13th Feb.1965 beloved husband of Violet Courtney, died 8th Feb.1966. In life united, by death not parted. Erected by his brother James.
Girthon Cemetery39.10Erected by the family in loving memory of our parents Joseph Mellon (Jude) aged 43 years, and Helena Baillie (Nellie) aged 39 years died on 25th Sept.1965, result of an accident. R.I.P.
Girthon Cemetery39.11In loving memory of Susan Davidson beloved wife of David Patterson died 19th June 1965, aged 65 years. Also the above David Patterson, who died 13th Nov. 1973 aged 76 years.
Girthon Cemetery39.12In loving memory of Robert Gordon (Roy) beloved husband of Margaret Martin, who died 20th May 1965, aged 31 years, result of an accident. Also Susan, our daughter, who died 14th July 1964, in infancy.
Girthon Cemetery39.13Tommy 25.02.80 – 05.06.02.
In loving memory of Daisy Gordon died 13th July 1986, beloved wife of James Gordon and mother of Roy. Also the above James Gordon died 5th March 1988. Thomas Robert Thomson died 5th June 2002 aged 22 years, cherished only child of Tommy and Lynn. Gone but not forgotten. “A fine young man”.
Girthon Cemetery39.14In loving memory of John Kean (Jock) beloved husband of Jessie L.McCulloch, who died 19th May 1965, aged 61 years. Also the above Jessie L.McCulloch who died 27th March 1984, aged 78 years.
Girthon Cemetery39.15Many happy and loving memories of Thomas Henry Tait 1889 – 1965 and his loved wife Mary Annie Clarkson Telfer 1886 – 1966. Never forgotten.
Girthon Cemetery39.16In loving memory of Mary Sharpe beloved wife of John Thomson, who died 4th January 1965, aged 74 years. Also the above John Thomson, who died 2nd November 1974 aged 83 years.
Girthon Cemetery39.17In loving memory of Walter Yates beloved husband of Rita Jackson died 18th Oct.1964, aged 54 years. R.I.P.
Girthon Cemetery39.18Taylor. In loving memory of Robert, beloved son of Robert & Betty Taylor of Disdow, who died 28th March 1964 aged 9 years. Also the above Betty Taylor of Disdow, who died 20th January 1999 aged 67 years.
Girthon Cemetery40.01In loving memory of May Balmer beloved wife of Roy White who died 30th Sept.1975 aged 52 years. Also the above Roy White who died 12th Jany 1993 aged 69 years.
Girthon Cemetery40.02In sacred remembrance of Catherine Trainer died 17th September 1975 age 77 years. ‘Lord have mercy’ Also David Trainer, her brother, died 26th August 1978 aged 77 years.
‘R.I.P.’
Girthon Cemetery40.03In loving memory of Elsie Jean Budgett (formerly McCluskie née Millard) who died 19th June 1975 aged 76.
“never weather beaten sail more willing bent to shore, never tired pilgrim’s limbs affected slumber more”
And her husband Tom C.J. Budgett who died 5th Decr 1985, aged 80. Much loved by Laura, John & Susan, grandchildren Ben & Liese. Also John Budgett, artist, who died 1st Sept 2005 aged 71.
Girthon Cemetery40.04In loving memory of William McCartney who died 5th April 1975 aged 62 years. “sadly missed” Also his wife Marion McCartney, who died 31st Decr 1981 aged 70 years.
Girthon Cemetery40.05In loving memory of Beat McClune dear wife of Tom Clark who died 17th Feb.1975 aged 52 years. Also the above Tom Clark who died 20th April 1982, aged 63 years.
Girthon Cemetery40.06In loving memory of Edward Gordon Hughes beloved husband of Helen McMichael, died August 24th 1974 aged 54 years. Also the above Helen McMichael died May 5th 1997 aged 73 years.
Girthon Cemetery40.07In loving memory of William S.Fitzpatrick dearly loved husband of Tomasina Robson, who died 3rd July 1973. Also the above Tomasina Robson who died 23rd Decr 1998.
Girthon Cemetery40.08In loving memory of James McCulloch (Jim) dearly loved husband of Ella Wykes died 23rd Dec.1972 aged 62 years. Also the above Ella Wykes died 8th January 1976 aged 62 years. Rest in peace.
Girthon Cemetery40.09In loving memory of William Gilchrist beloved husband of Annie Skirving, who died 21st Dec.1972 aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery40.10In loving memory of Mary McClymont beloved wife of Gavin McCrone died 10th Dec.1972 aged 71 years. Also the above Gavin McCrone died 19th June 1978 aged 85 years. R.I.P.
Girthon Cemetery40.11In cherished memory of David Lindsay, a wonderful husband, father and grandfather, born 24th September 1924, died 20th October 1972. ‘he was a good man’ Also his beloved wife Elizabeth Mary Cowie born 8th April 1926, died 28th October 2004, much loved mum, gran and great-gran. Also their daughter Sandra died in infancy.
Girthon Cemetery40.12In loving memory of Nancy Davidson, dearly loved wife of Alexander Taylor, died 22nd March 1972, aged 52 years. Also Alexander (Alex) Taylor, died 14th June 2010, aged 93 years. Much loved husband of Nancy McMahon. Better by far you remember & smile than that you remember & be sad.
Girthon Cemetery40.13In loving memory of Robert McClymont beloved husband of Janet Dickson, who died 8th April 1971 aged 78 years. Also the above Janet Dickson, who died 11th March 1983 aged 91 years. R.I.P.
Girthon Cemetery40.14In loving memory of William Stewart who died 27th March 1971 aged 68 years. Also his wife Hilda Stewart, who died 6th May 1972, aged 51 years. In loving memory of Jimmy Stewart 10-3-35 - 29-8-07 loving husband dad papa and great-papa. You were the wind beneath our wings.
Girthon Cemetery40.15In loving memory of Joseph F. Wilson beloved son of James and Mary Wilson died 5th January 2007, aged 79 years. Also his brother in law William W. W. Wallace died 26th August 2008 aged 80 years, dearly loved husband of Mary Wilson. “Asleep beside two of the best.”
Girthon Cemetery40.16In loving memory of James Wilson of Drumruck, beloved husband of Mary L.Birch died 22nd Sep.1970, aged 80 years. Mary Lowrie Birch dear wife of the above died 3rd Octr 1983, aged 79 years.
Girthon Cemetery40.17In loving memory of John Carruthers beloved husband of Catherine Alexander, died 8th March 1970, aged 77 years. Also the above Catherine Alexander died 8th April 1985, aged 83 years. “until the day break and the shadows flee away”
Girthon Cemetery40.18In memory of Charles Manson died 20th Nov.1969. Also his wife Janet Manson died 14th Jan.1978 aged 75 years.
Girthon Cemetery40.19In loving memory of Robert Marchbank Johnstone beloved husband of Catherine Veitch died 10th May 1969, aged 46 years. Also the above Catherine Veitch, died 25th August 2006 aged 80 years, beloved wife of William Cochrane.
Girthon Cemetery40.20In memory of Walter Muir who died at High Creoch, Gatehouse, 23rd Feb.1969 aged 60.
Girthon Cemetery40.21In loving memory of Archibald McCormick, my dear husband, who died 10th February 1969 aged 71 years. Also his beloved wife Agnes Hunter Duff who died 25th May 1992 aged 88 years.
Girthon Cemetery40.22In loving memory of Fergus McKenna died at Skyreburn, 30 Octr 1968, aged 66. Also Elizabeth, his wife, who died 10th May 1977 aged 73 years.
Girthon Cemetery41.01Erected by John McHaffie in memory of his wife Agnes Shannon who died 26th March 1867 aged 64 years. Alexander his father who died in 1804. [---]m his brother who died in 1804. [Wil]liam his brother who died 27th Sep. 1837 aged 37 years. [Ma]ry Hanning his mother who died 12th August 1860 aged 84 years. Also John McHaffie the erector who died 9th Sep. 1877 aged 74 years. Also Agnes Lees second spouse of the erector who died at Gatehouse 18th May 1902 aged 84 years.
{stone suffers from weathering}
Girthon Cemetery41.02Erected by James Harper in memory of his wife Elizabeth Shannon who died at Gatehouse 13 October 1861 aged 63 years.
Girthon Cemetery41.03In memory of Grace Douglas who died 16th Nov. 1869 aged 75 years. Erected by a few friends in testimony of the esteem in which she was held for her unassuming piety, remarkable [li]berality to the [call] of Christ, and Charity [to] the poor.

{stone suffers from weathering}

“Blessed are the dead which die in the lord,
from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit
that they may rest from their labours
and their works do follow them”
Rev. XIV.13
Girthon Cemetery41.04Erected by her surviving children in memory of Emily Tunstall wife of William S. Sutherland banker Gatehouse who died at Torquay 22nd March 1860.
“I will not leave you comfortless” John XIV.18.
Also William their brother who died 19 April 1860 aged 10 months.
Girthon Cemetery41.05In memory of Elizabeth Graham wife of James Innes, Woodside, Gatehouse, who died there on 10th February 1930, aged 74 years. Also the above James Innes who died at Royal Infirmary, Dumfries 24th May 1963, aged 96 years. Also of William G. Innes, their son, who died 8th February 1960, aged 72 years.
Girthon Cemetery41.06Erected by John Graham and Margaret Blair to the memory of their third son Robert Blair who died at Cally Saw-Mill 9th Feby 1861 aged 12 years. 1st Thess. IV W34;14. John Graham one of the erectors who died at Cally Saw Mill 10 Feb. 1868, aged 60 years. John Graham their second son who died at Cally Saw Mill 20th May 1868 aged 22 years. Horatio GMS Graham their fifth son who died at Cally Saw Mill 30 December 1878 aged 24 years. Andrew Campbell their fourth son who died at Huddersfield 2 November 1892 aged 40 years, and is interred here. Mary McMorrine their daughter who died at Cally Saw Mill 10 January 1893 aged 52. Margaret Blair one of the erectors who died at Woodside 3rd October 1903, in her 90th year. Also William Graham, eldest son of the erectors, who died at Woodside 11th April 1921 aged 81 years. Also James Caird Graham youngest son of the erectors, who died at Woodside 17th Dec. 1939, aged 78 years.
“ thy brother shall rise again”
Girthon Cemetery41.07In loving memory of Joshua Makepeace coffee planter, Guatemala, who died at Lochenbreck Hotel 17th October 1896 in his 57th year.
Also Isabella Muir Graham wife of Joshua Makepeace who died at Woodside, Gatehouse, 23rd April 1910 in her 73rd year.
Girthon Cemetery41.08Sacred to the memory of John Nelson, late of Whitehaven, who died in Fleet Street 8th March 1853 aged 64 years. And of Ann Hathorne, his wife, who died 7th Sep. 1882 aged 78 years. Also Elizabeth Nelson, his niece, who died 17th May 1882 aged 63 years.
Girthon Cemetery41.09In memory of John Christie, who died at Old Mill of Barlay, 16th Nov. 1858 aged 69 years. Mary Christie his daughter who died at Gatehouse 27th March 1863 aged 32 years. Ann Williamson his wife, who died at Gatehouse 28th Dec. 1871 aged 75 years. Also David & Christina Allan Comline twin children of John Comline & Jessie T. Christie, who died in infancy. And Maggie their daughter who died 19 Nov. 1878 aged 7 years & 6 months. Also John their son who died 22nd July 1896 aged 35 years. John Comline died at Gatehouse on April 5th 1905 in his 76th year. Jessie T. Christie widow of John Comline who died at Gatehouse on May 2nd 1910 aged 76 years.
“redeemed with the precious blood of Christ”
Mary Comline their eldest daughter, who died at Minnigaff 9th Feb. 1923.
“This corruptible must put on incorruption” 1st Cor 15.53
Girthon Cemetery41.10Erected by James Oswald in memory of his grandfather Samuel McWhan, corporal 95 regiment of foot, who died in the General Hospital Vittoria 1 September 1815. Jane Cowan his widow died at Gatehouse 7 March 1860 aged 84 years. Also Robert Garnet their son-in-law who died 4 April 1875 aged 74 years.
“Lord Jesus receive thy Spirit”
Girthon Cemetery41.11In memory of Joseph Dargue who died at Gatehouse 12th March 1860 aged 32 years. Mary McCubbin his wife who died 17th Dec. 1861 aged 28 years. Joseph their son who died 13th May 1870 aged 15 years. Also in remembrance of John McDill husband of the erector who died 20th March 1891 aged 34 years. Anna Hunter & James W Cullen children of the above who died in infancy. Erected by Elizabeth Dargue.
Girthon Cemetery41.12Sacred in memory of Jane Cullogh, who died 11th December 1864 aged 36 years. Also Whilemina Dickson her daughter who died 27th April 1869 aged 38 years.
Girthon Cemetery41.13Erected by James Harper in memory of John Harper his father who died at Gatehouse 16th November 1889 aged 71 years. Also Ann Davies his spouse who died at Tannymaws 15th January 1865 aged 38 years. Also Barbra Harper his daughter who died 20th February 1875 aged 14 years.
Girthon Cemetery41.14In loving memory of my beloved husband John Shaw who died at Gatehouse, 29th Nov. 1915 aged 79 years. His end was peace. Also his wife Jane Lockhart who died 22nd July 1929, in her 85th year. Also Robert L. Candlish her son, who died 6th July 1937, aged 73 years. Also Henry Shaw her son, who died 22nd Feby 1940, aged 55 years. Also Margaret, eldest daughter of above, who died 11th Nov. 1942, aged 73 years.
Girthon Cemetery42.01Peter Gibb 1920 – 1995. Flora Gibb 1923 – 2003.
Girthon Cemetery42.02In loving memory of Betty Carson who died 7th March 1993, aged 60 years, dearly loved wife of James Gilmour, who died 1st November 2008 aged 81 years.
Girthon Cemetery42.03In loving memory of Gerard C. Abbott born 21-6-1911 died 16-6-1993.
Girthon Cemetery42.04S. In loving memory of a dearly loved husband and dad, Thomas Shaw, died 9th July 1993 aged 69 years. Sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery42.05D. In loving memory of James Tait Dougan, who died 18th July 1993, aged 70 years, dearly loved husband of Mary Simpson. Also Alistair Simpson Dougan who died in infancy. Ever in our thoughts.
Girthon Cemetery42.06In loving memory of Gavin Alexander Gilmour who died 20th December 1993, aged 73 years, dearly loved husband of Catherine Evelyn Carruthers.
Girthon Cemetery42.07In loving memory of Agnes Mary Colville, died 3rd November 1993 aged 91 years.
Girthon Cemetery42.08In loving memory of Donald James Fergusson who died 5th August 1997 aged 74 years, dearly loved husband of Jessie Edgar Corson.
Girthon Cemetery42.09In loving memory of Winifred Stenhouse n?e Girgan who died 8th December 2007 aged 94 years, dearly loved wife of Wm. Angus C. Stenhouse who died 27th March 2008 aged 95 years.
Girthon Cemetery42.10In loving memory of John T. Lucas who died 9th Jan. 1998, aged 24 years. A dear brother & beloved son of John & Agnes.
Also John T. Lucas who died 27th Nov. 2003 aged 57 years. A dear father and loving husband of Agnes.
Girthon Cemetery43.01Cherished memories of Colin Campbell Cochrane who passed away on 8th June 2001aged 69 years. A proud and loving father of Colin, Andrew and Carole, and a devoted papa. Dearly loved husband of Hilary Betts. “Too dearly loved to be forgotten”.
