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Troqueer Churchyard


JOHNSTONE - 1
MANN - 1
WAUGH - 2

1
Robert Johnstone, who died at Knedlington, Victoria St. Maxwelltown Oct.9/1932 aged: 87 Annie Mann, wife of Robert Johnstone who died at Knedlington, Victoria St. Maxwelltown, Jan.1914, aged 61 yrs. Harold, son of the above died 29th.Aug.1942 aged 53 yrs. Their son, Henry Douglas, died at Penrith, N.S.W. Australia 31st. March 1948. Alice, daughter of the above, died in Canada 22 nd. Feb. 1958. Fred, (Robert Fredrick) eldest son of the above died in California 21 st. May 1966.


2
The first side simply had "WAUGH" in large letters.
--- 2nd side -
IN MEMORY OF ALEXANDER WAUGH
SCHOOLMASTER OF DUNSCORE AND FATHER OF ALEXANDER WAUGH SENIOR WHO DIED 23RD DECEMBER 1785 AGED 50 YEARS

--- 3rd side -
IN MEMORY OF ALEXANDER WAUGH, SENIOR.
WHO WAS FOR A LONG PERIOD OF YEARS SCHOOLMASTER OF TROQUEER. AND AN ELDER IN THE PARISH -
A MAN WELL KNOWN AND APPRECIATED FOR HIS PIOUS AND USEFUL LIFE.
HE WAS BORN 18TH JANUARY, 1784 (64?) AND DIED 6TH MAY 1854.

--- 4th side -
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF ALEXANDER WAUGH SCHOOLMASTER OF TROQUEER
BY A FEW FRIENDS AND FORMER PUPILS
THE ARDUOUS DUTIES OF HIS OFFICE WERE MOST ABLY AND EFFICIENTLY DISCHARGED BY HIM.
HIS HIGH QUALITIES AS A TEACHER WERE CONJOINED WITH EXTREME GENEROSITY AND KINDNESS OF HEART.
MUCH RESPECTED AND ESTEEMED FOR HIS CHRISTIAN CHARACTER AND HIS LOSS WAS DEEPLY FELT AND WIDELY DEPLORED.
HE WAS BORN 2ND SEPTEMBER 181?* DIED 22ND APRIL 1865 AND IS INTERRED IN THE OLD CHURCHYARD OF DUNSCORE
* off edge of photo, my apologies.