Headstone Information Numbers 351 to 425

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Numbers 351 to 425 starting opposite to Mackie Mausoleum and running in lines north/south including wall next to church hall

                                              See Section 5 Plan: Numbers 268 - 510

351) (cross broken) In loving memory of Margaret NAIRN, beloved wife of David LAING who died at Janefield, Corstorphine, 8th February 1900 aged 72 years. David LAING who died at 4 Forth Street, Edinburgh, 29th September aged 64 years.

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352) Erected by William FELL in memory of his wife Sarah SINCLAIR, died 7th March 1884 aged 25 years. Also his family, Nellie, died 4th February 1884 aged 3½ years, Christina, died 2nd March 1884 aged 6 weeks, William, died 5th February 1900 aged 18 years.

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353) Erected by John NICOL in memory of his wife Catherine HENDERSON who died 2nd January 1900 aged 32.

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354) Erected by Thomas SMITH in loving memory of his wife Elizabeth ARTHUR who died 16th March 1899 aged 39

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355) Erected by William LEES in memory of his wife Janet HALL who died 11th August 1897 aged 76. Also the above William LEES who died 13th April 1910 aged 92 years. Also their son Charles Stewart who died at sea 18th June 1931 aged 68 years.

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1876 1 acre 2 roods piggery, Summerlea, Gylemuir Road.

356) (cross) Erected by Malcolm and Emily Eugene MacKENZIE in memory of Malcolmina Emily, their daughter, died 21st March 1899 aged 17 months. Also the above Malcolm MacKENZIE died 18th June 1916 in his 84th year. And Emily Eugene MacKENZIE died 22nd July 1923 aged 64 years.

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357) (cross) Sacred to the memory of Isabella DENNET, beloved wife of Robert DICK, died 15th November 1921 in her 85th year. Also the above Robert DICK, died 4th February 1926 in his 87th year. Mother, Isabella MacKENZIE, died 28th August 1896 in her 90th year.

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Slater and plasterer Manse Road 1891.

358) (covered by bush) Erected by John DARGE and his wife Jessie Baillie COWE in loving memory of their infant daughter Jessie Baillie who died 10th October 1893. The above Jessie Baillie COWE who died at Dundee 17th January 1924. Also the above John DARGE J.P. who died at Dundee 20th March 1933. And their daughter Elizabeth Cowe who died 22nd July 1944

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John Darge, joiner and draper, carved a reader’s chair for the church from the oak beams of the Provost’s house when it was demolished to provide a site for the church hall.

359) (red stone: A.J.) Ann JOHNSTON eldest dau late Jas JOHNSTON of Coubister, Orphir, Orkney b 1.2.1842 d Edin 25.12.1923   81.

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(back) In loving memory of Helen Irvine ROBERTSON, third daughter of the late Lieutenant James ROBERTSON R.N. Stromness, Orkney. Born 13th August 1822 and died at Corstorphine 24th January 1902 aged 79½ years. Erected by her sister Margaret O. JOHNSTON.

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360) In loving memory of Barbara SLATER, wife of John CORMACK, who died 2nd April 1918 aged 61 years. And of their children, William, died 23rd September 1892 aged 4 years. Sidney, 2nd Lieutenant R.F.A. died of wounds in France 19th November 1918 29 years. The above John CORMACK, died 13th February 1925 aged 66 years.

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John Cormack, chemist 96 St John’s Road also extracted teeth. The child William was run over in Manse Road by a waggonette and died. The waggonette was a type of carriage first made 1842 for Lord Curzon.

361) Erected by Richard LAWRIE in memory of his mother, Ellen BELL, who died at Manse Road, Corstorphine 14th November 1892 aged 76 years.

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362) (cross) Erected by William RALPH I.S.O. in memory of his mother Elizabeth SALTER, widow of James RALPH of Alyth, Perthshire who died at Corstorphine 23rd December 1892 aged 65. Also of Giles Elmsie KERR, died 29th November 1910. Also the above William RALPH who died 29th June 1928, buried at Wymynswold, Kent. His father James died Alyth, Perthshire.

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Civil Servant Upper Grade 2nd Division lived 1891 Lisnacree, Forrester Road.

363) In loving memory of George GIBB, teacher, born 29th March 1821, died 21st December 1893. Also his wife, Alison S. HUNTER, born 4th October 1819, died 7th June 1893. Also their daughter Alison Thomson widow of N.G. BERTRAM born 30th March 1854, died 23rd January 1939.