Girthon Cemetery43.02Treasured memories of James Wilson, loving husband dad and papa, died 1st January 2000 aged 79 years. Also his loving wife Annie Cochrane, loving mum and nana, died 1st October 2001 aged 76 years. Re-united again. Resting where no shadows fall.
Girthon Cemetery43.03In loving memory of James Leonard Goudie, dearly loved husband, dad & grandad, who died 26th April 1999 aged 71 years.
Girthon Cemetery43.04In loving memory of Dorothy Baron 1927 – 2011 wife of the late Donald Kenneth Baron.
Girthon Cemetery43.05P. In loving memory of Jack Patterson, a much loved father and grampa, who died 8th October 2010 aged 86 years dearly loved husband of Kathleen Cairns.
Girthon Cemetery43.06Memories of John Cook who died 29th May 2000 aged 67 years. Silent thoughts, silent tears, forever wishing you were here.
Girthon Cemetery43.07In loving memory of Margaret H. Shields (Peg) who died 12th May 1999 aged 77 years, a dearly loved mum.
In loving memory of Maggie Shields Young 1946 – 2011. Sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery43.08No headstone
Girthon Cemetery43.09Kathleen, beloved and cherished wife of Alan Macka who died peacefully on 25th April 1999 aged 60 years.
Girthon Cemetery43.10In loving memory of Thomas John Byrne who died 14th Dec. 1998 aged 70 years. Sadly missed. R.I.P.
Girthon Cemetery43.11No headstone
Girthon Cemetery43.12In loving memory of John Joseph Trainer who passed away on 22nd August 1998. May he rest in peace. Beloved husband of Irene McHaffie who passed away on 9th June 2000 aged 80 years.
Girthon Cemetery43.13No headstone
Girthon Cemetery43.14H. Treasured memories of Robert Irvine Homes, Boatgreen, died 6th August 1998, aged 72 years, dearly loved husband of Jeanie Kirk, died 1st January 2000 aged 76 years.
Girthon Cemetery43.15No headstone
Girthon Cemetery43.16In loving memory of Alexander L. Solley “Sanny” who died 1st May 1998 aged 82 years beloved husband of Rena. Also Catherine McClymont “Rena” who died 13th June 1999 aged 77 years. Life’s race is won.
Girthon Cemetery43.17No headstone
Girthon Cemetery43.18In loving memory of Kate Mackay died 25th April 1998 aged 87 years.
Girthon Cemetery43.19John O’Rourke L.F.G. 1928 – 1998. Miss me not, you are of me, I am in you.
Girthon Cemetery43.20No headstone
Girthon Cemetery43.21In loving memory of Mary S.M. Gourlay (Molly) who died 11th January 1998 aged 73 years, dear mum of Eillen, dearly loved wife of John W. Newall (Jock) who died 14th January 2004 aged 86 years, dear dad of Eillen. Together again.
Girthon Cemetery43.22In loving memory of Bella Maxwell, beloved wife of John Millan. A loving mother & grandmother who died 27th December 1997 aged 82 years. Also the above John Millan a loving father & grandfather who died 23rd May 2001 aged 86 years. Sadly missed. Millan.
Girthon Cemetery43.23In loving memory of a dear dad and papa Alexander Irvine Hannah who died 29th August 1997 aged 74 years, beloved husband of Christina Logan. Too dearly loved to be forgotten.
Girthon Cemetery43.24No headstone
Girthon Cemetery43.25In memory of a dearly loved husband and dad John C. Cluett who died 31st July 1997 aged 44 years. Loving and kind in all his ways, upright and just to the end of his days, sincere and true in heart and mind, a beautiful memory left behind.
Girthon Cemetery43.26No headstone
Girthon Cemetery43.27In loving memory of Eva McLeod n?e McCormick a devoted mum and granny who died 18th May 1997, aged 62 years, dearly loved wife of Harry McLeod.
Girthon Cemetery43.28No headstone
Girthon Cemetery43.29In loving memory of Mary Hunter Johnstone who died at Nether Rusko on 10th February 1997 aged 81 years dearly loved wife of John Andrew Fergusson (Andy) who died at Nether Rusko on 6th January 2005 aged 91 years.
Girthon Cemetery43.30In loving memory of Jessie Ina Jane Shaw, beloved wife of Archibald Neil Pickthall died 2nd November 1995 aged 76 years. Also the above Archibald Neil Pickthall died 20th October 1997 aged 83 years.
Girthon Cemetery43.31Gwen Pallister née Pattinson 28.6.1917 – 3.5.1997 wife of the late Albert Pallister of Tudoe, County Durham. Rest in Peace.
Girthon Cemetery43.32In loving memory of Mary Ruth Smith 1905 – 1995.
Girthon Cemetery43.33In loving memory of Jane McGivern, n?e Geddes, dearly loved wife of Airdrie. Much loved mother and grandma. Died 10th February 1997 aged 68 years.
Girthon Cemetery43.34In memory of Bessie Jonnston, a much loved mum, granny and great-granny who died 23rd June 1995 aged 75 years dearly loved wife of John W.L. Kirkpatrick who died 5th Nov. 1996 aged 79 years a much loved dad, grandad and great-grandad.
Girthon Cemetery43.35In loving memory of James Robertson who died 10th Januray 1997 aged 73 years. Dearly loved and devoted father of Jim, Gail and Debbie. Beloved husband of Mabel.
Girthon Cemetery43.36In loving memory of William (Wullie) Hay who died 10th May 1995 aged 75 years. Beloved husband of Alice Fazakerley. Stuart William Hay 1950 – 2009, dear son of the above. Fondest memories.
Girthon Cemetery43.37In loving memory of Alexander Craig Shaw died 8th October 1996 aged 70 years beloved husband of Nena much loved dad and papa. Also the above Nena Little died 31st October 2004 aged 73 years, a much loved mum, nana and great-nana.
Girthon Cemetery43.38In loving memory of Thomas R. McKie who died 19th Feb. 1995 aged 61 years. Beloved husband of Margaret Millan. Much loved dad and papa.
Girthon Cemetery43.39In loving memory of Jane Cunynghame Bernard who died 7th June 1996 aged 81 years. Dearly loved wife of Eugene James Timothy Bernard who died 4th July 2002 aged 79 years. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Girthon Cemetery43.40In loving memory of John S.G. Brown died 24th September 1994 aged 74 years dearly loved husband of Marjorie died 28th February 2011 aged 85 years.
Girthon Cemetery43.41Treasured memories of William James Craig Cowie, stonemason and piper, died 16th January 1996, aged 67 years a loving husband, dad, grandpa & friend. Also his beloved wife Elizabeth McTaggart, Betty, died 5th April 1998, aged 77 years. “Bonnie Scotland I adore thee”
Girthon Cemetery43.42June Elizabeth Neaves, born 11th June 1936, died 23rd August 1994. A dear mum, sister & friend. Always missed.
Girthon Cemetery43.43In loving memory of William Gemmell died 21st Nov. 1995 aged 59 years, eldest son of Beatrice & William Gemmell. “Remembered always”
Girthon Cemetery43.44Rev’d Jeoffreys J.A. Carmichael 1918 – 1994 “In Christ death does not destroy life, it fulfils it”
Girthon Cemetery43.45No headstone
Girthon Cemetery43.46Tobiana McNeill. Philip & Sarah’s beloved baby daughter Tobie. 3 December 1994. “God is good” Woodfoot, Gatehouse of Fleet.
Girthon Cemetery43.47In everlasting memory of Rhys Evans died 9th November 1995 aged 86 years much loved uncle and brother of Dorothy May Evans “Dolly”, born 21st July 1899, died 2nd July 2002 aged 102 years. Much loved aunt and sister. At peace.
Girthon Cemetery43.48In loving memory of a dear husband and dad, Arthur John King-Barker “Tim”, died 20th July 1994, aged 66 years. We miss you.
In loving memory of a dear wife, mum and grandmother, Joan Marie King-Barker, died 16th April 2002, aged 68 years. Peace at last we miss you.
Girthon Cemetery43.49In loving memory of Joan McLeod Robertson, 1907 – 1993, beloved wife of Charles Weir, dearly loved mother, grandmother & great grandmother. And her beloved husband Charles Weir, 1906 – 2004, dearly loved dad, granda and great granda. ‘gar Cuimhneachadh.
Girthon Cemetery43.50No headstone
Girthon Cemetery43.51Alan Haywood. Actor. His life a beautiful memory, his absence a silent grief. Died 6th March 1995.
Girthon Cemetery44.01In loving memory of Florence Hume, Chester-le-Street to Gatehouse of Fleet, 17th March 1909 to 22nd March 2008.
Girthon Cemetery44.02In loving memory of Lindsay J. Morris. 10th June 1933 – 2nd Feb. 2008. Much liked and respected by those who knew him. Rest in Peace.
Girthon Cemetery44.03No headstone
Girthon Cemetery44.04In loving memory of Joan Todd, much loved wife, mam & grandma, died 29th November 2007, aged 80 years.
In loving memory of Raymond Todd, much loved husband dad & granddad, 6th January 2008, aged 81 years.
“Together forever”.
Girthon Cemetery44.05No headstone
Girthon Cemetery44.06In loving memory of Malcolm Alexander White who died 21st November 2007, aged 44 years. A dearly loved son and brother.
Girthon Cemetery44.07J.McK. In loving memory of James McKenzie (Jim) who died 28th May 2007 aged 86 years dearly loved husband of Jean Gemmell.
Girthon Cemetery44.08In loving memory of James Thomas McKie “Spike” who died 2nd Jan. 2007, aged 45 years, loving son, father, brother and wonderful husband to Lynn who died 23rd March 2011, aged 51 years. Loving mother and sister. Love you always.
Special mum. My heart is filled with memories and special thoughts of you, the love we shared together will continue through and through.
Girthon Cemetery44.09No headstone
Girthon Cemetery44.10In memory of Amy Hynd 1911 – 2006 dearly loved wife, mother and grandmother.
“Remember me when I am gone away” Christina Rossetti.
Girthon Cemetery44.11In loving memory of Elspeth A.M. McMillan “Elsie” who died 19th Feb. 2006 aged 76 years. Dearly loved wife of Joseph Salfenmoser “Joe”, who died 8th Nov. 2008, aged 82 years, loved father, grandfather & great grandfather. Both sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery44.12In loving memory of Alexander McMillan who died 31st October 2005 aged 77 years, a dear father, grandfather & great grandfather. Beloved husband of Ruby.
Girthon Cemetery44.13Graham John Robertson, 24 July 1943, 22 September 2005. Gillian Robertson 4 January 1950, 21 February 2008.
Girthon Cemetery44.14In loving memory of Alexander Pickthall “Eck”, loving father, grandfather and friend to all, 27.07.1932 – 30.11.2004. Much loved and sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery44.15In loving memory of Peter Alastair Berry, 21.05.1935 – 07.10.2004 a beloved father and husband.
Girthon Cemetery44.16Treasured memories of a dearly loved husband, dad and grandpa, James McIlwraith, died 17th July 2004, aged 83. And cherished wife, mother and granny Muriel McIlwriath (n?e McKinna) died 8th September 2005 aged 78. Will always be in our thoughts and will never be forgotten.
Girthon Cemetery44.17In loving memory of Max Williamson beloved husband, father and grandfather who died on 2nd July 2004 aged 81 years.
Girthon Cemetery44.18No headstone
Girthon Cemetery44.19Treasured memories of Arthur Hay a much loved dad died 23rd January 2004 aged 81 years dearly loved and devoted husband of Mary McGhie a much loved mum died 7th Dec. 2011 aged 82 years. Much loved and sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery44.20Daisy Fullerton 1922 – 2004. Sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery44.21Loving memories of Edwin Davidson Grieve a much loved father, grandfather & great-grandfather who died 3rd April 2003 aged 79 years, dearly loved husband of Agnes Bryan, a much loved mother, grandmother & great-grandmother who died 1st May 2012, aged 87 years. “Forever in our thoughts”.
Girthon Cemetery44.22Captain Daniel Wilson Sharp. Master mariner. 03.03.1938 - 13.01.2004 “to live on the the hearts of those we love is not to die”.
Girthon Cemetery44.23In loving memory of Robert William Gibson “Bob” 14th April 1919 – 28th September 2003. Also his beloved wife Sadie Kennedy Gibson (née Mitchell) 21st March 1923 – 14th March 2009.
Girthon Cemetery44.24In loving memory of Sheila Rennie McNicol n?e Crosbie who died 9th April 2003 aged 64 years. At peace.
Girthon Cemetery44.25In loving memory of Ellen Marshall died 4th April 2003 aged 81 years, dearly loved wife of Graham McMinn.
Girthon Cemetery44.26In loving memory of Geoff Standidge who died 26th August 2002 aged 76 years, dearly loved husband of Ellen Wallace. Rest in peace.
Girthon Cemetery44.27In loving memory of Eva Wheeldon died 25th August 2002 aged 94 years, beloved wife of Frank Armstead died 6th February 1974 at Rochdale.
Girthon Cemetery44.28“With a strong hand : Hold fast” Donalda Henrietta McKie (née Macleod), born in Baghdad 3rd Jan. 1932, died in Gatehouse of Fleet 10th July 2002, eternally and deeply loved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.
Girthon Cemetery44.29In loving memory of Dr. John Reid Brown who died 25th March 2002 aged 74 years, a dear father & grandfather, beloved husband of Margaret Pennycook.
Girthon Cemetery44.30In loving memory of Elizabeth (Betty) Hannah (née McCulloch) a dear mum and gran, who died 4th December 2001 aged 67 years. Beloved wife of Leslie Hannah, a dear dad and gramps, who died 30th June 2004 aged 74 years. “Too dearly loved to be forgotten”.
Girthon Cemetery44.31In loving memory of Ian Knox 1954 – 2001. Beloved son of Mary, a much loved father and grandfather.
Girthon Cemetery44.32In loving memory of Patricia Lowden, wife and mother, who died 5th April 2002, aged 59 years. Forever in our thoughts.
Girthon Cemetery44.33J. In loving memory of William Johnstone, who died 1st December 2001 aged 40 years. A dear brother, uncle and much loved son of Billy and Annie-Margaret. At peace. Forever in our thoughts.
Girthon Cemetery44.34F. Treasured memories of Archie Fitzpatrick, a much loved daddy, grandpa & great grandpa, died 15th Sep. 2001 aged 75 years. Beloved husband of Mary Weir a much loved mummy, granny & great granny, died 25th Nov. 2010, aged 82 years. “Till a’ the seas gang dry”.
Girthon Cemetery44.35No. 9 Commando. Treasured memories of James Dempster who died 6th June 2001 aged 82 years. A dear father & papa, beloved husband of Norah Shaw.
Girthon Cemetery44.36McC. In loving memory of John McCarlie who died 25th May 2001 aged 78 years. Dearly loved by all his family, beloved husband of Phemie Young. Fondest memories.
Girthon Cemetery44.37No headstone
Girthon Cemetery44.38In loving memory of Margaret McConnell who died 6th April 2001 aged 78 years. Sadly missed mother & grandmother. Much loved wife of John M. Fergusson, who died at Glenavon 2nd August 2002 aged 85 years. A loving father & grandfather. Always in our thoughts.
Girthon Cemetery44.39Veronica Foley. 1910 – 2000. Loved and missed.
Girthon Cemetery44.40In loving memory of Mary (Molly) Hope, a dear mum, gran and great gran. Who died 11th November 2000 aged 80 years, beloved wife of William (Wull) Hannah, a dear dad, papa, grandpa and great grandpa who died 4th March 2001 aged 86 years. Sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery45.01In loving memory of Duncan Hubert Wilson, died 26th July 1996 aged 83 years. And his wife Betty died 18th April 2009 aged 94 years. Remembered for his strength, courage and integrity.
