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Ruthwell Churchyard


BAXTER - 4
BOYD - 3, 13, 20, 21
CAMPBELL - 19
CARRUTHERS - 26
CLOOR - 38
DICKIE - 20
DICKSON - 18, 29, 35
EDGAR - 12
ELLIOT - 2
GRACIE - 39
GRAHAM - 15
GRIERSON -1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17,18, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40
HENDERSON - 14, 21, 33, 34
HILL - 2
HOWATSON - 1
IRVING - 7, 8
JOHNSTON - 5
JOHNSTONE -14
LANDELLS - 31
LITTLE - 41
LOTTIMER - 34
McDOUGALL -11
MUNDEL - 17, 23, 25
MURRAY - 3
PATERSON - 27, 28
RANKIN - 16
RICHARDSON - 27 ROME - 26
UNDERWOOD - 30
WIGHTMAN - 32


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In memory of Isabella Grierson, daughter of Matthew Grierson, Ruthwell, died 3 October 1867, aged 33 yrs. b c1834 Also the above Matthew, died 28 May 1871, aged 72 yrs. b c1799 Also Janet Howatson his wife, died 25 June 1874, aged 66 yrs. b c1808 Also Janet Little Grierson their granddaughter, died 4 Feb 1880, aged 21 yrs. b c1859 Also Margaret Grierson their daughter, died 29 Dec 1903, aged 62 yrs. b. c1841 Also Janet Grierson their daughter, died 24 Mar 1915, aged 77 yrs. b c1838
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In memory of Matthew Grierson of Ruthwell, accidentally killed on board ship Dolphin at Memel, 12 June 1779, aged 43 yrs. b c1736 Also George Grierson his son, died on board HMS Princess Royal in defence of his Country off Brest, 17 Sept 1800, aged 36 yrs. b c1764 Also Sarah Hill, his spouse, died Ruthwell, 17 June 1805, aged 71 yrs. b c1734 Also William Grierson their son, died 28 Mar 1840, aged 73 yrs. b c1767 Also Elizabeth Elliot his spouse, died 22 Aug 1857, aged 78 yrs. b c1779
Erected by William, David and Matthew, his sons.
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Andrew Boyd, s of William Boyd, Joiner, of Churchgate, Ruthwell, d Jan 11 1849, aged 2yrs 6m. b June 1846 Mary Ann Boyd, his dau, d Ruthwell, 3 April 1852, aged 1yr 9m. b June/July 1850 David Boyd, his s, d 21 July 1871, aged 16yrs. b c1855 William Boyd, the above, d Ruthwell, 23 April 1886, aged 64yrs. b c1822 Sarah Grierson, wife of the above, d Threewell Brae, Hoddom, 31 Mar 1907, aged 89yrs. b c1818 Also David Murray their son-in-law, d Threewell Brae, Hoddom, 25 Feb, 1913, aged 69yrs. b c1844 Also Janet Boyd his wife, d Lockerbie, 13 Sept 1931, aged 83yrs. b c1848
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John Grierson. Died at Ladyhall on 26-7-1817, aged 81yrs. b c1736 Mary Baxter, his wife. Died on 2-6-1815, aged 76yrs. b c1739 Erected by John Grierson, their son.
