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Vicarsford Cemetery - The Gravestones

Stones and Inscriptions recorded in 1992 - 1993

       

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No.InscriptionSectionLair
851  PlanTo the dear memory of Jack W Kidd beloved husband of Nina E L Smith died 21 January 1980 aged 72 years; and the above Nina E L Smithdied 26 February 1988 aged 88 years. Never to be forgotten
852  PlanAnna Hay died 11 June 1914 - our sister
853  PlanJames Herbert Smith died 23 September 1942 - 60 years; wife Jean Hay died 13 August 1951 - 72 years; youngest son Herbert Roy died 31 May 1931 - 14 years; daughter Helen Brenda Leigh died 18 May 1954 - 46 years
854  PlanIn memory of Mary D Taylor died 3 September 1947 aged 70, a loving helpmate and devoted mother, and her beloved husband George Paul Walker died 30 April 1957 aged 79 and their beloved daughters Mary Paul Walker died 12 February 1996 aged 82, Sheila Taylor Walker died 9 February 1999 aged 84
855  PlanBenjamin M Henderson, retired station master at Wormit, died 22 November 1986; wife Margaret B Harris
856  PlanW Ronald Stevenson, Moness, Wormit died 17 October 1984
857  PlanJohn Murray Scrimgeour MA LLB, solicitor Dundee, died 17 February 1942; wife Ishbel McLeod Fraser died 23 January 1974
858  PlanDonald A Stewart 1936 - 1988
859  PlanAdam Robertson Lees, minister, St Fillans Church, Newport, died 30 September 1944 - 39 years; wife Mary Fleming died 6 November 1981 - 77 years
860  PlanCharles Matthews Hunter of Santa Gertrudis, Mexico and Clivemont, Newport born 26 December 1872 died 28 December 1939; wife Davina Tervit Ferguson born 23 November 1873 died 30 April 1956; daughter Lilian Ferguson Hunter born 11 May 1906 died 24 July 1981; younger daughter Gertrude Catherine
861  PlanAlexander Dickie Forrest born 7 June 1897 died 26 June 1984; wife Constance Stewart Forrest born 8 January 1900 died 10 May 1979
862  PlanThomas Hunter Morrison died 1 September 1955 - 59 years; his mother Margaret Morrison Dunn died 14 May 1957 - 91 years; his wife Margaret Methewson died 28 May 1988 - 85 years
863  PlanJames Douglas Lawson died Balmore, Newport, Fife 28 December 1951 - 62 years; wife Marguerite Morrison died 20 March 1975 - 75 years
864  PlanMargaret Johnston died 1 March 1949; her sister Catherine Johnston, wife of Charles Ferrie, died 8 February 1936; above Charles Ferrie died 19 June 1956; Catherine McPhail Ferrie, younger daughter of above, died 1 April 1964; eldest daughter May Ferrie died 1 May 1984
865  PlanHenry Pollock died 15 March 1982 - 88 years; wife Jessie I Pollock MA died 5 April 1976 - 83 years
866  PlanLeonor Salcedo Sicard born Bogota, Colombia 1908, died 12 January 1983; dearly loved by many in many lands.
867  PlanMary Teresa Watkins, Sonelt, Wormit died 21 April 1983 - 93 years
868  PlanHenry Pearce Robbie died 15 September 1924 - 55 years; wife Jane Stewart Speed died 20 July 1954 - 81 years
869  PlanErnest W Lowden, Newport & Dundee, 1865 - 1951; wife Helen H Henderson 1881 - 1968
870  PlanRoyal Air Force, 11 September 1937, Pilot Officer Leonard William Lowden
871  PlanAgnes Frances McLeish died Wormit 7 September 1938, widow of William Ross MB CM Glasgow; Dr J Cameron Ross MB ChB, Craggah Mhor, Wormit died 31 December 1971
872  PlanAileen Gordon Duncan, 25 October 1951; Henry Cecil Duncan, 7 January 1984
873  PlanSidney M Falconer died 24 January 1960; wife Isabella Philip Begg died 14 May 1956
874  PlanWilliam Weir Breen FCII, Briarlea, Newport, died 26 December 1936 - 68 years; husband of Crichton Pryde; and the above Crichton J I Weir Breen OBE, died 20 May 1963 - 88 years
875  PlanJames Bruce Fowlie died 17 August 1992 - 92 years; wife Doris Smith died 24 September 1982 - 81 years
876  PlanElizabeth Blanche Leng Stephenson died 7 September 1940; her husband Rev James Partis Stephenson died 4 January 1944 - 76 years
877  PlanJohn Leonard Smith died 24 November 1956 - 73 years; son of William Smith
878  PlanWilliam Smith, Taygrove, Newport born 21 October 1851 died 17 June 1902; his wife Amy Adeline Leng born 23 October 1855 died 17 February 1940; daughter Edith Emily born 18 June 1878 died 24 June 1946
879  PlanJames Sturrock, late of Forebank, Dundee, died 16 August 1913 - 66 years; wife Emily Evangeline Leng died 11 November 1930 - 78 years; son George Butchart died 4 November 1927 - 51 years; son John Leng Sturrock died 22 July 1943 - 65 years; son Frederick Claude Sturrock died 4 August 1958 - 76 years; daughter Jean Beatrice died 16 December 1970 - 86 years. 'A mon amie regrettee - from Denise'
880  PlanHarben James Valentine, Thorndyke, Newport, born 16 November 1872 died 13 March 1949; wife Emily Elizabeth Sturrock died 18 January 1955; eldest son Ranald Leng Harben Valentine born 11 November 1899 died 29 September 1956. Douglas (Dougal) Stuart Valentine, their third son, born 29 July 1903 died 3 July 1986; second son Hector William Harben Valentine born 4 June 1902 died 12 June 1974 and his wife Mary B Churchill born 3 July 1905 died 20 December 1985
