Culross Abbey, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland


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Latitude: 56.058487553479054, Longitude: -3.625563383102417

Notes:
On 15th May 1891, the whole parish of Culross was transferred from the county of Perth to the county of Fife.

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/FIF/parishes/Culross/#HistGeog


Headstones

 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Headstone for William Deuar and Georg Deuar
Headstone for William Deuar and Georg Deuar
This headstone "seems" to have children from two families in it, both children, probably of the same mother Helen Blecket/Blackater but two different fathers - William Dewar and George Dewar. Inscription on stone says:

GD HB 1736 ID 70 1793
Here lyeth
William Deuar
who dyed Iune 1735
age 4 years and
Georg Deuar dyed
in Ianuary 1736 age 5 monthe

The GD and HB at the top likely refer to George Dewar and Helen Blackater. Not sure of what the other items mean.

Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000  
Located    George Dewar (d. January 1736)
William Dewar (d. June 1735)
 
Headstone in  Church Yard, Culross Abbey, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
Headstone in Church Yard, Culross Abbey, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
Text of left side of Tombstone says:
ERECTED
BY THE FAMILY IN MEMORY OF
THEIR PARENTS
JOHN DEWAR, WHO DIED
9TH APRIL 1878, AGED 85 YEARS
ALSO, JANET ROSS, HIS WIFE,
WHO DIED 24TH DECR 1877,
AGED 75 YEARS. 
Located    John Dewar (d. 9 April 1878)
Janet Ross (d. 24 December 1877)
 
Headstone in church yard of Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
Headstone in church yard of Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
This headstone has two families on it - John Dewar and Janet Ross on the left, and on the right John's grandparents James Dewar and Elizabeth Kirk. Also Catherine Dewar, daughter of John Dewar and Janet Ross. See individual photos for inscriptions.
Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000. 
Located    Catherine Dewar (d. 28 February 1908)
James Dewar (d. 28 May 1760)
John Dewar (d. 9 April 1878)
Elizabeth Kirk (d. 26 January 1784)
Janet Ross (d. 24 December 1877)
 
Headstone in Church Yard, Culross Abbey, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
Headstone in Church Yard, Culross Abbey, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
Text of right side of Tombstone says:
ALSO,
JAMES DEWAR WHO DIED
28HT MAY. 1760, AGED 55 YEARS.
ALSO, ELIZABETH KIRK. HIS WIFE
WHO DIED 26TH JAN 1784
AGED 84 YEARS
CATHERINE DEWAR, WHO DIED
28TH FEBY 1908, AGED 78 YEARS 
Located    Catherine Dewar (d. 28 February 1908)
James Dewar (d. 28 May 1760)
Elizabeth Kirk (d. 26 January 1784)
 
Headstone of James Deuar and Hellen Drysdale and Family
Headstone of James Deuar and Hellen Drysdale and Family
Headstone in church yard of Culross Abbey, Culross, Fifeshire, Scotland. Photo taken 23 June 2000 by Roger Moffat

Inscription:
Here lies
the corps of
James Deuar who died
July 12th day 1795 aged 57 years
Helen Drysdale His wife died
Jan 1h 1812 aged 75 years
also George Deuar who died
January 20 1794 aed 33 years &
Hellen Deuar who died October
1th day 1788 aged 27 years &
James Deuar who died January 4th
Day 1773 aged 4 years, John Deuar
died aged 4 months Children to
James Deuar & Hellen Drysdale his spouse  
Located    George Dewar (d. 20 January 1794)
Helen Dewar (d. 1 October 1788)
James Dewar (d. 12 July 1795)
James Dewar (d. 4 January 1773)
John Dewar (d. June 1767)
Helen Drysdale (d. 1 January 1812)
 
Headstone of John Deuar and Christian Shaw and Family
Headstone of John Deuar and Christian Shaw and Family
Headstone in the church yard at Culross Abby, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland
Inscription says:

ERECTED
TO THE MEMORY OF
JOHN DEUAR CULROSS
WHO DIED 15TH MARCH 1803
AND
CHRISTIAN SHAW HIS WIFE
WHO DIED 15TH OCTOBER 1802

MARGARET DEUAR DIED
JUNE 1TH 1822

JAMES DEUAR DIED AT HIS
HOUSE CULROSS MARCH
27TH 1827

CATHERINE DEUAR DIED
JANUARY 24TH 1833
HELEN DEUAR DIED 26 DEC 1836
and
CHR?? DEUAR DIED _____ 1840

Headstone viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000 
Located    Chr Dewar (d. 1840)
Helen Dewar (d. before 18 June 1755)
Helen Dewar (d. 26 December 1836)
James Dewar (d. 27 March 1827)
John Dewar (d. 15 March 1803)
Katherine Dewar (d. 24 January 1833)
Margaret Dewar (d. 1 June 1802)
Christian Shaw (d. 15 October 1802)
 

All Burials in Culross Abbey, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland

 #   Last, Given Name(s)  headstone Born Died Buried Spouse(s)
1. Dewar, Chrheadstone  1840 1840
2. Dewar, Georgeheadstone22 July 1735 January 1736 January 1736
3. Dewar, Georgeheadstone1 January 1760 20 January 1794 after 20 January 1794
4. Dewar, Helenheadstone18 June 1755 26 December 1836 after 26 December 1836
5. Dewar, Helenheadstone6 July 1761 1 October 1788 after 1 October 1788
6. Dewar, Jamesheadstonebefore 26 July 1725Culross…Find all individuals with events at this location28 May 1760Culross…Find all individuals with events at this locationafter 28 May 1760Kirk, Elizabeth
7. Dewar, Jamesheadstone1738 12 July 1795 after 12 July 1795Drysdale, Helen
8. Dewar, Jamesheadstonebefore 7 August 1757Tulliallan…Find all individuals with events at this location27 March 1827Culross…Find all individuals with events at this locationafter 27 March 1827
9. Dewar, Jamesheadstone17 March 1768 4 January 1773 after 4 January 1773
10. Dewar, Johnheadstone  15 March 1803Culross…Find all individuals with events at this locationafter 15 March 1803Shaw, Christian
11. Dewar, Johnheadstone1 February 1767 June 1767 June 1767
12. Dewar, Johnheadstone6 March 1794Culross…Find all individuals with events at this location9 April 1878Low Valleyfield…Find all individuals with events at this locationafter 9 April 1878Ross, Janet
13. Dewar, Katherineheadstone24 March 1752 24 January 1833 after 24 January 1833
14. Dewar, Margaretheadstone18 June 1755Tulliallan…Find all individuals with events at this location1 June 1802 after 1 June 1802
15. Dewar, Williamheadstone12 July 1731 June 1735 June 1735
16. Drysdale, Helenheadstone1735 1 January 1812 after 1 January 1812Dewar, James
17. Kirk, Elizabethheadstoneabout 1700 26 January 1784Culross…Find all individuals with events at this locationafter 26 January 1784Dewar, James
18. Ross, Janetheadstone11 June 1805Carthall, Liberton, Edinburghshire…Find all individuals with events at this location24 December 1877Culross…Find all individuals with events at this locationafter 24 December 1877Dewar, John
19. Shaw, Christianheadstone  15 October 1802 after 15 October 1802Dewar, John

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