Old Anwoth

No.Inscription     
1In loving memory of Jessie Loraine Hamilton, (n?e Veitch), who died at Edinburgh on 15th July 1982, and whose ashes were scattered here on 26th July 1982. Beloved wife of Alexander Yuill Hamilton of Edinburgh. Who died on 27th April 1999 and whose ashes were scattered here on 8th May 1999.
2 Post 1918.
3In remembrance of Thomas Fell who died at Anwoth 28th September 1901 aged 86 years.
4Sacred to the memory of George Candy Aitken who died at Gatehouse of Fleet the 13th December 1900 aged 58 years. Also his wife Janet Corson Wield who died at Viewforth, Annan 21st January 1952 aged 85 years. Interred in Annan Cemetery. “We must th
5In Memory of Agnes Gordon, wife of John Carson, who died 6th Octr.1928. Also Maggie Jane his beloved daughter who who died 28th Feb.1930 aged 52 years. Also the said John Carson who died 22nd Dec.1930 aged 79 years.
6To the dear memory of John Gordon Jameson, advocate, Sheriff Substitute of the Lothians and Peebles at Haddington. Second son of Andrew Jameson, Lord Ardwall and Lady Ardwall. Born in Edinburgh 13 April 1878. Died in that city 26 February 1955. “"Good and faithful servant"/p>
7Erected by Janet Kennedy in memory of Isabella Kennedy widow of John Kennedy who died at Killygowan, Anwoth 13th October 1861.
8Erected by her daughter and granddaughters in loving memory of Annabella McAdam wife of James McLauchlan who died at Garden Street, Gatehouse 21 Nov 1890 aged 83 years. James McLauchlan her husband who died at Garden Street in 1874 aged 73 years. Isabella their daughter who died at Garden Street 30 August 1887 aged 50 years.
9Sacred to the memory of Nicholas McCoskrie the beloved wife of Wm. Carson who died at Castle-Douglas 28th Jany 1878 aged 39 years. Also Jane their daughter who died in infancy.
10Sacred to the memory of James Gardiner who died at the Cottage Hospital, Anwoth 5th May 1881. Also Mary Glendinning wife of the above who died at Dumfries 9th Octr 1883.
11Erected by a beloved wife and family. In remembrance of James Carson their father who lost his life by accident at Cally Mains 11th October 1875 aged 61 years. Also Mary Carson his daughter who died at Jennoch 15th Oct. 1853 aged 14 years and 6 months. Also Jane Carson his daughter who died at Gatehouse 1st October 1868 aged 8 years and 6 months. Also Elizabeth Paterson his wife who died at Gatehouse March 5th 1907 aged 88 years. Also Agnes their daughter who died at Gatehouse 29th July 1925 aged 80 years.
12Sacred to the memory of James Hamilton, Farmer Laggan who died 16th Feb 1837 aged 57 years. Ann Grierson his wife who died at Laggan 5th October 1840 aged 57 years. Jane his daughter died at Laggan 24th May 1832 aged 3 years. John Grierson his brother-in-law died at Laggan 15th October 1841 aged 54 years. Thomas Hamilton his son, Farmer Laggan who died there 20th August 1869 aged 51 years. Elizabeth Dickson wife of Thomas Hamilton who died at Penkiln 10th Jany 1908 aged 75 years. Jeanie Hamilton their daughter who died at Sheffield 24th Jany 1875 aged 17 years. James Hamilton their son who died at Penkiln 21st Jany 1932 aged 75 years. John Hamilton their youngest son died at Creetown 16th July 1943 aged 80 years.
13Sacred to the memory of James Hunter, Farmer, Mossyard who died 26th March 1866 aged 73 years. Also Grizel Grierson his wife who died at Mossyard 28th December 1890 aged 93 years. Thomas his son who died at Mossyard 1st November 1832 aged 5 years. David Grierson his brother?-in-law died 14th Feb 1873 aged 85 years. Also his son John Hunter who died at Fleetbank, Gatehouse 11th May 1908 aged 79 years. James Hunter his son, Farmer in Mossyard who died 26th May 1911 aged 78 years.
14In memory of Jessie daughter of Anthony & Agnes McCarmick who died at Pulcree 4th of June 1869 aged 1 year & 9 months.
“To those who for her loss are grieved,
This consolations given,
Thus from a world of woe relieved,
And blooms a rose in heaven.”
15In memory of William Gordon who died in Fleetside 16th July 1813 aged 81 years. Also Nicholas McWhae his spouse who died 31st Decr 1797 aged 62 years. Also Mary their daughter and wife of John Gordon who died in Gatehouse 23rd March 1825 aged 53 years. Also the said John Gordon who died in Gatehouse August 5th 1830 aged 65 years. Jennet Blyth spouse of the said John Gordon who died in Gatehouse 2 March 1832 aged 38 years.
16Sacred to the memory of Thomas Robertson who died 1st January 1819 aged 45 years. Andrew McCormock Robertson his son who died 12th April 1810 aged 1 year. Also Thomas Robertson his son who died April 4th 1814 aged 2 years. Henrietta Robertson his spouse who died Feb 22 1851 aged 79 years. Also his two sons, George Robertson who died in Louisville, Kentucky, A.D. 1840. William G. Robertson who died in Jamaica Dec 20th 1847.
17This stone was erected by Mary Petters in memory of Andrew McCormick who died in Orchard Septr 25th 1806 aged 86 years. Also his spouse Agnes Douglas who died April 8th 1802 aged 60 years. The erector died at Edinburgh the 11th December 1843 aged 58 years.
18Erected by Samuel Murphy late of the Inniskilling or 6th Dragoon’s in memory of Sarah McCormick his spouse who died at Lanefoot of Cardoness 25th April 1824 aged 63 years. Also Samuel their son who died in infancy.
19Here lyeth Archibald Faulds, Gardiner at Bardarroch from 1703 to 1719, born of creditable parents at Inverary and careful, honest and faithfull servant, very expert in his own trade knowing also in husbandry and housekeeping, some tyme abroad in Flanders and Germany during ye wars of the Glorious King William as ane affectionat husband and kynd parent. William Archibald and Nicholas his children ly also here has left three sons John, Archibald and David with Mary Campbel his spouse dyed at Woodend in August 1724 aged 50.
20Here lyeth Thomas Irving born of honest and religious parents in the parish of Egldphechan in Annandale, was a good christian and careful, honest & faithfull servant for 16 years both while abroad during the wars of the glorious King William and at Bardarroch until his death in October 1711 aged about 44.
21Erected by Sir David Maxwell in memory of William Tait who died at Cardoness 7th March 1824 aged 23 years. Also James Tait father of the said William, who died at Cardoness 4th March 1829 aged 60 years. Elizabeth Hume spouse of James Tait who died 1st Oct 1832 aged 58 years. And of their children viz: Nicholas Maxwell died 25th Jany 1832 aged 18 years. Elizabeth died 29th July 1854 aged 43 years. George Martin died 1st March 1861 aged 53 years. Grace Wilmot Tait, died 21 May 1862 aged 15 years.
22Erected by John McMichael in memory of his children Jean died 19 Sep 1840 aged 8 months. John died 21 June 1854 aged 11 years. The erector died 18 January 1863 aged 54 years. Also Jessie Clement Tait his wife who died at Gatehouse 22nd January 1886 aged 73 years. George McMichael who died at Gatehouse 28th Dec 1892. William McMichael who died at Callander 11th Nov 1898. Hugh Morton Jack McMichael died at Summit, New Jersey 18th Dec 1920. Elizabeth McMichael wife of John Blaen who died at Halesowen 31st Dec 1920. Mary Jane wife of Robert Cairns, Stirling died 9th January 1926. James McMichael, last survivor of the family, who died at Gatehouse 17th July 1933.
23Here lyes the corpse of James McTaggart who lived at Archland and died there 1716 aged 46 years: Likewise the corpse of David McTaggart, wright son of the aforesaid James died 1734 aged 25 years.
Reverse — Angel’s head & wings over skull & crossbones.
24Sacred to the memory of Samuel McGeorge who died at Burnfoot of Ardwall 5 July 1859 aged 27 years. Erected by his father William McGeorge and his widow Agness Johnstone as a tribute of respect to a beloved son and an affectionate husband. Alexander youngest son of the said William McGeorge died at Burnfoot Cottage 29 March 1863 aged 12 years. Elizabeth his daughter and wife of Hugh McKinlay died at Kirkcudbright 23 June 1872 aged 36 years. Also the said William McGeorge who died at Burnfoot 19 Aug 1877 aged 69 years. And Janet Rae his wife who also died there 1 Sep 1883 aged 70 years.
25Erected by Jane Shaw in memory of David Shaw her father who died at Clauchan of Girthon 7 Augt 1838 aged 45 years. James Sword grandson of said David Shaw who died 16th Augt 1839 aged twenty months. Jane Shaw the erector died 2 Decr 1849 aged 31 years. Also David G. Shaw son of above D. Shaw who died 15 Jan 1854 aged 25 years.
26In memory of David Shaw who died August the 7th 1838 aged 45 years.
27J.S.

28Erected by William Murray in memory of his children viz: Margaret and Jean who died infants and Mary who died 23d August 1805 aged 11 years. And John who died 29th June 1806 aged 3 years. Grace Murray died 10th Sept 1910 aged 74 years. Grace Martin died 2nd July 1930 aged 37 years. Mary Martin died 12th August 1931 aged 63 years.
29Sacred to the memory of John Boddan who departed this life 8 Novr 1830 aged 65 years. Mary Clark his wife who died 25 August 1835 aged 69 years.
30In loving memory of our mother Alice Wilson beloved wife of Henry Sumner, Edinburgh who died at Cottage Hospital, Anwoth August 11th 1898 aged 42 years. “At Rest.” Erected by her two surviving daughters.
31Erected by William Kelly in memory of Elizabeth Hope his wife who died at Upper Rusko Cottage 3rd October 1872 aged 28 years. Janet Hope her daughter died 16 Nov 1871 aged 4 years. William James his son died 21st Feb 1872 aged 7 months.
32In loving memory of Nathan Benson died at Woodend Oct 28th 1911 aged 94 years. Agnes Singleton his wife died March 10th 1881 aged 61 years. Robert their son died June 21st 1882 aged 18 years. Edward Allison died Feb 9th 1917 aged 76 years. Mary Benson widow of above who died at Catherine Street 1st NovR 1921 aged 72 years.
33Erected by William Haugh in memory of Jane Caldow his wife who died at Glen Cottage 4th Feb 1876 aged 44 years. Maggie his daughter who died 13th January 1889 aged 22 years. John his son who died 17th September 1891 aged 19 years. Mary Jane his daughter died 29th September 1893 aged 19 years. William Haugh the erector died 21st March 1907 aged 77 years. Isabella his daughter died 31st July 1954 aged 85 years. Janet his daughter died 7th Dec 1955 aged 88 years.
34Erected by Jas Robison, in memory of Gordon Robison his daughter who died 11th May 1839 aged 5 weeks.
35Erected by Alexr Stewart in memory of his wife Isabella Murray who died Ixth December MDCCCVIII aged XLVI years. Also Alexr their son who died XIIIth September MDCCC aged III years. Also Jannet their daughter who died XXVII Novr MDCCCXXV aged XXXVI years. The erector who died XVIII Feby MDCCCXLII aged LXXXVII years. Alexr Stewart grandson to the erector who died XVIIth June MDCCCXXXV aged XXI years. Also John Stewart grandson of the erector who died at Gatehouse 28th June 1900 aged 70 years.
36Here lyes the corpse of John Dunbar in Borland who died March the 15th 1766 aged 87 years. Also Jean Shan, his spouse, who died April 1st 1764 aged 81. Also Isobel Paterson spouse to Anthony Dunbar, their son who died Decr 8th 1772 aged 41 years. Also here lyes the corpse of said Anthony Dunbar who died 10th of August 1793 aged 80 years.
37a. Erected by John McQuie in memory of his father James McQuie who died 19th January 1826 aged 88 years. Elizabeth McGuffog his mother died 15th Feb 1839 aged 79 years.
b. And of his children: Elizabeth died 5th May 182- aged 18 months. Elizabeth died 5th Feb 18-- aged 39 years. Alexander died at Gatehouse 10 May 1866 aged 32 years. Agnes Gordon wife of the erector died 24th August 1875 aged 84 years. John McQuie the erector died 16th Sept 1878 aged -- years.
c. James second son of the erector who was lost at sea with the barque ‘Oriental’ from Bombay in 1871 aged 19 years.
38Erected by William Gordon, Gatehouse. In memory of his father James Gordon who died at Woodhead 28 October 1856 aged 89 years.
39Erected by Robert Gordon, Gatehouse. In memory of his son William James Gordon died 29 July 1849 aged eighteen months.
40In memory of Thomas son of James McTaggart who died at Gatehouse 27th May 1910 aged 37 years. The said James McTaggart died Dec 16th 1914 aged 81 years. Margaret Henry his wife died April 11th 1915 aged 75 years. Also Private Robert McTaggart son of the above who died in Hospital Jan 13th 1916 aged 38 years. Interred at Liverpool.
41To the memory of Nicolas Martin spouse to Samuel Thomsone, Merchant in Anwoth who having brought forth to -6 (?) sons & 3 daughters in the space of 12 years, died at Drummuckloch Febry the 6th 1713 (1743 ?) & of her age the 36th year. One of which daughters, Nicolas, is also here interred, prudent, charitable (?) servant, faithfull, kind oblidging companion (?) etc. Etc. [stone very illegible]
42Large Tomb - Rebuilt by Col Wm. Maxwell, anno 1718 and rebuilt by Sir Wm. Maxwell, Bart, anno 1878.
Think on: “Until the day break and the shadows flee away”.
43In loving memory of Sarah Byrne for many years the valued nurse and friend at Cardoness, October 27th 1884, at rest.
44Sacred to the memory of Peter Mactier, Merchant in Gatehouse who died 28th Octr 1817 aged 57 years. John his son who died 15th Decr 1786 aged 4 years. Elizabeth his daughter who died 10th Octr 1789 aged 2 years. Elizabeth McKie his mother who died 20th Decr 1804 aged 82 years. Peter his son who died at sea in the year 1805 aged 20 years. His two sons named Anthony who died in infancy. Also of Elizabeth McWilliam his wife who died 19th February 1832 aged 71 years.
45Erected by Rob McMaster and Mary Mactier Gatehouse of Fleet in memory of their children. James who died on the 8th April 1830 aged six years. Maria Binnia who died on the 7th May 1831 aged five years. Peter who died on the 5th June 1831 aged 12 years and seven months. Eliza who died on the 9th October 1846 aged 23 years.