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Sarah Hill Grierson, daughter of David Grierson. Died on 4-6-1808, aged 2yrs. b c1806 Isabella Grierson, daughter of David Grierson. Died on 8-4-1809, aged 8yrs. b c1801 David Grierson. Died at Ruthwell on 26-5-1855, aged 80yrs. b c1755 Janet Johnston, his wife. Died 5-6-1864, aged 82yrs. b c1782 Elizabeth, their daughter. Died at Glebe Cottages on 21-12-1891, aged 76yrs. b c1815 Jane Grierson, their daughter. Died at Ruthwell on 17-2-1900, aged 77yrs. b c1823
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Elizabeth Grierson, daughter of Murray Grierson of Ruthwell. Died 15-4-1844, aged 7m. b c1843
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Murray Grierson, husband of Agnes Irving. Died on 22-8-1865, aged 62yrs. b c1803
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Agnes Irving. Died at Eaglesfield 22-1-1888, aged 82yrs. b c1806
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John Grierson, eldest son of Murray Grierson. Died at Ruthwell on 23-3-1875, aged 44yrs. b c1831 Maria Grierson, daughter of John Grierson. Died 30-10-1876, aged 9yrs. b c1867 Agnes Grierson, daughter of John Grierson. Died 27-11-1876, aged 11yrs. b c1865 Thomas Grierson, son of John Grierson. Died 30-11-1876, aged 13yrs. b c1863
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Isabella Grierson. Died 4-7-1884, aged 72yrs. b c1812
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George Grierson. Died on 17-6-1897, aged 74yrs. b c1823 Elizabeth McDougall, his wife. Died on 18-2-1907, aged 74yrs. b c1833 Isabella, their daughter. Died on 22-6-1936, aged61yrs. b c1875 Isabella, their daughter. Died on 22-12-1872, aged 2yrs 10m. b c1870 David, their son. Died on 4-3-1951, aged 86yrs. b c1865
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John Edgar Grierson, son of David Grierson. Died at Annan on 10-3-1878, aged 7.5m. b July 1877 David Grierson. Died at Annan on 19-1-1880, aged 34yrs. b c1846 Elizabeth Edgar, wife of David Grierson. Died at Annan on 9-8-1879, aged 34yrs. b c1845 Matthew Grierson, son of David Grierson. Died at Stanriesgate on 4-12-1897, aged 23yrs. b c1874 John Grierson, son of David Grierson. Died at Prestwick on 9-12-1957, aged 78yrs. b c1879
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James Boyd, husband of Janet Grierson. Died at Glebe Cottage, Ruthwell on 16-12-1925, aged 71yrs. b c1854 Thomas Boyd, his eldest son. Died in France of wounds on 2-1-1916, aged 25yrs. b c1891 Janet Grierson. Died at Euchan Cottage, Bellevue St, Dumfries on 6-12-1939, aged 78yrs. b c1860
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Annie Henderson Grierson, wife of Thomas Johnstone. Died on 16-5-1937, aged 79yrs. b c1858
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William Gordon Grierson. Died at Ruthwell on 24-6-1932, aged 73yrs.b 1859 Margaret Graham, his wife. Died at Ruthwell on 27-6-1928, aged 66yrs. b 1862
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Thomas R. Grierson, husband of Jessie H. McDougall. Died 19-9-1959, aged 72yrs. b c1887 Catherine F. Rankin, wife of Thomas G. Grierson. Died at Margaretsfield on 18-7-1966, aged 77yrs. b c1889 Thomas G. Grierson. Died 8-11-1968, aged 81yrs. b c1887
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Andrew Mundel, d Ruthwell, 15 May 1814 aged 60yrs. b c1754 David Mundel his son, d 7 May 1814 aged 29yrs. b c1785 Clementina Grierson, wife of Andrew, d 13 Jan 1831 aged 77yrs. b c1754
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David Grierson of Parkside, d 2 Nov 1790 aged 61yrs. b c1729 Agnes Dickson his spouse, d 4 Apr 1814 aged 84yrs. b c1730
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Jane Grierson, w of Francis Campbell, d Skewbridge, 9 Feb 1873 aged 36yrs. b c1837 Mary Campbell, dau of the above, d 15 Jan 1873 aged 15yrs. b c1858 William Campbell, s of the above, d 22 Aug 1881 aged 21yrs. b c1860 Francis Campbell d Orchard Cottage 18 Dec 1904 aged 80yrs. b c1824 Agnes Jane Campbell, dau of the above, d Orchard 8 Mar 1948 aged 85. b c1863 Mary Campbell d 19 Feb 1959 aged 86yrs. b c1873
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Janet Dickie, w of Andrew Boyd, Joiner in Clarencefield, d 4 Dec 1825 aged 40yrs. d c1785 Andrew Boyd their son, d Clarencefield 19 Apr 1835 aged 17yrs. b c1818 Andrew Boyd d Knockhardy 5 Dec 1844 aged 66yrs. b c1778 Margaret Boyd their dau, d 3 Oct 1855 aged 35yrs. b c1820 Thomas Boyd their son, d 9 Jan 1863 aged 60yrs. b c1803 Agnes Grierson his wife, d Knockhardy 29 June 1871 aged 74yrs. b c1797
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Janet Henderson, granddau of Andrew, d Ruthwell 29 Aug 1876 aged 38yrs. b c1838 Jane Boyd his dau, d Ivegill, Dalton, 2 Jan 1894 aged 81yrs. b c1813
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Samuel Grierson, son of David Grierson in Parkside, d 1 Jan 1784 aged 20yrs. b c1764
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Agnes Mundell d 7 May 1815 aged 32yrs. b c1783
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Dickson Grierson, Smith in Dumfries, son of David Grierson in Parkside, d 5 July 1794 aged 28yrs. b c1766 David his son, d Sep 1794 aged 3m. b Jun 1794 Erected by Agnes Grierson, his mother.
