Inscriptions for King-Edward Cemetery Kirkyard, by Turriff Aberdeenshire
32. By Alexander
Joas farmer in burnside of Cullen to his father Alexander Joass and mother
Beatrice Addison. The former d.5th the later d.7th Jan
1763 and both buried on 9th of said month. Son Walter Joass d.5
Feb 1764 ; spouse Mary Duncand.18 Sept. 1772; above Alexander Joass d. Feb
1802 aged 80; Grand-dau. Jane, dau of William Joass, Burnside of Cullen d.
22 June 1821 aged 11; Also to the memory of Alexander Joass MA, nore than 50
years schoolmaster of the parish of Boindie d. 1831 aged 75.
51. In memory of
George Jack sometime in Monkston d. 1734; as also Kathern Robertson his
spouse d.15 June 1743; this is done by Alexander Jack his lawful son
sometime in Jackston. Bathia Jack lawful dau. to Alexander Jack & Margaret
Duncan d. 16 Aug ???
172. by Patrick
Duncan in memory of his Aunt Jane Morrison who resided at Balchers for 50
years, d. at Cotburn Cottage 4 Nov. 1889 and her sister Mary d. 23 Jan 1889
174. In memory of
William Duncan farmer in lower Plaidy d.16 Sept. 1866 aged 80; his spouse
Elspet Pirie d. 21 Nov. 1868 aged 79; dau. Elspet d.29 Dec. 1834 aged 12;
son William farmer, Lower Plaidy d.24 Oct. 1902 aged 78.
175. In memory of
Alexander Duncan farmer, Backhill of Plaidy d.1 Mar. 1862 aged 74; his
spouse Christian Barron d.30 Dec. 1867 aged 76; son Alexander Duncan d.9 Jan
1834 aged 9; dau. Ann d.28 Feb. 1862 aged 32; also James Hepburn d.20 Feb.
1898 aged 38; Isabella Duncan dau. 1st Named Alexander Duncan
d.11 Aug. 1905 aged 85.
185. In memory of
James Ramsay d. at Nethermuir, New Deer 9 Feb. 1837 aged 91 also his wife
Jane Duncand.15 Aug. 1842 aged 90.
189. Here lyes the
dust of Alexander Jack sometime in Jackston d.15 June 1779 aged 92; also his
spouse Margaret Duncan d.16 Aug. 1762 also their dau. Bathia Jack who paid
the last debt to nature 26 June 1748 aged 16.
199. by William
Duncan sometime in Headstone of Cullen in memory of his spouse Jean Duncan
d.23 Feb. 1781 aged 65.
216. Erected by
William Smith many years farmer at Milltack, to the memory of his father
John Smith d.4 Dec. 1818 aged 72; and his mother Jane Duncan d.12 Apr. 1838
aged 82; also the following of his family; - Helen d.12 Apr. 1838 aged 10;
John d.8 May 1841 aged 13; Ann d.6 June 1846 aged 18; William d.26 Oct. 1853
aged 34; in memory also of his spouse Helen Murray d.11 Feb. 1859 aged 69;
above William Smith d. at Gorrachie 22 Nov. 1872 aged 86.
226. In memory of
Margaret Duncan d.2 Feb. 1772; also her father John Duncan sometime tenant
in Inverieghtny d.7 July 1750; Here lies George Morison d. at Boat of
Auchenbadie 18 Aug. 1854 aged 54; also his spouse Mary Harper d. at Boat of
Auchenbadie 26 Dec 1870 aged 90; also George Morison son of George Morison
d. at Macduff 8 May 1891 aged 81.
232 By the
survivors of the late James Massie sometime at Mill of Kinairdy, parish of
Marnoch d.17 Nov. 1806 aged 39; also his spouse Margaret Duncan d.1 May 1850
D1. By Elspet
Davidson in memory of her spouse Patrick Duncan farmer Balchers d.22 June
1827 aged 65; above Elspet Davidson d. Balchers 10 May 1866 aged 94.
D2. By Isabella
Morrison in memory of her husband Robert Duncan Mains of Auchenbadie d.8
Nov. 1863 aged 74; above Isabella Morrison d. North Burreldales 22 Dec. 1873
Mackie spouse to John Duncan in Balchares d.1 Nov. 1782 aged 57, A friend to
the Poor. A loving and dutiful wife. An affectionate and tender mother. A
quiet and serious Christian; John Duncan her husband d.8 Oct 1786 aged 67;
also his son John d. Fortrie 29 Sept. 1817 aged 67; William d. Milton of
Fisherie 18 Dec. 1820 in his 69th year; and James d. Mill of
Fisherie Mar. 1826 aged 70.
D4. In memory of
Robert Duncan many years farmer at Mains of Montcoffer wher he d.29 June
1850 aged 82; long an Elder of this Parish. Stone erected by sister-in-law
Elspet Duncan, Balchers.
D.5 By William
Duncan, Milltown of Fisherie in memory of his mother Maragret Simpson d.
there 12 Apr. 1834 aged 70; brother John d. there 2 Mar. 1860 aged 66;
sister Elspet d. there 2 June 1865 aged 70; also in memory of brother
Patrick and sister Elizabeth d. Milltown of Fisherie; above William Duncan
d.1 Dec. 1876 aged 86.
Mackie in Gardenstown erected this to the memory of his brother William
Mackie sometime in Clochforbie d. 25 Jan. 1786 aged 38. At the desire of
James Mackie in Gardenstown this is engraved in memory of his brother, the
above Alexander Mackie d.26 May 1804 aged 72; and of his own son James d. 8
Aug. 1804 aged 22.
D7. Small heart
shaped stone set on the recess of the above In loving memory of our dear
father A. Greig.
D8. Erected by
Patrick Duncan Balchers in memory of his spouse Helen C. Strachen d.10 May
1860 in her 20th year.
D9. Erected by
John Duncan Fortrie in memory of his uncle
John Duncan d. there 29
Oct. 1869 aged 82; also aunt Jane Duncan d. there 30 July 1869 aged 76.