Dundrennan Abbey

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1Erected by William Harper to the memory of William his son, who died at Port Mary, 24th Feb. 1858, aged 20 years. Also the said William Harper, who died at Gowan Bank, Crossmichael, 4th May 1873, aged 70 years. Also Margaret McClune, his wife, who died at same place, 15th Nov’r. 1878, aged 68 years. Also Nicholas, daughter of the above William Harper, who died at Gowan Bank, Castle Douglas, 19th April 1894, aged 52 years.
2Erected to the memory of David McClune, who died at Trostrie on the 10th of May 1829, in the 64th year of his age. And John his son, who died in Loch Fergus in 1810, in the 16th year of his age. Ann Milligan, wife of the above David McClune, who died at Twynholm Village, 11th Feb. 1851, in the 81 year of her age. James, his son, who died at Orroland, October (illegible) aged (illegible) years. William his grandson who died in infancy. David his son who died at Ingleston of Borgue, on the 1st of October 184(5), aged (illegible) years. Jane his granddaughter, who died at Boreland of Borgue, 19th January 1841, aged 19 months. Also Elizabeth Smith, wife of the above James McClune, who died at Dundrennan Village, 13th Aug’t 1860, aged 61 years.
3In memory of James, the beloved and only son of Andrew Adamson, of Newcastle-on-Tyne who died 11th Aug’t 1857, aged 13 years.
The silent dust that sleeps beneath this sod,
Whispers to youth, prepair to meet thy God,
My sun went down and life had reached its noon
And what mine did remember thine may soon.
Seek Christ, delay not least thy time be near,
And thou be laid my next companion here.
Also in loving memory of his niece, Agnes Harper, who died at Gowan Bank, Castle Douglas, 28th March 1900, aged 69 years.
4(a) Sacred to the memory of Helen Bradshaw, the beloved wife of Lieut. Colonel George Johnston of Balcary, who died at sea on her passage from India, on the 18th of August 1852.
Heu quanto minus est cum reliquis versari quam tui meminisse.
(b) Flat stone – illegible.
5In memory of John Kissock in Calnaughtry, who died the 11th of June 1801, aged 81. Also of Janet Milligan, his wife, who died the 21st Nov’r. 1813, aged 78. Also their son Thomas Kissock of Thorn, who died April 28th 1840, aged 83 years. Janet Watson, his spouse who died March 22nd 1839, aged 84 years. Jane, daughter of the above Thomas Kissock and Janet Watson, she died September 1813, aged 26 years. Also Johns Hyslop, grandson of the above Thomas Kissock, who died at Thorn 15th Oct’r. 1866 aged 61 years. Also Margaret, daughter of the above Thomas Kissock who died at Thorn, 22nd Sept. 1878, aged 89 years.
6In memory of William Kissock, who died at Laigh Borgue, 13th July 1813, and Helen Kissock, his wife, who died at Lake, Kirkcudbright, 27th July 1851, Also of their children namely John, who died 17th July 1813, Janet, who died 2nd Nov. 1831. Mary, who died 14th May 1833. William, who died at Liverpool, 24th August 1862; Margaret who died 7th May 1860; James, who died at Lake, 3rd Nov. 1886, aged 78 years. Erected by James Kissock.
7Sacred to the memory of James McAdam, who died at Craigraploch, 14th July 1880, aged 70 years. Also of his wife Marion Clement, who died at Craigraploch, 12th January 1883, aged 73 years. Also their son Robert, who died in infancy in 1841. “Prepare to meet thy God.”
8Erected by John Tait in Craigmollan, in memory of Mary Thomson, his mother, who died 30th March 1813, aged 91 years. And of William Tait his father, who died 13th May 1814 aged 90 years. Also their children William, Jannet and James. Also the said John Tait, who died 1st Oct’r. 1834 aged 79 years. Also of Margaret Tait, his sister, who died 11th September 1849, aged 89 years.
9Here lies the body of Samuel Bell, who died ye 20th of December 1775, aged 71 years. And also Margrat Dunbar his spouse, who died 19th Dec’r. 1793, aged 80 years.
Farewell frail world, I’ve seen enough of thee,
Nor do I care what thou canst say of me,
Thy smiles I court not, nor thy frowns I dread,
My heart lies easy, and at rest my head,
Grieve not for me my wife nor children dear,
For tis the will of God, that I lie hear.
10Erected by William Bryce in memory of his father Alexander Bryce, late tennant in Midpark, who died 7th Dec’r 1833, aged 80 years. Also Mary Kirkpatrick, spouse of the above William Bryce, who died at Dalbeattie, 17th March 1867, aged 80 years. Also William Bryce his son, late in Midpark, who died at Dalbeattie, 13th Jan. 1876, aged (illegible) years.
11Erected by Herries Fergusson, in memory of her husband James Fergusson, late in Park, who died 29th March 1841, aged 65 years. Elizabeth his sister, who died 6th Feb’y 1835, aged 63 years. Ann Grant, of Park, his aunt, who died 6th May 1825, aged 80 years. Also the above Herries Fergusson, who died at Rerrick Kirk, 23rd June 1865, aged 73 years.
12Heir lys Edward Cultane, sumtime maltster in Gill who departed this life the (15) day of September, and of his age (5)6 and the yeire of God 1667.
13Sacred to the memory of Isabel Milligan, widow of Samuel McColm of Park, who died 7th September 1801, aged 68.
14Erected in memory of Jane Fergusson, who died 20th Jan’y. 1863, aged 79 years. Also her husband James Leishman, who died 22nd July 1812, aged 33 years.
15Sacred to the memory of James Welsh, Esquire, Advocate, Stewart Substitute of Kirkcudbright, youngest son of the late Robert Welsh Esquire of Collin, born at Collin, 31st Dec. 1799, died at Janefield, near Kirkcudbright, 14th Nov. 1845.
16Here lies the body of Robert Welsh of Collin, who died the 18th March 1751, aged 68. Memento Mori.
17Sacred to the memory of David Gibson, late Pastor of the Baptist Church at Auchencairn, who fell asleep in Jesus the 22nd Oct’r. 1853, aged 75 years. By the Grace of God, he was an apostle of Christ, known and read of all men, 37 years he itinerated, preaching the Gospel. He rests from his labours, and his works do follow him. Also Sarah McMinn, his spouse, who died at Auchencairn, 23rd August 1886, aged 96 years.
18In loving memory of James Cannon, who died at Castle Douglas, 12th March 1895, aged 82 years. Also his wife Mary Fraser, who died at Castle Douglas, 3rd February 1885, aged 71 years. Also their son William Crosbie, who died 25th October 1859, aged 14 years. Also their daughter Janet, who died 4th June 1850, aged 9 years, interred in Parton Churchyard. Also their daughter Janet, who died at Dumfries, August 1918, aged 66 years.
19In memory of Sam’l Thomson late in Auchengool, who died Febr’y 1800, aged 84 years. And Hellen Smith his wife, who died in the year 1759, aged 29. Erected by their son Jno. Thomson, Merch’t. in New York. In testimony that neither time nor foreign clime should remove filial affection.
20Erected by James Woodrow in memory of his son William, who died in Dundrennan Village, 22nd April 1848, aged 6 years. “How lov’d, how valu’d once, avails thee not.” Also his daughter Elizabeth, wife of James Payne, who died at Dundrennan on 10th May 1857, aged 32 years. Also said James Woodrow, who died on 12th June 1859, aged 63 years. Also, and interred here, George Caird Woodrow, his son, died at Crosshill, Glasgow on the 25th April 1862, aged 24 years. Also Margaret Woodrow, his daughter, who died on the 23 Nov. 1863, aged 29 years. Also of his wife, Janet Caird, who died on the 5th September 1869, aged 71 years.