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James Mundell d 20 Dec 1820 aged 28yrs. b c1792
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David Grierson, Joiner, d Crossgills 1 Nov 1860 aged 57yrs. b c1803 Janet Rome, his w, d Bowerhouses Cottages 2 Mar 1871 aged 67yrs. b c1804 James Grierson their son, d Crossgills 23 Mar 1852 aged 12yrs. b c1840 John Carruthers their son-in-law, d Bowerhouses Cottages 29 Dec 1891 aged 69yrs. b c1822 Helen Grierson, w of John Carruthers, d Bowerhouses Cottages 21 Sep 1906 aged 79yrs. b c1827
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Janet Grierson, spouse of Edward Richardson in Dumfries, d 23 Nov 1811 aged 40yrs. b c1771 William Richardson their son, d 5 Feb 1811 aged 7m. b Jun/Jul 1810 Charles Richardson their son, d 5 Oct 1842 aged 25yrs. b c1817 Said Edward Richardson d 28 Sep 1843 aged 84yrs. b c1759 Mary Paterson his second w, d Fieldfoot 25 Feb 1848 aged 66yrs. b c1782 John Richardson his son, d 15 June 1853 aged 55yrs. b. c1798 James Richardson his son, d Fieldfoot 15 Mar 1862 aged 56yrs. b c1806
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George Paterson, Farmer in Horseclose, b 17 Apr 1784, d 3 Mar 1873, aged88yrs. Janet Grierson his w, b Ruthwell 5 Apr 1793, d Horseclose 3 Nov 1877, aged 83yrs.
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Samuel Grierson in Priestside, d 1760 aged 44yrs. b c1716 Janet Dickson his spouse, d 1780 aged 64yrs. b c1716
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Samuel Grierson, Farmer, Priestside, d 9 Jan 1855 aged 56yrs. b c1799 Mary Grierson and Robert Grierson his children, d inf. Margaret Grierson his dau, d 20 Feb 1861 aged 27yrs. b c1834 Margaret Underwood, w of Samuel, d Ayr 21 Sep 1886 aged 77yrs. b c1809 Jane Grierson, dau of above, d Ayr 21 Sep 1886 aged 31yrs. b c1855
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Joseph Grierson, Farmer in Uppertown, d 1 Jan 1892 aged 64yrs. b c1828 George John Grierson, youngest s of above, d Urana, New South Wales, 4 Jul 1904 aged 34yrs. b c1870 Margaret Landells, w of Joseph, d 10 Nov 1911 aged 85yrs. b c1826
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William James Grierson, Farmer of Priestside, d Rose Cottage, Annan, 3 Oct 1923 aged 61yrs. b c1862 His brother Samuel Grierson, d Rose Cottage 28 Jun 1924 aged 64yrs. b c1860 Janet Wightman, spouse of Samuel Grierson, Priestside, d 29 Sep 1796 aged 59yrs. b c1737 Samuel Grierson d 1 Dec 1821 aged 78yrs. b c1743
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Isabella Grierson, dau of William Grierson in Shellahill, d Warwick 8 Sep 1843 aged 38yrs. b c1805 Spouse to Lt. James Henderson, 16 Regt Madras Native Infantry, d Palaneram, E. Indies 10 May 1828 aged 29yrs. b c1799
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William Grierson, d Lochvale in Parish of Dumfries 26 Jul 1845 aged 76yrs. b c1769 Jane Lottimer his w, d 28 Jun 1858 aged 90yrs. b c1768 Jane Grierson, their dau, d 18 Feb 1862 aged 60yrs. b c1802
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Samuel Grierson d 11 Jan 1772 aged 27yrs. b c1745 Catherine Dickson his w, d 24 Aug 1780 aged 37yrs. b c1743
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Isabella, w of Joseph Grierson, Priestside, d 12 Oct 1816 aged 42yrs. b c1774 Joseph Grierson d Larton Moss 8 Dec 1850 aged 95yrs. b c1755
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Annie Ross Grierson, dau late David Grierson, d Clarencefield 22 Oct 1861.
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James Grierson d 10 Dec 1733 aged 75yrs. b c1658 Margaret Cloor his spouse. James Grierson in Turnshawhead, Annan + + +
(Stone renewed 1839 by Rev James Grierson, Minister of Errol.)
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Agnes Gracie, spouse of William Grierson, late tenant Aiketmoor, d Denbieyell 20 Dec 1795 aged 75yrs. b c1720
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William Grierson d 4 Jun 1893 aged 57yrs. b c1836
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Elizabeth Little, d 1 Apr 1926 aged 76yrs. b c1850