Middle - Headstones in previous surveys but cannot be located

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Middle - cannot locate - 1 - Watsone/Watson

(Probably previously in the area of rows 1 or 2). JAMES WATSONE sone to ALEXANDER WATSON (Craw) Dyer in Coldstream died 4 July 1686. Also JEAN WATSON died 28 May 1685 (Robson 1683). (The spelling is exactly as it appeared on the stone).

Found in James Robson's book of 1896 'Churches and Churchyards of Berwickshire', the date he has for Jean was 1683.

NB: Todays transcribers have found difficulty in recognising a 5 or a 3.

Middle - cannot locate - 2 - Henderson

(Probably in area of row 2) PETER HENDERSON died 16 May 1759 aged 83 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 3 - Landreth

(Loose stone against east wall) GEORGE LANDRETH son to PATRICK LANDRETH feuar in Coldstream died Jan 1690. (Mentioned in Craw as well)

Middle - cannot locate - 4 - Mackcomws/Mackcomus

(May be a loose stone) JOHN MACKCOMWS (MACKCOMUS) died 17 April 1777 died 64 years. Son WILLIAM  died 9 January 1765 aged 14 months. (Mentioned in Craw as well)

Middle - cannot locate - 5 - Cranstones

JOHN CRANSTONES died 21 May 1778 aged 72 years (Craw 1738).

Middle - cannot locate - 6 - Murres

W.M. AGNES MURRES 1683

Middle - cannot locate - 7 - Kin

ISOBELE KIN – 4/3/???? (Skull Skuttle) Craw ISOBEIL KIN (n)?

Middle - cannot locate - 8 - Erskine/Mosley

ELSPETH ERSKINE spouse to WILLIAM MOSLEY died 2/1778 aged 66 years. Sons ROGER MOSLEY died 6 July 1769 aged 17 years. WILLIAM, Wright in Coldstream died 3 June 1786 aged 35 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 9 - Purves/Wilson

ADAM PURVES son to JOHN PURVES and BEATRIX WILSON died 12 September 1744 aged 8 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 10 - Steel

ELLAN STEEL daughter of THOMAS STEEL Joiner in Coldstream.

Middle - cannot locate - 11 - Seyth

JOHN SEYTH died 9 October 1730 aged 45 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 12 - Bell/Thomson

(Probably in the area of row 2). (Flat stone – buried). GEORGE BELL died 10 April 1810 aged 85 years. Also AGNES THOMSON spouse died 16 May 1809 aged 82 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 13 - Spencer/Murray

(Probably in rows 1 or 2) Erected by ROBERT SPENCER in memory of wife AGNES SPENCER died at Hirsel 27 September 18?? Aged 31 Years. Also above ROBERT SPENCER died at Coldstream 12 January ???? aged 38 years. Also ELIZABETH MURRAY wife died at the Hirsel 30 March 1901 aged 96 years. For 72 years under the Earls of Home.

Middle - cannot locate - 14 - Paterson/Nisbet/Walker

(Probably previously in the area of rows 3 and 4). Erected by ALEXANDER PATERSON in memory of wife MARY NISBET died 1 March 1848 aged 66 years. Also said ALEXANDER PATERSON died at Coldstream 27 January 1855 aged 71 years. Also SARAH BELL WALKER grand daughter died 6 January 1853 aged 6 months.

Middle - cannot locate - 15 - Runciman/Currie

(Probably previously in or about row 4) Erected by THOMAS RUNCIMAN in memory of ROBERT son died at Skaithmuir 30 August 1852 aged 9 years. Also MARJORY W RUNCIMAN died at Campfield 18 May 1882 aged 37 years. Also above THOMAS RUNCIMAN died at Thorinton Mains 24 July 1888 aged 76 years. Also ALICE CURRIE wife died at Mardon 2 June 1898 aged 79 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 16 - Henderson/Dickson/Aitchison

(Probably in the area of row 5) ? HENDERSON aged 68 years. His spouse AGNES DICKSON aged 62 years. 3 children JOHN ? and ISABLE. MARGRET AITCHISON spouse to WILLIAM HENDERSON and AGNES ROBISON daughter to WILLIAM 4 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 17 - Wilson

(Probably previously in area of row 6) CIRSTAN WILSON daughter to CHAIRLS WILSON Garner (Craw) at Swinton Hows died 7 January 1742 aged 1 year.