21In loving memory of James Brown, son of James Brown and Jane Armstrong, born at Chapelton, 27th Oct’r 1874, died 20th April 1876. And of Alexander M. Brown, their son, born 20th May 1870, died 11th Dec’r 1891. Also of Margaret Brown, sister of the last named James Brown, who died at Chapelton, 5th February 1896, in her 70th year. The said James Brown, died at Chapelton, 10th May 1899, in his 70th year. Jane Armstrong, his wife, who died at Culmain, 24th July 1911, in her 80th year. Also James Brown, Millflat, Twynholm, son of the last named James Brown, died at Dumfries, 2nd June 1956, aged 79 years.
22(Front) Erected by Quintin Mitchell in memory of Sarah Edgar, his spouse, who died at Rascarrel, the 5th Sept’r MDCCCXLIII, aged XXIX years. The said Quintin Mitchell, who died at Rascarrel, the 2d Feb’y 1852, aged 66 years. Also Janet Baird, his wife, who died at Meikle Firth-head, Urr, 1st December 1877, aged 52 years.
(Rear) Philip G. M MacDonald, died at Kirkcarswell, July 19th 1841, aged 48 years.
23In loving memory of the Rev’d George McConachie, M.A., who was for over 23 years minister of this parish, born 15th Sept’r. 1840, died 3rd May 1901.
24Sacred to the memory of Jane Margaret Elder, wife of James Scott, teacher, who died 15th Sept. 1911, aged 43 years. Also of the above James Scott, who died on 26th July 1930, aged 62 years. Also their son William George Scott, who died 15th Dec. 1989, aged 84 years.
25Sacred to the memory of James Shennan, who died at Balig, 6th January 1882, aged 61 years. Also Margaret Ker his wife, who died 11th October 1883, aged 61 years. Also Janet Agnes, their daughter, who died 27th October 1873, aged 16 years. Also Catherine, their daughter, who died 18th September 1884, aged 23 years. Also Margaret, their daughter who died 12th December 1890, aged 27 years. Also John Ker, their son, who died at Farningham, Natal, 9th June 1919, aged 59 years. Also Robert, their son, who died at Balig, 27th March 1920, aged 61 years. Isabella Jane, their daughter, died at Balig, 5th June 1932, aged 67. Also Janet McCormick, their niece, who died at Balig, 28th March 1920, aged 72 years.
26No inscription. (The central part of the stone appears to be missing.)
27Erected by William Haugh, in memory of his children, namely Elizabeth, who died 5th Sept. 1889, aged 22 years, Mary-Catherine, James and Agnes, who all died in infancy. Also Elizabeth Hastings, wife of William Haugh, who died at Castle Douglas, May 12th 1907, aged 69 years. Also the above William Haugh, who died at Castle Douglas, 31st October 1919, aged 80 years.
28In loving memory of William Gordon, who died at Burnfoot, Rerrick, 3rd Nov. 1905, aged 55 years. Also Mary, his daughter, who died at Kirkcarswell, 30th April 1894, aged 16 years. Also Agnes Gibson, his wife, who died at Valleyfield, Tongland, 2nd June 1915, aged 70. Mary, their grand daughter, who died at Valleyfield, Tongland, 16th March 1915, aged 2? years. John Lockhart, Pte. K.O.S.B. son-in-law of above, and beloved husband of Jane Gordon, presumed killed 3rd May 1917, aged 25 years.
29In memory of Joseph Carnochan, who died 18th June 1895, aged 75 years. Helen Carnochan, who died 8th Dec’r 1912, aged 83 years. James their son, who died 22nd Feb, 1924, aged 71 years.
30In loving memory of John Huxtable, who died at Blackhall, Dundrennan, 21st May 1896, aged 54 years. Also John, his son, who died at Wellington, New Zealand, 23rd August 1917, aged 44 years. Also William Alexander, who died at Liverpool, on 3rd Nov. 1919, in his 53rd year. Also Janet McKay, his wife, who died at High Barend, 16th Feb. 1925, aged 86 years. Also Mary Belford, grand-daughter of the above, who died 1st April 1977, aged 79 years.
31In loving memory of Agnes Thompson, wife of James Smith, who died at Dundrennan Arms Hotel on 16th May 1900, aged 59 years. Also their eldest daughter, Agnes, and wife of John Davidson, who died at Edinburgh on 5th August 1883, aged 19 years. Also their daughter Jane, who died at Stell, Kirkcudbright, on 21st August 1883, aged 6 years. Also their daughter Mary and wife of John Boyle, who died at Balmae, 18th Nov’r. 1903, aged 36 years. Also the above James Smith, who died 31st Jan’y 1918, aged 79 years.
32In loving memory of John Cuthbertson, who died at Dundrennan, 30th August 1900, aged 41 years. Also his son Duncan, Pte. 12th R.S.F., drowned in Bishopbriggs Canal, 6th Feb’y 1919, aged 34 years. Also Helen Agnew, wife of the above John Cuthbertson, who died at Dundrennan on the 24th March 1930, aged 77 years. Also Isabella Jane Cuthbertson, their daughter, wife of John Thomson, who died on 7th April 1968, in her 82nd year. Also the above John Thomson, who died at Dundrennan on 15th January 1972, aged 71 years.
33Erected by John McGhie to the memory of Jane McWatt, his mother, who died at Auchencairn on the 23rd August 1857, aged 84 years. Also Stewart McWatt, her sister, who died at Auchencairn, 19th March 1866, aged 84 years.
34Sacred to the memory of David Fisher, who died at Chapleton on the 21st April 1867, aged 59 years. Agnes Fisher, his daughter, died at Kirkcudbright, 1st March 1871, aged 24 years. Robert, his son, died at Kara Kaianga, New Zealand, 12th March 1883, aged 40 years. Jane, his daughter, wife of James Slater, died at the Lake, Kirkcudbright, 18th June 1887, aged 47 years. Elizabeth Leishman, his wife, who died at Kirkcudbright, 3rd Oct’r. 1893, aged 80 years.
35In memory of Mary, wife of Wm. Robertson, who died June 17th 1874, aged 70 years. The said William Robertson, who died 27th Dec. 1882, aged 80 years.
36Erected by William Edgar, Dundrennan, in memory of his beloved children namely Margaret, who died 26th March 1883, aged 11 months. Alexander William, who was accidentally drowned in the Abbey Burn, 3rd November 1886, aged 10 years. Mary Wilkinson, who died 17th October 1887, aged 13 years. Janet, who died 28th July 1892, aged 14 months. Also Elizabeth Robertson, his wife, who died 28th July 1892, aged 41 years. Agnes, his daughter, who died 3rd June 1895, aged 15 years. William Cunningham, his son, who died 16th October 1895, aged 5 months. The said William Edgar, who died 6th February 1905, aged 54 years. Also James, his son, who died on 23rd April 1914, aged 17 years. Also Janet Stevenson, his wife, who died 5th Oct. 1944, aged 87 years. Both interred in Edinburgh.
37(a) In loving memory of Margaret Tait, sister of James Tait, who died at Craigmullen, Rerrick, 8th April 1925, aged 73 years.
(b) In loving memory of James Tait, who died at Craigmullen, Rerrick, 11th April 1925, aged 78 years.
(c) In loving memory of Margaret Tait, wife of James Tait, who died at Craigmullen, Rerrick, 10th April 1925, aged 73 years.
38In loving memory of Mary Ann McAllister, wife of George Brown, who died at Castle Creavie, April 27th 1887, aged 33 years. Also the above George Brown, who died at Marston, Bedfordshire, 14th Sept. 1932, aged 83 years. Also Marion Brown, their daughter, who died 29th September 1968, aged 85 years.
39Sacred to the memory of Mary Christina Christie, Rerrick Manse, died 15th September 1937, aged 71 years. And her brother, Rev. Alexander H. Christie, B.D., minister of Rerrick Parish, ordained and inducted 1901, died 17th March 1952, aged 84 years.