Girthon Cemetery45.02No headstone
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Girthon Cemetery45.05In loving memory of Mary Johnannn Nelson n?e Dalrymple, a dear mum & granny, who died 26th April 2008 aged 79 years. Dearly loved wife of John Nelson. Sadly missed.
Girthon Cemetery45.06No headstone
Girthon Cemetery45.07In loving memory of Duncan Allan PhD MRCVS who died 14th May 2008 aged 86 years, dearly loved husband of Joy, who died 18th Sept. 2011 aged 83 years a beloved mother and grandmother.
Girthon Cemetery45.08In loving memory of P.C. “Paddy” Love died 27th August 2008 aged 84 years a great man, beloved husband, father, grandfather & friend to many.
Girthon Cemetery45.09In loving memory of Gracie Carolyn Jardine who died 11th December 2008 aged 69 years dearly loved wife of Thomas Houston Veitch. “Sadly missed”.
Girthon Cemetery45.10No headstone
Girthon Cemetery45.11In loving memory of Jessie Agnes Johnstone who died 31st December 2008 aged 87 years, dearly loved wife of William Carruthers.
Girthon Cemetery45.12In loving memory of Jessie Cannon n?e Gilchrist died 22nd January 2009 aged 66 years. Dearly loved granny & mum, beloved wife of Hugh Cannon.
Girthon Cemetery45.13In loving memory of Jean Drysdale Donald n?e Rennie died 6th September 2011 aged 76 years. A dear mum and grannie, much loved wife of Robert Jamieson Donald.
Girthon Cemetery45.14In loving memory of Isabella Grace Dunnett, much loved baby daughter of Charles and Joanna, 13th April 2009.
Girthon Cemetery45.15No headstone
Girthon Cemetery45.16In loving memory of Dr. R.G. Law (Dick) who died 2009 aged 90 years. Loved by all his family. Devoted husband for 54 years of Barbara.
Girthon Cemetery45.17No headstone
Girthon Cemetery45.18In loving memory of James Brown McLeod who died on 9th August 2009 aged 74 years. A special dad and grandpa, dearly loved husband of Isabel Grieve.
Girthon Cemetery45.19In loving memory of Joan Easton Brookshaw n?e Elliot who died 9th October 2009 aged 86 years. Dearly loved wife of George E. Brookshaw.
Girthon Cemetery45.20In loving memory of Patricia Milne n?e Faithfull born 17th March 1937 died 18th November 2009. Much loved mother & granny.
Girthon Cemetery45.21Treasured memories of Robert Downs Bryson, caring husband, proud father and father-in-law and adoring grandfather. A gentle man appreciated by many. 13 July 1926 – 22 April 2010.
Girthon Cemetery45.22Ratomir Petar Nikolic, born Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, 5th March 1913, died Lochmaben 6th July 2010, father of Milan Ratomir Nikolic and husband of Spasenija Ratomir Nikolic. A man who admired honesty.
Girthon Cemetery45.23In loving memory of John Michael Lennox Scott 1 March 1929 – 8 June 2011. Golspie sandstone from Dunrobin Glen.
Girthon Cemetery45.24In loving memory of David John Crowley who died 11th January 2012 aged 77 years. Loved by all his family, devoted husband of Margaret Rosemary Crowley.
Girthon Cemetery45.25In loving memory of Helen Dempster a dearly loved wife and mother who died 2nd March 2012 aged 83 years. Forever in our thoughts.
Girthon Cemetery45.26No headstone
Girthon Cemetery45.27In memory of Derek James Budd a dearly loved husband & dad who died 11th August 2012 aged 80 years. Forever in our thoughts & hearts.
Girthon Cemetery45.28No headstone
Girthon Cemetery45.29In memory of George Creyke who died 28th Oct. 2012 aged 71 years loving dad of Alastair and grandpa of Jessica much loved husband of Anne.
Girthon Cemetery45.30No headstone
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Parton1In loving memory of Helen Montgomery Farquarson, who died at Cogarth, 18th of April 1906, aged 22 years. Thomas Cook Smith, late farmer in Cogarth Airie, who died at the Cottage Hospital, Castle Douglas, 10th March 1928, aged 68 years. Also his wife Jessie McNaught Caven, who died at St. Ninian’s Place, Castle Douglas, 6th March 1941, aged 89 years. Thy will be done.
Parton2In loving memory of Marion Ferguson, who died at Over Laggan, 30th July 1904, aged 84 years.
Parton3Erected by John Bryden, in memory of Laurie Geddes, his beloved wife, who died at Diamonds Laggan on the 6th March 1902, aged 58 years. Also Agnes Laurie, their daughter, who died at same place, 1st Sept. 1906, aged 24 years. Also the said John Bryden, who died at Redcroft, Parton, 5th April 1911, aged 80 years. Also Alexander, his son, who died at 199 Stoneylane, Birmingham, 30th August 1912, aged 38 years. Also Mary Ann, his daughter, who died at Redcroft, Parton, 2nd Aug’t 1913, aged 34 years. Also William his son, who died at Redcroft, 9th September 1921, aged 49 years. Also James, fifth son of the said John Bryden, who died at Threip Neuk, Shawhead, 8th Sep’r 1941, aged. 71 years.
Parton4In memory of Margaret Adeline F. Browne, daughter of William Browne, who died at Schoolhouse, Parton, on January 7th 1869, aged 2 years. Also John Browne, his son, who died there on May 16th 1870, aged 17 years. Also Margaret Adeline Brown, his daughter, who died there on February 28th 1877, aged 8 years. Also William F. Browne, his son, who died at Kimberly, South Africa, on October 6th 1893, aged 35 years. Also George Scott Browne, his fourth son, who died at Kirkconnel, on July 28th 1903, aged 41 years. Also the above William Browne, who died at Ferngrove, Crossmichael, on January 26th 1907, aged 80 years. Also Andrew Browne, fifth son of the above, who died at Kimberly, South Africa, on May 4th 1907, aged 44 years. Agnes Douglas Browne, widow of the above William Browne, who died at Edinburgh, Oct’r 26th 1916, aged 83 years. Henry Browne, their son, who died at Johannesburg, Feb’y 1916. Scott Browne, their son, who died at Johannesburg, S.A., 16th March 1924, aged 49 years. John Wilson Browne, who died at Kimberley, S.A., 13th April 1937. (Chipped, possibly Flo)ra Jean Browne, wife of Ronald Currie, died 13th May 1949.
Parton5Erected by Robert McJannet, in memory of Agnes McKnight, his spouse, who died at Drumrash, Parton, 21st Sept. 1868, aged 27 years.
Parton6Sacred to the memory of Xavaria Caven, daughter of William Caven, farmer in Cogarth, who died 1st of June 1863, aged 6 years. Also William his son, who died at Caversham, New Zealand, 11th March 1870, aged 30 years. Also Elizabeth McNaught, spouse of W. Caven, who died at Cogarth on the 18th March 1886, aged 74 years. Also the Rev’d James Caven, who died at the Manse, Kirkintilloch, on the 23rd July 1893, aged 52 years. Also John Caven, who died at Cogarth on the 5th September 1894, aged 53 years. Also William Caven, who died at Cogarth on the 16th May 1900, aged 88 years. Also Mary Caven, daughter of the above, who died at Aucheninnies on the 12th March 1908, aged 56 years.
Parton7Erected by John Sharpe, in memory of his son Adam, who died at Glenlaggan Lodge, 9th January 1864, aged 16 months. Also of John Campbell, his son-in-law, who was killed on the Portpatrick Railway, 8th Dec. 1866, aged 26 years. Also Annie Campbell, his daughter, who died 5th April 1873, aged 29 years. Also the above John Sharpe, who died at Castle Douglas, 2nd March 1890, aged 70 years. Also Lucy Duncan, wife of the above John Sharpe, who died at Castle Douglas, 2nd March 1900, aged 78 years.
Parton8In loving memory of James Martin, who died at Auchenhay, Borgue, 20th March 1905, aged 81 years. Isabella Corson, his wife, who died at Little Boreland, Parton, 22nd May 1901, aged 79 years. Isabella Martin, their granddaughter who died in the Middlesex Hospital, London, 22-1-39, aged 60.
Parton9aSacred to the memory of Capt. A.C. Sanderson of Glenlaggan, who died there on the 21st June 1873, aged 60 years.
Parton9bIn loving memory of Colonel Patrick Sanderson, of Glenlaggan, who commanded the Royal Scots Greys, born Aug. 29 1844, died Feb. 21 1902. Also his wife Mary R.M. Spens, born Aug. 21 1856, died Mar. 15 1953.
Parton9cIn loving remembrance of Archibald James Sanderson, Captain 1st Kings Own Scottish Borderers, elder son of Colonel Patrick Sanderson, Royal Scots Greys, of Glenlaggan, wounded 26th April 1915, at the landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula, died on board hospital ship “Sicilia”, 2nd May 1915, buried at sea.
Parton9dSacred to the memory of Mary M Sanderson, born March 20th 1846, died March 4th 1847.
Parton9eMrs Beatrice Mary Carbis, died 7th April 1953. Captain Patrick Claude Sanderson, died 5th October 1958. Miss Helen Grisell Sanderson, died 19th February 1986.
Parton10at Boat-o-Rhone, 6th June 1881, aged 71 years. Also the above Robert McCready, who died at same place on the 12th April 1886, aged 80 years. Also Sarah, daughter of the above, who died at Edinburgh on the 22nd August 1906, aged 72 years. Also George McLellan, son of Alexander McLellan, who died at Twynholm, 11th Nov’r 1908, aged 7 years. Also Maggie, daughter of Alexander McLellan, who died at Bishopton, 28th July 1910, aged 25 years. Also Jemima Sharpe, who died at the Cottage Hospital, Castle Douglas, 27th July 1943, aged 83 years.
Parton11Sacred to the memory of James Moffat, who died at Mid Laggan, Parton, the 8th May 1843, aged 73 years. Also Joan Fergusson, his wife, who died at Barwhillanty, Parton, on the 16th of April 1863, aged 63 years. Also Robert, their son, who died at Castle Douglas, 9th March 1863, aged 35 years. Also John, their son, who died at Glenroan, Crossmichael, 30th Jan’y 1887, aged 68 years. Also Alexander, their son, who died at Elfcraig, Crossmichael, 28th October 1887, aged 65 years. To memory ever dear. Also Jane Thomson, wife of the above Alexander Moffat, who died at Squarepoint, Crossmichael, 16th April 1914, aged 68 years. To memory ever dear.
Parton12In memory of Janet Wood, wife of William Paterson, who died at Culdoach on the 21st of February 1873, advanced in years. Also Thomas their son, who died at London on the 18th May 1869, aged 28 years. Also of the above William Paterson, who died at same place, 29th of November 1875, aged 61 years. Also Charles, their son, who died at Culdoach, 31st July 1881, aged 33 years.
Parton13Erected by Alex’r Thompson, in memory of Gordon Moore, his spouse, who died at Chapelton, Urr, 12th Jan. 1847, aged 39 years. Alexander, their son, who died at Urogh, Balmaghie, 13th Feb. 1839, aged 13 months. Isabella, their daughter, who died at same place, 5th July 1840, aged 3 years. Isabella, their daughter, who died at Chapelton, Urr, 28th Jan. 1847, aged 6 years.
Parton14To the memory of Janet McMillan, spouse of Andrew McHutchison, Upper Ervie, who died 5th Oct. 1850, aged 40 years. Also Anthony, their son, who died in infancy.
Parton15Sacred to the memory of Isabella Haigh, who died at Parton Lodge, 17th December 1876, aged 61 years, the beloved wife of James Barber, Parton Mill. Also Elizabeth Carruthers, wife of James Barber, who died at Parton Mill, 10th February 1900, aged 56 years. Also the above James Barber, who died at Crossmichael, 20th January 1915, aged 91 years.
Parton16Erected by John Thomson, in memory of Catherine Grierson, his spouse, who died in Borland of Parton on the 17th of March 1837, aged 59 years. Also two of his children who died in infancy. Also the said John Thomson, who died at same place, on the 23rd of March 1839, aged 73 years. Also William Thomson, son of the above, who died at Nethertown of Kings Grange, 15th Jan. 1845, aged 41.
Parton17Erected by Thomas Carruthers, in memory of Janet Halliday, his wife, who died at Mountain Top, 30th April 1854, aged 61 years. Also Mary, their daughter, who died at Hagg, Parton, aged 17 years. Also the said Thomas Carruthers, who died at Mountaintop, 21st January 1871, aged 72 years. Also John Carruthers, who died at Mountaintop, 23 Dec.1880, aged 48 years. Also Mary Carruthers, wife of James Griffin, who died at Summerhill, Balmaclellan, 11th Oct’r 1898, aged 61 years. Also Robert, his son who died Chaucer Street, Nottingham, 9th March 1899, aged 26 years. Also James Griffin, who died at Kirkpatrick Durham, 30th August 1906, aged 79 years.
Parton18In memory of William Milroy.
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Parton19Sacred to the memory of Margaret Hunter, spouse to John McClure, who died at Parton Slate-quarrie, 4th August 1831, aged 60 years. Also the said John McClure, who died at the same place, 15th October 1833, aged 52 years. Also Annie Ferguson, wife of Thomas McClure, Waterside, son of the above who died at 131 Princes Street, Edinburgh, 28th Dec. 1874, aged 45 years. Also John McClure, son of Thomas McClure, who died at Waterside Farm, 24th Sept. 1875, aged 28 years. Also the said Thomas McClure, died at Waterside, 12th March 1877, aged 61 years. A faithful friend, a dear father, a loving husband lieth here, though greats the loss we now sustain, we hope in Heaven to meet again.
Parton20In memory of Jane McCulloch, spouse of James McDonald, who died the 11th April 1853, aged 60 years. Andrew, their son, who died April 21st 1858, aged 23 years.
Parton21In memory of Janet Clark, daughter of Eliezer Clark, who died at Parton Village, the 11th July 1831, aged 14 years. Also Henrietta, his daughter, who died the same place, the 27th November 1833, aged 21 years. Also two who died in infancy. Also James, his son, who died at Glasgow, 12th Feb. 1863, aged 49 years. Also Barbara Brown, spouse of Eliezer Clark, who died at Crossmichael Village, the 11th of Jan’y. 1870, aged 82 years. Also the above Eliezer Clark, who died at Crossmichael on 18th Nov. 1875, aged 90 years.
Parton22In memory of Robert Craig, of Shaw, who died at Castle Douglas, 11th Dec’r. 1881, aged 45 years. Also William Alexander, his son, who died at Shaw, 16th Feb’y 1887, aged 18 years. Also Joseph Craig, his son, who died at Academy Place, Castle Douglas, 18th Oct. 1902, aged 24 years. Also Jessie Craig, who died at Astreley Park, Middlesex, 25th Nov’r 1918, aged 78 years.
Parton23Sacred to the memory of Mary Brown, wife of Thomas Hannah, Barend, who died 29th August 1874, aged 71 years. Also Mary his daughter, who died 18th Feb. 1875, aged 29 years. Also the above Thomas Hannah, who died at Barend in Parton, 9th day of July 1884, aged 76 years. Also Janet, his daughter, who died at same place, 25th July 1893, aged 56 years. Also Robert, his son, farmer in Barend, who died at Westwood, Castle Douglas, 23rd March 1925, aged 78 years.
