Middle - Row 24

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Middle - Row 24 - 1 - Blaiklock

Stone beside the roadside wall .
Erected in memory of DAVID BLAIKLOCK Baker who died 16 January 1852 aged 53 years. Also JOHN his son who died 14 January 1855 aged 21 years. Also three of his children who died in Longtown. Also MARGARET BLAIKLOCK his wife who died 11 June 1866 aged 62 years. Also WILLIAM his son who died 13 January 1866 aged 25 years. Also CATHERINE his daughter who died 5 January 1883 aged 47 years. Also MARY-ANN his daughter who died 7 January 1888 aged 59 years. Also JANE IRVING his daughter who died 13 July 1912 aged 83 years. Also ALICE his daughter who died 11th January 1939 aged 34 years.

Middle - Row 24 - 2 - Galbraith

Headstone leaning forward and crumbling at the bottom - 1851 – Erected by THOMAS GALBRAITH in memory of his wife ISABLE SMART who died at Coldstream 26 September 1849 aged 42 years.

Middle - Row 24 - 3 - Smart/McDougal

1878 – Sacred to the memory of JOHN SMART who died at Whitsome Hill 27 July 1875 aged 65 years. Also ANN McDOUGAL wife of the above died at sweethope 1 February 1883 aged 67 years. Also JAMES their son who died 24 August 1913 aged 72 years.

Middle - Row 24 - 4 - Hood/Robison

Erected by MARY HOOD in memory ofI ISAAC HOOD her father died 15 December 1849 aged 77 years. Also AGNES ROBISON her mother who died 20 April 1835 aged 61 years. Also MARY daughter of the above who died at Berwick  November 30 1878 aged 74 years

Middle - Row 24 - 5 - Brunton/Wood/Hood

Erected by FRANCIS BRUNTON in memory of WILLIAM WOOD his father in law who died 27 October 1852 aged 84 years. Also MARGARET HOOD wife of the above who died 28 June 1851 aged 71 years. Also HANNAH his daughter who died 7 June 1852 aged 3 ½ years. Also JANE HOOD his wife who died 6 December 1884 aged 75 years. Also the above FRANCIS BRUNTON who died 9 December 1886 aged 67 years. FRANCIS BRUNTON LAUDER his grandson who died 27 September 1889 aged 19 days. The latter part of the headstone is difficult to read. 

Middle - Row 24 - 6 - Unknown

Four feet high headstone but unreadable.

Middle - Row 24 - 7 - Jackson/Short

?? ISABEL JACKSON his spouse who died 15 November 1817 aged 60 years. (Burial register shows  Mrs SHORT 18 November 1817) (There is text on the rear but it is unreadable)

Middle - Row 24 - 8 - Gilkie/Hood/Muir

(Surrounded by a bush, in a walled area) 1834 Sacred to the memory of ALEXANDER GILKIE Builder in Coldstream who died 3 May 1834 aged 78 years. Also of CHRISTIAN HOOD his wife who died 31 May 1833 aged 79 years. And of WILLIAM their son who died in infancy. Also their son ALEXANDER Surveyor of buildings in Edinburgh who died at Coldstream 21 November 1852 aged 56 years. Also of their daughter CHRISTIAN who died 22 September 1861 aged 65 years. Also of their daughter ELIZABETH who died on 17 October 1867 aged 72 years. Also MARGARET MUIR relict of ALEXANDER GILKIE Jr died 18 December 1871 aged 47.