46Erected by William Donaldson in Rusko in memory of Mary McChastney his spouse who died April 4th 1773 aged 55 years. And of John, Mary and. Grizzal Donaldson their children who died 7th & 9th days of Septr 1758. Also Jessie D. Smith who died at Anwoth Cottage Hospital 12 Dec 1891 aged 54 years.
47Sacred to the memory of Alexander Whan late in Calside of Ornockenoch, who died 12 August 1830 aged 59 years. Also Janet Porter his wife who died 26 Dec 1839 aged 75 years. And of Robert Whan their grandson who died 22 March 1835 in infancy. John Whan his son died 31 Dec 1866 aged 62 years. James Whan his son died 6 May 1868 aged 17 years. Also Janet Gardiner relict of the said John Whan who died 16 Oct 1882 aged 73 years. Murray Douglas Brown grandson of John Whan & beloved husband of Rosalia Brown died at Liverpool 18 April 1940 aged 71 years.
48Erected by Helen Irvine in loving memory of James Conley who died at High Auchenlarie 10th July 1900 aged 51 years. Also his son William who died in infancy and of their elder daughter Margaret who died 29th September 1968 aged 88 years.
49 Erected by William McMinn, Shoemaker in Gatehouse. Here lies the corpse of Janet McMinn who died 1742 aged 46. Also the corpse of Jean Johnston spouse to said Wm. McMinn who died 20th of March 1781 aged 48 years.
50 Sacred to the memory of Janet Maxwell spouse of John Byers who died at Gatehouse 7th Dec 1868 aged 50 years. The above John Byers who died at Gatehouse 22nd April 1904 aged 82 years. Catherine Kemp her daughter who died 27th May 1909 aged 68 years.
51Erected by Jane Shannon, in memory of David Shannon her husband who died 11th April 1869 aged 56 years, 37 of which he faithfully discharged the duties of Schoolmaster at Laggan in this Parish. The said Jane Templeton daughter of the late John Templeton, Burnfoot, Creetown died 16th February 1908 aged 71 years.
52Erected by John Brown to the memory of Thomas Brown his son who died in Newtonhills Sept 4th 1806 aged 35 years. Also the said John Brown who died 3d July 1817 aged 71 years. Also Jean Haining his spouse who died 30 June 1822 aged 70 years. Also David Thomson their son in law who died 24th May 1837 aged 70 years.
53Sacred to the memory of John Cunningham, King’s Laggan who departed this life February 16th 1808 aged 50 years. Also his spouse Jean McHarg who departed this life Dec 5th 1816 aged 56 years. Also their Sons Willm Cunningham who died Septr 24th 1818 aged 38 years. Also Andw Cunningham who died April 24th 1819 aged 17 years.
Reverse :
Interred on the front of this stone is Margaret Cunningham, spouse to Andrew Couts, who died 5th Novr 1825 aged 32 years. Peter Cunningham who died 28th Septr 1840 aged 42 years. Samuel Cunningham who died at Lachentyre 17th February 1844 aged 54 years. Mary McQuhir his wife who died 24th Octr 1853 aged 61 years. Also Elizabeth Kelly who died 3rd January 1880 aged72 years.
54Sacred to the memory of John Campbell, late in Gatehouse who departed this life X September MDCCXCIX aged LIX years of Nicholas McConchie his wife who died II June MDCCCXXIII aged LXXIX years. And of their children:vbCrLf
Janet who died XXVIII September MDCCLXXXII aged II years.vbCrLf
William who died XXV August MDCCCIV aged XXVI years.vbCrLf
Margaret who died XXIV January MDCCCXXXII aged XLIX years.vbCrLf
Thomas Campbell, Grocer, Gatehouse who died IX October MDCCCXLII aged LXVIII years.
55Sacred to the memory of James Henry who died in Burnfoot of Ardwall, July 22 1799 aged 47 years. Also Thomas his son who died June 2 1799 aged 7 years. And also of Mary Conchie his wife who died 30 January 1831 aged 82 years. Margaret their daughter who died 29 January 1837 aged 47 years.
56Erected by Samuel Henry Lagg, in memory of Samuel Henry his father who died there on 21 May 1864 aged 78 years. Also Jane Black his wife who died in 1830. And of their children:
James died in 1840. Hellen died in 1846.
Thomas died in 1847. Mary, wife of W. Reid died in 1875.
Elizabeth, Jane & Mary died young.
Ann Henry, sister of the erector, who died in 1844, aged 9 months. Also Mary Corson his mother second wife of Samuel Henry died at Lagg 23rd Feby 1887 aged 83 years. Margaret Henry his sister died 25th Novr 1887 aged 72 years.
57a. Erected by William McLean in memory of Mary McLean his daughter who died 1820 aged 20 (?) years. Janet Richardson his mother who died 1806 aged 60 (?) years. John his brother died at Nassau, N.P. 1799 aged 25 years. Jane his sister died in Liverpool 1856 aged 72 years. Also the erector who died 27th Feb 1865 aged 85 years.
b. Also in memory of John McLean who died in 1825 aged ? Years : Agnes, his daughter, who died 1858 aged ? Years : Georgina his daughter who died 1866 aged 37 years: Maggie, his daughter who died 1871 aged 30 years: Jane Gibson, his wife, who died 5 June 1874 aged 78 years.
c. Also his son Alexander who died at Victoria, B.C. 1888 aged 61 years. William his son died at Gatehouse 23rd May 1892 aged 61 years. Andrew his son died at Gatehouse 22nd Jany 1895 aged 73 years. Jane his daughter who died at Gatehouse 25th February 1906.
58Edge : Erected by Andrew & James Heron and James Hendrie.
Side 1 : Here lies the corpse of James Heron son of John Heron who died Apr 28th 1786. William Heron who died in Gatehouse 16 May 1855.
Side 2 : Here lies the corpse of sd. Mary McCalle who died Jany 5th 1794 aged 69. Here lies the corpses of Samuel, Jean, George, Agness, Andrew & James Herons, children of Andrew Heron & Mary McCaul: also here lies the corpse of Isobel Hendrie, daughter to James Hendrie & Agnes Heron.
59Erected by Samuel Heron to the memory of his father David Heron who died 31st (sic) November 1804 aged 35 years. Also his mother Elizabeth Carson who died 25th Jany 1826 aged 60 years. And of his brother and sister, David and Janet who died young. Mary died at Borland of Girthon 18 Aug 1869 aged 19 years. Henrietta McGhie his grand-daughter died at Borland of Girthon aged 4 years. Samuel Heron died at Gatehouse 24 March 1886 aged 84 years.
60Erected by their only son, John Hannay Murray, in affectionate remembrance of Elizabeth McCulloch his mother who died in Gatehouse 19 October 1839 aged 73 years. Also James Murray his father, who died in Gatehouse 27 September 1848 aged 71 years.
61Erected by Samuel McConchie, Woodend in memory of his daughter Anne who died in Boghall 4th of Feby 1809 aged 11 years. Samuel Conchie died June 1852 aged 87 years. Cathrine Glover his wife died 15 June 1855 aged 84 years.
62Erected by Jas Carnochan in memory of his children viz: James his son who died 7th Octr 1825 aged 6 years. Also William his son who died 15th Octr 1825 aged 2 years. The erector died 13th April 1828 aged 47 years. And Sarah his daughter who died 11th July 1834 aged 17 years. Samuel his son who died at sea 4th August 1839 aged 18 years. Martha Carnochan who died at Gatehouse 5 June 1859 aged 66 years. Margaret his daughter who died at Twynholm 26 June 1887 aged 61 years.
Reverse — Stop passenger as you pass by, As you are now so once was I, As I am now so you must be. Therefore prepare to follow me.
63Erected by Samuel Carnochan in memory of his father James Carnochan who died at Largies June the 12th 1812 aged 88 years. And also of Sarah Houston his spouse who died June the 2d 1785 aged 39 years. And also of Mary Halliday spouse to the said Samuel Carnochan who died at Little Barley May the 14th 1820 aged 39 years. Samuel Carnochan the erector died at Goderich, Ontario, B.N. America 5 March 1859 aged 74 years. Also John Ross Carnochan son of Robert Halliday Carnochan, Tuckersmith, Ontario and grandson of the above Samuel Carnochan who died at Culcaigrie 2nd June 1872 aged 19 years. Also Isabella Carnochan daughter of the above Samuel Carnochan who died at Culcaigrie 31st January 1884 aged 66 years.
64Flat stone, no markings.
65Erected by John Carnochan in memory of John Carnochan his father who died XIV October MDCCXC aged LVI years. Mary Murray his mother who died XXVI May MDCCC aged LVII years. Rachel Carnochan his sister who died V February MDCCCLIV aged LXXIV years. Mary Carnochan his sister died XXI April MDCCCLX aged LXXXIII years.
66Erected by Adam Cowan in Old Land in memory of Margret Johnson his wife who died 26th May 1801 aged 47 years. Also Thomas Nicholas Elizabeth and John their children who all died young. Also the erector who died April 10th 1827 aged 82 years.
67In memory of William McWhinnie who died at Gatehouse 1817 aged 81 years. Isabella McWhinnie his wife died 1817 aged 75 years. And of their sons James died 1825 aged 56 years. John died 1830 aged 64 years. Jane McQuie his wife died 1866 aged 95 years. And of their children, James died 1843 aged 33 years. William died 1859 aged 51 years. Andrew died 1863 aged 49 years. Isabella died 1863 aged 60 years.

Rear: This erected by John McWhinnie, mason, in memory of his father and Mother, viz William McWhinnie, died 28th Feby 1817 aged 81 years, Isabella McWhinnie died 14th Oct 1817 aged 75 years. Also their son James who died in Cambridge-shire, 3rd of October 1825, aged 56 years. And of the said John McWhinnie, who died 10th March 1830.
68Erected by William Sinclair in memory of James Sinclair his father who died Octr 27th 1770 aged 86 years. Also the corpse of Jannet Rain his mother who died Aprile 1779 aged 80 years.
69a Erected by Samuel Lenox, Esqr, Merchant, London. Here lies the corpse of Thomas Lenox in Auchenharie who died 22nd Septr 1745 aged 67 years. And Sarah McWhay his spouse who died 28th Septr 1748 aged 67 years. And also William who died in the year 1716. And John who died in the year 1722. And also William who died 4th July 1754 aged 34 years. Sons to the above Thomas Lenox. And also George Lenox their son who died 27th July 1773 aged 61 years. Also William Lenox who died in the year 1767 aged 11 years. And William Lenox who died in the year 1769 aged 3 months, his sons. And also the body of Samuel Lenox, son of Samuel Lenox, Liverpool who departed his life the 28th day of July 1786 aged 16 years. And also here lies the corpse of Barbara Murdoch spouse to George Lenox who died 18th Octr 1798 aged 76 years. Also Margaret Lenox daughter of the above named Thomas Lenox who died on the 7th Sept 1808 aged 92 years. Also Nicholas Lenox daughter of George Lenox and spouse to Peter Adair, Creetown who died on the 28th Feby 1826 aged 60 years. Also Sarah her daughter who died in Augt 1803 aged 2 years. Also Margaret Lenox daughter of George Lenox who died on the 17th June 1827 aged 67 years. Also the Revd John Adair who died in Creetown on the 26th Octr 1867 aged 76 years. Also Margaret Adair who died 22nd April 1887 aged 83 years.
Tho’ sin and death have brought us to the dust
Yet God in his good time will raise us with the just.
Flat stone below
Here lyes the corps of Tho. Lennox Auchenlarie – who died 1745 aged 67 years. Sarah McWhae his spouse who died Sept 28 1748 aged 67, and William who died in the year 1716 and John who died in the year 1722, and also William who died July 4th 1754 aged 34 years. Sons to the above Thomas Lenox. George Lennox, their son, died 1773 aged 61 and - - who died 1767 aged - - - - died 1769 aged 3 months
Tho’ sin and death have brought us to the dust
Yet God in his good time will raise us with the just.
Also the body of Samuel Lennox son of Samuel Lennox, Liverpool who departed this life 28th day of July 1786 aged 16. Also here lies the corpse of - - , spouse to - - - 1798 aged 76.
Note : This stone is partly obliterated by the pedestals of the stone above. Much of the inscription appears to be repeated there.
70Here lyes John Bell of Whitesyde who was barbourously shot to death in the Paroch of Tongland at the command of Grier of Lag, anno 1685. This monument shall tell posterity that blessed Bell of Whitesyde her doth ly, who at command of bloody Lag was shot a rnurter strange which should not be forgot. Douglas of Morton did him quarters give yet cruel Lag would not let him survive his martyre sought some time to recomend his soul to God befor his dayes died end. Te tyrrant said what devl ye’ve pray’d enough. This long seven yeare on mountains and in cleugh so instantly caused him with other four be shot to death upon Kirconnel Moor so this did end the lives of these deare sants for there adherence to the covenants.
71Erected by the Kirk session and inhabitants of Anwoth as a tribute of respect to the memory of John Bell who for 32 years was Schoolmaster of this Parish and died 4th Feb 1844 aged 52 years.
As a teacher he was laborious and successful, while as a man, his strict integrity, unassuming manners, and kindness of heart, justly endeared him to a large circle of aquaintance.
SIDE
Isabella Kirk wife of the said John Bell died 5th November 1862 aged 66 years.
72Plaque on Wall - Monumentum Sepulchral e Johannis Bell de Archland pallida mois aequo pede pulsat pauperum tabernas regumqe turres post obitum benefacta manent aeternaqe virtus omnia praetereunt praeter amare Deum.
73Plaque on Wall - Sacred to the memory of Lieutenant James Nunn of the Indian Army who died at Gorickpore on the 8th of October 1832 aged 28 years. Barbara Adair widow of the above Lieu. Nunn died at Stranraer on the 29th October 1889 aged 90 years and is buried here. Resting in the hope of a blessed resurrection.
74Erected in memory of John Dixon, Blacksmith, Skyreburn who died 19 January 1831 aged 66 years. Elizabeth McKeand his wife who died 8 May 1840 aged 71 years. Agness Dickson their daughter who died 7 March 1814 aged 22 years. Alexander Dickson their son who died 18 May 1827 aged 37 years. John Dixon their son who died at Skyreburn 25 Oct. 1865 aged 71 years. Mary Dixon wife of James Rain, who died at Bardristane 10th Octr 1879 aged 80 years. Also the said James Rain who died at Wigtown 15 Oct. 1881 aged 80 years.