Parton24Erected by John Rogerson, in memory of his son John Rogerson, who died at Barend, 20th December 1862, aged 8 months. Also of Jane Rogerson, his daughter, who died at Barend, 24th July 1865, aged 4 months. Also John Rogerson, his son, who died at Barend, 14th February 1866, aged 3 years. Also the above John Rogerson, who died at Fominoch, on the 18th December 1886, aged 50 years. Also Jane Clark, his wife, who died at Little Boreland, 14th. November 1894, aged 63 years. Also Douglas Rogerson, aunt of the above, who died at Over Laggan, 5th Sept. 1881, aged 78 years. Also Robert Kissock, who died at Fominoch, 11th August 1889, aged 9 years.
Parton25In loving memory of William McCredie, who died at Drumrash, in this Parish, 31st July 1887, in the 56 year of his age. Also Elizabeth McCutcheon, wife of the above William McCredie, born at Whithorn, 11th September 1826, died at 21 Copland St., Dalbeattie, 12th February 1901. Asleep in Jesus. Children, live in unity, and in the fear and love of our God, and in all your ways acknowledge the Lord, and he will direct your paths.
Parton26Erected by James Stewart, in memory of Jane Walker, his wife who died at Castle Douglas, 22nd of July 1878, aged 67 years. Much respected and deeply regretted. Also Elizabeth Lithgow, the beloved wife of James Stewart, Jun’r, who died at St. John’s, Dalry, on the 21st March 1879, aged 32 years. In loving memory of Maggie Stewart, the beloved wife of Robert McQueen, who died in Liverpool, 13th August 1884, aged 37 years, and was interred in Kirkdale Cemetery. Much and deeply regretted by all who knew her. She sleeps in Jesus and is blest, from worldly trouble she is at rest, in sickness she with patience bore, she is not lost but gone before. Also the above James Stewart, who died at 25 King St., Castle Douglas, 1st April 1898, aged 84 years. “Very highly respected” Also Sarah Reid Stewart, infant daughter of the above. Charlotte Guthrie Stewart.
Parton27Sacred to the memory of John Blain, who died at Little Meikland on the 10th day of June 1846, aged 64 years. James Blain, his son, who died at Fominoch on the 31st of October 1831, aged 21 years. Anna Wilson Blain, his granddaughter, who died at Dalbeattie on the 3rd January 1850, aged 20 months. Robert, who was lost at sea, 27th April 1863, aged 40 years. Also Agnes Hewitson, spouse of the above, who died at Ringford, 29th July 1865, aged 83 years.
Parton28In loving memory of David Dempster, died at Parton, 12th Nov. 1918, aged 45 years. Also his daughter Grace, died 16th Aug. 1926, aged 28 years. Also his wife Jessie McGuffie, died at Parton, 8th June 1933, aged 61 years.
Parton29Erected by Elizabeth McCririe, to the memory of George McCririe, her father, who died at Mossdale, Parish of Kells, the 13th of June 1832, aged 49 years. John his son, who died at Barend, in this parish, the 27th of April 1832, aged 22 years. Helen, his daughter, who died at Mossdale, Parish of Kells, 23rd June 1832, aged 15 years. Mary, his daughter, died at Gulgruff, parish of Crossmichael, the 10th March 1839, aged 30 years. Elizabeth, his daughter, who died at Bardriston-Toll-bar, Kirkmabreck, Dec. 13th 1847, aged 27 years. Janet his daughter, and wife of David Brown, who died at Kirkchrist Toll-bar, Parish of Twynholm, Oct. 29th 1850, aged 29. Margaret Bain, wife of George McCririe, who died at Crocketford, Parish of Urr, Aug. 9th 1858, aged 74 years.
Parton30In memory of John Grieve, who died at Loch of Corsock on the 9th of June 1828, aged 93 years. Also of Janet Rae, his spouse, who died at the same place on the 28th of February 1832, aged 88 years. Also of Thomas Grieve, their son, who died at Crossmichael Village, 28th Feb. 1855, aged 77 years. Also Margaret Grieve, who died at Kirkpatrick Village, 15th April 1867, aged 85 years.
Parton31(Front) In memory of William Blain, who died at Haugh of Urr, 28th Feb. 1868, aged 26 years. Also Robert his brother, who died at Little Merkland, 22nd Nov’r 1869, aged 18 years. Also Barbara Blain, who died at Dunmuir, 4th October 1882, aged 24 years. Also Mary Blain, who died at same place, 9th July 1886, aged 39 years. Also John Blain, who died at same place, 24th Jan.1890, aged 44 years. Also Agnes Blain, who died at same place, 18th May 1892, aged 48 years. Also John Blain, their father, who died at same place, 20th Dec’r 1893 aged 76 years. Also Mary McMath, his wife, who died at same place, 7th March 1895, aged 78 years. Janet Blain, died 14th June 1900, aged 46 years.
(Rear) Also Alexander Blain, who died at Park of Irongray, Dumfries, 2nd May 1928, aged 65 years. And James Blain, who died at Park of Irongray, 7th August 1935, aged 80.
Parton32In memory of James Lorrimer, who died at Greenbrae, 6th August 1879, aged 75 years. And Isabella Daigleish, his wife, who died there in 1853, aged 45 years. Also their children viz: James, Catherine & James, who died at Cogarth in infancy. Janet 17, James 16, William 23 in 1875, Catherine 32 in 1878, Edward 34 & George 28 in 1879, who all died at Greenbrae. Also Marion, who died at same place on the 1st April 1887, aged 35 years.
Parton33In memory of Andrew Lorrimer, who died at Boreland of Parton, 13th Dec’r 1878, aged 64 years. ‘His servants shall serve him, and there shall be no night there.’ Also Helen Todd, wife of the above, who died at the same place, 2nd July 1884, aged 59 years.
Parton34In memory of Robert Corrie, who died in Poundland, the 16th of Dec’r 1816, aged 44 years. John Byers, brother in law of the above, died at Mossdale, Kells, 12th Nov’r 1835, aged 54 years. Will’m Byers, who died at Killiemingan, 18th Sept. 1873, aged 44 years. Janet McLeod, his wife, who died at Mossdale, 11th July 1879, aged 88 years. Erected by Agnes Corrie, his daughter.
Parton35In loving memory of Robert Crosbie, who died at Greenside, Castle Douglas, 16th February 1892, in the 55th years of his age. Also Margaret McClellan, younger daughter of the said Robert Crosbie, who died at Margate on 20th August 1912, aged 39 years. Also Hyndmer Rutherford Hewat, wife of the above Robert Crosbie, who died at Jedburgh, 14th February 1915, in the 74th year of her age.
Parton36In memory of James Crosbie of Merkland, who died on the 28th of March 1808, aged 80 years. Also of Agnes Halliday, spouse to Robert Crosbie of Merkland, who died on the 12th of May 1810, aged 34 years. Also of Robert Halliday, their infant son, who died 24th Nov. 1809. Also of Sarah Gordon, spouse to the said James Crosbie, died 28th June 1820, aged 77 years. Also of the said Robert Crosbie of Merkland, who died the 5th Oct. 1845, aged 75 years. Also of Euphemia Copland, spouse of the said Robert Crosbie, who died on the 1st of May 1846, aged 65 years. And of Margaret McClellan, wife of James Crosbie, who died at Greenside, Castle Douglas, on 2nd August 1871, in the 77th year of her age. Also the said James Crosbie, who died at Greenside, Castle Douglas, on the 3rd Nov. 1885, in the 85th year of his age.
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Parton38In loving memory of James Martin, who died 11th March 1919, aged 57. And Agnes his wife, who died 24th May 1915, aged 53.
Parton39Erected by James Haugh, in memory of John his son, who was drowned in Carlingwark Loch, 2nd January 1885, aged 12 years. Also in memory of Mary Muir, widow of William Fraser, who died at Williamsfield, Castle Douglas, 7th August 1898, aged 93 years. Also the above James Haugh, who died at Williamsfield, Castle Douglas, 4th June 1905, aged 62 years. Also Euphemia Fraser, his wife, who died at Williamsfield, Castle Douglas, 23rd April 1927, aged 80 years. Also Mary Agnes, eldest daughter of the above, who died 4th April 1948, aged 70 years. Also Euphemia Fraser, youngest daughter, who died 22nd March 1948, aged 60 years. Also Henry Alexander Patullo, youngest son of the above James Haugh, who died 3rd November 1964, aged 79 years.
Parton40In memory of Isabella Shaw, wife to Andrew Moore, who died at Drumrash, 17th of March 1828, aged 44. Andrew their son, died the 20th of July 1828, aged 10 years. Also Robert their son, who died in London, 8th of July 1839, aged 22. And Isabella their daughter, who died at Drumrash on the 7th of Oct’r 1839, aged 30 years. And William their son, who died at Buenos Ayres in August 1862, in the 41st year of his age. Also the said Andrew Moore, who died at Parton Village on the 28th May 1864, aged 81 years. Also Samuel Moore, their son, who died at Buenos Ayres on the 28th May 1871, aged 48 years.
Parton41(Front) In memory of Mary, daughter of James Johnstone, Schoolmaster of Parton, died at Parton Village on the 10th of April 1829, aged 2 years. Jane Grierson, his spouse, died 23rd of Feb. 1830, aged 28 years. David his son, died on the 19th of April 1831, aged 2 years. The above James Johnstone, died at Parton Schoolhouse on the 23rd of August 1854, aged 55 years. Jane Johnstone, his grand-daughter, died at Knowe, Penninghame, 16th October 1848, aged 2 years. Ann Wilson, spouse of John, his son, died there 16th Feb’y 1849, aged 28 years. Both interred in Penninghame. John, his son, also schoolmaster of Parton, died at the Schoolhouse, 13th April 1858, aged 33 years. Helen Maxwell, daughter of the above John Johnstone, died at Little Mains, Crossmichael, on 26st Sep. 1858, aged 3 years. John, his son, died at Laurieston, 18th March 1861, aged 3 years. Grace Halliday, his second spouse, died at Chapmanton, Crossmichael, 22nd Feb. 1862, aged 40 years. Erected by subscription.
(Rear) James Johnstone, son of John Johnstone, who died at Little Mains, 27th July 1872, aged 15 years.
Parton42In memory of the Rev’d James Rae, Minister of this Parish, who died on the XXVIth of May MDCCCXXIX, in the LVIIth year of his age, and XXVIIth of his ministry. Also of William Rae, his son, who died on the Vth May MDCCCXIV, (1814), aged XIII months. Also of Clementine Rae, his daughter, who died VIIth April MDCCCXXV, aged III years and six months. And of Agnes Rae, his daughter who died VIIth June MDCCCXXXII, in the XXIIId year of her age. Elizabeth, daughter of the Rev’d James Rae, and wife of Henry Turner, Esq., who died in Ireland in September MDCCCL. Elizabeth Robertson, widow of the Rev’d James Rae, who died at Millport, the XXth September MDCCCLIV. Also of John R. Rae, his son who died at Rayson Hall, Penrith, on the XXIXth September MDCCCLXXIII, aged LVII years. Mary Leslie, daughter of John R. Rae, who died at Kelton Mains, 5th May 1845, aged 4 years. And Elizabeth, who died at Kelton Mains, 4th May 1851, aged 16 months.
Parton43In loving memory of Mary Hunter, daughter of John Hunter, who died at Parton Village, 10th June 1896, aged 18 years. Also Elizabeth Hunter, who died at Little Breckonside, Kirkgunzeon, 17th March 1903, aged 29 years. Also Janet Murphy, his wife, who died at Congeith Cottage, Kirkgunzeon, 2nd June 1912, aged 71 years. Also James Hunter, his son, who died at Carlingwark Home, 27th September 1960, aged 78 years.
Parton44In memory of William Lock, who died at Parton Kirk, 4th April 1806, aged 50 years. Also Agness McClure, his spouse, who died at Crossmichael Kirk, 28th June 1830, aged 71 years. Also Margaret, their infant child, who died in 1795, aged 18 months.
Parton45Erected by Bernard McMichan, to the memory of James his son, who died at Whitehill on the 23rd of February 1862, in the 33rd year of his age. Also of John and Frederick, his children, who died in infancy. Also the said Bernard McMichan, who died at Whitehill on the 9th day of Jan. 1861, aged 67 years. Also of Margaret Johnstone, wife of the above Bernard McMichan, who died at Eaglemount Cottage, Castle Douglas, 19th Feb. 1876, aged 75 years. R I P.
Parton46To the memory of Rachel McClure, daughter to Alex’r McClure, who died March 11th 1796, aged 26 years. & of Margaret, daughter of Wil’m Locke, who died 26th Feb’y 1795, aged 18 months.
Parton47(Top) Erected by Jo’n Rowan, his son.
(Front) Here lies the body of James Rowan, who died at Barnchalloch, Nov’r 23rd 1763, aged 80. Also Mary Gerren, his spouse, who died June 27th 1764, aged 83 years. Here lies the dust of Agnes Rowan, daughter to John Rowan, who died 7th Jan’ry 1776, aged 18 years.
(Rear) Here lyes Agnas McGuffock, grand-daughter to the foresaid James Rowan, who departed this life, March 10 1779, aged 24 years.
Parton48Erected by William Hutton, in memory of Agnes Rae, his wife, who died at Parton Village, 17th Feb’y 1898, aged 84 years. Also the said William Hutton, who died 7th Nov. 1907, aged 82 years.
Parton49(Front)Here lyes David Grierson & James Grierson, his son, who died Sept’r 8th 1762, aged 47. Also Elizabeth McClanaroch, his spouse, who died March 1783, aged 63 years.
(Rear) Here lyes the dust of Mary McNaught, spouse to William Grierson in Bardarroch, who died Sept’r 1786, aged 60 years.
Parton50In memory of Alexander Rorison and Jean Maxwell, spouses, both interred here. He died in January 1728, she September 1733. (5 illegible lines) And of Margret Rorison, spouse to Alex’r McClure, who died at Kirkpatrick Kirk, Nov’r 1800, aged 70 years.
Parton51(First part illegible, but see 2nd image for more information)
And of Alexander Rorison, son of Robert Rorison, who died at Gatehouse of Fleet, Jan’y 1st 1815, aged 62 years. Also Agnes Thomson, his spouse, who died March 17th 1788, aged 37 years.
Parton52Isobel Glendoning, 1710, aged III years.
Parton53Erected by Michael Duffy, in memory of his sister Margaret Duffy, who died at Crossmichael Village, 13th Nov. 1861, aged 26 years. Also his father, Bernard Duffy, who died at Crossmichael Village, 26th Feb’y 1864, aged 64 years. Also his mother Jane Sterling, who died at Lochskerrow, 29th May 1893, aged 90 years.
Parton54In memory of Janet Beck, spouse to Nathaniel Donaldson, who died at Holehouse, 27th March 1833, aged 53 years. Also John, William & Nathaniel, their children (born at one birth), who died in infancy in the Parish of Colvend, 1802. The above Nathaniel Donaldson, who died at Castle Douglas on the 19th October 1863, aged 83 y’r. Also Margaret, their daughter, who died at Castle Douglas, 2nd March 1879, aged 78 years.
Parton55Erected by Charles Hyslop in Ernemacannie Miln, in memory of his son Robert Hyslop, who died July 1822, aged 13 months. Also his daughter Robina, who in consequence of her clothes taking fire, died immediately, Aug’t 1833, aged 6 years.
Parton56In memory of David Maben, who died at Ironmacannie Mill, 30th of July 1851, aged 64 years, Also John Maben, his son, who died at Craig Mill in 1826, aged 1 year & 3 months. Also Barbara Lock, his spouse, who died in Glasgow, 25th September 1857,, aged 61 years. Also Agnes Lock, their granddaughter, who died at Glasgow, 11th May 1855, aged 5 years & 7 months.
