Tynron Graveyard

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Tynron Church

DICKSON - 4, 5
HUNTER - 2, 6
KERR - 1
McTURK - 6, 7
SEATON - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOMAS WAUGH The beloved husband of MAGGIE JANE SEATON who died At Penpont June 6 1910 aged 45 years THY WILL BE DONE. Also in affectionate remembrance of MARY KERR wife of JAMES SEATON late of Chanlockhead and mother in law of the above who died at Marrburn Rd. Penpont March 30th 1916 aged 83 years also the above JAMES SEATON, who died at Marr Burn Rd. Penpont, 15TH July 1921, aged 91 years Also the above MARGARET JANE SEATON who died at Loch Cottage, Auchenbainzie 12TH Nov. 1960 in her 89th year.
Here lyes intered the body of George Siton in Alpin who departed this life the 12th of January 1700 his age 90 years. As also Elizabeth Hunter his spouse who departed This life the 18th of January 1725 her age 70 years. Marion Porteous spouse to John Seaton, Milnhouse Died 1763 aged 36 years. Said John Seaton died 16th March 1799 aged 86 years. Agnes Laurie spouse of James Seaton their son, died 2nd March 1820 aged 53 years. Also John Seaton their son died 12th June 1827 aged 68 years. William Seaton son to said James Seaton who died 3rd March 1829 aged 20.(Different lettering) Also the said James Seaton who died 25th August 1837 aged 73 years.
Originally beside the above stone:
John Seaton who died Stenhouse Cottages 12th June 1827 aged 68 Years and of Janet Maxwell his spouse who died Tynron Kirk 6th March 1838 ages 78 years. Also of John Black their grandson who died at Glasgow 20th May 1841 aged 24. Also John Grierson, Merchant Thornhill, son-in-law of the above John Seaton who died there the 26th March 1851 aged 53. Isabella Seaton who died at Thornhill 3rd Sept. 1857 aged 64. James Seaton, Cabinet Maker, Glasgow who died at Thornhill 11th Sept. 1857 aged 66.
IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM FINDLAY SEATON Son of James Seaton and Margaret Seaton, Chanlockhead who died 26th March 1833 aged 7 months - Also of WILLIAM SEATON their Son who died 27 April 1834 aged 4 weeks - Also the said JAMES SEATON who died at Chanlockhead 20th November 1851 aged 65 years. Also of FINDLAY SEATON youngest Son of the above James Seaton and Margaret Dickson who died at Chanlockhead the 19th August 1863 aged 25 years. Also the above MARGARET DICKSON who died at Chan lockhead the 25th May 1878 in the Eightieth year of her age. Also JOHN SEATON son of the above who died at Birgham 21 May 1891 aged 69 years. Also ROB T SEATON Son of the above who died at New Orleans U.S. 7th July 1896 aged 72 years. Also JANE SEATON or RICHARDSON only Daughter of the above who died March 24th 1912 aged 84 years. Also ALEXANDER, twin brother of the above Findlay Seaton who died at Penpont 9th Jan. 1913 aged 80 years.
Family group below (no OPR or IGI record found):

James Seaton b. ca 1786, d. 20 Nov. 1851 Margaret Dickson b. ca 1798, d. 25 May 1878
John Seaton b. ca 1822, d. 21 May 1891
Robert Seaton b. ca 1824, d. 7 July 1896
Jane Seaton b. ca 1828, d. 24 March 1912
William Findlay Seaton b. ca 1832, d. 26 March 1833
Alexander Seaton b. ca 1832, d. 9 Jan. 1913
William Seaton b. ca 1834, d. 27 April 1834
Findlay Seaton b. ca 1838; died 19 August 1863
IM MEMORY OF ISABELLA HUNTER Spouse to JAMES McTURK Esqr of Stenhouse who died 7th Augt 1815 Aged 50 years ALSO OF JANE their youngest Daughter Who died (illeg.) March 1804 Aged 6 weeks. ALSO IN MEMORY OF the fore said JAMES McTURK Esqr born the 31st day of Decr 1755 died the fourth day of Decr 1833 aged 78 years.
IN MEMORY OF THOMAS McTURK third Son of JAMES McTURK of of Stenhouse who died at Kirkland Kirkmichael 21st of Janry 1831 aged 35 years And MARY GIBSON of Glencrag his Wife, who died at Dumfries 7th Jany 1860 aged 70 years.

(The above 2 stones were found in a mural "room" at the top of Tynron graveyard among 4 or 5 wall-mounted slabs of the McTurk family.)