Middle - cannot locate - 18 - Middlemiss/Davidson

(Probably previously in the area of rows 12-13) THOMAS MIDDLEMISS lang residenter in Coldstream died at Brownsback 30 October 1796 aged 65 years. Also BETTY DAVIDSON died 3 August 1793 aged 73 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 19 - Scott/Henderson/Hogg

(Probably previously in area of rows 12-14) Erected by JACOB SCOTT Mason Coldstream in memory of MARY daughter died 24 October 1852 aged 3 years. Also ROBERT HOGG son died 10 May 1862 aged 1 year. Also RACHEL daughter died 19 May 1864 aged 5 years. Also AGNES HENDERSON step daughter died 14 March 1869 aged 25 years. Also DAVID son died at Dunedin New Zealand 7 June 1879 aged 27 years. Also above JACOB SCOTT died at Edinburgh 7 September 1879 aged 59 years. Also ISABELLA HOGG died at Edinburgh 10 April 1901 aged 76 years. Also MARY daughter died 2 December 1906 aged 52 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 20 - Dodds/Brown

(Probably previously in row 14) In memory of WILHELMINA daughter of GEORGE and MARGARET DODDS of Fireburn Mill died 8 June 1836 aged 2 years. Also ELIZABETH DODDS died 8 August 1836 aged 15 years. Also JESSIE DODDS died 19 June 1837 aged 10 years. Also JESSIE BROWN wife of PETER DODDS died at Fireburn Mill 12 August 1855 aged 20 years. Also MARGARET HENDERSON wife of GEORGE DODDS died at Fireburn Mill 2 April 1859 aged 66 years. Also said GEORGE DODDS died at Sandyfords Ford Northumberland 28 September 1877 aged 83 years. Late tenant of Fireburn Mill.

Middle - cannot locate - 21 - Inglis

(Probably previously in row 15) A marking stone WILLIAM INGLIS.

Middle - cannot locate - 22 - Dun

(Probably previously in row 16) JOHN dVN (Dun?) died 2 November 16?? Aged -6 years. (Robson 2 November 1699 aged 56 years)

Middle - cannot locate - 23 - Dikens

(Probably previously in row 19) THOMAS DIKENS ???

Middle - cannot locate - 24 - Fairbairn/Wood/Robertson

(Probably previously in row 19) MARGARET FAIRBAIRN wife of WILLIAM WOOD died 18 March 1818 aged 63 years. Also said WILLIAM WOOD died at Hirsel 8 November 1829 aged 80 years. (On the rear) ANDREW ROBERTSON died at the Hirsel 1831 ??

Middle - cannot locate - 25 - Weatherhead

(Probably previously in row 20) Erected by SAMUEL WEATHERHEAD Coldstream in memory of daughter ISABELLA died 9 January 1829 aged 9 months. Also MARY daughter died 21 January 1834 aged 7 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 26 - Bowie

(Probably previously in row 20) ROBERT BWIE (or BOWIE) died 24 March 1732 aged 68 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 27 - Rodger

(Probably previously in row 20) In memory of MARIANNE wife of Revd. ALEXANDER RODGER died 5 Ocrober 1852 aged 28 years. Free Church Coldstream. 2 children died in infancy. Son WILLIAM died 26 December 1869 aged 6 months.

Middle - cannot locate - 28 - Cossar/Newton

(Probably previously in row 19) (Fallen upright stone) MARGARET COSSAR spouse to WILLIAM NEWTON died at Coldstream February 1811 or 1814 aged 57 years?

Middle - cannot locate - 29 - Dickson

(Probably in the area of row 23) GEORGE DICKSON weaver in Coldstream his Burying Place (no dates)

Middle - cannot locate - 30 - Forbes

(Probably previously in row 24) AGNES FORBES spouse to ALEXANDER FORBES died in Coldstream -/3/1770.

Middle - cannot locate - 31 - Glendinning/Park

(Probably in the area of row 27) JOHN GLENDINNING Mariner died at Coldstream 12 December 1848 aged 60 years. Also AGNES PARK wife died 11 January 1862 aged 70 years. Also ANN daughter died ?? 1836 aged 16 years (stone broken)

Middle - cannot locate - 32 - Allan

(Probably previously in row 29) In memory of WILLIAM ALLAN died at Tweedmill 7 June 1808 aged 77 years. Also ISABEL ALLAN spouse died 31 December 1808 aged 75 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 33 - Lawson/Air

(Probably previously in row 29) JANE LAWSON spouse to THOMAS AIR died 11 June 1814 aged 67 years

Middle - cannot locate - 34 - Bell

(Probably in row 29) (Sculptered stone) >> son to LOURENCE BELL in Newcastle 20 September 1690 (Robson). 