40Erected by Robert Caldow, in memory of Laurie Caldow, his father, who died at Balmangan Mill, 27th April 1864, aged 49 years. Also Janet Thomson, spouse of the above Laurie Caldow, who died at Castle Douglas, 25th July 1878, aged 51 years.
41In memory of Jane Dalziel, spouse of Andrew Thomson, Cloneyards, Buittle, who died 21st June 1849, aged 72 years. John, their son, who died 21st August 1850, aged 36 years. Also the above Andrew Thomson, who died 3rd Aug’t 1863, aged 84 years.
42In loving memory of Mary Fisher, wife of David Robert Rae, who died at Preston, 4th June 1894, aged 38 years. Also the said David Robert Rae, beloved husband of Elizabeth Crosbie, who died at Summerhill, Castle Douglas, 15th February 1924, aged 67 years. Also the above Elizabeth Crosbie, who died at Summerhill, Castle Douglas, 26th April 1958, aged 90 years.
43(Front) In loving memory of Agnes Fisher, wife of Edward Kerr, who died at Fagra Mill, 21st March 1899, aged 46 years. Also James Kerr, their son, who died at Fagra Mill, 4th Jan’y 1892, aged 14 years. The above Edward Kerr, who died at Fagra Mill on 14th June 1931, aged 81 years. Also Mary Kerr, their daughter, who died at Fagra Mill, 7th May 1948, aged 68 years. Also Esther Kerr, their youngest daughter, who died at Royal Infirmary, Dumfries, 8th Dec. 1957, aged 75 years. Also John Kerr, their son, who died at Fagra Mill, 30th May 1958, aged 77 years. Also Thomas, their son, who died at Fagra Mill, 27th Dec. 1960, aged 75 years. Also David, their youngest son, dear husband of Georgina Low, died 31st Aug. 1967, aged 79 years. Also the above Georgina Low, died 1st Nov. 1971, aged 82 years.
(Rear) Also in loving memory of Staff Sgt. David Fisher Kerr, D.F.M. Glider Pilot Regiment, son of David and Georgina Kerr, died of wounds at Arnhem, 20th Sept. 1944, aged 24 years, dear husband of Doreen, & father of Neil. Also in memory of Doreen, wife of the above David Fisher Kerr, died at Ashtead, Surrey, 23rd May 1968. Cremated Leatherhead. Also in memory of William, eldest son of Edward Kerr, died at Preston, 10th Dec’r 1956, aged 81 years.
44Erected by Isabella Carnochan, in memory of John Halliday, her son, who died at Old Abbey, 27th Jan’y 1840, aged 29 years. Also John Carnochan, her father, who died 10th March 1829, aged 85 years. And Agnes Thomson, her mother, who died 27th Jan’y 1823, aged 73 years. Also Miriam her sister, who died 5th Nov’r 1807, aged 15 years. Also the said Isabella Carnochan, who died at Old Abbey on 8th Aug’t 1861, aged 80 years.
45Erected by Isabella (Mc) Michael to the memory of John Carnochan, her husband, who died here 22nd Dec. 1836, aged 49 years.
46Sacred to the memory of Hugh Thomson, late in Holehouse, who died 18th April 1794, aged 48 years. And also Jean Davidson, his wife who died at Haugh of Urr, 13th January 1821, aged 74 years. Helen, their infant daughter is also interred here. (Verse not read.)
47(Front) Erected by Robert Fisher, farmer in Flathill, in memory of his son Samuel, who died at Old Abbey, 18th May 1825, aged 4 months. Also his daughter Jane who died at Flathill, 23rd Oct’r 1836 aged 23 years. Also his grandson, Robert Fisher, son of Will’m Fisher, who died here in infancy. Also his daughter Agnes, spouse of George Campbell, Merchant, who died at St. John’s Dalry, 6th Aug’t 1844, aged 21 years. Also the above Robert Fisher, who died at Flathill, 3rd April 1846, aged 70 years. Also his son William, who died at Colcester, America, 11th June 1850, aged 39 years. His son Robert who died at Hamilton, America 7th Oct’r. 1851, aged 36 years. Also his wife Agnes Thomson, who died at Dundrennan Abbey, 31st July 1863, aged 82 years. Also Mary, his daughter, who died at same place 20th Jan’y 1878, aged 67 years.
(Rear) Also to the memory of Robert Fisher, son of James Fisher, Farmer, in Flathill, who died 4th Dec’r. 1854, aged 9 months. Also his son Robert, who died 28th March 1862, in infancy. Also of the above James Fisher, who died at Flathill, 16th March 1901, aged 73 years. Also of his daughter, Grace, wife of Alex’r. Walker, who died at Annan, July 12th 1901, aged 37 years. Jessie Fergusson, his wife died at Flathill, June 11th 1905, aged 73 years. Also William James, his grandson, who died Jan,y. 14th 1907, aged 14 months. Also Lydia, his daughter, who died Oct’r. 11th 1913, aged 40 years. Also Margaret Fisher, wife of Hugh Kerr, Manchester, who died 2nd August 1921, aged 58 years. Also his son, James Fisher, died in Canada. Also of Margaret, the beloved wife of William Fisher of Flathill, and Newark-on-Trent, daughter of Robert Wright and niece of Samuel Kirkpatrick Esq., Merchant Dundrennan, born at Scarborough, Yorks, 7th August 1851, died at Newark, 19th April 1936. And was interred there. Also of William Fisher of Flathill, Dundrennan and Newark, born 26 August 1858, died 13 Sept. 1943. Bessie Fisher, who died at Flathill, 3rd May 1946, in her 76th year.
48In loving memory of Robert Fisher, beloved husband of Jeannie Rodan, who died at Flathill, 30th April 1916, aged 44 years. Also William James his son, who died 14th Jan’y 1906, aged 14½ months. Also the above Jeannie Rodan, who died at Flathill, 7th December 1930. Also Jane Donald Ferguson beloved wife of William James Fisher, ‘Flathill’, who died 17th January 1978, aged 63 years. Also the above William James Fisher, who died 21st March 1981, aged 68 years.
49In memory of Mary Haning, wife of Andrew McKnight, who died at Auchencairn, on the 21st of August 1845, aged 53 years. Also the above Andrew McKnight, who died at Auchencairn, 22nd March 1866, aged 78 years.
50Sacred to the memory of Thomas Dewar who died at Slate Row, 4th March 1847, aged 78 years. Also his spouse Mary Dewar, who died 3rd August 1856, aged 75 years, and was interred in Gastham Churchyard, Cheshire. Also Mary Lyons, grand-daughter of the above who died at Auchencairn 6th May 1905, aged 73 years. Also his grandson Thomas Wightman, late troop Sergt. Major 18th Hussars, who died at Cottage Hospital, Castle Douglas, 3rd Oct’r. 1916, aged 89 years.
51In loving memory of John Agnew, who died at Dundrennan 10th April 1899, aged 71 years. Also Jane Higgins, his wife who died at Dundrennan, 3rd June 1901, aged 68 years. Also Peter Agnew, their son, who died at sea, 23rd June 1889, aged 30 years. Also of their grandchildren, James Agnew, died 27th August 1886, aged 11 weeks, Adam Johnstone Agnew, died 20th March 1890, aged 6 years. Jane Agnew, died 22nd August 1897, aged 5 years. Also Isabella Rae Agnew, daughter of the above John Agnew, and wife of David McKie, who died at Liverpool, 2nd November 1902, aged 32 years. And is interred here. Also Robert Agnew, his grandson, Pte Ayrshire Yeomanry, killed at Dardanells, 28th Dec. 1915, aged 21 years. Also Mary Agnew, wife of John Allan, who died at Carstairs, 26th Dec. 1921, aged 60 years.