75Erected by Hannah Byron in memory of Jean Cowan, who died at Skyreburn, 10th March 1781 aged 42 years. And Alexr McKean her husband who died at Skyreburn October 1825 aged 88 years. Also Nicholas McKean wife of William Byron who died 12th May 1842 aged 63 years. Also John Byron who died at Colchester, County of Essex, 6th August 1867 aged 60 years. Also the above William Byron his father who died at Castle-Douglas 17th November 1867 aged 88 years. Also children of the above William Byron, Alexr and James who died in infancy. The above Hannah Byron died at Castle Douglas 17th Decr 1903 aged 95 years.
76Erected by Thomas Carson in Barholm. In memory of his brother Samuel Carson who died at Calside Dec 12th 1791 aged 23 years. Also his mother Marion McNae who died at Calside Nov. 11th 1797 aged 60 years. Likewise his father John Carson who died at Calside Sep 26th 1809 aged 75 years. Also Mary McCormick wife of the erector who died at Whiteside April 17th 1827 aged 33 years. Likewise his son John Carson who died at Barholm Feb 20th 1831 aged 9 years. Also Thomas Carson the erector who died 16th April 1866 aged 95 years.
77Table difficult to read: Erected by Thomas McNae in memory of his parents. Here lies the corpse of Samuel McNae who died in Mark, June 23rd 1785 aged 77 years. Also Nicholas Carson his spouse who died Decr 29th 1787 aged 75 years. And also Agnes McNae, their daughter, who died April 2nd 1777 aged 44 years. & also here lies the corpse of Andrew McNae, son of Thos. McNae and Jean McMuldroch in Kirkbride, who died Janr 27th 1792 aged 5 years.
78Flat Table -
a.
Sacred to the memory of Thomas McNae who died at Balig on the 10th February 1835 aged 86 years. And of Jane Muldroch his wife who died, at Balig on the 19th April 1840 aged 87 years. And of Andrew McNae their eldest son who died at Kirkbride 27th of January 1792 aged 5 years. Also of Nicholas McNae their daughter who died at Newlaw on the 23rd September 1819 aged 27 years.
Small broken stone below table -
b. Here lies the corpse of John McNae who lived at the Gatehouse of Fleet in the Parish of Girthon and died there Aug 1723 in the 103 year of his age.
79Erected by Margaret McClellan in memory of Alexander Carson her husband who died at Lower Auchenlary 14th Jany 1810 aged 36 years. And of Alexander their son who died infancy. Also the erector who died in Gatehouse 30th June 1831 aged 68 years.
80In memory of Alexr McClellan who died at Newton of Cardoness 18th Janry 1801 aged 73 years. Elizabeth McCredie his wife who died 5th Oct 1813 aged 83 years. Alex’r their son who died 10th July 1797 aged 24 years. Also their grandchildren viz: Margaret McCredie who died at Newton 3rd July 1809 aged 1 year. Jannet who died 14th April 1810 aged 5 years. Alexr who died at Creetown 25th June 1840 aged 57 years. Sarah McClellan wife of Hugh MoCredie late farmer in Auchenlary and mother of the above grandchildren who died at Creetown 16th Novr 1841 aged 75 years.
REVERSE - In memory of the children of Alex McCredie and Elizabeth Carson. Hugh died at High Auchenlarie 20 June 1852 aged 14 years. Alexander died at London 2nd Jan. 1856 aged 25 years. Adam died at High Auchenlarie 7 Sep. 1844 aged 51 years.
81Erected by William Walker in Fleet Street, Gatehouse. In memory of his children viz: Margaret and Robert who died in infancy. William who died the 21st December 1829 aged 34 years. Also Robert T. Davidson their grandson who died at Texas on the 1 April 1830 aged 25 years. Also James W. Davidson their grandson who died at sea the 14 April near the bnks of Newfoundland 1837 aged 17 years. Also their son Robert T. Walker who died at Texas the 30 June 1838 aged 45 years. Also Clara Tait spouse to the erector who died 3 Feb 1838 aged 78 years. Also the erector who died the 2 November 1842 aged 85 years. Isabella Davidson wife of William Armour and granddaughter of the erector died in Liverpool 15 October 1849 aged 35 years. James Davidson son in law of the erector who died 28 January 1856 aged 68 years. Jane Walker his wife died 3 July 1867 aged 80 years. Clara Armour her granddaughter died 23 Nov 1868 aged 28 years.
82Here lys Margaret Richardson spouse to Robert Hunter in Killigonn who died the 26th Dec 1759 aged 64 years. And Sarah Hunter who died March 1761 aged 27. Also Henrietta who died March 1763 aged 25 years, their children & also the said Robert Hunter, husband and father of the above wife and children, he died January 16th 1780 aged 81 years.
83Erected by John Richardson in Fleet Street, in memory of his father John Richardson who died in High-ardwall 12th March 1760 aged 66 years. Also Margaret Gourley his mother who died 10th March 1785 aged 82 years. Also Dorothy McNaught his spouse who died 21 Decr 1808 aged 70 years. Also John Richardson his son who died 4th Jany 1767 aged 4 years. Also the erector died 5th Feb 1816 aged 87 years. Also Margaret Richardson spouse to Thomas Carson who died 23rd Feby 1826 aged 60 years.
Reverse - Also Agnes Richardson who died at Fleet Street 18th September 1855 aged 80 years. Also Andrew Richardson who died 9 Sept 1864 aged 83 years.
84This stone was erected by William Henry in memory of Jessie his daughter who died at Valleyfield of Tongland 11th December 1836 aged 11 years. Margaret McCornock his wife who died 1st Feby 1848 aged 49 years. William Henry the erector who died at Valleyfield 26 February 1856 aged 72 years.
85Erected by James McEwen in memory of Jean Corbey who died 2 Septr 1781 aged 70 years. and William Davidson her husband died 1 March 1797 aged 92 years. Jannet their daughter died 10 April 1825 aged 79 years. They all died at Lakens of Anwoth. Jane McEwen wife of David Mason who died 21 Feb 1858 aged 73 years. Also the said David Mason who died at Skyreburn 8 May 1877 aged 86 years.
Reverse Also Andrew McEwen Mason son of the said David Mason who died in New York and Mary Johnstone his wife who died at Skyreburn 18th August 1917 aged 85 years.
86Here lies the corpse of John Bralney who died Aprile 20th 1759 aged 35 years also Janet who died 1762 aged 1 year & also Jane who died May 4 aged 10 years, his daughters. Here lies the corpse of Agnes Carnochan his spouse who died 8th of April 1776 aged 58 years.
[N.B. Janet born c.1761, but John died April 1759]
87Erected by Robert McCornock in Arkland in memory of Isabel his daughter who died 16th July 1809 aged 9 years. Also the erector who died 19th June 1824 aged 74 years. Jean his daughter who died 22 Feby 1825 aged 28 years. Janet Thompson his spouse who died 24th May 1825 aged 58 years.
88Erected by Hugh Henry in Killron in memory of Jennet Henry his daughter who died Decr 7th 1818 aged 18 years. Also the erector Hugh Henry who died August 12th 1820 aged 72 years. Also his spouse Jean Dickson who died July 10th 1823 aged 66 years.
Reverse Interred in front of this stone John the son of the erector who died 28th Augt 1833 aged 32 years. Also James who died at Valleyfield 30th September 1850 aged 68 years.
89Here lys the corpse of Robert McNish who died November the 8th 1757 aged one year. Also John McNish who died March 28th 1763 aged 19. Also Jean McNish who died May 6th 1763 aged 21. And also Margaret McNish who died June 26th 1763 aged 14 years. Children of Robert McNish and Mary McUhork in Whitsyd.
Reverse - Three winged angel heads and one skull and crossbones.
90Flat stone — Here lyes the corpse of Robert McNish and Janet McComb his spouse. Also John McNish and Jean Hannay his spouse.
91Erected by Daniel Quig in Killiron to the memory of Robert his son who died Sept 29th 1827 aged 16 years. John his son died June 19th 1832 aged 19 years. Also the erector Daniel Quig died 8th March 1833 aged 42 years.
92Sacred to the memory of James Dennison of Virginia, formerly Schoolmaster of Balmaghie. He was born in Culreoch in the year 1755 and died in Gatehouse 19 Dec 1824 aged 69 years. Also of his only son William Dennison, M.D., who died in Gatehouse from typhus fever caught in the discharge of his professional duty the 3rd June 1838 aged 25 years. His untimely fate is most deeply lamented by his widowed mother the public and all who knew him. He was universally esteemed for his moral worth, his professional skill and his attention to the suffering of the poor. Also in memory of the erectore Nicolas Brown spouse to the aforesaid James Dennison and mother to William Dennison, M.D., their son. She was born at Clauchreid and died at Gatehouse 30 March 1848 aged 78 years, she was much respected for her integrity.
Robert Hume, sculp., Gatehouse
93Sacred to the memory of Jannet McDowal who died in Whiteside September 24th 1806 aged 72 years. And John Brown her son who died in Homepark of Kirkmabreck 29th May 1880 aged 77 years. Also Margaret Brown her daughter who died at Holmpark on the 17th November 1837 aged 87 years.
94In memory of Miss Catharine Stewart of Shambelly who departed this life upon the 10th of Septr 1790 aged 16 years and 5 months.
95Illegible.
96Illegible.
97Erected by Mary & Eliz Denniston to the memory of their father John Dennistoun who died in 1762 aged 62. And their Mother Eliz Livingston in 1758 (?) aged 59 (?) years. The former died 10 Nov. 18?? aged 70. The latter died 20 (?) April 1816 (?) aged 70 years.
98Adversa virtute repello. Erected by Capt James Denniston sacred to the memory of James McKie late tenant in Culreoch who died the 10th of Feby 1796 aged 70 years. Also of Elizabeth McKie spouse to William Denniston who died the 28th January 1801 aged 70 years. Also William Denniston who died 25th Jany 1827 aged 85 years. Mary Denniston died 2nd Decr 1837 aged 63 years.
Reverse — Also Captain James Murray Denniston, adjutant of the Galloway Militia author of “The Battle of Craignilder”, “Legends of Galloway”, etc., died 12th Dec 1857 aged 88 years.
99Here lies the Corpse of Robert Muire son to James Muire in Craignock who died in Little Glen August the 13th 1784 aged 25 years and also Here lies the Corpse of Thomas Muir who died in Craignock June 9th 1793 aged 23 years. Also here lies on the right the corpse of the said James Muir who died in Craignock decr 17th 1798 aged 73 years & also on the left lies the corpse of Mary Morrag his spouse who died in Craignock Jany 6th 1799 aged 68 years.
100Erected by Samuel & Jannet Muir in memory of John Muir their father who died 2 Febry 1817 aged 62 years. Also Margaret McClellan their mother who died 23 May 1843 aged 85 years. Also John Muir their brother who died 26 June 1805 aged 21 years. Also Margaret Clinton spouse to the erector who died the 26 May 1853 aged 51 years.
Reverse :- Also Jannet Muir who died 1 Dec 1862 aged 65 years.
101Erected by James Waugh in memory of his son James who died 29th Decr 1826 aged 5 years. Also the erector James Waugh who died 15 July 1845 aged 55 years. Also Dorothea Carson spouse to the erector who died the 17 August 1850 aged 58 years. James Waugh his son died 30 January 1864 aged 34 years. Andrew Waugh his son who died at Stranraer 30 Jany 1880 aged 48 years.
102Erected by Alexander Brown in Clauchan of Girthon in memory of Margaret Mathuson his wife who died 1st April 1827 and is laid in this grave aged 77 years. Also the erector Alexander Brown died at Clauchan of Girthon 5th August 1838 aged 91 years. Samuel Brown their oldest son, tenant in Clauchan of Girthon died their 8th Decr 1848 aged 76 years. William Brown their youngest son died at Clauchan of Girthon 6 Dec 1865 aged 81 years. Ann Waugh Tait his granddaughter who died at Creetown 29 April 1890 aged 75 years. Samuel Brown Tait his grandson who died at Manchester 9th March 1895 aged 79 years.
103Table - McDowall 1785 aged 78 years. (Rest Illegible).
104Erected by the family, in loving memory of James McCoskrie their father who died at Mossyard 3rd March 1893 aged 92 years. Jane Scott his wife died at Mossyard 13th Feb 1870 aged 62 years. Also Thomas their son who died at Mossyard March 1843 aged 3 years. Also James their son who died at Mossyard 12th August 1864 aged 20 years. Also William their son who died at Mossyard 24th March 1909 aged 58 years. Also Isabella their daughter who died 22nd Feb 1923 aged 80 years.
105Table - --------------------------- aged 3 months. Also -------------------------- his daughter who died 10th May ------ aged -- years. Also ------ his son who died ------------ aged -- years. Also Mary Ramsay who died at Creetown 5th Jan’r 1827 aged 56 years. Also --------- his wife who died -- June 1835 aged 86 years.
106Erected by James McMurray in memory of Agnes his daughter who died 26 April 1811 aged 2 years. Margaret his daughter who died 22 March 1835 aged 21 years. Margaret Sproat his wife who died 11 March 1850 aged 70 years. Also the erector who died 13 June 1865 aged 85 years. Elizabeth Whyte his daughter who died 7th March 1895 aged 71 years.
107Erected by David Gowan in memory of his father David Gowan who died 5th June 1833 aged 68 years. Also his sister Mary who died 20th Octr 1814 aged 4 months. Also his sister Elisabeth who died 20th Janr 1838 aged 11 years. Also Janet Candlish his mother, who died 15 Sepr 1846 aged 58 years.
108Erected in memory of James Walker of Lagganmulling who died 14 September 1794 aged 73 years. Also Margaret Irvine who died 14th August 1867 aged 92 years. David Walker her spouse died 24th Novr 1867 aged 88 years.
109Sacred to the memory of James Montgomery, Cabinetmaker, the beloved son of Jane Hornall who fell asleep in Jesus 14 July 1866 aged 27 years. His death was deeply lamented by his affectionate mother and uncle and all who had any acquaintance with him. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord. Rev XIV XIII.
110Erected by James McMurrie in Rusko Mains in memory of Sarah McClune his spouse who died 23d of August 1813 aged 53 years. Also Samuel McMurrie their son who died 5th of June 1798 aged 7 years.
Small stone in front of 110 — Erected by Hendaretta Crorie in memory of William Wright her husband late Miller at Killoran Mill he died Octr 22 1791 aged 33 years.
111Broken stone.
112Erected by the Revd James Donaldson, Minister of Canonbie in memory of John Donaldson his father who died 11th March 1812 aged 70 years. Jane Stewart his mother who died the 10th June 1820 aged 78 years. And Esther Donaldson his sister who died the 4th June 1798 aged 18 years.
The righteous shall bee in everlasting remembrance.