However, a look at James Robson's book of 1896 'Churches and Churchyards of Berwickshire' gives a litter more detail viz:-

To Lavrance Bell in Nevcastell vho departed this lyfe the 9 of 1689 December..(presumably Lavrance lost a son)

Middle - cannot locate - 35 - Luke

(Probably previously in row 29) Erected by ALEXANDER LUKE feuar in Coldstream in memory of daughter ISABELLA died in infancy -/3/1833. Also said ALEXANDER LUKE died 29 May 1854 -4 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 36 - Ledgerwood/Scott/Halliburton

(Probably previously in rows 28 or 29) Erected by WILLIAM LEGERWOOD Mason Coldstream in memory of son WILLIAM died 3 May 1811 aged 1 year. Also ALEXANDER died 28 July 1826 aged 7 years. Also ALEXANDER died 13 December 1828 aged 1 year. Also ROBERT died 3 April 1830 aged 5 months. Also ADAM died 26 May 1847 aged 25 years. Also grand daughter died in infancy. Also said WILLIAM LEGERWOOD died 13 March 1851 aged 72 years. Also wife ELLEN SCOTT died 15 February 1858 aged 71 years. Also JOHN son died 13 October 1858 aged 42 years. (On rear) ROBERT HALLIBURTON died at Coldstream 3 November 1887 aged 73 years. Also JANET LEDGERWOOD wife died at Coldstream 27 September 1895 aged 79 years. Also WILLIAM LEDGERWOOD died 7/?/19?? Aged 84 years?

Middle - cannot locate - 37 - Ledgerwood/Whitelaw

(Probably in rows 28 or 29) In memory of THOMAS son of ROBERT LEDGERWOOD died qq September 1824 aged 1 year. Also ANNE daughter died 15 February 1836 aged 7 years. Also GEORGE son died 13 August 1836 aged 2 years. Also ROBERT son died 29 May 1843 aged 12 years. Also ABIGAIL WHITELAW wife died 10 May 1852 aged 57 years. Also ROBERT LEDGERWOOD died 15 May 1850 aged 83 years. Also WILLIAM son died 28 January 1885 aged 66 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 38 - Donaldson/Cockburn

(Probably in rows 28 or 29) Erected by JAMES DONALDSON in memory of father Sergeant JAMES DONALDSON late Berwickshire Militia died 28 July 1832 aged 51 years. Also mother ELIZABETH COCKBURN died 25 July 1863 aged 82 years. Also their daughter MARGARET died 26 December 1876 aged 53 years. Also son JOHN died 1860 aged 49 years. (Cargill writes ‘End of Stones at Lennel).

Middle - cannot locate - 39 - Scott

(Probably previously near rows 6-7) Erected by JAMES SCOTT Hatter Coldstream in memory of son JAMES died 1 January 1828 aged 2 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 40 - Reid/Hush

(Probably previously near rows 6-7) Erected by JOHN REID Slater Coldstream in memory of JANET HUSH wife died 12 December 1831 aged 30 years? Also MARGARET daughter died 31 January 1848 aged 20 years. Also JAMES son died in Ireland 16 February 1849 aged 23 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 41 - Stewart/Douglas

(Probably near row 5) Erected by ALEXANDER STEWART Mason Lennel Newtown in memory of ROBERT son died 26 April 1848 aged 15 months. Also above ALEXANDER STEWART died at Newcastle upon Tyne 4 February 1869 aged 53 years.
(Probably in the area of the external south wall of the auld kirk). WILLIAM DOUGLAS JP late Bank Agent Coldstream died in London 18 August 1889 aged 68 years. Also WILLIAM 2nd son Solicitor and JP died 5 July 1894 aged 29 years. Also ELIZABETH wife died at Edinburgh 4 March 1896 aged 63 years. Also THOMAS H. DOUGLAS JP died 17 September 1940 aged 77 years. Also ETHEL MAUD DOUGLAS died 17 December 1943 aged 84 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 42 - Jobling/Steel

(Against west wall of church, likely to be external) Erected by JOSEPH JOBLING coachbuilder Coldstream in memory of wife JANET STEEL died 29 May 1834? Aged 36 years. (Death register shows JANET JOBLING died 29 April 1854 aged 29 Years).

Middle - cannot locate - 43 - Henderson

RICHARD HENDERSON feuer in New Coldstream 1757 (NB this may be the same RICHARD HENDERSON listed in Row 22 above).

Middle - cannot locate - 44 - Kers

JOHN KERS 1694 (Also listed in row 20)

A look at the 1896 book of James Robson on 'Churches and Churchyards in Berwickshire' shows the following transcription:-

Here lyeth the body of JOHN KERS who deceased the 6 day of October 1694 his age 32 years. 