52Here lies the remains of John Culton of Auchnabany who died the 25 of March 1760, aged 81 years. Also Nicholas Kerr, his spouse who died 21st Nov. 1773, aged 84 years. And John Culton, their son, who died the 20th Feb. 1787, aged 64 years. Here likewise are interred Mary, spouse of the last mentioned John Culton, who died 2lst May 1830, aged 87 years. And Nicholas, Helen, Jane, Grace and Margaret their daughters who all died in early age. Also John Culton of Auchnabony, only son of the above John Culton and Mary McLeod, who died 29th March 1839, aged 62 years. And Mary Culton, of Auchenabony, their daughter, who died on 22nd March 1856, aged 78 years.
53In memory of James McClure in Auchencairn, who died on the 17th of April 1823, aged 66 years. Also Mary Shannon his spouse who died on the 9th of Dec’r 1799, aged 38 years. Also William McClure, hosier, their son, who died May 1871, aged 85 years.
54(a) No name visible. Date 12 February 18-3.
(b) ---- who died at ----- Villa, Kirkcudbright, 23rd August 1923.
55Sacred to the memory of James Fisher, eldest son of James Mowatt, who died at Dundrennan, Oct’r. 31st 1912, aged 7½ years. Also Jessie Fisher, wife of James Mowatt, who died at Plane Tree Cottage, Dundrennan, 24th Feb’y 1945, in her 79th year. James Mowatt, who died at Dundrennan, 18th August 1946, in her 81st year. Also Adam Mowatt, son of the above James Mowatt, who died 18th January 1979, aged 69 years. Also Elizabeth McCourt Smith, beloved wife of above Adam Mowatt, who died 24th March 1991, aged 83 years. Kenneth James, son of Adam & Elizabeth Mowatt, who died in infancy.
56In memory of Samuel McKnaught, Old-Abbey, who died May 2d 1825, aged 77 years. Margaret McGirr, his spouse, who died June 14th 1826, aged 79 years. Also his grand-daughter Marg’t McCaig who died 2d Nov. 1849, aged 26 years. Erected by Marcus Cochrane, their son-in-law.
57In loving memory of Terrance Little, who died at Paddockhall, Dundrennan, on 30th June 1887, advanced in years. Agnes McCormick, his spouse, who died there on 27th January 1892, aged 81 years. Also Alexander Little, their son who died at Barnboard, Castle Douglas, on 2nd June 1925, aged 84 years.
58In memory of Janet Liddle, wife of John Liddle, who died at Auchencairn, 31st Aug. 1850, aged 62 years. Janet Liddle, their daughter died 9th Nov. 1850, aged 23 years. Thomas Liddle, their son, died 1st May 1832, aged 18 months.
59Erected by Adam Mowatt, in memory of George, his son, who died 6th March 1862, aged 9 years. Also George Wilson his father-in-law, who died 16th March 1852, aged 51 years. Also Adam, his son who died 21st Feb. 1878, aged 16 years. Also William, his son, who died at Forest House, 6th October 1887, aged 33 years. Also Mary Margaret, his daughter who died at Gillfoot, 11th January 1897, aged 24 years. Also Margaret Wilson, his wife who died at Gillfoot 18th July 1901, aged 71 years. Also the above Adam Mowatt, who died Oct’r 2nd 1912, aged 82 years. Also Robert his son, who died at Springfield, Illonis, April 19th 1913, aged 45 years.
60Erected by Joseph Gibson, in memory of Isabella Kirkpatrick, his mother who died at Collin Mill 8th of March 1854, aged 62 years. Also Alexander Gibson, his father who died at Collin Mill the 18th May 1869 aged 71 years.
61Erected by James Dorran in Auchengool, in memory of his mother Rosanna Murphy, who died 5th September 1836, aged 75 years. Also Hannah Dorran, his daughter, who died 24th October 1841, aged 18 years. Also Matthew his son, who died 20th April 1844, aged 11 years. The above James Dorran, who died at Kirkcudbright, 21 Oct. 1863, aged 82 years. Also Marion Johnston, his wife, who died at same place, 14th Feb. 1879, aged 90 years.
62Erected by Mary Bell in memory of her mother Margaret Bell, who died at Auchencairn, 11th of February 1857, aged 100 years. The above Mary Bell, died at Auchencairn, 24th February 1860, aged 73 years.
63Not found. MSC list as erected after 1918.
64(East side) Blank.
( West side) Erected by John McGie in memory of his parents William McGie and Agnes Garmory, both here. The said John McGie who departed this life 12th April 1808, aged (8)6 years.
65Erected by Robert Finlay in memory of Mary McBride his wife, who died at Twynholm Village, 7th Jan. 1863, aged 49 years. Also their children who died at Auchencairn; Peter, who died 20th April 1856, aged 2 years, William, who died 3rd June 1856, aged 5 years, David Wark, who died 18th August 1857, aged 1 year. Also the above Robert Finlay, who died at Twynholm Village, 11th August 1902 aged 86 years. Also John, their son who died at Tarnagulla, Australia, 1914, aged 70. Also Stewart, their daughter, died at West Lynn, Mass, U.S.A., 1919, aged 71.
66In memory of John Douglas, who died at Boreland of Kirkcudbright, 12th Aug’t 1803, aged 84 years. Jean McConnel his wife, who died 12th March 1793, aged 68 years. And Jean Douglas their daughter, who died 12th March 1775, aged 22 years. Also John, Agnes and Mary their children who died in infancy.
67Erected by William Rickards, in memory of William John Rickards, his son, who died at Auchencairn on the 10th May 1859, aged 4 years and 11 months. Also Hannah Rickards, his daughter, who died 29th of August 1859, aged 7 years. Also Hannah Holmes, his wife, who died at Burnfoot, 18th Jan. 1879, aged 58 years. Also of the said William Rickards, who died at Burnfoot, 14th April 1900, aged 80 years. On the 23rd May 1924, at Burnside, Burnfoot, Elizabeth Gregan, wife of the above William Rickards, in her 86th year.
68Erected in loving memory of James Crearie, who died at Midpark, Balmaghie, 20th May 1898, aged 77 years. Also Mary Neal, his wife, who died at Auchengool, Rerrick, 11th July 1897, aged 76 years. Also Samuel, their son, who died at Auchengool, 10th June 1889, aged 36 years.
69Erected in memory of (illegible) McCartney, spouse of Ja’s McLean, Castle Douglas, who died April 24th 1816, aged (5)1 years. And said James McLean who died 16th (May) 1823, aged 77 years.
70(East side) Sacred to the memory of Robert Macartney, born 1722, died at Auchenleck in 1798. And of his wife, Elizabeth Macbriar, born 1732, died at Auchenleck in 1807. Also of John Macartney in Hall and Auchenfad, second son of the above, born at Auchenleck in 1764, died at Auchencairn in 1849. And of Marion his wife, daughter of John Macartney and Mary Barton, born in 1768, died at Auchenfad in 1831. Also of Robert Macartney, eldest son of the above, born at Auchenfad in 1799, died at Dundrennan House, in 1886. Also of Eliza, his wife, eldest daughter of Ebenezer Halliday of Kirkland of Gelston, born in 1802, died at Dundrennan House, in 1881. Also of Jeanne, Lady Macartney, nee du Sautoy, the beloved wife of Sir Halliday Macartney, Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, fourth son of the above, died at Hove, Sussex, 1902, in her 41st year. Also of the said Sir Halliday Macartney, born 1833, died at Kenbank, Dalry, Galloway, 1909.
(North side) Also of Donald Halliday, Lieutenant, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, second son of Sir Halliday and Lady Macartney, killed in action near Arras, France, 26th August 1918, aged 30. Also of Hallide Jeannie, daughter of Sir Halliday and Lady Macartney, died 12th May 1960.