113Erected by William McGuffog in memory of his son William who died at Goatend 18 May 1866 aged 28 years. Also Janet McCulloch his spouse who died at Fleet Street, Gatehouse 6th Nov 1875 aged 63 years. Also the erector who died at Fleet Street, Gatehouse 21st January 1879 aged 70 years.
114Erected by George Duncan to the memory of Elizebeth McQuie his spouse who died in Killygoun 25th July 1810 aged 76 years. Also Robert & David Duncan their grand-children. Robert died July 10th 1807 aged 2 years 11 months. David died May 9th 1809 aged 2 years 3 months. Also the erector who died in Killygown Septr 20th AD 1821 aged 75 years. Also his son George Duncan who died in Killy-gown May 29th 1834 aged 58 years. Also Jane Gibson relic of the above George Duncan who died at Killygown 15th July 1875 aged 96. Also Jane their daughter who died at Killygown 13th Augst 1863 aged 48. Also Elizabeth Telfer daughter of Thomas Duncan, Killygown and wife of Peter Kellie died at Creetown 19th Novr 1886 aged 32. Also Thomas Duncan Killygown who died 7th Sept 1897 aged 72. Also Graham Miller son of George Duncan who died at Wellingboro May 8th 1900 aged 12 years. Also Jane Miller wife of the above Thomas Duncan who died at Killygown 26th Nov 1906 aged 79 years.
Reverse - Also in memory of Jessie third daughter of the aforesaid Thomas Duncan who died at Killygowan Jan 11th 1911 aged 52 years. Also of Helen his eldest daughter who died at Killygowan Nov 8th 1918 aged 66 years.
115Small stone - In memory of Elizabeth Milligan spouse to John McClellan at Killron Miln who died 24th Novr 1785 aged 70 years. A loving & dutiful wife an affectionate & tender parent & a kind friend. Also here lies the corpse of John McClellan late in Killron who died the 30th Oct 1797 aged 77. A loving husband & faithful friend
116Sacred to the memory of Jane McClellan only child of Samuel McClellan and Margaret Neilson, Gatehouse who departed this life the 23rd day of Jany 1826 aged 8 years + 9 months.
Farewell dear child, we bow to Heaven’s Decree,
A few more years and we shall rest with thee.
117Table - Illegible.
118Here lies the corpse of Mary McGoun spouse to Thomas Muire in Kings Laggan who died August 20th 1772 aged 34 years. Also the corpse of Thomas Muir who died Octr 24th 1783 aged 53 years.
119Erected by Charles Selkirk, to the memory of John Selkirk, (these words engraved in crest-like plaque), Innkeeper in Gatehouse of Fleet his father who died on the 22nd of May 1804 aged 49 years. And also of James Selkirk and Isabella Milligan, son & grand daughter to the said John Selkirk the former of whom died the 17th November 1785 aged 10 months, the latter on the 18th of May 1803 aged nine months. Martha Selkirk mother of the latter child who died 26th July 1819 aged 59 years. Also Janet Moffat his mother who died 11th May 1834 aged 84 years.
Reverse - To the memory of Margaret Dalrymple spouse of Charles Selkirk who died 22nd April 1823 aged 36 years. Also of the said Charles Selkirk who died 27th February 1830 aged 48 years. Also of their son who died in Antigua 2nd Decr 1834 aged 24 years. Charles their son who was found frozen to death in a boat on the coast of Newfoundland, with the whole of the crew of the brig “Swallow” of Liverpool 14th April 1837 aged 19 years.
120I.MK Here lyes the body of Margrat McKoun who had an exelent conversation live in old land aged 74, dayd fev 2 1737.
121HL T MK S T I G W DEPT P LIFE JUNE 9 1670 T McEWN .
122Erected by Mrs Gordon in memory of her husband the Revd Mr William Gordon, minister of Anwoth who died the 30th April 1790 in the 46th year of his age & 20th of his ministry. His sincerity, his integrity & unassuming merit made his life esteemed and his death regretted by those who knew him, particularly by those who had an opportunity of witnessing his pious labours. By him also lie his two sons James who died Novr 1783 aged 9 years. And Samuel who died the 14th Novr 1797 aged 21 years. Also his oldest daughter Dorothea who died on the 21st day of November 1819 aged 44 years. Also Mary Denniston his wife who was born on the (22nd /) 23rd day of June 1749 and died on the 28th day of March 1836 in the 87th year of her age.
123Erected by John Thomson in memory of William Thomson his father who died in Lachentayr 13th Novr 1747 aged 55 years. Also James Thomson his son who died in May 1740 aged 19 years. And also Elizabeth Thomson his daughter who died in August 1742 aged 21 years. Also of Elizabeth Gourley his spouse who died March 5th 1774 aged 86 years.
124Here lyes the corpse of Andrew Muir who lived in Upper Rusko. He died 6th June 1724 aged 64.
125Here lies the corpse of Barbara Gordon spouse to Gilbert Muire in Kings Lagon who died January 17th 1745 aged 35 years. Also here lies the sd. Gilbert Muir who died December 8th 1777 aged 75 years.
Reverse – Here lies the corpse of William Muir, their son, who died Octr 1787, aged 50. Also of Barbara his daughter aged 2 ys.
126-------------------- Andrew ---------------------- dyed anno -----------------------------------.
127Here lyes the corpse of James Muir who lived in Halfmark in the Parish of Anwoth and died there in the year 1717 aged 65 years, and also of William Muir his grandson who died 1st March 1779 aged 21 years.
Reverse – In memory of John Muir who died in Upper Rusco 6th July 1781 aged 87 years.
128Erected to the memory of the Revd. Hugh Gordon, Minister of Anwoth who died Octr 11th 1808 in 59th year of his age, and 18th of his ministry. As a teacher of religion, he explained and inculcated the Doctrines of Christianity in a clear and rational manner, and by a life of the strictest integrity and sobriety, with great simplicity of manners, testified their habitual influence on his own heart. Also his daughter Henrietta who died 8th February 1812 aged 16 years. And in memory of Janet Brown his spouse who died at Gatehouse 10th Novemr 1832 aged 72 years.
129Erected by Andrew and Robert Mure in memory of their father Andrew Mure who died 18th Novr 1831 aged 75 years. Also William Mure their brother who died 3d Septr 1821 aged 30 years. Also Ann Mure their sister who died 1d May 1832 aged 22 years. Also three children who died in infance. And Robert Mure who died 6 Octr 1847 aged 33 years. Also Jane Mure who died 6th March 1851 aged 3 years and Helen Mure their mother who died 4 June 1852 aged 85 years.
13014th April 1818 aged 81 years. James McEwen died 17 May 1856 aged 72 years.
Reverse - Angel’s head over skull & crossbones – ‘Hark from the tomb of doleful sound my ears attend the cry ye living men come view the ground where you must shortly ly.’
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131aErected by David A. Clement in Glen of Kirkmabreek in memory of his children viz; John who died 7th March 1832 aged 11 weeks. Hastings Anderson who died 22d August 1842 aged 14 years. Also the erector who died 26th November 1844 aged 55 years. Agness who died 15”August 1851 aged 29 years. Jessie who died 4”October 1856 aged 32 years. Joanna, who died 8”June 1857 aged 15 years. Mary who died 23 November 1861 aged 31 years. Grace who died 2 February 1864 aged 26 years. Grace Symington wife of the erector who died at Abercromby Place, Castledouglas 19 June 1878 aged 77 years. Also David Anderson who died at Sandhurst, Victoria, Austrailia on the 17 Feby 1880 aged 46 years. Andrew died 2 February 1892 aged 66 years. Isabella wife of C.P. Richardson who died at Castle Douglas 26th Oct 1908 aged 68 years.
131bErected by Andrew Clement, Glen, Kirkmabreck in memory of Hugh McQueen his son who died 4 April 1879 aged 3 years and 3 months. “Suffer the little children to come unto me; and forbid them not, for of such is the Kingdom of God”. S. Mark X 14. Also Andrew Clement the erector who died at Glen 2 February 1892 aged 66 years. Also Isabella McQueen wife of the said Andrew Clement died at Castle Douglas 13 September 1912 aged 69 years. Also David Anderson eldest son died at Dumfries 17 April 1920 aged 46 years. Also Jessie Clement died at 63 Queen Street Castle-Douglas, 11th March 1950. Also Grace Clement died at 63 Queen Street, Castle-Douglas 4th October 1960.
132Here lyeth the corpse of William Gourlay in Gouly’s Laggan who died March 1744 aged 78. Also the corpse of Jean Broun his spouse who died Janry 16th 1751 aged 70. Also the corps of Margaret Ramsay spouse to Robert Gourlay their son who died May 3d 1761 aged 29 years. And also here lyse the corps of Robert Gourlay who died Oct 4th 1785 aged 72 years.
133Erected by William Bryce, Mariner in memory of Elizabeth Cunningham his mother who died at Gatehouse 1 Nov 1834 aged 73 years. Also William Bryce, Blacksmith his father who died there 22 March 1840 aged 78 years. Also Elizabeth Cunningham his cousin died 24 Dec 1841 aged 48 years.
134Erected by John and Samuel Cunningham in memory of their father Samuel Cunningham who died at Gatehouse of Fleet 12th Feby 1820 aged 55 years. Also their mother Jane Fergusson who died at the same place 25th Feby 1820 aged 45 years. Roseanna McTier wife of John Cunningham died 21 March 1848 aged 47 years. Jane their daughter died 6 June 1833 aged 7 years. Margaret Hunter their daughter died 8 Oct 1850 aged 15 years. John Cunningham one of the erectors who died 28 Feb 1870 aged 77 years. Also their sister Agnes who died at Fleet Street, Gatehouse 8th March 1885 aged 72.
135Here lyes the remains of John Cunningham at Cally who died the 4th of June 1769 aged 53 years as also the corpse of Elizeabeth Cambell his spouse who died May 6 1788 aged 73 years.
136Erected by 5amuel Cunningham in affectionate remembrance of his daughter Mary who died at Oldland on 18th September 1880 aged 25 years. Also his daughter Margaret who died at Oldland 28th May 1890 aged 40 years. Also the said Samuel Cunningham who died at Drummuckloch 24th April 1900 aged 93 years. Also his wife Margaret Brown daughter of James Brown Senr, Drummuckloch who died at Grennan, Glenluce 9th December 1904 aged 82. Also his daughter Jane Cunningham wife of David McWhirter who died at Grennan, Glenluce 5th July 1915 aged 68 years. Also David McWhirter who died at Grennan, Glenluce 3rd April 1943 aged 89 years. Formerly farmer in Oldland and Drummuckloch, Anwoth.
137Erected by Ann Gordon in memory of Hugh Gordon her father who died at Graystone of Girthon 28th October 1780 aged 69 years. Agnes Carter his spouse who died 24th August 1787 aged 71 years. Alexander Gordon their son who died 16th August 1808 aged 60 years. Peter Johnston their son-in-law who died 20th October 1798 aged 45 years. Elizabeth Gordon his spouse who died 29th February 1817 aged 61 years. And Hugh Gordon Johnston their son who died 13th July 1806 aged 7 years. Also the erector Ann Gordon who died March 25th 1823 aged 70 years.
Reverse - Also in memory of Jane McConchie spouse of John Johnston, Gatehouse who died 8th June 1842 aged 56 years. Also the said John Johnston who died at Gatehouse 18 March 1850 aged 64 years. Also Euphemia Murray Neil widow of John Gordon who died in Gatehouse 12th May 1884 aged 87 years.
138Sacred to the memory of Jean McConchie spouse of John McQuie, Skyreburn who died 13th January 1823 aged 45 years. Also Andrew their son who died 27th September 1823 aged 2 years. Also Agness their daughter who died 3d April 1826 aged 11 years. Also the above John McQuie who died 10th November 1839 aged 71 years. Also Jane their daughter who died 9th Octr 1838 aged 56 years.
139In memory of Robert Kirk who died 28th May 1869 aged 82 years. This tablet is erected by his son. Jane Linton his wife who died at Gatehouse 21st July 1883 aged 76 years. Also of Alexander the above named son who died May 1st 1900 at Waterloo and was interred at Crosby, Liverpool aged 67years. Grace Kirk widow of C.D. Macintosh died at Altona, Ill. U.S.A., aged 69 years, 10 May 1904.
140Sacred to the memory of John McMinn, Blacksmith in Gatehouse who died Feby 9th 1823 aged 73 years. Also John McMinn his son who died May 9th 1801 aged 22 years. Also Agnes McMinn his daughter who died in infancey. Agnes Thompson his wife who died 5 Feby 1836 aged 84 years. Margaret his daughter wife of Hugh Haining who died 4 Dec 1849 aged 70 years. Jane his daughter died 28 April 1860 aged 80 years. Agnes McMinn.
141Erected by James Carson in Calside, in memory of his children viz; Nicholas who died 29th Jany 1835 aged 2 years. Jane who died 15th May 1841 aged 11 years. David H. Anderson who died 29th August 1842 aged 11 years. Also the erector died 5th October 1843 aged 63 years.
James Douglas Carson son of William Carson and grandson of the erector died at Thornhill 1 March 1890 aged 23 years.
142Erected by Thomas Ewart in memory of his wife Sarah Mathers who died 7th December 1821 aged 55 years. Also their son Hugh who died Jan 9th 1810 aged 10 months. And the erector who died 3d Novr 1829 aged 64 years.
143Small stone - Unmarked.
144Erected by John Ramsay, in memory of his mother Isabella Sproat who died 25th Decr 1862 aged 7[5?] years. Also his father John Ramsay who died 1830 aged 39 years.
145Erected by James Cowan in Cardoness, Meadowhead in memory of William T. Cowan his son who died 6th September 182[4?] aged 2 years. Also the erector died 21 March 1830 aged 43 years. Also John his son who died 1 Jany 1830 aged 2 years and six months. Also Mary Hughan his spouse who died 31 August 1851 aged 62 years.
146This was erected by John Sprot in Gotend and Agnes McLachlen his spouse, 1754. Here lys Betty Johnston his wife 5 of his children. Also his father and mother.
147Erected by Jane Sproat in memory of her father John Sproat who died 2 March 1862 aged 77 years. Also Elizabeth McGowan her mother who died 10 March 1844 aged 64 years. Also the said Jane Sproat who died at Carrick 15th June 1868 aged 43 years.
148This stone was erected by Robert Shannon as the last tribute of respect to the memory of Eleanor Paterson his wife who departed this life the 18th of Feb 1818 aged 26 years. Also the erector Robert Shannon who died the 20th of Octr 1820 in the 32nd year of his age. And of his father William Shannon who died 25th Jany 1834 aged 77 years. Also Elizabeth Paterson spouse of William Shannon who died the 28 Novr 1842 aged 84 years.