881  PlanJames Percy Sturrock died 28 July 1943 - 69 years
882  PlanThomas Nicoll born 4 May 1879 died 14 July 1953; wife Mary Blyth Leng born 9 September 1886 died 3 March 1970; only daughter Dorothy born 29 August 1913 died 1 May 1965, wife of A D Baxter
883  PlanElizabeth Maling died Newport 6 December 1934 - 95 years
884  PlanMildred Leng born 29 March 1891 dide 28 July 1958; husband Stephen Winkworth Silver; her sister Dorothy Leng born 6 March 1888 died 25 December 1979
885  PlanJohn Adam St Quentin Leng born 8 September 1857 died 18 May 1937; wife Mary Nlyth Johnston born 13 September 1860 died 30 August 1934
886  PlanHilda, youngest daughter of John & Mary Leng, born 7 June 1895 died 2 June 1920. Their eldest son John St Quentin (Jack) killed in action near Arras 3 May 1917 - 27 years; youngest son Edward died 30 March 1945
887  PlanArnold Everard Leng died 13 October 1974; wife Dorothy Jean died 14 September 1977
888  PlanMary Low, widow of Sir John Leng, died 12 June 1938 - 87 years
889  PlanDame Emily Cook, wife of Sir John Leng, born 1829, died 1894; Sir John Leng born 1828, died 1906.
890  PlanLilian Margaret Leng 1898 - 1900; Elizabeth Ann Lloyd 1847 - 1914
891  PlanEmily Isobel Leng 1896 - 1927
892  PlanHelen Marjorie Leng 1892 - 1978
893  Plan[in the cloister of the chapel:] Jessie, wife of William C Leng, younger daughter of Rev George Millar (1802 - 1868) minister of Clunie, Perthshire, born 24 April 1862 died 30 March 1950. William Christopher Leng JP, younger son of Sir John Leng DL LLD, born 20 July 1859 died 13 May 1953. Their daughters: Lilian Margaret born 6 October 1898 died 2 May 1900; Emily Isobel born 16 October 1896 died 2 May 1927; Helen Marjorie born 28 November 1892 died 9 September 1978; Ruth Mary Luccock born 27 August 1900 died 21 March 1895; her husband Oliver Stuart Moodie born 1 January 1891 died 21 June 1946. Their cousin Elizabeth Ann, daughter of George Lloyd of Hull, born 14 June 1847 died 11 June 1914. [on the outside wall of the chapel:] This sanctuary for devotion rest and contemplation was dedicated to the bereaved the weary and afflicted by Sir John Leng MP of Kinbrae, Newport AD 1897.
894  Plan[inside the chapel] This chapel was erected AD 1895-97 by Sir John Leng MP to the glory of God and to the dear memory of his wife Dame Emily Leng born AD 1829 Married 1851 Passed into eternal life 1894. Her children arise and call her blessed, Her husband also praises her. And by his side there moved a form of beauty, strewing sweet flowers along his path of life. And looking up with meek and love-lent duty they called her angel but he called her wife. Also of Dame Mary Leng his second espousal born at Kirriemuir 1852 sister of Sir James Low Bt of Kilmaron, first Lord Provost of Dundee, married 1897, died 1938. Long devoted to her parents she became the faithful partner, cheerful and bright companion of her husband's later years. On the west side of this chapel are interred the earthly remains of Sir John Leng MP for Dundee 1889 - 1906, journalist, managing editor and proprietor of the 'Dundee Advertiser' and founder of several popular journals 1851 to 1906. He adopted the motto and strove to live and die 'in fide spe et charitate'.
896  PlanThis stone was erected in memory of those who died while serving on the Mars Training Ship from April 1895 to January 1928. Hugh Fitzpatrick; Andrew Gow; Matthew Mulholland; James Beechman; Peter Steele; Neil Johnstone; Francis McQueen; Patrick Mallon; John Anderson; Hugh McLeod; James Finlayson; John Manson; John Marshall Liddell; Thomas Wilson; William Moore; John Large; James Reid; Joseph McGrory; Daniel Munro; Alex McLennan [stone has McLellan]; Daniel Muir; John Cottam [stone has Cottarn]; James O'Brien; Alex Henderson; John Sullivan; George Croll; Robert Adam; Thomas Murphy; John Crawford; Henry Spry; James Mullen [stone has Kullen]; William McIvor [stone has McIver]; John Callans; Joseph Healy; Charles Parsons; Andrew Murray; John Barbour; Alexander Smith
897  PlanDavid Donaldson died 20 November 1969 - 68 years; wife Norah M Anderson died 18 March 1993 - 89 years
2500  Plan[inside the chapel] [crest] To the Memory of Volunteers from Newport who fell in the South African War 1899 - 1902. Pt. Alexr. Kidd, 1st. V.B.R. Hrs., aged 23 years, Bloemfontein 3rd May 1900; Pt. Alfd. Mathewson, 1st. V.B.R. Hrs., aged 21 years, Bloemfontein 28th April 1901; Pt. John Turnbull, 20th. Coy. F. & F. Yry., aged 21 years, Rooival 11th April 1902; Pt. Joseph Hopton, 20th. Coy. Impl. Yry., aged 21 years, Kimberley 22 July 1902; Pt Alexr. Fairweather, 1st. Scotsh. Horse, aged 22 years, wounded Oliphants Nek June 1901. Died Newport 2nd August 1903. photo

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