71Erected by John McCartney Sen’r, to the memory of his son William, who died at Auchencairn, the 2nd of Sept. 1821, aged 17 years. Also his daughter, Margret, who died at Sheffield, May 1830, aged 29 years. Also his spouse, Marion McCartney, who died at Auchencairn Feb. the 9th 1831, aged 63 years. Also his son James, who died at Newton Stewart, the 21st March 1846, aged 36 years. Also his son, James, who died at Newton Stewart, the 21st March 1846, aged 36 years. Also his son John, who died at Auchencairn, on the 7th June 1847, aged 44 years. Also the said John McCartney Senr., who died at Auchencairn, 25th Aug’t. 1849, aged 85 years. Also of his daughter-in-law Eliza Halliday, wife of his son Robert, who died at Dundrennan House, 9th May 1881, aged 79. Also of his said son Robert, died at Dundrennan House, 27th Nov. 1886, aged 87 years.
72In memory of John McCartney late in Auchenfad who died the 25th May 1814 aged 88 years.
73Not found. Site overgrown. The following inscriptions from the MSC survey for information.
(a) Erected by John McCartney of Barlocco, in memory of his beloved daughter Jane, who died at Madeira, 24th August 1862, aged 18 years. Also his infant son, who died at Barlocco, 11th October 1846. Also the said John McCartney, who died at Dansville, Castle Douglas, on the 10th October 1885, aged 79 years. Also Jane McB. Lammie, wife of the said John McCartney, who died at Dansville, 16th February 1907, aged 83 years.
(b) In memory of Alex’r. McCartney, of Barlocco, who died 10th Feb. 1853, aged 87 years. Also his wife Margaret Thomson, who died 18th June 1860, aged 86 years. Also the infant son of John McCartney of Barlocco, died 11th Oct. 1846. Jane McB. McCartney, died in Madeira, 24th August 1862, aged 18 years, daughter of John McCartney of Barlocco.
74In memory of John McCartney, who died at Hall, Auchencairn, on 7th June 1847, aged 44 years. Elizabeth, his wife, afterwards wife of the late John Kerr of Manchester, who died in Linn Bank, Kirkcudbright, on the 20th March 1874, aged 54 years. Also Elizabeth Jane, his daughter, who died at Dundrennan House, on 16th Oct. 1916, aged 70 years. And John, his son, sometime in Portmary Farm, who died at Auchencairn, on 23rd July 1922, aged 75 years.
75Sacred to the memory of Euphemia Mack, wife of Anthony McCartney in Drammore, who died 1st June 1780, aged 39 years. Jannet, their daughter, who departed this life 23rd Jan’y 1813, aged 44 years. And their son John, late First Judge in His Majesties Court of Admiralty, & he died at Nassau, 8th Sep. 1819, aged 44 years. Also of the said Anthony McCartney, who died 28th March 1826, aged 92 years. And of Mary, eldest daughter of the said Anthony McCartney and Euphemia Mack, who died 25th May 1855, aged 89 years.
76In memory of John Carter, who died at Wood-end, 12th Jan’y. 1824, aged 61. Also Agnes McCartney, his spouse, who died on the 27th of March 1845, aged 85 years. Also Andrew Carter, their son, who died at Lenments, on the 18th of November 1859, aged 71 years.
77This stone has fallen face down and cannot be read. Inscription taken from the MSC survey for information.
Erected by John Tweedie, blacksmith, in memory of Jane Smith, his spouse, who died at Stockmoss, March 4th 1853, aged 24 years. Also John, his son, who was drowned at Liverpool, 5th Dec. 1879, aged 30 years. Also Jeannie, his daughter, who died at Stockmoss, 13th Feb. 1881, aged 12 years. Also David, his son, who died at Stockmoss, 29th April 1884, aged 18 years. Also James, his son, who died at Stockmoss, 26th Dec’r 1888, aged 32 years. Also Isabella McMurray, his wife, who died at Stockiness, 22nd July 1892, aged 64 years. The said John Tweedie, died at Stockmoss, 22nd Nov’r 1892, aged 68 years. Also William Alexander, his son, who died at Stockmoss, 29th Dec. 1904, Isabella, his daughter who died at Edinburgh, 19th January 1928, aged 70 years.
78Here lyes the body of Andrew McBrair, who died May (illegible)th 1729, aged 79. Mind, Mind & Mortality. And also here lys the corpse of Robert McBrair, his son, who died April the (illegible) aged (illegible) years. Also Jannet Kissock, his spouse, who died (illegible) 1739, aged 82 years.
79Erected by John Campbell in memory of Jane Reid, his spouse who died at Hole-house, March, 1846, aged 39 years. Also Janet Jane, their daughter, who died at same place, Feb. 1845, aged 1 year & 7 months. Also James, their son, who died at Burnside, July 1853, aged 17 years. ‘In the morning man flourisheth and groweth up: in the evening he is cut down and withereth’ Ps. XC.V.6. Also Mary McKie his second wife, who died at Donsnow, 28th June 1871, aged 65 years. Also the above John Campbell, who died at Donsknowe, 4th March 1879, aged 74 years.
80Erected by Robert Milligan, in memory of James Milligan, his father, who died at Collin, the 18th November 1855, aged 75 years. Also Mary Carter, his wife, who died 11th January 1870, at same place, aged 84 years. Also Robert Milligan, who died at Collin Mill, 7th August 1883, aged 72 years.
81Sacred to the memory of Samuel Thomson, son of John Thomson in Rerrick, who died 22nd of December 1793, aged 25 years. And also of Jennet Thomson, his daughter who died 27th of December 1795, aged 27 years. Also of Margaret McCartney, spouse of the said John Thomson, who died at Barlocco, 14th July 1817, aged 86 years. Also the said John Thomson, who died at Barlocco, 4 Dec’r. 1823, aged 86 years. Also William McCartney, his grandson, who died at Barlocco, the 7th April 1833, aged 20 years. Also Margaret McCartney, spouse to David Mitchell, who died in Staffordshire on the 8th of June 1837, aged 35 years. Also Janet McCartney, relict of Thomas (illegible) who died at Newark, Nott. 7th Dec. 1861, aged 62 years.
82(Front) Here lyeth interred the body of Margret Robison, daughter of James Robison & Elspeth Sproat, who departed this life the 31 Jan’y 1770, aged 33 years. “Affliction for a long time I bore, physcians were in vain, till death did ferze when God did please, and eased me of my pain.
(Rear) Erected to hir memory by Alexander Robison, Anno. 1776. “When once deceased to the silent grave, the little rites a tombe a stone receive, are all a brother, all friend can give.”
83Erected by John Paterson Lewis M.D., Dalbeattie in memory of Willie Marjory McCartney Mitchell, his wife who died at Dalbeattie, 3 May 1865, aged 30 years.
84Erected by Robert McCartney, in Nether Hazelfield, in memory of Mina R. Mitchell, his wife who died there, 15th June 1849, aged 46 years. Also Isabella, his daughter, who died at Crossmichael Village, 20th June 1851, aged 11 years. Also the above Robert McCartney, who died at Tuckersmith, Canada West, North America, 12th Sept. 1867, aged 58 years.
85Erected by Janet Wilkinson, in memory of her husband Robert Shennan, who died at Park Place, 10th June 1916, aged 53 years.
86Here lies the corpse of Hellin Tait, spouse to Robert Thomson, who died Feb’r 27th 1760, aged 44 years.
87Erected by George Mowatt, in loving memory of Margaret Raphael, his wife, who died 9th Oct’r 1923, aged 59 years. Also the above George Mowatt, who died 12th May 1937, aged 74 years.
88Erected by John Whan, in memory of Amelia Stiff, his spouse who died 4th Oct. 1851, aged 43 years. Also Alex’r & Robert, their children died young. Also of Jane McLachlan, his spouse who died 7th August 1860, aged 41 years. Also Jane, their daughter, who died in infancy. Also Joseph, their son, who was lost at sea, April 17th 1865, aged 26 years. Also of John Whan, who departed this life, Sep’r. 12th 1872, in his 60th year.
89Erected to the memory of George Graham, who died at Auchencairn, on the 22nd of April 1852, aged 54 years. Also Janet, his daughter, who died at Scarborough, 21st Sept. 1849, aged 26 years. Also Euphemia Kirkpatrick, his wife, who died at Auchencairn, 15th April 1877, aged 76 years.
