Middle - Lennel Kirk - South External Wall
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(This headstone has a surrounding area) Erected by ADAM THOMSON DOUGLAS Moneylaws in memory of ELIZABETH GREEN his wife born 22 June 1815 died 4 March 1857 aged 41 years. Also CHRISTIAN DAVIDA DOUGLAS their eldest daughter born December 30 1843 died August 4 1864. Also ADAM THOMSON DOUGLAS of Moneylaws who died in South America 1870. Dr. THOMAS DOUGLAS died at Cape Town June 1921 aged 76 years. MARTHA SCOTT RUSSELL wife of Dr. THOMAS DOUGLAS died at Cape Town June 1889. And the sons of Dr THOMAS DOUGLAS – THOMAS DOUGLAS died at Cape Town 1914, Lt. VICTOR DOUGLAS MC killed in France 1917.
A friend of the above family has kindly provided extra information on this family.
Sacred to the memory of ARCHIBALD DONALDSON feuar in Coldstream who died 18 Jan 1843 aged 67 years. Also JANET THOMSON his wife who died 21 March 1855 aged 76 years. Also JOHN ROBSON their son in law who died 30 April 1852 aged 48 years. Also ROBERT T ROBSON who died 26 November 1868 aged 28 years.
(Marble cross but unstable) In loving memory of KATHERINE R SMITH who died at Manchester 27 January 1901 and interred here. Erected by her loving children.
Erected by JOHN S MACDOUGALL in memory of his son THOMAS who died 21 December 1861 aged 13 years. Also of his wife MARY H LOCKIE who died 26 August 1878 aged 62 years. Also the above named JOHN S MACDOUGALL who died 22 March 1887 aged 81 years. Also of JOHN SINCLAIR MACDOUGALL son of the above who died 16 April 1918 aged 63 years.
(Small cross about 2 metres from kirk wall) In loving memory of SARAH R MACDOUGALL died in London 14 November 1892
(Large white marble headstone on external south wall of the church) In memory of JANET THOMSON wife of GEORGE THOMSON late farmer of Mindrim who died in London 6th day of March 1862 aged 76 years. AGNES daughter of the above who died at Crooks 26th day of December 1817 aged 3 months. ALEXANDER their son who died at Bowmont Hill 28th day of August 1841 aged 23 years. ELIZABETH their daughter wife of JAMES JOHNSTON who died in Jamaica on 7th day January 1854 aged 43 years. JAMES their eldest son wjo died at Mindrim 27th day of August 1863 aged 51 years. Also of AGNES their 2nd daughter relict of JOHN MCDOUGAL late of Craigielaw who died in London on 28 May 1865 aged 46 years. GEORGE THOMSON who died at Mindrim 26 January 1867 aged 85 years. Also of ADAM the 2nd son of the above who died at Dryfe Dam House near Lockerbie on 29 July 1874 aged 60 years.
(Obelisk in same enclosure as above) In memory of MARGARET McDOUGALL wife of JAMES THOMSON Mindrim who died on 18 June 1857 aged 45 years. The above JAMES THOMSON who died at Mindrim 27 August 1863 aged 51 years.
Sacred the the revered memory of MARGARET DOUGLAS wife of Reverend JAMES R. McGAVIN Dundee who died 24th December 1835 aged 21 years.
There is a fallen headstone in this area.
(An elaborate cross) RICHARD DOUGLAS died 28 March 1855 aged 38 years (Detail seems to be repeated from inscription in headstone three places above)
Here lies the body of RICHARD DOUGLAS who died on the 9 May 1810 aged 4 (?) years. Also ELIZABETH his wife who died 3 February 1821 aged – years.
(On south external gable wall, largely flaked away. This headstone and the previous foutr are in the same enclosure. THOMAS DOUGLAS Coldstream died 6 February 1846 aged 60 years. Also ALISON THOMSON wife died 27 August 1859 aged 71 years. Also children ? died 21 October 1820, ? died 20 May 1825, GAVIN aged 21 years. Also RICHARD died 28 March 1855 (Agent of the British Linen Company Bank as per Death Register). McCORKINDALE 1857 aged 84 years. (per Death Register ESTHER McCORKINDALE widow died 26 December 1857 aged 34 years daughter of THOMAS DOUGLAS Bank Agent and ALICE THOMSON ? October 1845).