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George Gibb 1891 Janefield, now the site of Ladywell Health Centre.

364) In loving memory of William MITCHELL who died at Corstorphine on 14th December 1927 aged 72. And his wife Emma MARSHALL who died at Pinkhill on 12th December 1893 aged 40. Also of Jane HALFPENNY, his wife, who died at Pinkhill 13th January 1915, aged 55.

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Nursery foreman 1891 Pinkhill Cottage.

365) In loving memory of George McDOUGALL, Corstorphine, who died on 25th February 1897 aged 70 years. And of his wife Isabella FLEMING who died on 29th October 1894 aged 69 years

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Retired farmer Manse Road 1891.

366) (cross broken) In memory of James PLATT who died 8th May 1895.

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Commercial Traveller born in England: Clermiston Road 1891.

367) (urn on top) In loving memory of Thomas DICK who died on 4th September 1895 aged 80 years. Rachel LAW, wife of the above, who died at 18 Bonaly Road, Edinburgh 21st June 1902 aged 79 years. James DICK their son who died 14th November 1914 and of his wife Isabella Christina SMEALL who died 29th December 1919 aged 61 years.

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1870 dairy owner Medwyn Bank, Gylemuir Road.

368) In memory of Alexander CLARK who died, 26th November 1941 aged 83. Also his wife Margaret KERR who died 27th June 1950 aged 88. And their son John who died in infancy. Also their daughter Margaret Kerr who died 28th July aged 67. Also their daughter Isabella Barbour SOUTAR who died 28th May 2000 aged 100.

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369) Here lie Colonel Charles Simeon NOBLE, Bengal Staff Corps, died Edinburgh 18th April 1916 aged 76. His wife Annie Georgina, daughter of Captain Archibald HAY, died Innerwick, Murrayfield 21st July 1896. Of their seven children, also their eldest child Araby NOBLE died Edinburgh 14th June 1912. Their second son, Captain Frederick Burnaby NOBLE R.N. died 8th July 1946.

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370) Erected by Thomas & Agnes SHIELS in loving memory of their dear son James, died at Glasgow, September 1906 aged 28. Also the above Thomas SHIELS died 10th September 1927 aged 77 years. And his wife Agnes SHIELS, died 31st December 1927 aged 73 years. Also their children Lillias, Thomas and William who died in infancy.

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371) (cross: broken) Dora died 15th February 1897. Barbara died 2nd June 1898.

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372) (cross: I H S) James FERGUSON born 14th January 1823 died 27th May 1897 grandfather of Reverend James FERGUSON assistant and successor in this parish. Elizabeth FERGUSON born 27th November 1903. (Husband the late Thomas HASTINGS, Westminster).

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See also number 32.

373) In loving memory of Margaret DOUGLAS, wife of Thomas C. KING, who died 29th January 1905 aged 60 years. Also their daughter Margaret Elizabeth who died 1st September 1897 aged 19 years. Also the above Thomas C. KING who died 19th June 1925 aged 80 years
Sculp: Kerr Bros.

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374) In memory of Agnes, daughter of Henry HARPER, born 26th April 1861, died 7th December 1906. Also his son, Harry who died 18th July 1879 aged 5 years. The above Henry HARPER, born 18th October 1832, died 30th November 1917. His wife Margaret WALKER, born 12th August 1835, died 29th October 1918. Also his daughter Madge who died 15th April 1950 aged 78.

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375) (cross: I H S) Erected to the memory of William MACKINNON, nurseryman Edinburgh died October 1906 aged 42. Pauline KLEIN, beloved wife of Professor James MACKINNON, died 20th October 1930 aged 75. James MACKINNON PhD., D.D., D. Theol., LL.D. Professor of church history, University of Edinburgh. Born at Turrif 15th July 1860 Died at Forfar 12th July 1945.

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376) Erected by John WIGHT in loving memory of his grandson, John WIGHT, who died 15th November 1926 aged 9 weeks. Also the above John WIGHT who died 8th November 1936 aged 61 years. Also his wife, Agnes T. B. PATERSON who died 11th January 1955 aged 78 years.