90Here lies the corpse of Elizabeth Sloan, spouse to William McMin, who died Feb’r. 24th 1776, aged 65 years.
91Erected to the memory of Euphemia McCartney, wife of John McMyn, who died in Auchnalbony, 4th June 1779, aged 42 years. Also of Robert McMyn their second son, who died at Kingston in the Island of Jamaica, in the year 1790, aged 24 years. And also Isabel Douglas, spouse to John McMyn, who died November 5th 1801, aged 46 years. Likewise the above named John McMyn, who died in Shawhill,, 29th Dec’r. 1806, aged 69 years. Also Robert McMyn, son of the above John McMyn and Isabel Douglas, died the 24th August 1832, at Detroit, Upper Canada, aged 37 years. Also John MacMyn, M.D. C.M., who died at Kirkcudbright, 13th May 1948, aged 85 years. “A beloved physician.’ Also Minnie Sumners MacMyn, his dearly loved wife, who died at Kirkcudbright, 2nd May 1957, aged 81 years.
92Also to the memory of the children of the said John MacMyn, M.D., C.M., born 31st Dec. 1862, died 13th May 1948, and Minnie Summers MacMyn, born 19th Dec. 1875, died 2nd May 1957. Barbara Anne, born 30th June 1900, died Blair House, Kirkcudbright, 7th April 1954. David James, M.D., B. Chir., born 18th Feb. 1903, died 16th March 1978. Marjorie, wife of J.D. Brown, born 30th January 1908, died 3rd June 1991, buried at Kirkandrews.
93Erected by James Crosbie, Fagra, in memory of his daughter Mary Jane, who died 15th April 1876, aged 30 years. Also Agnes., his wife, who died 22nd March 1877, aged 56 years. The said James Crosbie, died at Kirkbride, 27th May 1895, aged 82 years. Also Agnes, his daughter, died at Cambridge, May 18th 1907, aged 52 years. Also Jane Hiddleston, his mother-in-law, who died 1st May 1868, aged 65 years.
94Erected by William Glover, Blacksmith, Dundrennan. In memory of his wife, Mary McMinn, who died 27th Jan’y. 1842, aged 54 years. Also his daughter Mary who died 15th Sept. 1860, aged 34 years. Also the above William Glover who died 12th Jan’r. 1872 aged 84 years. Also Elizabeth Glover, who died July 3d 1879, aged 65 years. Also Agnes Glover, his daughter who died at Dundrennan Abbey, 13th June 1885, aged 68 years.
95In memory of Quintin McClurg, who died at Auchencairn, 11th July 1813, aged 27 years. Also Elizabeth Kinstray, his wife, who died at Auchencairn 12th of Sep. 1859, aged 69 years. Also Peter Locke her grandson who died at Auchencairn 13th August 1859, aged 4 years & 3 months.
96Here lyes the bodi of Elisabeth McKie lafwl dohter to John McKie and Margrat Mc Hwtchon who departed this lyf the eight of Awgst in the year of God 1750, aged eight years.
97Erected by Robert Hoatson, in memory of Jane Hyslop his wife, who died at Auchencairn, 27th Dec’r 1841, aged 40 years. Also Agnes Douglas his daughter, who died at Auchencairn, 7th Jan’y 1846, aged 21 years.
98Heir lyes the corps of Alex’r. McMin, son of Thos. McMin, smyth in Abby, he died 1723, aged 43 years.
99Heir lyes John McMin who died the 15th Der. 1687.
100Erected by Jane Currie, in memory of John Currie, her husband who died at Meadowhead, in this parish, 31st March 1851 aged 42 years. Also the said Jane Currie, who died at Auchencairn 19th Oct’r. 1879 aged 78 years. Also Margaret, their daughter who died at Collin 31st May 1912 aged 70 years. Also Samuel Currie, their son, who died at Kirkcudbright, 12th June 1919, aged 83 years.
101In memory of Thomas Johnston,e who died at Orchardton, 9th Sept’r 1850, in the 66 year of his age. Also Mary McDairmid, relict of the above, who died at Auchencairn,17th Feb’y 1862, in the 76 year of her age.
102Sacred to the memory of Andrew Hannah, who died at Drungans on the 9th of January 1844, aged 74 years. Also of Robert Hannah, who died at Drungans on the 4th of Aug’t 1853, aged 73 years.
103In loving memory of Joseph Hannah, who died 31st Oct. 1935, aged 29 years. From a few friends in Bathgate.
104In memory of William Brown, who died at Chapelton on 15th January 1931, aged 64 years. Also Margaret McAllister, his wife, who died at ‘Deeside’, Kirkcudbright, 12th January 1948, aged 88 years.
105Erected by William Stevinson in memory of William, his son, who died at Auchinleck Ironworks, the 25th of Jan’y 1850, aged 17 years. Also of Margaret, his daughter, who died at Dumfries, 17th Aug’t. 1855, aged 27 years. The above William Stevinsn, died 12th Nov’r 1855, aged 72 years. Flora Maxwell his wife, died at Auchencairn, 22nd Nov’r 1857, aged 76 years. Also their daughter Ane, wife of James Kenedy, who died 1st Nov’r 1867, aged 40 years.
106Sacred to the memory of Janet Clachrie, wife of John McDowall, who died at Dundrennan, 18th Jan. 1879, aged 74 years. Also of Maxwell McDowall, his sister, who died at same place, 12th Jan. 1870, aged 73 years. Also the said John McDowall, who died at Knockvennie Bridge, Parton on the 7th of Feb’y 1887, aged 85 years.
107Sacred to the memory of Margaret Kennedy, eldest daughter of the late Robert Kennedy Esq'r of Pinmore, Ayrshire, who died at Auchencairn on the 16th Dec’r 1848, aged 73.
108In memory of William Macknight, who died at Auchencairn, 27th Nov. 1860, aged 96 years. Also Betsy McGregor, his wife, who died at Auchencairn, 1st June 1866, aged 73 years. Jane Macknight, wife of William A. Wilson, who died at Ivy Bank, Dalbeattie, 17th June 1886, aged 57 years. William A. Wilson, who died at Ivy Bank, Dalbeattie, 27th Feb. 1905, aged 85 years. Alice Edgar, wife of Richard J. Wilson, who died 16th February 1909, aged 50 years. Richard Jackson Wilson, who died 7th November 1923, aged 72 years. Sheena, daughter of the above & widow of Robert F. McNab, Glasgow & Kinglassie House, Fife, who died 6th November 1965, Alison Edgar Wilson, their second daughter, who died 29th December 1968.
108aDavid Graham Maitland of Dundrennan, 1948 – 1995, husband of Elizabeth Anne Ogilvy MacLean.
109(Left panel) Sacred to the memory of Adam Maitland, of Dundrennan born 8 April 1764, died 20 July 1843 and of Stuart Macwhan, his wife born 21 June 1767, died 28 June 1811. Also of their sons Adam Maitland H.E.I.C.S., born 5 May 1806, died at Dharwar, 26 May 1828. John Maitland Lieut. Madras Cavalry, born 18 Nov. 1809, died at Bowenrilly, 3 Dec. 1835. Joseph Maitland of The Crescent, Otago, New Zealand, born 17 June 1801, died at Edinburgh 9 Aug. 1864. David Maitland of Valleyfield, born 7th March 1796, died at Barcaple, 29 December 1872. And their daughters Mary Currie Maitland, born 2 May 1798, died 27 June 1804. Margaret Maitland, born 19 July 1794, died 12 Sept. 1815. Helen Maitland, wife of Robert Lowis of Plean, born 13 Jan. 1800, died 15 March 1835.
(Centre, below coat of arms) Sacred to the memory of Thomas Cairns, M.D., of London, born 20 Sept. 1728, died 31 March 1800.