Reverse - Also Peter Shannon who died 3 February 1849 aged 52 years. Eliza?beth Shannon wife of James Cowan who died 22nd Oct 1859 aged 61 years. Also George Dawson who died 27 Feb 1864 aged 34 years. Also William Shannon who died 15 October aged 43 years. Mary Kissock wife of Peter Shannon who died 7 Jan 1868 aged 70 years.
149Erected by David A. Clement in loving memory of his daughter Mary Alison Houston who died at Moat Brae Nursing Home, Dumfries on June 29th 1918 aged 6 years & 10 months. Also David Anderson Clement the erector who died at Moat Brae Nursing Home 17th April 1920 aged 46 years. Also Mary Houston wife of above who died at Cockermouth 23rd February 1955 aged 79 years.
150Stone against wall - Erected to Rev. John Welsh, Minister of Anwoth, ordained 28th Sep. 1727, died 8 Feb 1753.
Here lyes Rev. John Welsh, Ordained 28 Sep.1727. Died 8 Feb 1753
- Elizabeth Calderwood, Mr Welsh’s widow, is said to have died at Gatehouse in 1795 aged 93.
151Erected by ---------------------- to the memory of Mary and ------------ his mother and ----------------- the to John -------------- who died in Glen ---------- 1783 aged 53 years. Also the ------------------------------------------------------------------------------.
152Erected by the trustees of the late Mary Carson in memory of William Carson her father who died 1829 aged 60 years. And Janet Henry her mother who died in 1836 aged 66 years. Also of the said Mary Carson who died the 23rd December 1869 aged 66 years.
153Erected by Alexr Carson to the memory of Helen McLelland his spouse who died in Auchenlarie June the 3 A.D. 1810 aged 44 years. Also theire son John who died October the 13 1809 aged 7 years. Also Alexr Carson their son who died April 14 1817 aged 17 years. Also their son John who died at Old Brentford February the 7 1839 aged 22 years. Also their daughter Mary who died Septr the 12 1842 aged 28 years. Also the erector who died at High Aucenlarie 23 May 1850 aged 82 years. Also Elizabeth Carson spouse of Alexr Carson who died 2d Decr 1850 aged 68 years. Sarah their daughter who died at High Auchenlarie 25 Dec 1859 aged 36 years. Margaret Carson spouse of Alexr McGaw died at London 29th May 1866 aged 53 years. Also Alexander their son who died at High Auchenlarie 19 May 1875 aged 53 years.
154In memory of John McGaw who died at High Auchenlarie 10 July 1892 aged 54 years. Margaret his sister died at High Auchenlarie 30th Sep 1893 aged 60 years. Alexander McGaw, Merchant, London their father who died at Alderlee 13th Novr 1895 aged 87 years.
155Here lyes the body of Alexander Dickson Dyer at Walkmiln of Skyreburn who departed this life the 24 of May 1786 in the 66th year of his age. And here lyes Elisabeth Menzies his first wife who died anno 176? with William, Robert and Margaret Dicksons their children who left behind them yet alive Alexander, Elisabeth and Sarah Dicksons. Here lyes also Isabel Peacock, his second wife, mother of David Dickson, Dyer at Miln foresaid. She departed this life anno 17?? aged 56 years.
156In loving memory of Peter Lamont who died at Boatgreen, Gatehouse of Fleet May 7th 1923 aged 86 years. Also of his wife Mary Weir who died April 7th 1915 aged 80 years. Erected by their son Thomas.
157Erected to the memory of John McClellan sometime Merchant in Holmfirth, England died in Liverpool on his way home on the 14 April 1849 aged 65 years. Also his beloved wife Mary Halliday daughter of John Halliday, farmer, Glengap died in Gatehouse 25 Aug 1860 aged 70 years.
158Erected in memory of Alexander McClellan who died at High Street, Gatehouse-of-Fleet 1st July 1892 aged 73 years. And Margaret Thomson his wife who died at Gatehouse-of-Fleet 3rd August 1901 aged 72 years. Here are also interred Mary Edith Maud who died at Gatehouse-of-Fleet 22nd October 1885 aged 2? years. And James Alexander who died Mount Florida, Glasgow 27th Dec 1885 aged 5 months. Children of John McClellan, Banker, Glasgow and grandchildren of the above Alexander McClellan.
159Erected in memory of Margaret Livingstone who died 6th Septr 1802 aged 67 years. Samuel Cunningham her husband died 12th Feby 1816 aged 79 years. Dorathea their daughter died 8th Septr 1789 aged 14 years. Jannet their daughter died 23 Decr 1834 aged 62 years. Elisabeth their daughter who died September 24th 1838 aged 63 years.
160In affectionate remembrance of James Douglas who died at Ardwall Cottage 4th Nov 1889 aged 96 years. Dorothea Cumming his wife who also died at Ardwall Cottage 7th Nov 1872 aged 79 years. Also their children Williamina widow of John McWhan died 20th Feb 1879 aged 50 years. Margaret widow of Charles McBurnie died 26th April 1899 aged 63 years. Robert died 10th October 1911 aged 71 years. Mary widow of James Brown died 10th Jany 1915 aged 73 years. Agnes died 15th June 1918 aged 96 years.
161Erected by James Milroy in memory of his children Jane, Andrew & Roseann who all died in infancy. The erector died 26 June 1873 aged 73 years. Also Harriet Cunningham his wife who died 27 Sept 1880 aged 80 years. Janet their daughter died at Bringsty, Whitburn 16 Jan 1879 aged 38 years.
162In memory of Peter McClellan who died at Calside of Rusko on the 16 June 1867 aged 78 years. Also Grace McLachlan his wife who died 10 Dec 1877 aged 82 years. Erected by Samuel McClellan their son and Margaret Haining his spouse. Also the above Samuel McClellan who died at Gatehouse 3rd Octr 1899 aged 68 years.
163In memory of Agnes Hannah Millar wife of John Orr, Gardener, Gatehouse died 25th February 1876 aged 68 years. William John their son died 15th June 1839 aged 3 months. The said John Orr died 28th Feb 1886 aged 88 years. Jane his daughter, widow of John Rudge died at Dudley 30th May 1884 aged 42 years. Mary, widow of William Johnstone died at Edinburgh 19th July 1903. Elizabeth widow of John Lothian died at Dunedin, Christmas 1903. Also in pleasant Remembrance of John Orr, Shoemaker, Gatehouse who died 25th Feb 1854 aged 85 years. Rachel his daughter died 15th May 1862 aged 67 years. Mary died 1st March 1879 aged 80 years.
164Hire lays the body of the deceased Charles Selkirk who died in Gatehouse the 5 Nov 1789 aged 57 years. He lived esteemed and died lamented by all who knew him.
Erected by James & John Selkirk.(?)
165Sacred to the memory of Nicholas Carson spouse of James Milroy, Whiteside who departed this life 15 Octor 1843 aged 61 years. Thomas their son died 12th June 1834 aged 4 years. Samuel Carson, stepson of the erector died 1st January 1833 aged 25 years. John their son of Walsall who died at Birmingham 18 April 1850 aged 34 years. Also the erector who died 1st Jany 1873 aged 88 years. Also Robert son of the erector who died 17 Oct 1873 aged 55 years. Also Jessie their daughter died 9th Feby 1906 aged 86 years. Also William B. Campbell died at Gatehouse 16th Feby 1918 (1915 ?) aged 72 years. Also Nicholas Campbell his wife died at Glasgow 9th Jany 1921 aged 64 years. Also Elizabeth their daughter died 3rd Sept 1906 aged 16 years.
166Here lys the remains of John Carson who lived in Auchenlarie & died Sept 12 1762 aged 90 and Janet Gonn his wife who died Decr 1739 aged 57 years. Also Grace Carson who died Decr 25th 1799 aged 86 years.
167This stone was erected to the memory of Agnes Murray, by John and Mary Kelvie her son-in-law and daughter who died at Skyreburn the 20th Feby 1835 aged 73 years.
168Erected by Agnes Logie to the memory of her husband John Broadfoot, Tidesman who died 18th Decr 1813 aged 41 years. Also Robert their son who died 23rd Septr 1809 aged 4 years. Also Robert their son, Commander of the ship Davenport of Liverpool who died at Macoe in China 5th August 1843 aged 30 years. Also Eliza their daughter wife of Ebenezer Gladstone, Wine Merchant of Liverpool who died 3rd January 1845 aged 33 years. Departed this life in Manchester on the 23 Jany 1861 in the 42d year of her age, Eliza?beth wife of Capn. John Broadfoot and third daughter of John Gladstone, Esq, Engineer.
Reverse - Also of Capn David Broadfoot second son of the said John Broadfoot who died in South Australia 11 October 1853 aged 46 years. Also of Agnes Broadfoot relict of the above named John Broadfoot who died at Manchester 21 March 1858 aged 78 years. Captain John Broadfoot their son died at Laurel Bank, Gatehouse 14th April 1867 aged 57 years. Euphemia Ross Broadfoot relict of the above named Capt. John Broadfoot died there 11th June 1898 aged 76 years. John Fraser Broadfoot only son of the said Captain John Broadfoot died at Gatehouse 30th April 1913 aged 48 years.
169In loving memory of James Martin who died 31st May 1885 aged 70 years. And Mary Davidson his wife who died 18th June 1896 aged 82 years. Also James their son who died 25th Sept 1870 aged 25 years. And Elizabeth their daughter who died 26th Feby 1919 aged 77 years. Also Jessie Martin who died 22nd May 1936 aged 63 years. Also Mary Martin died 6th Oct 1954 aged 90 years.
170Erected by John Hyslop in memory of Robert Hyslop his son who died at Greenock 3rd May 1876 aged 22 years.
171Erected by Alexander Caig in memory of Agnes Halliday his wife who died at Laggan May 2nd 1877 aged 65 years. Also the erector who died 27th May 1892 aged 85 years. Also Alexander Caig his son who died at Laggan 31st July 1928 aged 79 years. Also Isabella Caig his daughter who died at Fleet Street, Gatehouse 6th Novr 1935 aged 86 years. Also Agnes Jane Caig his daughter who died at Kirkcudbright 15th Sept 1942 aged 81 years.
172Erected by John Ritson in memory of his son John who died in Fleet Street, Gatehouse Decemr 16th 1841 aged 8 months. Also Elizabeth Campbell his wife who died Septr 12th 1842 aged 25 years.
173Erected by Robert Campbell in Enrick-Mill in memory of his wife Mary Connell who died on the 23rd of June 1843 aged 55 years. Also Robert and Margaret their children who died in infancy.
174Erected by Jane Sproat in memory of her father John Sproat who died aged 87 years. Jane Donaldson her mother died aged 86 years. Agnes her sister died aged 64 years. Jane Sproat the erector died at Kintbury Bucks 12th Feby 1906 aged 87 years.
175Erected to the memory of William Maben who died at Pulcree Cottage 30th April 1876 (1872 ?) aged 76 years. Also Elizabeth his sister who died 19th May 1859 aged 80 years. Also Margaret his sister who died 30th March 1860 aged 79 years. Also William Robertson who died 31st July 1868 aged 80 years. Annie Dickson Maben only daughter of the above William Maben who died at Pulcree Cottage 18th May 1876 aged 21 years. Thomas F. Maben his son who died at Boatgreen 8th Dec 1884 aged 15 years. Anna Geddes his wife who died at Boatgreen 3rd March 1893 aged 57 years.
176Erected by Mary Morran in memory of Catherine Logan her mother who died 24 Oct 1889 aged 57 years.
177Erected in memory of Edward Fitzpatrick who died 24 May 1861 aged 64 years. Elizabeth Cosgrove his wife who died 29 Dec 1869 aged 72 years. Also Agnes their daughter who died 23 Nov 1869 aged 25 years. Mary Logan wife of Denis Fitzpatrick who died at Gatehouse 4th Nov 1894 aged 68 years. Denis Fitzpatrick who died at Gatehouse 2nd May 1897 aged 72 years. John Fitzpatrick who died at Gatehouse 10th April 1895 aged 57 years. Susan Fitzpatrick who died at Gatehouse 17th Nov 1896 aged 68 years.
178Erected by Ann Brown in memory of her husband Moses McKie who died 18 Nov 1856 aged 68 years. Agnes Crawford her mother died 15th March 1865 aged 103 years. Also the erector died 31 Dec 1875 aged 84 years.
179In memory of James Coltart who died at Gatehouse 3rd Sept 1857 aged 26 years. Also his father James Coltart who died at Gatehouse 4th Nov 1859 aged 63 years. Also Maggie Coltart his sister who died at Liverpool 14th January 1865 aged 30 years. Also Elizabeth Halliday his mother who died 5th February 1882 aged 83 years.
180Erected by William Caig in memory of his father and mother, John Caig and Grace Connell, the former died Sept 20th 1831 aged 63 years, the latter died April 28th 1818 aged 52 years. And of their children viz: Marion their daughter died June 16th 1810 aged 19 years. James their son died May 4th 1833 aged 41 years. Grace their daughter, (and wife of William Turner) died July 19th 1835 aged 39 years. Also Agnes their daughter died in infancy. Edward their son died 8th Feb 1845 aged 47 years. Also the erector who died 9th June 1874 aged 72 years.
181In memory of Alexander Dickson who died at Skyreburn Mill 17th April 1842 aged 49 years. And Jane Henry his wife who died 13th November 1869 aged 74 years. And also of their children. Samuel who died 16th October 1841 aged 1 year. Georgina Maxwell who died at Valleyfield 15th May 1846 aged 14 years. Margaret wife of Robert Johnstone who died at New York 5th May 1851 aged 24 years. David Maxwell who died at Sheffield 30th October 1851 aged 23 years. Mary who also died at Sheffield 2nd November 1851aged 21 years. John who died at Blackburn 15th April 1868 aged 47 years. Janet who died at Whiteside 8th Sep 1880 aged 60 years. William Henry who died at Sheffield 27th November 1871 aged 52 years.
182Also in memory of James who died at Whiteside 9th January 1884 aged 61 years. Thomas who died at Sheffield 1st July 1895 aged 57 years. Jane wife of Peter McKinnel who died at Glasgow 19th February 1900 aged 76 years. Alexander who died at Holmpark, Creetown 6th March 1904 aged 69 years. Elizabeth wife of Thomas Hamilton who died at Penkiln 10th Jany 1908 aged 75 years. Robert who died at Holmpark, Creetown 27th June 1910 aged 85 years.