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377) (cross) Erected by Matthew CAVENIE in loving memory of Anne MORRISON, his wife, who died at Corstorphine 27th April 1907 aged 76 years. Also Matthew CAVENIE who died 25th January 1920 aged 87 years. And their daughters, Jane who died 19th January 1933, Margaret Janet who died 1st February 1940 widow of Hugh C. KERR and Janette Small who died 20th June 1943

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27 Manse Road

378) Erected by Charlotte SAUNDERS in loving memory of her husband, Peter SAUNDERS, who died 1st January 1899. Also the above Charlotte SAUNDERS, died 1st July 1900 aged 52 years

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379) In loving remembrance of Thomas JOHNSTON of Corstorphine House who died 26th May 1899 aged 76 and of his wife Wilhelmina STORRIE who died 22nd August 1903 aged 67. And of their granddaughter, Wilhelmina Margaret JOHNSTON who died 5th May 1906 aged 11 days. And of their grandson, Thomas Archibald JOHNSTON who died 5th April 1908 aged 11 days. And of their son, Thomas Nicol JOHNSTON M.B., C.M. who died 6th October 1923 aged 53. And Emma McPHERSON his wife who died 20th June 1953 aged 77. Margaret Fraser JOHNSTON or ADAMSON, daughter of Thomas JOHNSTON Senr who died 5th April 1951 aged 78.

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See also numbers 276, 278.

380) (cross: broken) family resting place of the Reverend James HUTTON, Closeburn.
 

Until the day break and the shadows flee away.

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381) In loving memory of Molly, daughter of John and Jessie RAMAGE, who died 7th February 1902 in her 7th year.

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382) (cross) Erected by Jessie YOUNG in loving memory of her husband Robert YOUNG who died at Busky Lea, Corstorphine on 17th March 1920 aged 75 years. Also the above Jessie YOUNG who died on 4th May 1921 in her 76th year.

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383) James MATTHEW, 28 years schoolmaster Corstorphine, born 18th September 1833, died 11th March 1902. Wife Margaret Hunter FAIRLEY born 29th September 1833, died 6th July 1918. Daughter Grace FAIRLEY died 10th May 1904 aged 29.
Sculp: J. MacDonald, Edin.

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384) Erected in memory of John FORREST, died December 14th 1905, aged 46 years. Also his family Agnes, died January 22nd 1895 aged 2 years. Elspeth May, died March 22nd 1902 aged 17 years. Janet died August 8th 1902 aged 2 years. Florence, died March 12th 1906 aged 19 years. Also his wife Janet JOHNSTON died 21st December 1945 aged 83 years. Mary died 24th July 1952 aged 63 years. Erected by his widow.

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385)  Margaret ROBINSON died October 30th 1902 aged 83.

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386) In loving memory of Margaret MEIKLE, wife of Robert BAIRD died 4th February 1903. Also the above Robert BAIRD died 15th July 1906 in his 74th year. Also Mary, younger daughter of the above and widow of R BUCHANAN died 22nd September 1928 in her 66th year. Also Daisy M TAIT granddaughter of the above died 12th October 1830 aged 45 years. Elizabeth BAIRD died 25th February 1938 aged 81 years.

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387) (border ornament Celtic Knots) William LETHBRIDGE, born 1835, died 1913 and his wife Agnes Stirling GRIEVE born 1833, died 1903. Also their daughter Margaret Hill born 1864 died 1914 and their son William born 12th January 1866, died 28th May 1935. Also Helen THOMSON, wife of William LETHBRIDGE Junior born 3rd July 1871, died 29th March 1928.

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388) In memoriam Isabella PURVES daughter of the late Rev. David PURVES, Maxwelltown, Dumfries died 21st June 1903. His son John Knox PURVES S.S.C. died at Wellington New Zealand 17th December 1903. His second daughter Sophia Jane PURVES died 7th February 1916. Annie Elizabeth PURVES died 9th August 1923.
“Until the day breaks”

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389) Erected by Janet JAFFREY in loving memory of her husband Robert McQUEEN who died 17th August 1903 aged 61 years. Also Janet JAFFERY his wife died 10th November 1914 aged 63 years.

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390) Sacred to the memory of Alexander T. PRATT died 11th September 1903 aged 38 years. Also his wife Ann COLLIN died 7th January 1932 aged 62 years. And her sister Janet P COLLIN died 23rd June 1926 aged 63 years and their daughter Catherine died 16th February 1935 aged 34 years.

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391) (wall beside church hall) In loving memory of George G. WADDELL who died, 16th February 1931 aged 71 years. Also his beloved wife Catherine McPHERSON who died 18th January 1954. Also their daughter Winnie beloved wife of Alec D STEARS D.F.M. who died 29th April 1972 and their son James who died 25th August 1984 aged 86 years beloved husband of Nellie MILLER.