(Right panel) Sacred to the memory of Thomas Maitland Lord Dundrennan, born 9 October 1792, died 10 June 1851, and of Isabella Graham McDowall, his wife born 26 Oct. 1792, died 27 Aug. 1864. George Graham Maitland, born 3 Oct. 1817, died 17 Oct. 1817. Adam Maitland Captain, 79th Highlanders, born 20 April 1827, died 7 Oct. 1854. Before Sebastopol. James William Maitland, died at Staten Island, 25 June 1860. Margaret Maitland, born 13 Nov. 1818, died 5 Jan. 1821. Eliza Maitland, born 17 Feb. 1822, died 24 April 1846.
110In sacred and loving remembrance Stuart Cairns Maitland of Dundrennan, eldest son of Lord Dundrennan, died at Dresden, December 4th 1861, aged 45 years. Margaret Shippen, his wife, who died April 1892, aged 74. Helen Stuart Maitland, died in Edinburgh; 11th Oct. 1889. Thomas Maitland, died in Wimbledon, 2 February 1906, aged 51.
111In loving memory of Stuart Cairns Maitland, Captain Gordon Highlanders, eldest son of David Maitland Esq., of Dundrennan, born 19 October 1873. Fell in the attack on Hart’s Hill, before Ladysmith, Natal, 24 February 1900.
112In loving memory of Ellinor Frances, wife of David Maitland Esq., of Dundrennan, died 27 August 1902, aged 54, and Graham MacDowall, their third son, born 20 May 1879, killed in action at Klein, Zillebeke, Belgium, 1 Nov. 1914. David Maitland of Dundrennan, born 5 July 1848, died 3 Dec. 1918, and their daughter Ellinor Isabel Maitland, born 6 Jan. 1876, died at Farnham, Surrey, 22 April 1963, and Geraldine Veronica Marsden, wife of William Murray Marsden, born 1 June 1877, died at Farnham, 13 July 1936.
113In memory of Claud A.S. Maitland D.S.O. Lieut. Col. Gordon Highlanders, born 12th December 1874, died 15th March 1942, and of Cecil Louise Mackenzie, his wife born 17th November 1878, died 15th April 1964.
113aAdam Maitland of Dundrennan, 1913 – 1982, husband of Hope Baillie Fraser-Campbell.
114In memory of Margaret Elizabeth, infant daughter of Gilbert Anderson, Port Mary, died 10th March 1893. Gilbert Anderson, Glenlee, Kells, his father, died at Port Mary, 10th March 1902, aged 84. Robert Duncan, his son, drowned in Aegean Sea, on service with 1st K.O.S.B., 13th August 1915, aged 20. The above Gilbert Anderson, died at Port Mary, 8th June 1922, aged 70. Catherine Dewar, widow of James Christie, Perth, died at Port Mary, 12th Oct. 1905, aged 84. Emily J.C. Christie, wife of the above Gilbert Anderson, Jun., who died at Seaview, Abbey Burnfoot, 23rd Feb’y 1940, aged 82 years. Mary Catherine, daughter of Gilbert and Emily Anderson, died 28th April 1958, aged 75 years. Also their daughter Emily, died at 48 Catherine St., Gatehouse, 24th May 1968, aged 77 years, beloved wife of Thomas Scott.
115In loving memory of our dear mother Jane Houston, wife of the late James Bedford, who died at Girdstingwood Cottage, 1st April 1911, aged 82 years.
116Erected by John Henry in loving memory of his son Robert Henry, who died at High Barend, 18th August 1885, aged 3 years. Also of his daughter Maggie Jane Henry, who died at High Barend, 31st October 1887, aged 16 years. Also Mitchell McLeod, wife of the above John Henry, who died at Kirkland, 16th June 1905, aged 59 years. Also the said John Henry, who died at Kirkland, 26th March 1938, aged 89 years. Also Mary Jane Hannah, wife of the above who died 9th July 1963, aged 88 years. Also Robert Henry, son of the above who died 10th April 1985, aged 65 years, husband of Maud Scott.
117Erected by Margaret Irven, in memory of John McHarg, late in East Barend, her husband, who died 17th March 1825, aged 68 years. Also Anthony McHarg, her brother in law, who died March 1795, aged 21 years. Also the above Margaret Irven, who died 4th March 1830, aged 77 years.
118In memory of Robert Scott who died at Auchencairn on the 1st June 1859, aged 5 years and 9 months. Helen Scott, who died on the 8th June 1859, aged 9 years and 4 months. James Boddan Scott, who died on the 30th August 1859, aged 11 years and 1 month. Walter Scott, who died on the 7th Nov. 1859, age 12 years and 7 months. Children of Robert Scott, Parochial, Schoolmaster, Auchencairn. The above Robert Scott, died at Auchencairn on the 22nd November 1871, aged 62 years. Helen Boddan, his wife, died 12th February 1899, aged 86 years.
119Erected by John Rae, Barend, in memory of Mary Diniston, his spouse, who died 13th Jan’y 1868, aged 72 years. Also the above John Rae, who died 16th Oct. 1887, aged 91 years. Also David Kelly, who died Oct. 2d 1889, aged 75 years. Also Margaret Rae, wife of David Kelly, who died at Burnside Cottage, 17th Nov’r 1906, aged 80 years.
120Erected by Agness Sproat, in memory of her husband James Grier, who died at Dundrennan, 31st May 1847, aged 68 years. Also the said Agnes Sproat, who died at Dundrennan, 18th July 1853, aged 62 years.
121Erected by William Sproat, Culdoch, in affectionate remembrance of his son, John Graeme Sproat, who died at Lochmaben on the 7th December 1878, aged 21 years. Also the said William Sproat, who died at Culdoch on the 14th July 1881, aged 58 years. Also Eliza Graham, widow of the above William Sproat, who died at 419 Victoria Road, Crosshill, Glasgow, on the 6th Sept. 1907, aged 85 years.
122Erected in affectionate remembrance of William Sproat, who died at Cumston Mains on the 17th day of April 1829, aged 36 years. Also of Janet Muir, relict of the above William Sproat, who died at Auchencairn, 13th Dec’r 1869, aged 75 years.
123In memory of William McKinnal, who died in Auchangool, 24th May 1783 aged 51 years. Also Margaret Tait, his spouse, who died in Little Forrest, 17th June 1807, aged 85 years. And James McKinnal their son who died in Auchencairn, 16th June 1807, aged 49 years. Also of Margaret Tait, his sister, who died 11th September 1849, aged 89 years.
124In memory of David Charter, who died in Auchenreoch, 1st February 1801, aged 68 years.
125Sacred to the memory of James Agnew who died at Dundrennan 23rd May 1890, aged 71 years. Also Agnes Brown, his wife who died at Dundrennan 24th Jan. 1910, aged 88 years. Also John, their son who died 27th May 1859, aged 7 years. Also Adam their son who died 21st Jan. 1861 aged 2 years.
126In memory of William McKinnall, son of James McKinnal, late in Auchencairn, who died in Little Forest, 18th Dec. 1808, aged 21 years. Also his brother James, who died 20th May 1823, aged 26 years.
127Erected by Andrew McLean in memory of Andrew Larmont, who died Oct. 10th 1788, aged 74 years.
128In memory of Margaret McHarg, spouse to William Sproat, died at Old Abby, 16th August 1814, aged 52 years. Also Hugh Sproat, their son, died 24th August 1805, aged 7 years. Also Mary Sproat, their daughter, died 23rd June 1817, aged 15 years. Also James Rain, their grandson, who died at Old Abbey, June 27th 1823, aged 2 years. Also the said William Sproat, who died at Old Abbey, the 10th Sept’r. 1832, aged 70 years.