Middle - Row 24 - 9 - Johnston/Gow

Erected in memory of WILLIAM JOHNSTON Mason Coldstream who died 7 May 1849 aged 51 years. Also ALICE GOW his wife who died 20 August 1849 aged 47 years. Also their grand daughter ALICE died 2 August 1849 aged 3 years. Also ISABELLA their daughter died 3 November 1849 aged 16 years. Also JAMES JOHNSTON Mason and their son who died from a fall from Till Bridge 14 March 1859 aged 25 years

Middle - Row 24 - 10 - Lawrence/Murray/Campbell

Sacred to the memory of BARBARA wife of JAMES LAWRENCE and daughter of JOHN and MARY ANN MURRAY who died 24th April 1913 aged 24 years. Also MARY ANN BROWN wife of JOHN MURRAY who died March 16 1921 aged 63 years. Also the above JOHN MURRAY died 18 April 1925 aged 75 years. Also MARY CAMPBELL daughter of JOHN and MARY ANN MURRAY and wife of Dr. T. MURDOCK CAMPBELL Glasgow who died 5 June 1932 aged 50 years.

Middle - Row 24 - 11 - Brown/Strachan/Paterson

Erected by CHARLES BROWN Mason in Coldstream in memory of his daughter MARGARET who died August 15 1834 aged 7 months. And the said CHARLES BROWN who died 27 August 1845 aged 56 years. JOHN his son who died 28 December 1848 aged 24 years. Also DAVID his son died at Glasgow 16 September 1849 aged 23 years. And ALEXANDER eldest son of the above who died 1855 in Savannah America aged 37 years. Also CATHERINE STRACHAN wife of the above CHARLES BROWN died 27 April 1873 aged 76 years. Also THOMAS their son who died at Wooler 20 December 1873 aged 41 years. Also ELIZABETH their daughter who died 16 June 1887 aged 65 years. Also daughter MARGARET died 25 August 1891 aged 55 years. (On the rear) JOHN STRACHAN Joiner Coldstream who died in year 1799 aged 51 years. Also ISABEL  PATERSON  his wife who died 1799 aged 35 years. And 7 children (no names or dates) Also brother ROBERT feuar in Coldstream died 9 February 1823 aged 52 years.

Middle - Row 24 - 12 - Brown/Donaldson

(Marble stone) Sacred to the memory of ROBERT STRACHAN BROWN Builder Coldstream born November 6 1819 died February 19 1900 Also MARY ANN DONALDSON wife of the above who died February 24 1906 aged 74 years.

Middle - Row 24 - 13 - Allan/Calder

In memory of CATHERINE ALLANSHAW ALLAN wife of TURNBULL CALDER Oxenrig born 3 December 1817 died 2 February 1870. Also the above TURNBULL CALDER MD who died 30 March 1875 aged 68 years. Also ADAM their eldest son who died at Melbourne Australia 28 September 1901 aged 61 years.

Middle - Row 24 - 14 - Chirnside/McCracket

(Beside Allanshaw headstone, the text is west-facing) Here lies the bodies of MARY CHIRNSIDE spouse to NINIAN McCRACKET who died 18 May 1781 aged 51 years. Also their sons JOHN who died aged 27 Years. And THOMAS aged 25 years (no dates provided for latter)

Middle - Row 24 - 15 - Ingles

The burying place of ROBERT INGLES 10?? in Coldstream 1801.

Middle - Row 24 - 16 - Neilans/Wright

(Headstone difficult to read). Erected in memory of DAVID NEILANS Baker in Coldstream who died 6 April 1828 aged 35 years. Also ISABELLA WRIGHT his wife who died at Castlelaw 8 February 1886 aged 86 years. Also MARGARET his daughter who died 28 February 1822 aged 9 weeks.

Middle - Row 24 - 17 - Neilans/Litster

Sacred to the memory of JOHN NEILANS Merchant in Coldstream who departed this life on 21 October 1877 aged 59 years. And of ALISON MILNE NEILANS his daughter who died 20 April 1846 aged 17 months. Also JOHN WRIGHT NEILANS his son who died 25 July 1848 aged 5 weeks. Also ALISON MILNE NEILANS his daughter who died 15 September 1859 aged 11 months. Also wife JANE LITSTER wife of the above JOHN NEILANS who died 9 January 1887 aged 69 years. Also DAVID their son died 19 December 1910 aged 69 years. Also MARGARET their daughter died 3 November 1940 aged 83 years.