Parton57In loving memory of John Bryden, jun'r, who died at Mid-Laggan, Parton, 22nd May 1903, aged 35 years.
Parton58In memory of Thomas Richardson, who died at Parton Miln, on the 8th of Sept. 1827, aged 63 years. Also two of Wm. Richardson’s children who died in early infancy.
Parton59Erected by William Thomson, in memory of Elizabeth Thomson, his wife, who died at Cannerie, 12th February 1869, aged 57 years. Also of William, their son, who died at Barend of Parton, 12th August 1844, aged 4 years. Also the above William Thomson, who died at Cruchie on the 22nd April 1887, aged 70 years. Also Jane Charters, wife of the above William Thomson, who died at Boat o’ Rhone, 23rd February 1907, aged 61 years. Also Andrew Alexander, son of the above William Thomson, who died in Salonika on the 19th June 1917, aged 32 years, interred at Mikra British Cemetery, Salonika. Also James Thomson, eldest son of the above William Thomson, who died at the Cottage Hospital, Castle Douglas, 9th Oct. 1933, aged 63 years.
Parton60Here lies the dust of Marian Sloan, spouse to William Gibson in Punland, who died 15th Sept’r 1780, aged 46 years. As also here lies the dust of William Gibson, who departed this life May 12th 1783, aged 63 years.
Parton61Erected by Janet Conly, in memory of Elizabeth Wilson, her mother, who died at Crossmichael Village, 29th October 1877, aged 84 years. Also the above Janet Conly, who died at same place, 11th October 1886, aged 60 years. "Mourn not for them whom God hath Blessed, and taken to his heavenly rest, free from all sorrow, grief and pain, our loss is their eternal gain.”
Parton62Erected by Thomas Robertson, in loving memory of Maggie Haining, his daughter, who died at Boghall, Parton. 9th January 1892, aged 8 years. Also Edward Thomas Alexander, his son, who died at same place 28th January 1896, aged 3 months. Also Edward Welsh, who died at Crossmichael, 21st November 1895, aged 35 years, Also the said Thomas Robertson who died at Hillowton Lodge, 28th June 1934, aged 79 years. Also Margaret Welsh, his wife, who died at Hillowton Lodge, 22nd May 1937, aged 79 years.
Parton63(Front) Here lies the body of Margaret Thompson, spouse to Robert Grierson in Ridcroft, who died February 16th 1774 aged 54 years. Also Mary & James Grierson, hir children. Also in memory of Mary Conchar, spouse to James Grierson who died at Redcroft 31st January 1848 aged 73 years.
(Rear) Here lyes the body of Henrietta Grierson, daughter to Robert Grierson in Redcroft, who died Jan’y 16th 1780, aged 22 years. In memory of William Grierson, who died in Crossmichael Village on the 21st day of January 1863, aged 15 years.
Parton64In memory of James Grierson, jun’r, formerly of Redcroft, Parton, who died 26th March 1890.
Parton65In memory of David Carlisle, who died at Parton Place, 29th March 1809, aged 57 years. Also Elizabeth Dargavil, his spouse who died June 1794, aged 38 years.
Parton66In memory of James McMichael, who died in Barwhilenty, the 14th of April 1827, aged 66 years. Also Hellan & Robert, his children, who died in infancy. Also of Janet Dickson, his spouse, who died the 26th of Dec’r 1831, aged 49 years.
Parton67To the memory of Henry A. Pattullo, son of Samuel Johnstone, who died at Parton Village, 28th Oct’r 1873, aged 14 years. Also Margaret Haining, wife of Samuel Johnstone, who died at Upper Drumrash, 16th July 1909, aged 77 years. Also the said Samuel Johnstone, who died at Upper Drumrash, 4th June 1917, aged 91 years. Also Jane Douglas, wife of Peter H. Johnstone, who died at Parton Village, 4th Jan’y 1894, aged 33 years. Also Peter H. Johnstone, who died at Parton Village, 28th January 1903, aged 41 years. Also Helen McGill, his wife, who died at Parton, 20th Nov. 1943, aged 80 years.
Parton68In memory of Margaret Brydson, wife of John Morrison, who died at Parton, 13th January 1897, aged 63 years.
Parton69Minnie MacMath, born at Brighton, 7th May 1856, died at Edinburgh 13th January 1905. William MacMath, born at Brighton, 2nd May 1844, died at Edinburgh 30th January 1922. Agnes MacMath, born at Airds of Kell, 28th Feb. 1849, died at Castle Douglas, 12th April 1930.
Parton70Alexander MacMath born at Barend 20th October 1811, died at Dumfries, 21st December 1870, Mary Webster his wife, born at Creebridge, December 1815, died at New Galloway, 5th June 1875.
Parton71Mary Mina MacMath, born at Brighton, 23rd November 1850, died there 6th October 1851. Helen MacMath, born at Woodpark, 6th October 1845, died at New Galloway, 6th March 1879. Jessie Jane MacMath, born at Airds of Kelton, 6th March 1847, died at Edinburgh 18th May 1886.
Parton72In memory of Elizabeth McQuie or Millar, who died at Castle Douglas, 11th May 1888.
Parton73(Front) Erected in memory of Jannet Edgar (Relict of John Herries) who died at Glenfoot March 1785 aged 75 years. Also of Isabella Caven (Spouse of Richard Herries) who died at Glenfoot January 1784 aged 44 years. Also of Richard Herries who died at Nether Ervie Nov. 27th 1833, aged 93 years. Also of Mary Herries who died at Nether Ervie May 1808 aged 27 years. Also of Jannet Herries (spouse of James McMichael) who died at Cruchie June 11th 1811 aged 36 years. Also of Janet McMichael, who died at Cruchie August 26th 1813, aged 2 years.
(Rear) In memory of William Brown, who died at Nether Ervie, 24th of August 1856, aged 69 years. Also of Jane Herries, who died at Nether Ervie, 16th of August 1851, aged 81 years. Also of Isabella Herries, widow of William Brown, Nether Ervie, who died at Upper Drumrash, 10th Aug. 1868, aged 86 years.
Parton74To the memory of Thomas Hughan in Netherervie, who died Dec’r the 3d 1899, aged 72 years. And of Gordon Muir, his spouse, who died in Burnfoot of Ervie, April the 3d 1782, aged 43 years. And in memory of Elizabeth McChesney, his second spouse, who died 1st Feb’y 1810, aged 79 years.
Parton75In loving memory of James Geddes, who died at Parton Village, 16th August 1901, aged 60 years. Also David, his son, who died at same place, 13th January 1904, aged 25 years. Also Catherine, his daughter, who died at Parton Village, 31st Oct. 1916, aged 46 years. Also Ellen McGeorge, his wife, who died at Parton Village, 21st Feb’y 1919, aged 78 years. Also Robert his son, who died at Florida, U.S.A., 13th March 1937, aged 69 years. Also John his son, who died at Parton Village, 10th Aug. 1956, aged 84 years. Also Ellen, his daughter, who died at Edinburgh, 29th March 1963, aged 82 years.
Parton76Erected by James Conley, in memory of John his brother, who died at Crossmichael Village, 7th April 1852, aged 9 years. Jane Caldow, his mother, who died at same place, 25th of Sep. 1858, aged 53 years. Edward, who died in Liverpool, 9th May 1866, aged 23 years, and is interred here. Also Edward Conley, his father, who died at Crossmichael Village on the 6th March 1894, aged 76 years. Also William, his brother, who died at Carson City, Nevada, 9th January 1898, in his 53rd year. Also Jane McKnight, relict of the above Edward Conley, who died at Crossmichael Village, 26th Dec. 1902, in her 84th year. Also the above James Conley who resided in U.S.A. for 50 years, died at Crossmichael Village, 3rd April 1923, aged 84 years.
Parton77Here lies the body of John Neuburn, who dyed 16 of May 1724, aged 34.
Parton78In memory of John McClellan who died at Barwhillinty the 1st of Jan’y 1805, aged 57 years.
Parton79Erected in memory of Edward Welsh, who died at Natick, U.S. America, 18th Oct. 1872, aged 22 years. Also Maxwell Sturgeon, wife of John Welsh, who died at Mid Laggan, 2nd November 1888, in her 73rd year. Also the above John Welsh, who died at Mid-Laggan, 26th Jan. 1910, aged 90 years.
Parton80Erected in memory of Elizabeth, daughter of James Welsh, who died at Greenbrae on the 5th July 1825, aged 8 years. Also Mary Garland, his spouse, who died at Barwhillanty on the 29th December 1846, aged 54 years. Also Mary Welsh, his daughter, who died at Stepend, Parish of Urr, 2nd October 1867, aged 39 years. Also James Welsh, their father, who died at Lochside, 18th Nov. 1876, aged 90 years. Also James Welsh, son of the above, who died at Boghall, the 24th day of September 1883, aged 58 years.
Parton81Erected by Thomas Welsh, in memory of Mary Johnston, his spouse, who died at Ernminzie, Crossmichael, 10th Feb’y 1848, aged 27 years. Also Thomas, his son, died in infancy. Also Isabella, his daughter, who died at Standing Stone, Borgue, 27th July 1873, aged 27 years. Also Thomas his son, who died at Brownhill, 10th of May 1876, aged 24 years. Also Mary his daughter, who died at same place, 1st Aug’t 1876, aged 19 years. Also Robert Welsh, his son, who died at Crossmichael Village, 29th April 1887, aged 27 years. Also the above Thomas Welsh, who died at Glenlair, 20th Feb’y 1894, aged 79 years. Also Thomas his grandson, who died at same place, 26th June 1892, aged 12 years.
Parton82Erected by Andrew Hyslop, in memory of Jane Hay Hyslop, his daughter, who died New Galloway Station, 6th Jan’y 1876, aged 7 years & 9 months.
Parton83Erected by Edward Welsh, in memory of Janet, his daughter, who died at Crossmichael on the 21st October 1865, aged 3 years. Also Maggie, his daughter, who died at Lochside, Parton, on the 30th December 1881, aged 25 years. Also the said Edward Welsh, who died at Craigmore, Parton, 10th Feb’y 1907, aged 81 years. Also Nicholas Cole, wife of the above Edward Welsh, who died at Academy Place, Castle Douglas, 1st October 1907, aged 75 years. Also Janet his daughter, who died at Academy Place, Castle Douglas, 20th Nov’r 1937, aged. 68 years.
Parton84In memory of John Wilson, who died at Carnearie, 2nd Sept. 1888, R. I. P. Also Ann, wife of the above, who died 21st October 1907.
Parton85Note. This stone faces quite close to a yew tree and doesn't get good light.
In memory of Daniel Campbell, who died in Diamonds Laggan, the 5th May 1846, aged 80 years. Also Fredrick Campbell, who died the 12th July 1845, aged 36 years. Also Michael and Hellen, who died in infancy. Also Katherine Sturgeon, his spouse, died 27 Dec. 1863, aged 100 years. William Grierson g-grandson of the above, died at V. Crossmichael, 29th May 1884, aged 37.
Parton86In loving memory of Thomas Mulholland, who died at Crossmichael, 26th Dec’r 1899, aged 6l years. Jessie McRoberts, his wife, who died at Crossmichael, 4th Dec’r 1919, in her 79th year. Thomas, his son, who died at Crossmichael, 18th March 1884, in his 19th year. Lizzie his daughter, who died at Crossmichael, 22nd Dec’r 1894, in her 18th year. Jessie, his daughter, who died at Crossmichael, 26th Feb’y 1906, aged 25 years. Mary Grace, his daughter, who died at Crossmichael, 23rd June 1934, aged 58 years. Isabella, his daughter, wife of G. Lugton, who died at Eyemouth, Berwickshire, 6th March 1936, aged 63 years. Also the above George P. Lugton, died 3rd Aug. 1962, aged 89 years. Also their daughter Jessie Lugton, died 9th September 1989, interred elsewhere in this churchyard.
(Supplementary) Cherished memories of Isobel Jessie Mulholland, who died 22nd March 1992, aged 80 years. Also her mother, Margaret Mulholland, who died 9th June 1949, aged 81 years. Mizpah.
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Also Alexander McQuhir, who died in Craigend, Balmaclellan, 24th May 1892, aged 80 years. Renewed by Roger, Alexander & John Macquhir’s, his brothers, in Kirkeock of Twynholm.
Parton88In memory of James Melville, gardener, who died at Parton Gardenhouse, on the 19th of Dec’r 1863, aged 52 years. Also Jane Moore, his wife, who died there on the 12th of March 1863, aged 37 years. Also Jane Ann, their daughter, who died at Garlieston, 29th August 1939, aged 81 years.
Parton89To the memory of Margret McTurk, spouse to Rob’t McCartney in Boat of Roan, who died June 2d 1797, aged 48 years. Also the said Robert McCartney, who died in Duchrie, the 11th of May 1812, aged 66 years. And Jane McCornock, spouse to John McCartney, their son, who died 17th Aug’t 1828, aged 26 years. Also of Margaret Grierson, spouse of the above Robert McCartney, who died at castle Douglas, 28th May 1842, aged 83 years.
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Parton91Sacred to the memory of Mary McDowall, spouse to James Neilson, who died at Castle Douglas on the 9th day of February 1849, aged 57 years. Also of Thomas and James Neilson, their children, who died in infancy. Also the said James Neilson, who died at Meikle Yett on the 1st June 1878, aged 88.
Parton92In memory of John Neilson of Meikle Yett, who died there 10th March 1850, aged 66 years. Also Mary, his sister, who died at Midborland, Kirkcud’t, 30th July 1856, aged 78 years. Erected by Mary N., H.N., A.N., & S.N., his sisters and brother, parish of Tongland.
Parton93Henretta Grierson, spouse to George Henning, who died 13th May 1771, in the 52nd year of her age, lies here. Her husband erected this to her memory, and that of their daughter Margaret, who died 26th Jan’ry 1774, aged 22 years. Also here lies George Henning, who died Oct 5 1795, aged 75 years. He was an honest man, and respected in his station. Also Henrietta Henning, spouse to John Neilson, who died at Barstobrick, in the parish of Tongland, 28th April 1827, aged 69 years. Likewise Frances Neilson, their daughter, who died 15th June 1827, aged 26 years. Also the said John Neilson, who died at Meikle Yett, parish of Tongland, the 15th of December 1833, aged 81 years. Also Mary Henning, their daughter, died in August 1829, aged 81 years.
Parton94In memory of Mr. William Bell, Student of Divinity, son of William Bell, late in Hoddom, who died on the 1st of May 1813, aged 27 years. Deservedly esteemed for his literary attainments, and the mildness and benevolence of his disposition. Also of Alex’r Bell, his brother, who died on the 1st of Nov’r 1812, aged 14 years. Also of Susannah Bell, their sister, who died in Glasgow on the 10th of Oct’r 1806, aged 12 years. And John Bell, their brother, who died in London, 2nd Nov’r 1822, aged 21 years. Also the said William Bell, who died at Barns-Park, Greenlaw, 22nd of March 1836, aged 75 years. Also Margaret Milligan, his wife, who died 29 Sept 1841, aged 68 years. Also James Bell, son of the above Wm. Bell, who died at Castle Douglas on 10th April 1859, aged 71 years.