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Sub-Postmaster, Stationer and Newsagent, 8 Belgrave Place P.O.

392) (wall beside church hall) In memory of Hannah NAILAN, beloved wife of Frederick HOFFMAN died 23rd September 1930 aged 48 years. Also the above Frederick HOFFMAN died 5th March 1971 aged 83 years.

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See also number 215.

393) (rustic tree shaped stone) Sacred to the memory of Marion HAIG, beloved wife of S.R. GREENHORN, who died 20th November 1921 aged 62 years. Also the above S.R. GREENHORN who died 29th March 1926 aged 76 years.

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394) In loving memory of Margaret GRANT, wife of John WALKER died 28th March 1927 aged 67. Also the above John WALKER, died 6th April 1931 aged 71.

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395) Sacred to the memory of George William Thomson McGOWN M.A., F.E.I.S., died 13thn January 1924 aged 59 years. Beloved husband of Emily BUCHANAN and for over twenty-one years headmaster of Corstorphine School. Also of their infant son James George Hedderick, who died at the schoolhouse 24th January 1909 aged 10 months.

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Author of Under the Red Lamp: songs of Yarrow 1920, and other religious and literary books.

396) Sacred to the memory of Sir William NICOLL, LL.B., Advocate, Chief Justice of Southern Nigeria. Born at Pitreuchie, Forfar 9th January 1860, died at Roydon, Corstorphine 5th February 1908. Also his wife Elizabeth MACARTHUR, born 5th June 1860, died 6th May 1941. And their younger daughter Eleanor Olive, widow of Dr. J H MADILL, born at Roydon 25th April 1904, died 22nd April 2003 aged 98 years.

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Joseph Thomas Herbert MADILL B.A., F.R.F.P. & S, D.P.M., 1887-1960. Dear husband of Eleanor Olive NICOLL.

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(on side of stone) R C M

397) In loving memory of Agnes Blake KERR, wife of Alexander MACK, who died 4th August 1907 aged 27. Also Alexander John MACK who died 35th April 1922 aged 6. Also Elixabeth Flemington BLACK who died 21st October 1945 aged 53.

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398) (cross) Also in memory of Caroline Julia CRAUFURD, wife of Alexander ASHER K.C., M.P., born 15th January 1845, died 31st August 1922

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399) (cross) Sacred to the memory of Alexander ASHER K.C. Dean of the Faculty of Advocates and Member of Parliament for the Elgin district of burghs. Born 27th January 1834, died at Beechwood 5th August 1905.
“We that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.” 1 John 11 19
“I shall be satisfied when I awake with my likeness.” Psalm XVII 15

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400) (cross) Fanny Gertrude REES the devoted friend of Mr. & Mrs. Alexander ASHER born 20th April 1856. Accidentally killed at Harrogate 28th June 1907.

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400) (cross) Fanny Gertrude REES the devoted friend of Mr. & Mrs. Alexander ASHER born 20th April 1856. Accidentally killed at Harrogate 28th June 1907.

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See also number 398 and 399.

401) In memory of Elizabeth FORREST (Lizzie) died 22nd March 1989 in her 93rd year.

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402) In memory of Annie T. ASKE, wife of William HOWDEN, who died 19th October 1905 aged 66 years. “Her end was peace.” Also the above William HOWDEN who died 31st May 1913 aged 70 years.

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403) In loving memory of Jane Ann HENDERSON, wife of Ambrose MOSSOM, died 22nd August 1905 aged 43 years. Also Ambrose MOSSOM, husband of the above, died 1925, aged 66. And Margaret THOMSON, wife of the above, died May 1949 aged 89.

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404) Helen LEITCH died Corstorphine 15th August 1904. Also Henry JOSEPH.

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405) In memory of Robert Primrose DOUGLAS, minister of Otterburn, born 27th February 1844, died 5th March 1925.

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406) In loving memory of Margaret WHITECROSS, wife of Archibald PATERSON died 24th December 1924 aged 67. Also the above Archibald PATERSON died 22nd March 1932 aged 74.