183Erected by Willm Kie, Mason in Gatehouse in memory of his son John who died 24th Jany 1826 aged 20 months. And Helen his daughter who died 26th July 1826, aged 3 years. Also James his son who died Aug 4th 1836 aged 4 months. Also William his son who met with death by drowning, while amusing himself with his schoolfellows on the ice on the Long Lochboreland Hill 18 Decr 1841 aged 11 years. William Kie the erector whose body is interred in Iona, died at Ardfinaig 18th June 1848 aged 58 years. Agness McKie his wife died at Gatehouse 7 Jan 1867 aged 70 years.
“Life, how short (sweet ?); Eternity how long”. (?)
Reverse - Also Mary Kie who died in Garlieston 7 August 1840 aged 19 years. David his son aged 22 years, who lost his life swimming ashore from the wreck of the ‘Royal Charter’ 26 Oct 1859, his body lies in Moelfra Churchyard, Wales. John his son who died in London 7 Dec 1859 aged 32 years.
184Here lies the corpse of James Brea of Little Large in Parish of Orre he died in Miekelle Glen March 4th 1769 aged 55 years.
185Stone broken into 3 pieces.
186In memory of John McClive, Mason, Gatehouse who died 5 Octr 1845 aged 78 years. Also James Lightbody who died at Barlocco, Twynholm 8 March 1857 aged 51 years. And of Robert McClive who died. at Barlocco, Twynholm 12 Nov 1858 aged 86 years. Also Elizabeth Satterthwaite wife of John McClive who died at Barlocco, Twynholm 21 June 1862 aged 100 years. Also their two children, William and Margaret who died young. William McC Lightbody son of James Lightbody who died at Liverpool 27 Nov 1892 aged 58 years. Isabella Lightbody daughter of William McC Lightbody who died at Liverpool 6 Nov 1894 aged 28 years. Elizabeth, widow of James Lightbody who died at Liverpool 16 Dec 1895 aged 82 years. Jessie Gibson, widow of William McC Lightbody who died at Liverpool 11 June 1897 aged 58 years.
Reverse - Also in memory of Clive V. Davies only son of John and Elizabeth McClive Davies who died at Thurlby, Lincolnshire 20 Jany 1902 aged 7 years.
187In memory of James McLachlan who died 3rd Nov 1846. Mary his daughter died 12th Oct 1844. Janet Thompson his mother in law died 14th Feb 1851. Also Janet McClive, his wife who died 15th Aug 1881 aged 76 years. Richard McDade his son-in-law who died 13th March 1904 aged 80 years. Jessie McLachlan wife of Richard McDade who died 5th May 1904 aged 78 years. Maggie daughter of Richard & Jessie McDade who died at Creetown Feb 25th 1865 aged 5 years. James their eldest son who died at Virginia City, Nev., U.S.A., May 26th 1886 aged 32 years. Hugh, second son died at Gatehouse July 10th 1913 aged 57 years. Also William son of the above James McLachlan who died at Virginia City, Nev., U.S.A., Jan 7th 1889 aged 50 years.
188Sacred to the memory of John Balston who departed this life, (at Gatehouse) 20th September 1874 aged 79 years. Also Catherine wife of the above who departed this life 13th December 1874 aged 77 years.
189‘Ora pro nobis’ Bernard Docherty died at Gatehouse 12th Feb 1895 aged 85 years. R.I.P. Anne his wife died 6th Feb 1888 aged 66 years. R.I.P. Annie their daughter died 13th Dec 1875 aged 20 years. R.I.P. James their son died 1st Sept 1912 aged 58 years. R.I.P. John, William and Mary died in infancy. R.I.P. Catherine Docherty youngest daughter died 20th Jan 1947 on whose souls sweet Jesus have mercy.
190Erected by Agnes Hutcheson in memory of her husband John McCaa who died at Upper Rusco 1 May 1863 aged 56 years. Also Agnes Hutcheson his wife who died at Bents, Minnigaff 27th May 1868 aged 68 years.
191Erected by James Holms, Mariner in memory of his son Thomas a young man of amiable disposition who died much regreted in Wigton, Cumberland 18th June 1839 aged 24 years. Also Andrew McMinn his brother-in-law who died in Gatehouse 25th March 1845 aged 70 years. Also James Holmes the erector who died 8 July 1859 aged 75 years. Jane McMinn his wife died 12 Feb 1860 aged 81 years. Also Elizabeth Holmes his daughter who died at 5 Shamrock Street, W. Glasgow 3d May 1895 aged 77 years.
Reverse - Also in memory of Samuel Bennet who died 29th June 1876 aged 33 years. Jane his daughter died 29 July 1876 aged 4 months.
192Erected by James Donely in memory of his daughter Margret who died 5th Janry 1845 aged 13 years. Mary Donely his wife died 6th June 1869 aged 84 years. James Donely the erector died 15th Octr 1876 aged 92 years.
193Erected by Margaret Brandreth of Preston in memory of Andrew Watt who died at Skyreburn 5th December 1849. Also Hannah McKean his wife who died 10th April 1849. And of his children James died in Australia A.D. 1858. Mary…… Margaret died 19th March 1853. Charles died 20 March 1863. Janet died 1 March 1867 aged 76 years.
194Stone surrounded by wall — Erected by Robert Hannay, Esq., of Rusko in memory of his father Robert Hannay of Rusko who died Feby 24th 1836 aged 77 years. Also of his daughter Janet Kerr who died June 25th 1843 aged 5 years and 9 months. Here rest also the remains of the first above named Robert Hannay Esqr. of Rusko who died at Springfield, Ulverston on the 30th Sept 1874 in the 68 year of his age. “The mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him”. Also Bridget his widow who died at Daltongate House, Ulverston 20th April 1879 aged 70 years. “She is not dead but sleepeth” “the weary are at rest”.
195ed 8th Jany 1856 aged 40 years. Agnes Robison wife of the erector died 20th Feby 1858 aged 66 years. Robert D. Stewart died 16 Sept 1872 aged 36 years.
Side - Anne Jones Tait granddaughter of the erector died 5 March 1860 aged 5 years. Also Agnes Tait died 16 January 1861 aged 17 years. Maggie the wife of J. Bateman died at Idle, Yorkshire Aug 1888 aged 38. Thomas B Tait, son-in-law of the erector who died 13th May 1891 aged 81 years. Henrietta wife of J. Glendinning who died 17th July 1908 aged 60 years. Isabella Stewart wife of Thomas B. Tait who died 26th March 1915 aged 97 years. Catherine R. Tait who died 11th December 1925 aged. 85 years. “She hath done what she could”. Andrew Clark Tait died 15th April 1939, born 13th April 1852.
196Erected in memory of William McInally who died at Hinton, Gatehouse 18th July 1876 aged 55 years. Also Mary Ann his daughter who died at Laggan, Gatehouse 23rd June 1890 aged 37 years. Also Mary Ann Sturgeon his wife who died at Graigenally, Crossmichael 27th Decr 1903 aged 85 years. Also Harriet Jane McInally who died at Moat Brae Nursing Home, Dumfries 4th July 1921 aged 44 years.
197In affectionate remembrance of James Buchanan who died at Gatehouse 16 May 1881 aged 32 years.
I was so long with pain opressed,
Which wore my strength away,
It made me long for endless rest,
Which never can decay.
In peace he lived, in peace he died his life was asked, but was denied.
Also of John, Elizabeth, Joseph, Maggie, Lizzie, Joseph, Catherine his brothers and sisters who died young. Jane his sister wife of John Fleming who died 10 Sep 1884 aged 32 years. Also Joseph Buchanan his father who died 23 June 1889 aged 64 years. Elizabeth Campbell his mother who died 29 May 1906 aged 79 years.
198Erected by William Bighom in memory of Thomas Bighom his father who died in Gatehouse 13 Decr 1844 aged 59 years. Also Robert Bighom his brother who died 2nd Feby 1821 aged 5 years. Also John Bighom his brother who died at sea on board the ship ‘Huntley’ of Liverpool 21 Feby 1832 aged 18 years. Also Margaret Hogg wife of Thomas Bighorn who died 6 April 1857 aged 73 years.
199Erected by John Caig in memory of Ephraim Caig his father who died at Rusko Lodge 14th October 1874 aged 62 years. Also James & Robert his brothers who died in infancy. Sarah McMiken his mother who died at Margarie, Borgue 22nd October 1880 aged 61 years. Also the children of Alexr & Annie Caig, Mary Johnstone Caig died at Margarie, Borgue 21st Feb 1884 aged 3 months. Also Mary Ann Caig died at Halfwayhouse 6th Sept 1888 aged 7 days. Also Alexander Caig died at Halfwayhouse, Borgue 24th Feb 1893 aged 9 months. On 27th June 1908 at Okland, Cal., U.S.A., Sarah Caig aged 47 years, youn?gest daughter of the above Ephraim Caig. Also Alexander Caig son of the above Ephraim Caig who died at Arnsheen, Barrhill 28th Octr 1938 aged 87 years. Also Annie Chesney wife of the above Alexander Caig who died at Arnsheen, Barrhill 12th Feby 1940 aged 84 years.
200Erected to the memory of Alexander Henry who died at Castle Cottage, Anwoth 15th Nov 1882 aged 77 years. Also of Margaret McCreadie his widow who died at DeeView, Tongland 5th April 1904 aged 85 years. By their sons Thomas, Alexander and James. (B. Paterson).
201Erected by Charles Ramsay in memory of Robert Ramsay his father who died at Goat-End Sep 7th 1847 aged 80 years. Also Alexander Ramsay who died Nov 22nd 1840 aged 19 years & 1 month. Also Annie McLean Ramsay who died May 13th 1841 aged 15 years & 6 months. Also Marion McAdam his mother who died 27th March 1861 aged 76 years.
Reverse – Also in memory of Jane Macnish Ramsay who died 9th May 1899 aged 86 years.
202Erected to the memory of Daniel McLachlan who died 27th October 1811 aged 55 years. Alexander his son died 3rd July 1814 aged 22 years. Mary his daughter died 27th August 1839 aged 44 years. Mary Bland spouse to Daniel McLachlan who died 9th May 1850 aged 84 years, Margaret his daughter died 17th January 1868 aged 71 years.
203Here lyes the corpse of John McCoskrie. He lived in Lagan Mullen. He dyed 1718 aged 44. Likewise the corpse of Mary Carson his spouse. she died February the -- 1737 aged 71. This stone was erected by John McCoskrie their son.
Reverse – This stone is sacred to the memory of John McCoskrie who died the 8th of May 1765 aged 64.
204Erected by Alexander Gardiner in memory of Mary Hamilton his wife who died at Killeron 24th May 1852 aged 31 years. Mary her only infant child died at the same time. Alex Gardiner the erector died at Killeron 3rd April 1891 aged 74 years. Mary Hunter wife of the erector died at Killeron 11th Dec 1897 aged 62 years. James their eldest son who died 3rd June 1916 aged 50 years. Robert their second son, born at Killeron, died at Blackloch 27th Feb 1930 aged 68 years. Alexander their third son died at Dumfries on 22nd July 1943 aged 77 years.
205Erected by Samuel Blythe, Postmaster, Gatehouse in memory of his infant son Samuel, born February XIX, died XVII November MDCCCLI. Mary Elizabeth his daughter died 8 July 1860 aged 23 years. Also the erector who died 10th Nov 1866 aged 67 years. Also Jane Douglas relict of the above who died at Wigan 2nd October 1897 aged 84 years. Her remains are interred at Bury.
206Emma Moules, widow of William Harris, London died at the Anwoth Cottage Hospital 2nd July 1892 aged 46 years and is buried here.
“Just as I am without one plea,
But that thy blood was shed for me,
And that thou bidd’st me come to thee,
O, Lamb of God I come.”
207Sacred to the memory of Peter and Mary Hanlon, also their daughters Margaret, Rose Anne, died March 10th 1911 and Bridget who died 11th March 1912.
208Sacred to the memory of Isabella Hall, the beloved wife of Robt Carson who died at Boreland Cottage in this Parish on the 15 of April 1848 aged 59 years. PSALM. LV.14.
209Erected by James Brown, Drummuckloch in memory of Mary Brown his daughter who died 7 Feb 1850 aged 20 years. Also Sarah Brown his daughter died 23 May 1850 aged 29 years. Also Agnes Brown his daughter who died 17 Jan 1852 aged 35 years. Also the erector James Brown who died 15 Sep 1853 aged 67 years. Also Jane Henderson his wife who died 8 March 1856 aged 69 years. Also William Brown his son who died at Drurnmuckloch 5 May 1880 aged 61 years. Also May Brown his sister who died in Fleet Street, Gatehouse 29 June 1881 aged. 86 years. Also John Brown his second son who died at Drummuckloch 3rd March 1894 aged 68 years. Also James Brown his son who died at Drummuckloch 29th June 1896 aged 64 years.
210Erected by Joan McClymont in Calside in memory of Jane Fergusson her mother who died 26 Jan 1849 aged 49 years. Also Hugh McClymont her father died 29 June 1860 aged 72 years. Joan McClymont the erector died at Fleet Cottage, Gatehouse 21 Aug 1901 aged 76 years.
211Erected by James McClymont in memory of Maggie McClymont his daughter who died at Glen 9th Feb 1877 aged 18 years. Ps. 121. Also Hugh McClymont his son who died at Glen 16th Feb 1878 aged 21 years. Rev 7.17. Flora McClellan his wife who died at Fleet Cottage, Gatehouse 19th Oct 1903 aged 68 years. The above James McClymont died at Gatehouse 3rd June 1921 aged 90 years.
212Erected by John McKeand in memory of his son John who after a lingering illness died at Ardwall Lodge 13 Dec 1877 aged 27 years. Also John McKeand the erector who died 8 January 1891 aged 61 years. 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. Also Isabella Buchannan his wife who died 6th January 1896 aged 64 years. Also Walter McKeand ninth son of the above who died 26th Sept 1895 aged 26 years. Also William fourth son of the above who died at Perth 6th May 1933 aged 76 years.
213Erected by Andrew McLelland in memory of Mary Milligan his wife who died at Hinton 5 Nov 1846 aged 82 years. Also Mary McLelland his daughter who died at Grange of Cree 3 May 1809 aged 3 years. Also William McLelland his son who died in India 1823 aged 24 years. Also Agness McClure his mother who died at Hinton 17 February 1843 aged 90 years. Also the said Andrew McLelland, Farmer, Hinton who died there 19th Oct 1861 aged 85 years.
Reverse — Also Euphemia Arnot wife of Edwin Cooper who died 14th July 1858. Also of their daughter Agnes died 7 July 1870 aged 15 years. Elizabeth died 3rd Oct 1878 aged 29 years. Also the above Edwin Cooper died at The Bogue, Creetown 24 Feb 1904 aged 87 years. Edwin Cooper his grandson died in U.S.A. 22nd Aug 1902 aged 34 years.
