Saturday, 15 October 2011

John Ireland

This gravestone is almost leaning against the wall at the side of the Lower Green and it won't be long now before the text will be disappearing from sight. As it is, it's very difficult to read and I'm far from sure I have it all down correctly. But here is what I think it says with the occasional question mark.

In Memory of

John Ireland

who died at

West Linton

18th June 1835

aged 74 years


his son

who died 10th May 1855

aged 28 years

Jane Reid

his wife who died 30(?)th June 189(?)6

aged 85 years ????

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