Thomas Elder and Anne Nicholson, Dysart Cemetery. Photo: Su Leslie, 2013
In loving memory of Thomas Elder
Died 12th February 1929
Anne Nicholson his wife
Died 27th May 1946
A simple inscription, and no indication of who placed it there. I know that my great grandmother, Anne Nicholson lived with her son William for a time after Thomas’s death, and was nursed in her own final days by her daughters Elizabeth and my grandmother, Susan. I can only assume that the headstone was put there by the children.
I’ve spent a lot of time in Dysart cemetary this last week and have now visited the graves of my grandparents, two sets of great-grandparents and my older brother.
I also found this headstone, of my great grand uncle David Nicholson, and his wife Mary Ann Warry.
The inscription is simple:
“In memory of David Nicholson died 16th January 1946 and his wife Mary Ann Clementine Warry died ? November 1934”