214Erected by William McMurray in memory of his father Nathan McMurray, Smith & Bellhanger who died at Gatehouse 7 Feb 1847 aged 37 years. Also Eliza Hyslop wife of William McMurray who died at Manchester 18 March 1870 aged 33 years. And of their children, Maggie, Robert, Agnes & John who died young. Also Agnes third daughter of William McMurray and Janet McKean who died at Gatehouse 25 Aug 1878 aged 6 weeks. Also Nathan McMurray eldest son of William McMurray who died at Wigtown on 3 Sep 1882 aged 22 years and was interred in Wigtown Churchyard. “Not dead but sleepeth”.
215Erected by Edward Mullan in memory of his daughter Jannet Mullan who died 14 May 1822 aged 1 year & 2 months. Also Mary Ann Mullan who died 12 March 1844 aged 22 years. Also Peter Lennox Mullan his son who died 16 March 1860 aged 27 years. Also Edward Mullan his son who died at sea off the west coast of Africa 4 May 1866 aged 23 years and 8 days.
216Erected by Hugh Milligan (in memory of ?) Victoria Adelaide his daughter who died at Gatehouse etc. 20th October 1866 aged 57 years. Agnes Isabella Dinwoodie (his wife) who died at Crabster, Thurso, Caithness on the – January 1869 aged – years and is interred here. Hugh Milligan the erector died in Glasgow (?) 23rd Dec 1873 and is interred here. Note – This stone is almost entirely obliterated.
217Erected in memory of John Gemmell who died at Fininness, Parish of Balmaghie 5 Feb 1864 aged 84 years. John his son died in infancy, Sep 1815. Janet his fourth daughter died at Nether Rusko in this Parish 1 Nov 1847 aged 22 years. Robert his fourth son died at Orillia, Canada West, 1 April 1863 aged 36 years. John his son died at Tuckersmith, Canada West 12 July 1864 aged 46 years. Helen Symington wife of John Gemmell who died at Fininness, Parish of Balmaghie on the 3 December 1868 aged 77 years. Gavin his son who died at Pulcree, Parish of Anwoth 30 August 1871 aged 38 years. Andrew Young his son-in-law who died at Crossmichael 23 December 1876 aged 72 years. James eldest twin son who died at Pulcree 21 Jan 1888 aged 57 years. David youngest twin son who died at Albert street, Dalbeattie 3 June 1895 aged 62 years.
Reverse - Elizabeth wife of Andrew Young died at Manchester July 21st 1900 aged 84 years. Helen Rachel his third daughter died at Castle-Douglas 13 May 1899 aged 75 years.
218In memory of Robert Houstoun of the Inland Revenue who died at Gatehouse 30th March 1858.
219In memory of Agnes Paterson wife of John Cowan who died at Cardoness 19th June 1846 aged 92 years. Also the said John Cowan who died there 3 November 1848 aged 99 years. Margaret Cowan his daughter who died 31 March 1863 aged 84 years.
220In memory of John McLean, M.D. born at ----. Died at Gatehouse on the 6th June 1855 (?)
Note : this stone is much obliterated.
221Stone surrounded by railings - Erected by Samuel Menzies, Tanner, Gatehouse in memory of Nicholas Carson his wife who died 17th August 1836 aged 31 years. The erector died 9th 0ctober 1877 aged 90? years. And of Margaret their daughter who died 28th February 1833 aged 8 days. Also William their son who died at St Annes-on-Sea 3rd Decr 1911 aged 77 years, and is buried there.
222On Wall - Sacred to the memory of Anna wife of Henry Heywood of Stockport who departed this life November Vth MDCCCXLIII aged XLV years. Requiescat in pace.
223Sacred to the memory of Mary Ramage who died at Boreland of Anwoth XIIIth November MDCCCXXXVI aged XXXVII years. Erected by her affectionate brother William. The erector William Ramage an elder in this Parish died at Laurel Bank, Gatehouse June XVII MDCCCLII aged LXX years. Also here is interred Janet Kirkpatrick his wife who died at Edinburgh VIII June MDCCCLXIV aged LXVII years.
224Erected by John Sproat in memory of Catherine Blair his wife who died at Gatehouse 5 June 1847 aged 77 years. John Sproat the erector who died December 21 1852 aged 78 years.
225Erected by Hugh Hamilton in memory of Gavin Hamilton his son who died at Newton 26 February 1851 aged 11 years. Also David Hamilton his son who died 25 February 1862 aged 19 days. Also of Mary Craig his wife who died at New¬ton 28th July 1883 aged 65 years. Hugh Morton his son who died at New York 26th July 1884 aged 26 years. Also Margaret Jane his daughter who died 8th Nov 1885 aged 29 years. Hugh Hamilton the erector died at Newton 10th August 1890 aged 83 years. John Hamilton his son who died at Meikle Richorn, Dalbeattie 17 June 1893 aged 47 years. Mary Craig Hamilton wife of John Grierson died at Castle Douglas 9th May 1895 aged 40 years. Gavin Hamilton his son died at Dalbeattie 4th March 1900 aged 48 years. Agnes Hamilton McConnell his daughter died at Castle Douglas 19th Oct 1927 aged 78 years.
Reverse – Also Mary Craig McConnell, widow of L.A.Conser died at Baker, Montana, U.S.A. aged 73 years.
226Sacred to the memory of Marion Jane daughter of Rev T. Johnstone, Minister of Anwoth who died on the 13th July 1847 aged 2 years. Luke XVIII.16.17. Also of Helen his daughter who died in infancy, A.D. 1849. Also of Margaret Adamson his wife who died 4 November 1859 aged 38 years. Also of his eldest daughter Anne Harriet wife of Rev W. McM. Black, Minister of St Marks Church, Montreal who died there 21st Oct 1871 aged 29 years.
Reverse - Also in memory of Robert Adamson Johnstone his younger son who died at Montreal, Canada 24th Nov 1879 aged 28 years. “He that soweth to the spirit, shall of the spirit reap life everlasting”. Gal 6.8. Also of Thomas Johnstone his elder son who died at Silloth, Cumberland 11th April 1900 aged 53 years, and is buried there.
Side - Also in memory of the Revd Thomas Johnstone, Minister of Anwoth from March 28th 1839 when he was ordained till June 11th 1875 when he died aged 60 years. “Your fathers, where are they? And the prophets do they live forever?” Zechariah 1.5. Also in loving memory of Janet Wilson eldest daughter of the Revd Thomas Johnstone and widow of the late Surgeon General David Cullen of Cheltenham died 12th August 1922. Also Lilias Johnstone his youngest daughter who died at Kippford 10th April 1934 aged 78 years.
227Gavin Cullen born at Gibraltar Jan 25 1869 died at Carlisle April 6 1881. “In thy presence is fulness of joy, at thy right hand there are pleasures forever more”. To the beloved memory of their eldest son, D. Cullen, M.D., D.Sc. and J.W. Johnstone, his wife, place this stone.
228In loving memory of Margaret Johnstone eldest daughter of the Rev W.M. Black Minister of Anwoth died 23rd February 1899 aged 29 years.
229In loving memory of the Rev. William Macmillan Black, founder and for ten years Minister of St Mark’s Church, Montreal and for almost twenty six years Minister of this Parish: born Montreal 12 Dec 1839 where he died 16 Dec 1901 and is buried there in Mount Royal Cemetery. And of Annie Harriet Johnstone his first wife who died at Montreal 21 October 1871. And of Margaret Johnstone their eldest daughter born Anwoth June 1869 died in Edinburgh February 1899. John Greenshields their second son born Montreal Sept 1867 died in Edinburgh April 1903. Edward their eldest son born in Montreal Oct 1865 died Sept 1904 at Beconsfield, Bucks where he is buried. And of his family by his second wife William Macmillan their eldest son, Capt. and Adjut. 58 Vaughan’s Rifles, F.F. Indian Army born 12 Sept 1883 fell in action near Festubert 31 Oct 1914, buried at Bethune, France. And of Amy, his second wife, eldest daughter of J.J. Greenshields of Singapore, born there 1856, died at Old Colyn, 8 May 1920. Anwoth Manse was her home from 1889 to 1902 and she now sleeps here. “Blessed are the pure in heart”. And of Elizabeth McCulloch their second daughter born at Anwoth Nov.1888, died at Torquay 8 Nov 1921 and is laid to rest here. R.I.P.
And now abideth faith, hope, charity these three, but the greatest test of these is charity. 1.Cor 13.13
230To perpetuate the remembrance of a beloved and only son this stone is erected by Robert and Margaret Little in memory of Peter Stewart Little who died in Gatehouse 14 November 1851 aged 21 years and 5 months. Robert Little one of the erectors died 11 Feb 1860 aged 57 years. Margaret Little the other erector died 22d February 1875 aged 51 years.
231In memory of John Blain, Farmer, Upper Rusko who died there on the 17th June 1896 aged 64 years. An honest man’s the noblest work of God. Also Alexander Blain, Abbey Cottage, Creetown, nephew of the above who died 12 Jan 1961 aged 85 years.
232Sacred to the memory of Alexander Black who died at Boatgreen 22 Sep 1858 aged 49 years. Isabella his daughter died 13 July 1847 aged 10 years. James his son died at Manchester 14 Dec 1871 aged 32 years. Mary McWhinnie his wife died 29 Nov 1878 aged 77 years. Mary Elizabeth Black his grand-daughter who died at Boatgreen 22 July 1882 aged 18 years and 5 months. John his son died at Boatgreen 23 May 1894 aged 61 years. Jane his daughter died at Glasgow 3 Feb 1919 aged 84 years.
233Sacred to the memory of Samuel son of Peter Kelly, Arkland, aged XII years, and James son of John McKean, Pulcree, aged XI years who were drowned while bathing together near Skyreburn Bridge on the XVI July MDCCCL. Companions at the same school and sharers in the same sad fate. Their sorrowing parents have laid them here in the same grave in the humble hope that through the merits of Jesus they shall be made partakers of the same glorious resurrection. II Sam I.XXIII. They were lovely and pleasant in their lives and in their death they were not divided.
Side - Also in memory of Peter Kelly who died at Arkland 20th March 1886 aged 89 years. Janet Douglas his daughter who died 21 June 1846 aged 18 years. Mary Donaldson his wife who died at Arkland 13th Novr 1894 aged 91 years. Mary Kirkpatrick Kelly his daughter who died at Castle Douglas 21st June 1905 aged 72 years. Interred at Crossmichael. Elizabeth Kirkpatrick Kelly his daughter who died at Seagate, Creetown 9 March 1907 aged 76 years. John Kelly his son who died at Girvan 29th May 1914 in his 74th year. James Kelly died 15th Octr 1922 aged 94 years.
234Erected by in memory of his daughter Isabella who died 1st August 1868 aged 2 years & 7 months. Also Margaret his daughter who died 13 Feb 1873 aged 15 years & 6 months. Also Elizabeth Jane his 3rd daughter & wife of William Moyes who died in London 9th October 1895 aged 33 years. Also John his 3rd son who died 7th April 1896 aged 31 years. Also James Henry the erector who died 6th July 1913 aged 83 years. Also Jane Harper widow of James Henry who died 19th Sept 1913 aged 81 years. Also Robert his eldest son who died at Catherine Street, Gatehouse 3rd April 1934 aged 80 years. Also Mary his daughter died 16th Decr 1938 aged 79 years.
235Erected by Samuel Henry in memory of his son Robert who died 12th Jan 1862 aged 34 years. Also Margaret McKie his wife who died 5 January 1875 aged 74 years. Samuel Henry the erector who died 8 March 1879 aged 79 years. Also John Caig his son-in-law who died at Fleet Street 10th August 1901 aged 59 years. Also Catherine his daughter wife of John Caig who died 7th July 1913 aged 78 years. Also Catherine Caig daughter of the above John Caig who died at Kilmarnock infirmary, May 23rd 1914 aged 43 years. Also John Caig son of the above who died at Glasgow 12th July 1938.
236Sacred to the memory of James McChlery, Esqre died at Rusco 29th August 1854 aged 39 years. Also Michael McChlery, Esqre died at Rusco 23rd June 1855 aged 47 years. Henry McChlery, Esqre who died at London 19 February 1889 aged 63 years. Grace McChlery died at Gatehouse 15 September 1893 aged 82 years.
Side - Sacred to the memory of Agnes Cavan wife of Thomas McChlery, Esq’re born 10th April 1785, died at Castramont 7th April 1854. Also the above Thomas McChlery born 30th November 1782, died at Castramont 15th March 1866.
237M. June 30th 1874, she breathed no breath, uttered no cry on earth. But joineth the choirs of Heaven before her birth.
238Illegible — Keltic Cross.
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240Plaque on Wall - Hoc Monumentum reficiendum curavit David McCulloch de Ardwall anno MDCCLXXX.
241In memory of Andrew Jameson, M.A., LL.B., Lord Ardwall, one of the senators of His Majesty’s College of Justice of Scotland, born at Ayr July 5th 1845, died at Edinburgh Nov 21st 1911. “The path of the just is as the shining light” Prov 4.18. Also of his grandson Andrew McCulloch son of Captain Jameson, 13th Bengal Lancers who died at Wellington, Madras on l0th May 1914 aged 5 months. “Suffer little children to come unto me”. Also of his wife Christian Robison McCulloch Jameson, Lady Ardwall, grand daughter of James Murray McCulloch, born at Ardwall 2nd August 1851, died at Ardwall 27th May 1940. “Neither death nor life shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord”.
242In memory of Walter William McCulloch youngest son on Walter and Katharine McCulloch. Born 2nd October 1950. Died 10th October 1950.
243Andrew John Christian the only son of John and Margaret Jameson he was born in Oxford on April 17th 1916 and died in Edinburgh on his 18th birthday. “Consummatus in brevi explevit tempora multa placita enim erat Deo anima illius”
244In memory of Andrew Christian McCulloch, Lieut. Royal Navy D.S.C., grandson of Lord & Lady Ardwall. He gave his life for his country on 30th March 1944 when he went down with H.M.S. Laforby in action against a submarine off the coast of Italy. “Went the day well ? We died and never knew. But well or ill, Britain, we died for you”. And of his father Major General Sir Andrew Jameson McCulloch, K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O., D.C.M., D.L., Chevalier of the Legion of Honour of Ardwall. Colonel of the Highland Light Infantry. Commander of the 64th Infantry Brigade during the first German War 1914 – 1918. Born 14th July 1876. Died 19th April 1960.
