Catherine Dewar

Catherine Dewar

Female 1830 - 1908  (77 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Gender Female 
    Born 10 July 1830  Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 28 February 1908  Culross, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried after 28 February 1908  Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
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    Person ID I11622  Roger
    Last Modified 21 August 2015 

    Father John Dewar,   b. 6 March 1794, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 April 1878, Low Valleyfield, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Janet Ross,   b. 11 June 1805, Carthall, Liberton, Edinburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 December 1877, Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F11  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 July 1830 - Culross, Perthshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 February 1908 - Culross, Fife, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - after 28 February 1908 - Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
    Sign at Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Sign at Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    The sign at the entrace to Culross Abbey and its grounds. Amazingly the current day minister is a Reverend Moffat!!!!!
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000
    Sign at Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Sign at Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    An explanatory sign on the grounds of the Abbey showing the extent of the Abbey when it was complete. The remaining standing part is at the top of the image.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000
    View of Culross Abbey from road
    View of Culross Abbey from road
    The road leads almost right to the door of Culross Abbey. The part straight ahead is still used as a church, the rest of the Abbey was to the right. The cemetery is up the rise to the left.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000
    Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    A view of Culross Abbey from the cemetery, looking down the slope to the Abbey.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000
    Ruins of Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    Ruins of Culross Abbey, Culross, Fife, Scotland
    A view of the ruins of the Abbey. This view is from lower down the hill, note thickness of stone walls visible. The part of the Abbey still standing can be seen showing above the large stone walls in the foreground.
    Viewed and photographed by Roger Moffat 23 June 2000

    Headstones
    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.
    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

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Vital Record from Old Parish Registers of Scotland, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    2. [S40] Tombstone Photograph, picture taken by Roger Moffat.


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