Parton95Here lyes the corps of William Halliday, who dyed May 5th 1723, in his age the 77d. Also of John, Samuel & Nicolas Hallidays, his children. Love beneath this stone doth ly, that once was mortal (remainder of verse illegible)
Parton96In memory of Mary, daughter of William Carrick in Peathill, who departed this life the 8th May 1834, aged 32 years. Also the said William Carrick, who died 22nd of March 1843, aged 84 years.
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Parton98Sacred to the memory of Andrew Haining, late in Culdow, who departed this life on the 27th day of March 1828, aged 72 years. Also of Mary Ferguson, his spouse, who died on the 1st of Dec’r 1809, aged 55 years. And of William, their son, who died on the 18th of March 1806, aged 19 years. Also of Sarah Gordon, his second spouse, who died on the 29th March 1845, aged 73 years. And of Robert, son of the above Andrew Haining and Sarah Gordon, his second spouse, who died at Monmouth, 17th March 1837, and is interred there, aged 24 years. Also of William, son of James & Margaret Haining, who died at Stratford-on-Avon, the 10th day of January 1841, and is interred there, aged 27 years. Also the said James Haining, who died at Birmingham, the 11th day of March 1851, and is interred there, aged 61 years.
Parton99(Front) To the memory of James Henning, who died Jan’ry 12th 1762, aged 41 years. Also of Mary Dalziel, his spouse, who died 1st July 1805, aged 84 years. Also of Margret Henning, daughter to William Henning, she died Feb’ry 2d 1796, aged 15 months. Also of John Henning, their son, who died at Ironmacannie Mill, the 21st of Sept’r 1824, aged 55 years. Also of Margaret Henning, their daughter, who died at Castle Douglas the 20th of September 1836, aged 90 years.
(Rear) In memory of John Haining, son to William Haining, who died at Sandfield the 15th Jan’ry 1830, aged 25 years. Prepare for death, make no delay, you see how youth is called away. Also the said William Haining, who died the 7th October 1832, aged 82 years. Sarah Wilson, his relict, who died at C Douglas, 6th March 1840, aged 78.
Parton100Here lyes the Rev’d Mr Samuel Spalding, Minister of the Gospel at Parton, who departed this life the 6th of Dec’r, in the year 1712, and in the 20th of his ministrie there, and the 43rd of his age. Here lyes the corps of Elizabeth Broun, his relict, who dyed the 20th of May 1717, aged 62. This pious painful pastor is at rest, who while on earth with graces rare was blest; This heavenly star which once did shine so bright, is now gone down, Oh! we have lost its light, but yet in glory it shall ever shine, by this the gain is his, the loss is thine.
Parton101Here lyes the Rev’d Mr John Crocket, Minister of Parton, who was ordained in September 1744, and continued in the faithful discharge of his duty until the 20th day of July 1760, when he entered into the joy of his Lord, in the 46th year of his age. One who, in natural parts and useful acquirements, was superior to many, in honesty of heart and integrity of manner, inferior to none, in doctrine persuasive, and in life exemplary.
Parton102(Flat stone.) Illegible. (Small upright stone) Jean McBurnie, aged 78.
Parton103In memory of James Brown, who died at Tintum, on the 15th of Oct 1806, aged 74 years. Also Isobella Caven, his spouse, who died 27th Jan’y 1831, aged 78 years. Also Mary, their daughter, who died at Crossmichael Village, 11th Sept. 1863, aged 64 years.
Parton104In memory of Janet Brown, wife to Robert Wardhaugh, who died at Carnearie, the 11th of March 1827, aged 42 years. Also two Isabellas and Mary, his daughters, who all died in infancy. Also Janet Carrick, his second wife, who died at Castle Douglas, 24th Oct’r 1874, aged 76 years. Also the above Robert Wardhaugh, who died at Crossmichael Village, 16th October 1878, aged 89 years.
Parton105In memory of David (illegible) who died 1st May 1773, aged 63. And of Jannet Donaldson, his spouse, who died (illegible) April 1753, aged 37. Also David aged 10, Andrew aged 9, and Janet, aged 5, their children. And of Grizel, their daughter, who died (illegible) 20th 1786, aged 44 years.
Parton106In memory of Elizabeth, daughter of Fredrick Wardhaugh, who died at Castle Douglas, 24th March 1901, aged 25 years. Robert his son, died in infancy. Also the said Fredrick Wardhaugh, who died at Castle Douglas, 28th Oct. 1903, aged 74 years. Also Sarah Moffat, his wife, who died at Castle Douglas, 29th February 1912, aged 82 years. Sarah Wardhaugh, his daughter, died 18th February 1918. Also Janet their daughter, who died at Castle Douglas, 6th June 1946, aged 79 years.
Parton107Erected in memory of Margaret Fergusson, wife of William Baird, who died at Meikle-Dalbeattie, 29th January 1895, aged 63 years. Also the above William Baird, who died at Meikle-Dalbeattie, 16th January 1904, in his 85th year. Mary Jane Baird, elder daughter of above William Baird, who died in Edinburgh, 1st July 1931, in her 71st year. Elizabeth Baird, daughter of the above, who died at Edinburgh, 25th Jan’y 1948, in her 78th year.
Parton108Erected by James Baird, in memory of Jean Patterson, his spouse, who died at Barbershall, 14th July 1843, aged 49 years. Also the said James Baird, who died at the same place on the 28th Nov. 1845, aged 54 years. Also William Baird, eldest son of Wm Baird, who died at Barbershall, 15th January 1860, aged 3 years. And of James his second son, who died at same place, 29th of Jan. 1860, aged 1 year. Also William James, who died at the same place on the 7th of June 1874, aged 2? years. Also Maggie Baird, who died at Meikie Dalbeattie on the 23rd July 1887, aged 20 years.
Parton109In memory of James Dalrymple in Armannoch, who died in the year 1803, aged 87 years. Also of Lucy Maxwell, his spouse, who died on Glenlare, 1790, aged 60 years. Also Hugh Dalrymple, their son, who died in Armannoch, 1807, aged 75 years. Also Jane Craig, his spouse, who died 1818, aged 68 years. Also Hugh Dalrymple, their son, who died 1810, aged 19 years. Also Euphemia, Clark, Lucy, Jane, Robert, John and George, who all died in infancy.
Parton110In memory of William McMath, who died at Craigmore, on the 15th of December 1846, aged 58 years. Also Agnes Lock, his spouse, who died at Upper Dullarg, 6st March 1864, aged 79. Also William McMath, who died at Bennan, on the 20th May 1877, aged 58 years. Also James McMath, who died at Dunmuir, 30th August 1892, aged 82 years.
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Parton112(Front) Here be the body of Mary Milligan, spouse to Thomas Chesney in Cruchie, who died 5th Aprile 1748 years, aged 48 years. To the memory of Thomas Chesney in Cruchie, who departed this life, Oct. 29th 1776, aged 74 years.
(Rear) Here lyes the dust of Mary McChesney, lawful daughter to Thomas McChesney in Cruchie, who died Aug’t 7th 1770, aged 27 years. Here also lies Thomas, son of the above Thomas McChesney, who died 21st March 1782, aged 26. Much regreted by all who knew him.
Parton113(Front) In memory of Alex’r McWilliam in Glenlaggan, who died 4th March 1788, aged 50. Of James, Grizel, Jane, James and Peter McWilliam, his children. Of James McWilliam, his brother, who died May 1788, aged 40. And John, son of John McWilliam in Glenlaggan, who died 16th Apr. 1801. Also of Eben’r McWilliam, son of the above Alex’r McWilliam, who died at Castle Douglas, the 5th of July 1842, aged 28 years. Also of Joan Shaw, spouse of John McWilliam, who died in Maxwellton, the 18th of March 1814, aged 38 years.
(Rear) In memory of Jane McBride, spouse to the late Alex’r McWilliam, who died 12th Oct 1817, in the 73rd year of her age. Also of Mary McWilliam, their daughter, who died at Castle Douglas, on the 8th day of June 1834, in the 66th year of her age.
Parton114In memory of Robert, son of Rob’t Bell, Woodside, who died 20th August 1805, aged 2 years. Also Janet & Samuel, his children who died in infancy in 1805. Also Barbara, his daughter, who died 13th Jan. 1832, aged 22 years. Also Mary, his daughter, who died 18th Feb 1839, aged 24 years. Also Robert Bell, their father, who died at Parton, 6th Oct 1849, aged 78 years. Also Ann Landsbourgh, his spouse, who died at Parton Village, 13th Jan 1852, aged 76.
Parton115In loving memory of Jane Finnan, wife of B. Rigby Murray, of Parton, died 31 May 1891 And of Benjamin Rigby Murray, of Parton, died 4th July 1901. “He giveth his beloved sleep.”
Parton116In devoted memory of John Rigby Murray, of Parton, born 13th March 1857, died 13th January 1946. “Let thy loving Spirit lead me forth into the land of righteousness.”
Parton117John Clerk Maxwell, died 3 April 1856. Frances Cay, his wife, died 6 December 1839. James Clerk Maxwell, died 5 November 1879. Katherine Mary Dewar, widow of James Clerk Maxwell, died 12 December 1886.
Parton118aIllegible (but see transcription made approx 1909 2nd Image - Brice).
Parton118bTo the memory of Margaret Glendinning, spouse to Robert Wilson of Waterside, who departed this life February 17th 1776, aged 65 years.
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Parton120Here lyes the remains of the Reverend Mr James Rowan, Minister of the Gospel at Parton, who died the 26th of August 1742, of his age 59th, and of his ministry the 29th. Here lys also the remains of Isabel Rowan, his spouse, who died on the 26th of May 1746, in the 61st year of her age. Here lys also the remains of Jannet Rowan, their daughter, who died on the 31st of May 1745, and in the 21st year of her age.
Parton121In memory of the Rev’d William Donaldson who was ordained Minister of the Gospel in this parish 5th April 1761. He ceased to labour among the flock over whom the Holy Ghost made him overseer, 9th Sept’r 1798 and resigned his spirit to God who gave 2nd Oct 1799, aged 70 years. Jesus said “He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live.”
Parton122Erected by Samuel McNairn, in memory of Jean Thomson, his spouse, who died at Nether Glenlair, the 20th January 1842, aged 46 years. Also Thomas McNairn, their son, Woolwich, who died at Nether Glenlair, 20th of February 1860, aged 33 years. Also Samuel McNairn, their son, who died at Nether Glenlair, 17th Oct 1867, aged 30 years. Also the above Samuel McNairn, late farmer in Nether Glenlair, who died at Craig, Balmaclellan, 15th Feb’y 1877 aged 88 years. Also Agnes McNairn, their daughter, who died in Edinburgh, 3 May 1877, aged 52 years. Elizabeth McNairn, their daughter, who died at Eastlands, Kirkpatrick Durham, on 1st October 1912, aged 82 years. John McNairn, their son, late farmer in Nether Glenlair, who died at Eastlands, on 4th June 1914 aged 95 years.
Parton123Erected by Gordon Black, in affectionate remembrance of Mary Dickson, his wife, who died at Kirkcudbright, 4th Oct’r 1883, aged 65 years. Also their children; Margaret, who died at Poundland, 24th Nov’r 1853 aged 6 years. David, who died at Walton Park, 23d Jan’y 1864, aged 2 years. James, who died at Blairinnie, 25th Nov’r 1866, aged 27 years. John, who died at Nunton, 15th Nov’r 1881 aged 31 years. Also the above Gordon Black, who died at Kirkcudbright on the 23rd December 1891, in his 79th year. Also Mary, his daughter, who died at Cottage Hospital, Kirkcudbright, 27th Feb'y 1927, aged 74 years.
Parton124In memory of Robert Dickson, Drumburn, Newabbey, who died at Crachie, on the 13th May 1854, aged 69 years.
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Parton126To the memory of James Parlane, late surgeon in Glasgow, who died at Parton Manse, 6th April 1805, aged 68.
Parton127In memory of the Rev’d Archibald Glen who was ordained Minister of this Parish in September 1800, and who died in March 1808, in the 34th year of his age, and the 8th of his ministry. He was a man of mild manners and great goodness of heart, a pleasant companion and steady friend, an earnest impressive preacher that took a deep interest in the welfare of his parishioners who have erected this tombstone over his remains, as a small testimony of their gratitude and their esteem. Also William Glendonwyn Glen, his elder son, born 6th January 1803, died 4th June 1852.
Parton128Erected by David McVinnie, to the memory of Elizabeth, his daughte,r who died at Glenlair, 27th Jan. 1850, aged 2 years. Also Elizabeth his daughter, who died at same place, 17th Sept. 1857, aged 17 years. Also Margaret, his daughter, and spouse of John Doyle, who died at Glenlair, 7th April 1862, aged 28 years. Also David McVinnie, their father, who died December 3rd 1873, aged 72 years. Also Mary Slater, wife of the above David McVinnie, who died 27th June 1883, aged 73 years.
Parton129(Front) Sacred to the memory of John Hetherington, who died at Lochenvar on the 16th day of October 1852, aged 52 years. Also his son, John Hetherington, who died 29th September 1859, aged 33 years. Also Jane, aged 8 years, and Edward, aged 10, his grandchildren. Also William, son of John Hetherington, senior, who died at Lockwood, Australia, on the 9th of July 1866, aged 45 years. Also Jane Hunter, wife of the above, who died at Castle Douglas, 8th of Dec 1873, aged 83 years. Also Margaret Bell, wife of the above John Hetherington, who died at same place, 23rd June 1886, aged 63 years. Also John Hetherington, their son, who died at Sacramento, California, 5th July 1887, aged 34 years. Also Robert Hetherington, their youngest son, who died at Glasgow, 7th December 1916, aged 57 years.
(Rear) Also William Hetherington, son of John Hetherington jun’r, who died at Castle Douglas, 8th August 1927, aged 70 years. Also Sophia Wilson Love, wife of the above William Hetherington, who died at castle Douglas, 17th May 1980, aged 72 years.
Parton130In memory of James Knox, who died at Merkland School, on Dec’r 11th 1842, aged 16 months. Also of William Knox, Student in Arts, who died at Merkland School, May 3rd 1866, aged 17 years. Also of their parents; Rachel Cowan, who died at Merkland School, Oct’r 6th 1877, aged 68 years. And Alexander Knox, Parochial Schoolmaster at Merkland, who died there June 6 1878, aged 76 years. Also Isabella, daughter of the above, who died at Dalbeattie, on the 9th of Sept. 1885, aged 32 years. Also Margaret Cowan, eldest daughter of the above Alexander Knox, who died at Prescot, 2nd May 1906, aged 72 years.
Parton131In memory of John, son of John Cowan, Hillside, who died 16th of Feb. 1837, aged 30 years. Margaret Brown, his spouse, who died on the 25th of May 1855, aged 77 years. Elizabeth their daughter, who died 1st August 1858, aged 44 years. Also the above John Cowan, who died at Hillside, 11th of Oct. 1862, aged 81 years. Also James his son, who died at Dalbeattie, 14th February 1899, aged 87 years. Also Janet Moffat, wife of the above James Cowan, who died at the Corse, Balmaclellan, on the 2nd March 1903, in her 85th year.
Parton132Erected by Alexander Charteris and Isabella Kirk, to the memory of Alexander their son, who died at Bankend, Glenlair, 5th April, 1878, aged 10 months. Also Isabella Kirk, wife of Alex’r Charteris, who departed this life, 21st June 1924, aged 70 years. Also the above named Alexander Charteris, who died at Castle Douglas, 25th March 1929, aged 81 years.