129Sacred to the memory of James Thomson of Hazlefield, who died in Huddersfield on the 22nd of April 1849, aged 66 years. Also of his infant daughter, who died at Hazlefield on the 4th of October 1841, aged 10 days. Also of Jane Thomson, his spouse, who died at Manchester on the 7th of May 1867, aged 68 years. Also of Mary Thomson, their daughter, wife of Stuart M. Thomson of Breach Oak, Astley, Warwickshire, who died on the 13th October 1879, aged 52 years. Also Stuart McGregor Thomson, eldest son of the Rev. John Thomson, and husband of the above Mary Thomson, who departed this life 2nd December 1893, aged 78 years. “Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.” Also Elizabeth Thomson, the beloved wife of Godfrey Heathcote, who died at Hazlefield House, 8th May 1906, aged 68 years. Also Godfrey Heathcote, M.R.C.S. of Manchester, who died at Hazlefield House, 23rd March 1912, aged 82 years.
130(West side) In memory of Douglas Crosby son to Andw. Crosby in Newlaw, who died Dec,r 1st 1789 aged 7 years.
He was a manly pritty boy,
His father’s hope, his mother’s joy,
But death did call, and he must go,
Whither his parents would or no,
Weep not for me my parents dear,
It's my God's will that I lie here,
But fix your hearts on truth & love,
And then I hope we’ll meet above,
And still our saviour adore,
And be far happier than before.
Jane Williamson spouse to the above Andrew Crosby who died 3rd Sept. 1809 aged 63 years.
(East side) Also the said Andrew Crosby, who died at Hinton, Nov’r 1818.
131Erected by William Malcolm in memory of James Malcolm, who died 2nd May 1867, aged 67. Helen McVittie, his wife, who died 9th Dec. 1845, aged 39. James, David & Helen, their children, who died in infancy. Jane Rennie, wife of the above Wm. Malcolm, who died at Gelston, 16th March 1895, aged 59 years. Jane Malcolm, wife of James Bell, who died at Gelston, 17th July 1895, aged 62 years. Also William Malcolm, who died at Gelston, 1st June 1903, aged 65 years.
132Erected by William Adams, blacksmith, in memory of Sarah Maggie, his daughter, who died at Dundrennan, 30th April 1890, aged 13 months. In loving memory of David Adams, son of John and Grace Adams, who died at Barcheskie Cottage, 5th August 1897, aged 1 year and 4 months.
133Erected by Maxwell Haugh in memory of his son Thomas Edgar, who died 30th March 1861, aged 3 years. Also his son William, who died at Dunolly, Australia, 22nd Sep. 1861, aged 24 years. Also his son Peter, who died at Kirkcudbright, 1st March 1878, aged 28 years. The above Maxwell Haugh, who died at Dundrennan, 6th October 1888, aged 77 years. Also his wife Agnes McBride, who died at Dundrennan, 14th March 1891, aged 73 years. Also their son John, who died at Annan, 16th June 1897, aged 51 years. Also William Harper Rae, died July 25th 1909, in his 52nd year. Also Mary Agnes Haugh, their daughter, wife of William Harper Rae, who died at Kirkcudbright, 18th Nov. 1945, in her 89th year.
134In loving memory of Mary Middleton, wife of James Ireland, who died at Dundrennan on 10th Jan’y 1925, aged 65 years. Also the above James Ireland, who died at Townhead on – March 1932, in his 8- (broken)
135In loving memory of James Copland, who died at Newlaw, 31st May 1893, aged 67 years. Also James, his son, who died at Newlaw, 11th June 1880, aged 21 years, and is buried at Buittle. Also Elizabeth Gray, his wife, who died at Newlaw, 26th March 1902, aged 75 years. Also Thomas Copland, son of the above who died 22nd August 1928, aged 67 years.
136(Front) Erected by John Dalzell at Fagraw Mill in memory of Robert Dalzell, his son, who died 4th February 1799, aged 19 years. Also of John Dalzell, who died at Gelston Mill, the 28th of Dec’r 1820, aged 43 years.
(Rear against wall) And also in memory of John Dalzell senior, who died at Little Knox, Parish of Buittle, the 2- Sept. 1822, aged 73 years. Also of Dorothea Tyson, his wife, who died at Dunjarg, Parish of Crossmichael, on the 2- of May 18--, aged 90 years.
137Blank.
138(Front) Margaret McNaught, died Jan’ry 9th 1776, aged 21.
(Rear against wall, not photographed) Erected by Alexander McNaught.
139In loving memory of Alexander Rowan, who died at Burnside Cottage, Rerrick, 6th December 1901, aged 72 years. Also Isabella Maxwell, his wife, who died at Auchenleck, 11th May 1909, aged 82 years. Also George, their son, who died at Auchencairn, on 6th Sept. 1934, aged 67 years.
140Sacred to the memory of Margaret Gibson, who died at Dundrennan Abbey, 1st February 1865, aged 46 years. And Mary Riddick, her mother, (relict of Adam Gibson) who died at Dundrennan Abbey, 29th July 1867, in her 81st year. Also of James Gibson, her brother, for many years teacher in the Free School Church here, who died at Auchencairn, 24th February 1906, in his 85th year. And Agnes Affleck his wife, who died at Auchencairn, 24th July 1905, aged 84 years.
141Sacred to the memory of James Hannay, who died at Screel Cottage, 26th Dec’r 1850, aged 85 years. And Mary Riddick, his wife, who died at Auchencairn, 24th March 1866, aged 90 years. Also Nicholas Hannay, their daughter, who died at Auchencairn, 25th January 1900, aged 82 years. Rebecca Hannay aged 96.
142Erected by David Rae, in memory of Margaret Davies, his wife, who died at Port Cheek 21st Jan’y 1889, aged 51 years. Also the above David Rae, died at Dundrennan, 12th Nov. 1927, aged 95 years. Annie, his daughter, who died 1st April 1876, aged 22 months. Jane, his daughter, who died 5th Jan’y 1877, aged 8 years. Thomas Aitken, his grandson, who died at Port Cheek, 22nd February 1910, aged 3 years and 9 months. Also Georgina Rae, wife of Thomas Aitken, died at Dundrennan 29th Jan.1929 aged 53 years. Also the above Thomas Aitken, who died at Dumfries Infirmary, 16th Aug. 1943, aged 69 years.
143Erected by James Muir in memory of Elizabeth Denniston, his wife, who died at Dundrennan Village, 18th Jan’y 1849, aged 62 years. Also James, his son, who died at Largs, Ayrshire, Aug 15th 1853, aged 23 years. The above James Muir, died at Dundrennan, 15th December 1858, aged 72 years.
144In loving memory of John Henry McKie, son of William and Fanny McKie, died at Barcheskie, 27th April 1920, aged 1 year & 3 months. Also the above William McKie, who died at Kirkland, Rerrick, 31st Oct. 1953, in his 76th year. Also Fanny Henry, wife of the above William McKie, who died at Dumfries Infirmary, 20th Jan. 1951, aged 82 years.
145Erected to the memory of Janet Wright, spouse of William Thomson, who died at Netherhazlefield, 10th Dec’r 1852, aged 74 years. Also Mary Wright, her sister, who died at Netherhazlefield, 26th Nov’r 1849, aged 82 years. Also the above William Thomson, who died at Dundrennan Village, 15th Sept’r 1860, aged 84 years.
146Sacred to the memory of John Gledrie, late of Whitehaven, who died at Castle Douglas on the 25th day of March 1827, aged 75 years. Also of David Gledrie his brother, who died at Auchencairn on the 25th day of June 1829, aged 75 years. And of Helen Sloan, relict of the said David Gledrie, who died on the 15th of April 1831, aged 70 years.
147Erected by Thomas Candlish in memory of Agness his daughter, who died at Auchengool, 27th of August 1843, aged 20 years. Also Helen his daughter, who died 24th of December 1843, aged 18 years. Also John his son, who died at Kirkcudbt. 29th Nov’r 1856, aged 28 years. Also their father Thomas Candlish, who died in Kirkcudbright, 13th Feb’y 1873, aged 83 years. Also Agnes Sword his wife, who died at Kirkcudbright, 28th Oct’r 1882, aged 91 years.