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407) Erected by Benjamin BUCHANAN in loving memory of his wife, Emily STONE, who died at Springbank, Corstorphine on 20th June 1904 aged 63. And also of the above Robert BUCHANAN who died who died at Springbank on 12th March 1915 in his 86th year

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Springbank: Saughton Road

408) (top draped urn) Erected by Henry L. CROALL in loving memory of Helen RANSTEAD, his wife, who died 25th June 1904 aged 57 years. The above Henry L. CROALL who died 15th September 1905 aged 60 years. Charles Girling WHITE dearly beloved husband of Annie CROALL who died 21st August 1908 aged 36 years.
Sculp: Grant and Son, Albion Road, Edin

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Henry Croall a house painter 1891 Laburnum Row, St. John’s Road.

409) In loving memory of my dear husband Adam RAEBURN who died at Corstorphine 16th July 1904, aged 61 years. Also his wife Margaret SWANSTON died 17th April 1927 aged 87 years.

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410) Erected by Mary KINGHORN in memory of my beloved husband George NISBET who died 16th December 1904 aged 72 years. Also their son John, beloved husband of Jeanie GUNNING who died 8th February 1908 aged 28 years. And the above Mary KINGHORN who died 4th June 1918 aged 79 years. And their eldest son William NISBET who died 23rd December 1918 aged 59 years.

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411) (cross) In loving memory of Alexander STURROCK who died, 6th February 1906 aged 50 years. Also Alison Millar MUIR, his wife, who died 27th November 1907 aged 50 years. (Not visible – their daughter Frances Robina died 12th June 1934 aged 48 years.)
Sculp: R. Smith, Edin

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412) (Calvary cross on panel: 3 steps to monument) Culliford BARROW d 17.2.1906  71, w Mary d 10.3.1929  80.

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413) (cross: tree design) To the memory of Patrick L. GRAY who died 19th December 1907 aged 63 years. Also of his wife Emily Margaret who died 19th March 1921 aged 66? years.

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414) (cross IHS) Sacred to the memory of James ASHER, St Colme Corstorphine, born 20th December 1846, died 24th October 1908 and his wife Janet CRAWFORD died 17th September 1943 aged 91 years.

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415) (small cross: broken pieces) In memory of our mother, Hannah J. BLAIK died 11th November 1908.

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416) (small shield shaped stone broken) In loving memory of Blair? WIGHT, d?ied 9th? March 1906? In his 7th? year.

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417) In loving memory of the Rev. Alexander MacDONALD, Senior Minister of U.F. Church, Weisdale, Shetland. Died 29th August 1905 aged 78 years. And his wife Mary Pringle GRAY died 6th November 1930 aged 88 years.

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Ordained at Mabon, Cape Breton 1861.

418) In loving remembrance of Jeanie, daughter of James and Eliza SCOTT who died at Russellfield, Corstorphine 29th June 1905 aged 11 years and 2 months.

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Russellfield: 2 acres dairy property Gylemuir Road.

419 (cross) In loving memory of my dear husband, Robert DICK, who died at North Clermiston May 18th 1904 aged 44 years.  Also his wife, Jane ROBB, who died February 7th 1945 aged 87 years.

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420) In memoriam, Catharine NELSON, died at Corstorphine 6th March 1909 aged 81 years. Also Catharine ELDER, died 19th December in her 79th year.

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421) (cross: broken) In loving memory of Emma Girdlestone TRESTRAIL, died 5th March 1907.

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422) Erected by Joseph MORRIS in loving memory of his wife, Magdalene SCOTT, a faithful helpmeet, loved and trusted by all who knew her, 1835 – 1907. Also the above Joseph MORRIS, born October 16th 1838, died February 12th 1930.

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423) Erected by Peter BAXTER in memory of his wife, Margaret LEES, who died at Summerlee April 15th 1906 aged 56 years. Also his daughter, Nellie who died April 3rd 1909 aged 22 years

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1876 dairy property 1 acre 2 roods Gylemuir Road.

424) In loving memory of Robert GRAHAM, son of Robert and Mary GRAHAM, Barrie Canada who died 12th May 1904 aged 6 years and 4 months.

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425) Alexander McLEISH died 3rd January 1911 aged 64. Wife Helen DUNBAR died 8th December 103. Ann LOUDEN or DUNBAR died 27th June 1906 aged 89. Son David Hardy born 10th December 1884 died France 15th April 1917. Daughter Agnes Harper 23rd January 1958 aged 80. Son William died 2nd June 1921 aged 48, wife Helen HODGE died 24th April 1959 aged 80.

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Alexander McLeish was a mole catcher.

On 11 April 1917 the Arras offensive began. The British aim was to pierce the Hindenberg line opposite Arras.

 

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