Parton133In memory of Agnes McGeorge, daughter of William McGeorge, who died at Parton Mill, 4th Feb’y 1860, aged 5 years. Also Charles McGeorge, his son, who died at Halket Leaths Mill on the 30th April 1865, aged one year. Also William McGeorge, his son, who died at the same place on the 13th Nov. 1870, aged 23 years. Also the above William McGeorge, who died at Halket Leathes Mill, 19th May 1880, aged 66 years. Also Agnes Gibson, his, wife, who died at Toronto, Canada, 30th August 1901, aged 80 years.
Parton134In memory of Andrew McClymont, farmer, Nether Laggan, who died 18th June 1885, aged 79 years. Also James, his son, who died 25th Sept. 1885, aged 48 years. Also Barbara, aged 3 years, and David Sheriff, aged 1 year. Also Agnes Anderson, wife of the said Andrew McClymont, who died at 75 Higher Ardwick, Manchester on the 22nd May 1901, aged 85 years.
Parton135Erected by Samuel Lawrie, in memory of Mary, his daughter, who died at Knightswood Joint Hospital, Maryhill, Glasgow, 29th January 1878, aged 26 years. Also Agnes his daughter, who died at Boreland of Parton, 4th Sep’r 1867, aged 14 years. Also Samuel his son, who died at Doughanhill, Buittle, 26th January 1860, aged 14 months. Also Jane Rennie, wife of the above Samuel Lawrie, who died at Portobello, 30th June 1897, aged 70 years. Also the above Samuel Lawrie, who died at Bellshill, 11th April 1902, aged 72.
Parton136Illegible, (but see transcript made approx 1909 in 2nd image - Gordon. Black).
Parton137(East) Here lie the remains of William Gwendonwyn Crosbie, ordained minister of Parton, 1830, died in the 39 year of his age, 1845.
(North) Also Xaveria Glendonwyn Crosbie, daughter of Robert Crosbie, Merkland, Parton, who died at Craigiemichael, Innellen, Argyllshire, born 10th March 1816, died 12th July 1902.
(West) To commemorate the faithful service of the Minister, and for a token of their gratitude, this stone was set up by the people, 1848.
Parton138Sacred to the memory of the Rev. Thomas Leckie, Minister of this Parish, who died 1st July MDCCCLVII, in the XLVth year of his age, and the XIth year of his ministry.
Parton139Erected by John Reid, to the memory of Mary Scott his spouse, who died at Fominoch, 18th of Dec. 1859 aged 55 years. Also the said John Reid, who died at Eagle Mount, Castle Douglas, 7th Sept. 1882, aged 83 years. Also David McMath, their son in law, who died at the Fominoch, 7th Nov’r 1863, aged 35 years. Also Janet Reid, their only daughter, who died at Huntly, Aberdeenshire, 30th June 1912, aged 84 years, and is interred in the cemetery there.
Parton140In memory of Samuel McGeorge, son of James McGeorge, who died at Diamonds Laggan, on 31st of August 1861, aged 21 years. Also Isabella McGeorge, who died in infancy. Also the said James McGeorge, who died at Diamonds Laggan, 18th Jan. 1878, aged 65 years. Also John McGeorge, his son, who died at Bristol, 28th January 1881, aged 36 years. Also Mungo McGeorge, his son, who died at Comendale, Yorkshire, 27th August 1901, aged 50 years. Also Janet Maxwell, wife of the said James McGeorge, who died at Twynholm, 21st June 1902, aged 84. years. Also George McGeorge, his son, who died at Balnanheim, Germany, 10th August 1931, aged 74 years. Also Janet McGeorge, his youngest daughter, who died at Newton Stewart, 1st March 1936. Also Janet Aichison, daughter of George McGeorge, who died 1st May 1987, aged 87 years. (Supplementary stone) In memory of George McGeorge, who died 10th August 1931. Erected by his wife.
Parton141In loving memory of James Mirrey, for 44 years stationmaster at Parton, who died on 8th January 1907, aged 81 years. James, his son, who died 10th December 1912, aged 56 years. Isabella Harper, his wife who died 21st August 1921, aged 97 years. Agnes, their eldest daughter, who died at Parton, 17th June 1943, aged 83 years. Jane, their daughter, who died at Parton, 20th July 1944, aged 79 years.
Parton142In memory of William G. C. Halliday, who died at Barwhillintyhill, the 6th of August 1843, aged 13 years. Also Mary Halliday, who died at same place, 19th June 1849, aged 21 years. Also Andrew Halliday, their father, who died 1st Jan. 1850, aged 50 years. Also Jane Blain, wife of the above Andrew Halliday, died at Waterside, Tongueland, on 8th of Oct’r 1878, aged 72 years. Why should I shrink at pain and woe, feel at death dismay, I’ve Canaan’s goodly land in view, and realms of endless day.
Parton143In memory of the Rev’d Henry A. Pattullo, Minister of Parton who died 23rd May 1886, in the 54th year of his age, and 32nd of his ministry. Henry Alexander Pattullo, died in infancy, 25th July 1869. William Pattullo, M.B.C.M, eldest son, died in Suva, Fiji, 13th March 1886, Henry Alexander Pattullo, M.B.C.M., died at Kelsall, Chester, 7th April 1911. Jean Hamilton Pattullo, younger daughter, died at Inverness, 24th October 1913. Mona Mitchell, wife of the above named Rev. Henry A Pattullo, died 4th October 1925, aged 89 years. Erected by the parishioners and friends.
Parton144Sacred to the memory of Samuel, son of James Porter, who died at Shielhill, in the parish of Parton, on the 14th of March 1839, aged 25 years. Also James their father, who died in Brownhill, the 12th of July 1841, aged 53 years. And Mary, his daughter, spouse of Wm. Murray, who died in Brownhill, 16th of Dec. 1841 aged 21 years. Also John, his son, who died at Kirkpatrick Village, the 3rd May 1843, aged 26 years. Also in memory of Mary Grierson, wife of James Porter junior, who died 16th May 1869.
Parton145To the memory of Harvey Nichol, B.D., minister of this parish for 43 years. Died 5th April 1930, aged 73 years. Also his wife Isabella Blair Sandilands, died 9th March 1938, aged 75 years. And of David Nichol, and Ruth Crawford Nichol, father & mother of Rev. Harvey Nichol.
Parton146In loving memory of Mary Duncan Gibson, who died at the Garden House, Parton Place, 10th October 1892, aged 28 years. ‘All is not here of our beloved and blessed, we leave the sleeper with her God to rest.’ Also James Gibson, her father, who died at the same place, 9th Dec'r 1896, aged 58 years. Also Nicholas Ritchie Armstrong, wife of the above James Gibson, who died at Academy Place, Castle Douglas, on the 11th Dec.1899, aged 59 years. Also William McLean, their son, who died at London, 25th January 1908, aged 40 years.
Parton147Erected by Alexander Charteris, to the memory of Margaret Morrison, his mother who died at Bankend, on the 31st Dec. 1861, aged 82 years. Also George Charteris, his father, who died at the same place, on the 7th Sep’r 1862, aged 76 years. Also Annie Collins Geddes, his spouse who died at the same place on the 8th June 1872, aged 58 years. Also the above Alex. Charteris, who died at Monks Mill, 4th March 1889, advanced in years.
Parton148In loving memory of James Black, late farmer in Meikle Cloak, Colvend, died at Carnearie, Parton, 7th Nov. 1915, aged 76 years. Christina Young, wife of the above, who died at Clauchrie, Wigtown, 14th March 1926, aged 83 years. John, fourth son of above, of Clauchrie, Wigtown, who died there 27th Nov’r 1942, aged 68 years. Catherine, youngest daughter of the above, died at Lochmaben, 8th August 1971, aged 88 years.
Parton149Sacred to the memory of Margaret Thomson, beloved wife of Thomas Black, who died at Whitehill, 17th Dec. 1926. Also the above Thomas Black, who died at Whitehill, 7th April 1937, aged 73 years. Also their youngest daughter Christina, who died at Barr, 25th Oct 1978, aged 78 years. Also their younger son Stanley Thomson, who died 14th November 1986, aged 81 years. Also his wife Andrewina Beattie Thomson, “Sybil,” who died 4th October 1995, aged 83 years.
Parton150In loving memory of Jessie Black, wife of Thomas Rennie, who died at Diamonds Laggan, 15th June 1929, aged 72 years. Also their son Cpl. Hugh Rennie, 1st Seaforth Highs., who died from wounds received in action in Mesopotamia, 12th March 1917, aged 19 years. Also the above Thomas Rennie, who died at Diamonds Laggan, 25th March 1957, aged 89 years. Also their daughter Euphemia McC Rennie, who died 30th April 1987, aged 92 years.
Parton151CRAIG. In loving memory of my father James, 18-10-74, mother Jean, 19-2-83, & brother Jim, 10-5-35.
Parton152In loving memory of John James, beloved son of Alexander Hamilton, died 23rd Sept. 1936, aged 14 years. Also the above Alexander Hamilton, died 5th Jan’y 1964, aged 71 years. Also his wife Catherine Johnstone, died 3rd Oct’r 1967, aged 69 years.
Parton153In loving memory of Elizabeth Wilson, beloved wife of John Wallace, Upper Ardmannoch, who died 22nd July 1941, aged 55 years. Also the above John Wallace, who died at Upper Ardmannoch, 15th Dec’r 1944, aged 71 years.
Parton154In loving memory of Maggie Meikle Black, beloved wife of Alexander Thomson, who died at The Farm Cottage, Parton House, 6th June 1948, aged 81 years. Also the above Alexander Thomson, late of Parton Mill, who died 5th Jan’y 1953, aged 86 years.
Parton155In memory of Jean Deas, eldest daughter of Mary and James Thomson, died on 29th April 1991, at Dodleston, Chester, aged 62 years.
Parton156In loving memory of Mary Strachan, beloved wife of James Thomson, died 13th April 1972, aged 66 years. Also the above James Thomson, Parton Mill, died 24th August 1975, aged 73 years.
Parton157In loving memory of Samuel Johnstone, who died 14th Sept. 1969, aged 74 years.
Parton158In loving memory of Grace Bryden, beloved wife of Joseph Carson, who died 19th Oct’r 1936, aged 54 years. Also the above Joseph Carson, who died 29th Sept. 1966, aged 86 years.
Parton159In loving memory of Agnes McMath, wife of John McFee, who died in Cheltenham, 23rd Sept. 1911, aged 80 years. John McFee, who died in London, 3rd Feb’y 1919, aged 90 years. Agnes Locke McFee, who died in Castle Douglas, 17th March 1947, aged 86 years.
Parton160In loving memory of my husband James B Jory, died 21st Nov. 1951, aged 67 years.
Parton161In loving memory of Robert Welsh, Tintum, Parton, beloved husband of Annie McBain, died 4th August 1964. Also the above Annie McBain, died 5th Feb’y 1967. Also their son, Robert, died 9th July 1998.
Parton162In loving memory of James Rennie, dearly loved husband of Agnes Laurie Carson, who died 14th October 1976, aged 77 years. Also the above Agnes Laurie Carson, who died 20th March 1979, aged 71 years.
Parton163In loving memory of Barbara Chesney, wife of Samuel Hyslop, who died at the Hospital, Castle Douglas, 26th Jan’y 1927, aged 75 years. Also the above Samuel Hyslop, who died at Nether Minnygap, Beattock, 11th Feb’y 1940, aged 81 years.
Parton164Sacred to the memory of Thomas Paterson, who died at Culdoach, 1st May 1914, aged 72 years. Isabella Paterson, his wife, who died at Culdoach, 1st Nov’r 1921, aged 80 years. Also their son David James Paterson, husband of Grace McCaull, who died at Culdoach, 21st Nov’r 1942, aged 58 years. Also their second son, Charles B Paterson, died 28th Aug. 1949, aged 68 years.
(Vase) In loving memory of Mum.
Parton165In loving memory of John McMichan, who died at Whitehill, Parton, 29th June 1918, aged 72 years. Isabella Dunn, his wife, who died at Whitehill, Parton, 27th Dec’r 1913, aged 73 years. Margaret Elizabeth, their daughter, who died at Castle Douglas, 5th Feb’y 1944, aged 69 years.
Parton166Erected by James McAdam in memory of Mary Thomson, his wife, who died at Crossmichael, 25th July 1908, aged 46 years. Also the above James McAdam, who died at Cottage Hospital, Castle Douglas, 9th May 1926, aged 61 years. Also Esther, youngest daughter of the above James McAdam, who died at Holmhead, Knockvennie, 1st April 1933, aged 14 years.
Parton167In memory of Margaret Roan, wife of Robert Paterson, who died at South Lodge, Parton House, 22nd Aug’t 1917, aged 64 years. Also the above Robert Paterson, who died at Castle Douglas, 20th March 1920, aged 71 years. Until the day dawn.
Parton168In loving memory of Jane Martin, wife of Alex’r Chisholm, who died at Cruchie, 1st June 1927, aged 68 years. Also the above Alexander Chisholm, who died at Castle Douglas Hospital, 23rd Jan’y 1931, aged 70 years. Also their daughter, Isabella, widow of James Ferguson, Arduaine, Oban, died at Drumlane, Laurieston, 29th Dec. 1960.
Parton169In loving memory of James McGinley, who died at Mid Laggan, 22nd Oct’r 1933, aged 73 years. Also his wife, Mary, died 26th July 1955, aged 78 years. Also their son, Matthew, died 28th March 1970, aged 58 years. Also their son, James, died, 19th Feb’y 1980, aged 75 years, beloved husband of Mabel E Webster.
Parton170In loving memory of Elizabeth McGinley, beloved wife of James Young, died at Whithorn, 17th Feb. 1956, aged 44 years.
(Supplementary) In loving memory of Mabel McGinley, died 16th December 1996. With love.
Parton171In loving memory of Edward Duncan, who died at the Hospital, Castle Douglas, 5th July 1925, aged 64 years. Isabella Currie, his wife, who died at Grennan Mill, Dalry, 28th April 1928, aged 73 years. Elizabeth, 3rd daughter of above, who died at Belleview, Twynholm, 4th November 1955, aged 70 years.
Parton172In loving memory of Agnes Stewart, (wife of John Hunter), who died at Drumrash, Parton, 11th Feb’y 1916, aged 63 years. Also their daughter Mary Jane, who died at Mains of Collin, 21st Feb’y 1895, aged 18 years. Also their son Adam, who died at Elmcreek, Canada, 9th Feb’y 1913, aged 25 years. Also their son Walter, killed in action in Gallipolli, 12th Sept. 1915, aged 20 years. Also their daughter Sarah Annie, who died at Campdouglas Cottage, 6th Jan’y 1918, aged 29 years. Also the above John Hunter, who died at Abbey Yard 18th April 1925, aged 74 years.
Parton173In loving memory of Agnes Doyle, wife of John Stewart, who died at Dumfries Infirmary, 8th Feb’y 1919, aged 53 years. Also the above John Stewart, who died at Upper Glenlair, 2nd Nov’r 1946, aged 73 years. Also Robert Stewart, only son of above, who died at Upper Glenlair, 16th Jan’y 1953, aged 50 years. Also Margaret Currie Stewart, daughter of above, who died at Castle Douglas, 8th July 1958, aged 63 years. Also Mary Murray Stewart, daughter of above, who died at Dumfries, 3rd Dec’r 1958, aged 58 years.
Parton174Jamie Paul Tuddenham, died 27th May 1983, aged 17? years. Ronald Ramsay Todd, died 10th March 1985, aged 58 years. Joy Rippener Todd, died 25th December 1988, aged 62 years.
Parton175In loving memory of Alfred Gemmell, beloved husband of Jean Dick, died 25th March 1957, aged 58. Also the above Jean Dick, died 12th May 1981, aged 75 years.
