If you’ve looked at the picture album of my trip to Dalserf here – http://www.stuarthamilton.co.uk/Dalserf/ – you’ll have seen some Hamilton tombstones. Here are the inscriptions, to the best of my ability to read them. They’re probably not mine, as my lot were dirt poor, but just so ye know.


Erected by Robert Hamilton in memory of his wife Mary Mutter who died 10th September 1851 aged 60 years


This stone is [something] by Robert Hamilton, Farmer in Thripwood in memory of his four children who died in infancy. Also in memory of his father John Hamilton who died the 8th Feb 1812 aged 88 years. Also his [poss spouse] Anna Lang who died the 22nd Dec 1802 aged 77 years.


Erected by John Hamilton in memory of his wife Elizabeth Davidson who died the 3rd June 1842 aged 23 years being the burying place of him and his family.


Erected by James Hamilton in memory of his father Gavin Hamilton who died 11th Nov 1863 aged 53 years. Also his mother Isabella Forrest who died 22nd March 1891 aged 74 years.


1861 John Hamilton


Erected by James Hamilton in loving memoryof his wife Elizabeth F Thomson who died 19th May 1929 aged 52 years. The above James Hamilton who died 4th April 1933 aged 55 years.


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