245Sacred to the memory of James Murray McCulloch, Esquire of Ardwall who died 2nd December 1857 aged 89 years. Christian Robison his wife who died 19th March 1853 aged 73 years. David his eldest son who died at Bombay 12th September 1858 aged 52 years. Agnes his eldest daughter who died 8th July 1854 aged 49 years. James Robison, his son, who died at Kingston, Jamaica Novem 1840 aged 28 years. Christian his daughter who died 1st August 1841 aged 21 years. Also Alexander McCulloch, Esquire of Kirkclaugh his brother who died November 1843 aged 70 years. Edward McCulloch born 27th March 1821, died 16th Jan 1864. Alexander McCulloch, Kirkclaugh born 15th Feb 1814, died 16th Aug 1887. Walter McCulloch, Esquire of Ardwall, born 21st November 1807, died 25th March 1892. Penelope Elizabeth McCulloch of Kirkclaugh born 5th Sept 1825, died 7th May 1896.
246Coat of Arms set into alcove - Rebuilt Anno 1710 by W M N S.
[William Maxwell Nicholas Stewart]
247Stone set into wall - Sacred to the memory of William Welsh who died at Little Borland 28th July 1870 aged 44 years. And of his children Jane died 5th February 1867 aged 5 years. Marion Clark died 10th February 1867 aged 1 month. Joseph died 8th May 1868 aged 10 years. Sarah Ann died 22nd October 1868 aged 4 years. John Turnbull Welsh died 23rd November 1885 aged 24 years & 9 months. Maggie wife of Robert Dalziel born 17th Aug 1862, died 10th June 1892, interred in St Michael’s Cemetery, Dumfries. Sarah Gordon Turnbull widow of the above William Welsh born at Dee Bank, Tongland 24th April 1834, died at Irelandton, Twynholm 11th Septr 1915. Also Jeanie who died at Snade, Glencairn, Dumfriesshire 25th April 1932 in her 64th year. Peace, perfect peace.
248Stone set into Wall - In memory of John Goldie some time in Nether Rusko who died at Gatehouse 23rd March 1902. Also his father John Goldie and his mother Barthea Bland both interred here.
249Plaque set into wall - In memory of Alick Robertson eldest son of Rev. John Robertson on Free Church Manse, Anwoth who was killed by falling over the Heuchs at Kirkclauch on the 22nd January 1869 aged 10 years. “And that from a child thou hast known the Holy Scriptures.” 2 Tim.III.15. And of Thomas his brother who died 25 June 1869 aged 4½ years. “Suffer little children to come unto me”. Mark X.14. And of John Paul Robertson who died on the 18th January 1874 aged 11 years and eleven months. “Forgiven for His Name’s sake”. 1 John 11.12. Cameron Miller Robertson who died 15th Sep 1875 aged 9 years. Rev. John Robertson for 33 year Minister of the Free Church, Girthon and Anwoth who died at Edinburgh 29th May 1882 aged 60 years. “Them also who sleep in Jesus will God bring with him”. 1 Thes IV.14. Beatrice Joanna his daughter who died 7th Feby 1898 aged 25 years. “Gods finger touched her and she slept”. Jane Paul wife of the Rev John Robertson died 8th Dec 1921 aged 86 years. “In everything give thanks“. 1 Thess V.18 George McBain youngest son died in Glasgow 13th August 1924 aged 53 years. “God is our refuge and strength”. Agnes Paul his eldest daughter born July 29 1860, died April 18 1926. “The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, gentleness, goodness, faith”. Gal V.22.
250Plaque over door way of old kirk - Anwoth old kirk, Samuel Rutherford, Minister from 1627 - 1638. Professor of Divinity and Principal of St Mary’s College 1641 - 1661, buried in the Cathedral grounds, St Andrew 1661. Counsellor in the westminister assembly of Divines: Author of famous "Letters" and "Lex Rex” Preacher of Permanent Renown: Reformer and Defender of the faith: Monument erected to his memory of the near-by hill 1842. “Fair Anwoth by the Solway”. “Glory, Glory dwelleth in emmanuels ------“.
Below plaque on archway - Built AD 1627.
251Erected by John Bailiff in loving memory of Richard Moody his son who died at Skyreburn 17th Sept 1896 aged 22 years. Also Agnes Henry his wife who died at Skyreburn 10th June 1899 aged 62 years. Also Maggie Lizzie his daughter who died at Glasgow March 16th 1902 aged 23 years. And is interred here. Also Julia died at Newmarket Oct 8th 1908 aged 43 years. John Bailiff the erector died 20th June 1924 aged 87 years.
252In memory of Alexander Kirk who died at Millmark 7 Nov 1862 aged 68 years. Maryanne T Kirk who died at Millmark 12 Dec 1875 aged 75 years. John Kirk who died at Skyreburn 5 May 1893 aged 92 years.
253Erected by John Swainson in memory of Margaret Fulton his mother-in-law who died 20th Sep 1864 aged 80 years. Also Margaret Swainson his wife who died at Woodend 1st May 1876 aged 74 years. Also John Swainson the erector born at Gartmel in Lancashire died at Woodend in this parish 15th March 1879 aged 75 years.
254Erected by James McQueen in memory of Mary McQueen wife of John Whan who died 8 August 1866 aged 23 years. Mary Whan their daughter died 27 August 1865 aged 1 year. James McQueen who died at Pitston, P.A. U.S.America 23 May 1872 aged 24 years. Also the erector James McQueen died at Creetown 9th Dec 1902 aged 76 years. Also his wife Helen McQueen died at Creetown 15 Dec 1902 aged 75 years.
255In memory of William J. Stark, for 48 years schoolmaster of Anwoth died 31st Dec 1898 aged 80 years. Also Charlotte Miller wife of the above died 19th Oct 1905 aged 80 years. John Swainson their son died 27th Jany 1905 aged 42 years. Andrew their son who died 25th Dec 1908 aged 47 years. William their son died 2nd May 1914 aged 67 years. Margaret their daughter died 2nd March 1924 aged 74 years. Elizabeth their daughter died 26th Nov 1932. Also Frances Stark their daughter wife of Robt Torrance, Stranraer died 3rd October 1945. Barbara their daughter died at Gatehouse 6th August 1949.
256Erected by Peter Court in memory of Isabella Hogg his wife who died at Goatend Cottage 17 March 1885 aged 28 years. Also Andrew Fergusson his grand?son who died at Conchieton Lodge April 1st 1903 aged 8 months. Also Peter Court died 9th Feb 1931 in his 78th year, at High Lodge, Barholm, Creetown. Also Margaret Allison his 2nd wife died 26th Nov 1960 aged 94 years.
257To the memory of Jane daughter of the late John Adamson, Burgh Officer, Annan for many years in service at Kirkclaugh died 1 August 1886. “Jesus said unto her I am the resurrection and the life, he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die”. St John XI.25/26.
258In loving memory of John McMeeking who died at Bush of Bield Oct 21st 1888 aged 73 years. Also Grace his daughter who died in infancy. Jane Robson his wife died at Dumfries Dec 5th 1891 aged 77 years.
259In loving memory of Agnes Nitters Bryan who died at Fleet Street, Gatehouse 3rd June 1901 aged 65 years. “Thy will be done”. William Bryan husband of the above who died at Gatehouse 17th June 1923 aged 82 years. “Rest in the Lord”.
260Here lies the mortal body of Colonel Charles Edward Stewart of Ornockenoch “A good soldier of Jesus Christ”, eldest son of Algernon Stewart and Charlotte Ann Clement his wife, Companion of the Order of the Bath, of St Michael & St George and of the Indian Empire. He served in the 27th Inniskilling Fusiliers and the Bengal Staff Corps. Also under the Foreign Office in Persia & in Russia as Consul General. Born at Rowanwellee, Ceylon, February 23 1836 died in London December 26 1904. Redeemed with the precious blood of Christ. Alive unto God for evermore. Alleluia.
Reverse - In loving memory of Anne Nairn widow of Colonel C.E. Stewart died April 6 1931 aged 88. Strong in the faith and the power of his love.
261Sacred to the memory of David Hunter who died at Caigton Parish of Buittle 24th Feb 1873 aged 43 years. Janet Hamilton his wife who also died at Caigton 11th Dec 1871 aged 29 years. Grace Grierson their daughter and wife of Robert L. Anderson died at Ekalaka, Montana, U.S.A. 28th Jany 1897 aged 32 years. Also Janet Hunter daughter of the above who died at Dumfries on 16th July 1904 aged 38 years.
James Hunter, 1861 - 1931
Mary H Emerson, 1862 - 1939
Hugh H Hunter, 1867 - 1930
262In memory of Elizabeth Clark wife of John Thomson, Farmer Laggan who died 11th January 1890 aged 65 years. Also the said John Thomson who died at The Hill, Balmaghie 26th April 1908 aged 83 years. Also Janet Turner (Jessie) their daughter who died at Manchester on 25th August 1917 aged 62 years.
263In memory of Henry Johnston who died 18th April 1925 aged 80 years. Also Isabella Barnet his wife died 13th Sept 1902 aged 57 years. Also their children: Maggie died 8th Octr 1892 aged 5 years. Robert died in infancy at Leven. Kate Johnston Moncur 1891 - 1970. And her husband David Moncur 1896 - 1983. Helen Husband Moncur 1916 – 1986.
264In loving memory of Andrew Gordon who died at Gatehouse 11th January 1917 aged 84 years. And Margaret McCallum his wife who died at Lauchentyre 12th Jany 1893 aged 61 years.
265Erected by William Paton in affectionate remembrance of his wife Mary Curdie who died at Lower Auchenlarie 7 March 1882 aged 46 years. William Paton the erector who died at Mains of Airies, Wigtownshire 21 September 1914 aged 80 years. 1882.
266Sacred to the memory of Anthony Richardson who died at Rusko on 10th August 1883.
Reverse - His remains removed from here and interred in the Cemetery at Whitehaven 22nd March 1910.
267In memory of David Clark, F.E.I.S. for 45 years teacher in Fleetside School, Gatehouse who died 29 Spottiswoode Street, Edinburgh 8th Feby 1918 aged 76 years. Wilfrid Thomas his third son who died at Fleetside Schoolhouse 9th Dec 1894 aged 6 months. Cecil his youngest son who died at 29 Spottiswoode, Edinburgh 20th April 1916 aged 16 years. Mary sister of the above David Clark who died at Montrose 6th Feby 1915 aged 85 years. Also in memory of Lieut.William Park,. D.L.I. son-in-law of the above David Clark who was killed at Epehy in France 21st March 1918 aged 32 years. Also Jane Duncan wife of David Clark who died at Edinburgh 7th Aug 1944 aged 82 years. John J. Clark their second son died at Edinburgh 20th Jany 1940 aged 47 years. David W. Clark their eldest son died at Edinburgh 25th Aug 1943 aged 52. Mollie their daughter, wife of 2nd Lieut.W. Park died 27th March 1969 aged 79. Gratefully remembered.
268Erected by Mary Waugh in memory of James Thompson her husband who died at Cardoness 14th Novr 1895 aged 71 years. Also Mary Waugh wife of the above who died at Crossmichael on 1st March 1907 aged 80 years. Also Grace their daughter died at Castle-Douglas Hospital 12 March 1945 aged 74 years. He giveth his beloved sleep.
269In loving memory of Helen the beloved daughter of James and Willie McGhie who died at Burnfoot Cottage on the 7th of September 1898 aged 16 years. Also Janet Wilson McGhie who died at Chaplerne Cottage on the 17th October 1910 aged 34 years. Also Staff Sgt William McCaa, R.F.A. late Ayrshire Yeomanry beloved husband of Thomasina McGhie who died at sea on board H.M.T. ‘Kinfauns Castle’ 11th Jany 1918 aged 32 years. Also the above James McGhie who died at Dalbeattie 2nd Feby 1919 aged 72 years. Also Willie his wife who died at Dalbeattie 13th Octr 1924 aged 82 years.
Thy Will be done.
270In memory of John McHolm Crocket who died 16th Sept 1896 aged 8 years. God knows best. Also Sarah McHolm wife of James Crocket who died at Burnfoot on the 15th April 1903 aged 46 years. At Rest.
271(Memorial not found in 2009 - Inscription from McCulloch list 1964). John Murray, Wright in Woodend, and Janet Burnie his spouse, erected this monument in memory of their deceased children, Janet and Nicholas Murrays. Janet died March 30th 1734 aged 4 months. Nicholas died December 26th 1737 aged 4(?) months. Also Grace Murray their daughter who died in Gatehouse Novr 20th 1791 aged 67 years.
272(Memorial not found in 2009 - Inscription from McCulloch list 1964). Erected to the memory of Samuel Brown late (obliterated) died in the month of April 1791 aged 84 years, also Nicholas Murdoch, his spouse, who died 3rd April 1808 aged 92 years. Their daughter Barbara Brown died at Boreland the 31st Decemeber 18?? Aged 83 years.
273(Memorial not found in 2009 - Inscription from McCulloch list 1964). Here lyes the corpsis of Alexander Brown, late in Polcree, and Margt. Halliday, his spouse. Also the corpsis of John, William, Samuel, George, Robert and Mary Browns, their children. And also the corpse of Marion McDowell, spouse to Samuel Brown, son to the above Alexr. And the corpsis also of Alexander, Samuel and John Browns, their children. Also here lyes the body of Samwel Brown, late tenant in Carseluth, who erected this stone. He died June 17th 1788 aged 73 years. This stone was erected by the above Samuel Brown in memory of the above, his deceased relations 1774.
274(Memorial not found in 2009 - Inscription from McCulloch list 1964). Here lyes the body of Robert Ramsay, son of John Ramsay of Whiteside, who died 20th Septr 1746 aged 10 months. Likewise, John his son died 8th Jany 1752 aged 5 months. Also Elizabeth, his daughter, died 10 May 1763 aged 16 years. Also Peter, his son, died 25th July 1773 aged 36 years. Also Alexr Ramsay who died at Creetown 7th Janr 1827 aged 86 years. Mary Lennox, his wife who died 17th June 1835 aged 86 years.
275(Memorial not found in 2009 - Inscription from McCulloch list 1964). Erected by Alexr Carson in memory of Mary Houchan, his mother, and spouse to John Carson, who died in the Glen the 21 March 1783 aged 53 years. Also the above John Carson who died in Gategill February 15th 1803 aged 75 years.
276(Memorial not found in 2009 - Inscription from McCulloch list 1964). Here lyes John Bryce. He died 1709. Here lyes Robert Bryce who died Feb.28 1738 aged 57.
277(Memorial not found in 2009 - Inscription from McCulloch list 1964). A very ancient stone believed to date from the 11th Century.
278(Memorial not found in 2009 - Inscription from McCulloch list 1964). A stone indecipherable but bearing the date 1723.