Parton176In loving memory of Thomas McCrorie, our dear father, who died at Drumrash, 5th May 1925, fortified by the rites of Holy Church, aged 62 years. Also Mary Ann Murphy, our dear mother, who died at Castle Douglas, 12th Nov’r 1933, fortified by the rites of Holy Church, aged 64 years. Also their elder son, Thomas, who died at Dumfries, 25th Nov’r 1964. Also their youngest daughter, Margaret, who died at Castle Douglas, 14th May 1980. R.I.P.
Parton177In loving memory of Jean McCleary, beloved wife of William Herdsman, died 11th April 1991, aged 62 years.
Parton178In loving memory of Barbara M J Groome, who died 4th August 1990, aged 73 years.
Parton179In fond remembrance of my sister, Miss Jessie Lugton, “Aunt Dea,” who died at Perth, 9th September 1989, a devoted loving sister, aunt and great aunt. At rest with the Lord.
Parton180In loving memory of Aileen Leake, died 3rd April 1989, aged 66 years, dearly loved wife of Arthur Wyllie, Old Boghall, Parton.
Parton1811891 TBR 1973. 1895 MMR 1987.
Parton182In loving memory of Grace T Wilson, Cruichie, died 11th Jan 1988, aged 82 years. Beloved wife of James H Porteous, died 19th Jan. 1995, in his 84th year.
Parton183In loving memory of Richard Connolly, died 4th July 1980, aged 35 years, beloved husband of Pamela Hunter.
Parton184In loving memory of Catherine Marshall, beloved wife of James Preston, died 31st Aug. 1977, aged 75 years. Also the above James Preston, died 6th Feb. 1996, aged 96 years.
Parton185In loving memory of Louis Mary Margaret Haining, beloved wife of William G Craig of Ken Ervie, who died 16th December 1966, aged 61 years. Also the above William G Craig, who died at Cranford, Castle Douglas, 23rd Sept. 1978, in his 76th year.
Parton186In loving memory of Hector Carmichael Black, Barwhillanty Farm, beloved husband of Dora Moore, born 7th Jan’y 1903, died 24th April 1958. Also the above Dora Moore, died 6th August 1976, aged 74 years.
Parton187In loving memory of Ethel Eyre, beloved wife of John W Maxwell, died 11th Feb’y 1957, aged 80 years. Also the above John W Maxwell, died 18th Feb’y 1964, aged 82 years.
Parton188In loving memory of our dear mother, Jessie Marshall Scott, died 21st June 1958, aged 73 years. Also our dear father, Edward W Scott, 14th Batt. H.L.I., killed in action in France, 27th Nov. 1917.
Parton189In loving memory of James B Dobie, beloved husband of May M Scott, died at New Boghall, 16th Aug 1963, aged 60 years. Also the above May M Scott, died 14th Feb’y 1973, aged 68 years.
Parton190Mizpah. With loving memories of our Mum and Nana, Helen May (Elma) Lockhart, nee Dobie, died 10th May 1998, aged 65 years. Beloved wife of Andrew McKie Lockhart, died 1st December 1984, aged 69 years.
Parton191In loving memory of John Davidson, Barwhillanty Estate, died 17th June 1960. Beloved husband of Helen G Irons, died 16th March 1987. And their son John, died 9th Dec. 1984, buried at Heriot, West Otago, New Zealand.
Parton192In memory of William McGregor Cochrane, dearly loved son of Walter & May Cochrane, who died at Fomenoch, Parton, 24th June 1967, aged 33 years. Also the above Walter R Cochrane, who died 24th August 1975, aged 65 years. Also the above Mary McGregor, who died 3rd May 1987, aged 74 years.
Parton193In memory of Samuel Kennedy, dear husband of Sadie Thomson, died 5th Aug 1968, aged 68 years. Also the above Sadie Thomson, died 16th Feb 1984, aged 81 years.
Parton194Sacred to the memory of Caroline Davidson, schoolmistress, much loved and loving wife of Alexander Davidson, born 18th February 1912, died 5th July 1990.
Parton195In loving memory of George Nicol Prentice, “The Hermitage”, who died 3rd January 1985, aged 79 years. Dearly loved husband of Janet McMillan Sharp, “Jenny,” who died 25th January 1985, aged 76 years. Loving parents and grandparents.
Parton196In loving memory of William Black Frame, dearly loved son of William and Catherine, born 21st May 1966, died 16th May 1985.
Parton197In loving memory of Elizabeth Jane Barbour, Upper Glenlair, beloved wife of James Lindsay, born 7th July 1902, died 11th April 1985. Also James Lindsay, born 11th January 1903, died 12th December 1988.
Parton198In loving memory of Douglas Short, B.Sc., M.I.C.E., Hon. F.I.I.S.O., civil engineer, died 21st Sep. 1980, aged 74 years. He saved many lives. And his devoted wife Dileas, child psychiatrist, died 28th March 1983, aged 79 years.
Parton199In loving memory of Alison Finnie, wife of John McGechen, who died at Parton House Gardens, 17th Jan’y 1936. Also Kate Buglass, their daughter, who died 3rd Oct’r 1907. Also the above John McGechen, for 40 years gardener at Parton House, who died 18th Sept. 1937. Also Alison Adams, their third daughter, who died 6th June 1962. Also Margaret Brown, their eldest daughter, who died 27th Dec’r 1966. Also their son, John Finnie, B.Sc., Ph.D., who died at Grangemouth, 14th July 1967.
Parton200In loving memory of my dear husband Matthew Blacklock, who died 1st June 1926, aged 78 years, for 38 years overseer at Barwhillanty. Margaret Anderson, his wife, who died at Blairdrummond, 11th Oct’r 1930, aged 76 years.
Parton201In loving memory of Christina Tait McGechen, wife of Robert Blacklock, who died at Auchencairn, 18th August 1921, aged 31 years.
Parton202In loving memory of Hugh Muirhead, late farmer in Glenlair Farm, Parton, who died at Drumalbin, Carmichael, Lanarkshire, 14th March 1921, aged 73 years. Gavin Muirhead, late of Barwhillanty Farm, Parton, who died at 9 Craignair Street, Dalbeattie, 12th Jan’y 1925, aged 83 years. William John Davidson, nephew of the above, who died at Ashland, Twynholm, 16th November 1948, aged 70 years.
Parton203In loving memory of Edith M Cocks, died 22nd January 1948, aged 79.
Parton204In loving memory of Edward James Harris, beloved husband of Elizabeth Clark, who died at Castle Douglas, 29th Dec. 1954, aged 72 years. Also Edward Harris, their son, who died at Melbourne, Australia, 22nd April 1914, aged 2 years.
Parton205In loving memory of Alexander Galloway, beloved husband of Roberta C Dickson, died at Parton, 5th March 1955, aged 63 years. Also the above Roberta C Dickson, died at Gelston, 10th Aug. 1971, aged 79 years.
Parton206In loving memory of Agnes Diram, beloved wife of David Twiname, died 1st Jan 1967, aged 67 years. Also the above David Twiname, died 11th August 1983, aged 82 years.
Parton207In loving memory of Margaret Riddick, beloved wife of William Johnstone, of Kirkinna, who died 17th April 1960, aged 74 years. Also the above William Johnstone, who died 14th January 1964, aged 84 years. Also their son James Riddick, who died 5th June 1965, aged 58 years.
Parton208In loving memory of a dear wife & mother, Janet I McKie, wife of William Saunders, Parton, died in Castle Douglas Hospital, 13th July 1959, aged 61 years. Also the above William Saunders, died at Carlisle, 11th Sep. 1979, aged 78 years.
Parton209In loving memory of our dear son, Carl Walker, The Old School, Parton, who died 18th October 1984, aged 27 years, a loving husband of Lesley, and father of Niall.
(Supplementary) Loving memories of our dear mother Elizabeth Smyth Hedley, who died 2nd March 1997, aged 89 years, widow of William C Walker.
Parton210In memory of Charlotte Beatrice Warrington, 1898 – 1982.
Parton211Herbert Warrington, “Warrie,” loved and loving husband, father and grandfather, who died 18th June 1986, aged 70 years. Late of Parton Village.
Parton212In loving memory of Norma Harris, beloved wife of Edward T Hunter Blair, who died 7th Dec’r 1972, aged 40 years.
Parton213We are only that which dreams are made of, and life is but a sleep; Our lives are full of such sweet dreams, from which I’ll never wake. In loving memory of Martin Boye Karlsen, 5.1.41 – 16.5.92.
Parton214In loving memory of Isabel Wood, who died 10th July 1992, aged 89 years, beloved wife of James Innes Stewart, much loved mother of Dan and Elspeth.
Parton215In loving memory of Edward McVitie, (Eddie), who died 18th July 1993, aged 67 years. Dearly loved husband of Ima Harper, who died 19th March 2002, aged 70 years. At rest.
Parton216In loving memory of Thomas Black, who died at Barwhillanty Farm, on 17th January 1999, aged 63 years.
Parton217In loving memory of Henry Davidson, Harry, born Glasgow 1916, died Dumfries 1993. And Gwendoline Banks, Gwen, born Manchester 1919, died Dumfries 1999.
Parton218In loving memory of Mary Wardhaugh, beloved wife of James Aitken, died at Monigow, Castle Douglas, 18th Jan’y 1948, aged 77 years. Also the above James Aitken, died at Monigow, 5th Oct’r 1952, aged 82 years. Not dead, but sleepeth.
Parton219In loving memory of Elizabeth Craig, beloved wife of John Black, died 19th Jan’y 1951, aged 76 years, of Hillside. Also John Black, died 18th April 1951, aged 79 years. Their son, Samuel Black, died 18th Sept. 1978, aged 73 years. Beloved husband of Elizabeth Dunlop Kennedy, who died 19th September 2000, aged 92 years. Also their first daughter, born asleep 12th March 1937.
Parton220In loving memory of Annie MacDonald, died 18th March 1983, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of Archibald MacDermid, died 22nd April 1986, in his 91st year. Beloved parents of Betty.
Parton221In loving memory of Elma Amy Yerburgh, born 30th July 1864, died 6th December 1946. “And the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.”
Parton222In loving memory of Samuel Callander, blacksmith, dearly loved husband of Catherine Jane Gibson, who died at Parton Smithy, 8th June 1951, aged 53 years. Also the above Catherine Jane (Nina), who died 31st July 1971, aged 69 years.
Parton223In loving memory of Jane Drennan, beloved wife of Anthony Welsh, died 23rd Sep. 1962, aged 94 years. Also the above Anthony Welsh, died 14th March 1966, aged 82 years.
Parton224In ever loving memory of Bobbie Drennan, dear husband of Anne, who died 28th Feb’y 1985, aged 58 years. Sadly missed by his family and all who knew him.
Parton225In loving memory of Kenneth Stevenson Brown, who died 25th December 1991, aged 57 years.
Parton226In loving memory of Dorothy Helen Wedderburn Maxwell, born 20th August 1892, died 1st December 1970.
Parton227In loving memory of Maud Wedderburn-Maxwell, younger daughter of Major J.A.C. Wedderburn-Maxwell of Glenlair, and Helen Mary Godfrey, his wife, born 11 Oct 1895, died 4 Dec 1961.
Parton228The Lord is loving unto every man. In loving memory of James Andrew Colvile Wedderburn-Maxwell, of Middlebie & Glenlair, born 5 February 1849, died 28 December 1917, aged 68. Helen Mary Godfrey Wedderburn-Maxwell, wife of the above, born 14 July 1856, died 20 July 1946, aged 90. The path of the just is as the shining light , that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.” James Wedderburn-Maxwell, 2nd Lt. King’s Own Scottish Borders, youngest son of the above, born 22nd March 1899, fell at Ledechem, Belgium, in his first action, 1 October 1918, aged 19½., buried at Dadizeele. “Faithful unto death.” “Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven.”
Parton229In loving memory of Henry Godfrey Wedderburn-Maxwell, beloved husband of Christina O’Conner, died 4th December 1971, aged 74 years. Also the above Christina O’Conner, died 15th February 2001, aged 81 years. Rest in peace.
Parton230In loving remembrance of John Landsburgh, dearly loved husband of Christina Matthews, Glenlaggan Cottage, Parton, died 14th Jan’y 1942. Also Gracie, dearly loved daughter of the above, died 23rd May 1949. Also Christina, dearly loved wife of the above, died 16th Sept. 1961. Also Rachel, dearly loved daughter of the above, died 28th Jan’y 1981. God is love.
Parton231In loving memory of Anna R Paterson, who died 8th March 1984, aged 83 years.
Parton232In loving memory of Robert Clenahan, who died 16th Jan 1951, aged 69. And of his wife Annie Clenahan, who followed him 31st Jan. 1951, aged 77.
Parton233Sacred to the memory of Eva, beloved wife of George Whittaker, of Barwhillanty Garage, who died 21st Oct’r 1940, aged 51 years. Also George Whittaker, who died 8th Nov’r 1941, aged 55 years. United at peace. The sweetest wife and mother dear, a friend to everyone sleepeth here, great is the loss that we sustain, but hope in Heaven to meet again.
Parton234In loving memory of Robert Watson, gamekeeper, Tintum, who died 28th Nov’r 1926, at Castle Douglas Cottage Hospital, aged 73 years. Also his wife, Sarah McBride, who died at Castle Douglas, 22nd August 1934, in her 81st year. Also their son, Serg’t Samuel Watson, 1st KOSB, killed in action 6th June 1915, aged 29 years. Also their son L/Cpl Adam Skirving Watson, 3rd Scottish Horse, killed in action, 31st Jan’y 1917, aged 29 years. Also their son, James Watson, who died at Carnearie, 29th March 1959, aged 76 years. Also Jessie L.G. Brand, wife of the above James Watson, who died 17th Nov’r 1958, aged 72 years.
Parton235In loving memory of William Blair Crosbie, beloved son of James R Crosbie, who died at Barwhillanty Cottage, Parton, 9th June 1934, aged 23 years. Also the above James Rae Crosbie, died 14th Oct’r 1956, aged 79 years. Also Violet Johnstone, wife of the above James R Crosbie, died 15th Dec’r 1971, aged 80 years.
Parton236In fondest memory of our dear parents, Jenny Waddell, died 27 June 1948. James Waddell, died 10 July 1948. Also John Bryson Waddell, their son, died 17 June 1981, aged 58 years.
Parton237In memory of Thomas Scott Carter, beloved husband of Jeanie Anderson, born 2nd April 1879, died at Airds Gardens, 20th Feb. 1950. Also the above Jeanie Anderson, born 9th February 1886, died 17th January 1957.
Parton238In loving memory of George F White, beloved husband of Margaret Hewitson, died 5th Nov 1961, aged 75 years.
Parton239In loving memory of James Irvine Coupland, beloved husband of Nancy Quinn Gordon, died 1st April 1971, aged 49 years.
Parton240In loving memory of Alexander Gourlay, beloved husband of Jessie McKay, died at Nether Dullarg, 17th Oct’r 1971, aged 81 years. Also the above Jessie McKay, died 3rd October 1985, aged 95 years.
Parton241In loving memory of Andrew Murdoch, M.C., husband of Jean Bryson, who died at The Oaks, Twynholm, on 3rd May 1968, aged 71 years. Also the above Jean Bryson, who died on 1st May 1992, aged 93 years.
Parton242In loving memory of John Wedderburn Maxwell, of Glenlair, an officer and a gentleman, born 20th July 1894, died 24th January 1990. And of Ann, his wife for 64 years, born 2nd August 1901, died 17th January 1986.