Middle - cannot locate - 45 - Kers

TOMES KERS tnnetn in Lettlethank 1737 aged 48 years. Also son WILLIAM KERS died 1 January 1737 aged 3 years.(NB In Eccles parish, north-west of Kames. See Armstrong’s map of Berwickshire 1771). This is a scluptered angel, skull, pick and cross bones.

Middle - cannot locate - 46 - Maddir

PATRICK MADDIR (no date)

Middle - cannot locate - 47 - Marjoribanks/Rochester

Erected by JAMES MARJORIBANKS to his wife SARAH ROCHESTER 1828

Middle - cannot locate - 49 - Annison

ROBERT (T?) ANNISON 1667

Middle - cannot locate - 50 - Bel

ANNA BEL spouse to ROBERT BEL in Secthmuir 1693. This headstone was listed in the Cargill/Prentice survey of 1970

Middle - cannot locate - 51 - Runsiman

JAMES RUNSIMAN 167(9?) aged 76.

Middle - Cannot locate - 52 - Wilson/Pallon

GEORGE WILSON died 2 May 1846 aged 72 years. Also ISABELLA PALLON died at Ravelaw 20 January 1858? Aged 84 years (rear of headstone unreadable).

This headstone was recorded in the Cargill/Prentice survey of 1970 but cannot be located today (2012).

Middle - cannot locate - 53 - McDougal

In memory of JAMES McDOUGAL who died 14 February 1817 aged 16 years. Also ISABELLA McDOUGAL who died 22 October 1822 aged 18 years. Also JAMES McDOUGAL their father who died at Ford Westfield 26 December 1836 aged 62 years. Also CATHERINE McDOUGAL their mother died 29 February 1865 aged 86 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 54 - Hope/Cant

Erected by CHARLES HOPE in loving memory of JANE CANT his wife who died 29 October 1918 aged 58 years. Also the above CHARLES HOPE died 22nd June 1921 aged 60 years. Also ADAM (HOPE) their son died 9 February 1960 aged 67 years.  RIP.

Middle - cannot locate - 55 - Morton

Erected to the memory of JOHN MORTON Slater Coldstream died 24 November 1856 aged 49 years. Also GEORGE his son who died 22 December 1840 aged 7 years. Also ANDREW his son who died 6 December 1868 (?) aged 1 year (Not in D/Register 1848 or 1868). Also JOHN his son who died 5 August 1849 aged 12 years. Also BARBARA his daughter who died 19 October 1849 aged 3 years. (There is a small stone beside this headstone with IRN included).

Middle - cannot locate - 56 - Spears

WILLIAM SPEARS Joiner in Tilmouth died 2 May 1777 aged 48 years. Also JOHN son died 12 September 1760 aged 3 months. Also ISABEL SPEARS spouse died 15 March 1805 aged 65 years

Middle - cannot locate - 57 - Dun

1820 The Burying Place of JAMES DUN (rest of inscription unreadable)

Middle - cannot locate - 58 - Beloe/Smith

Erected by WILLIAM L BELOE in memory of his wife ELEANOR J SMITH died 24 August 1837 aged 46 years. Also MARY J BELOE daughter died 16 May 1850 aged 14 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 60 - Weatherhead/Wilson

Erected by WILLIAM WEATHERHEAD Coldstream who died 13 June 1819 aged 82 years.

Also HELEN WILSON his wife who died 31 July 1823 aged ?

Also their daughter MARGARET WILSON who died 4 June 1847 aged 75 years.

Also of the above WILLIAM WEATHERHEAD their son gardener and feuar  Coldstream who died 18 January 1855 aged 78 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 63 - Weatherhead

Erected by WILLIAM WEATHERHEAD Coldstream in memory of ISABELLA his daughter who died 9 January 1829 aged 9 months. Also MARY his daughter died 21 January 1834 aged 7 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 65 - Ledgerwood

Erected in memory of ROBERT son of THOMAS LEDGERWOOD who died at Coldstream 29 April 1853 aged 1 year. Also ELLEN LEDGERWOOD daughter who died 8 May 1858 aged 4 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 67 - Maddie

Large flat stone which was buried. PATRICK MADDIE who died 7 of ? 1710.

Middle - cannot locate - 68 - Dickson

(Fallen flat stone) Feuar and Butler JOHN DICKSON (need spade to see rest)

Middle - cannot locate - 72 - Gray/Archbald

CHRISTIAN GRAY daughter to ADAM ARCHBALD Coldstream died 31 January 1760 aged 33 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 73 - Lillie

?? daughter MARGARET died 7 June 1819 aged 7 years (Burial register shows MARGARET LILLIE died 6 June 1819 (a child).

Middle - cannot locate - 74 - Thomson/Miller/Drysdale

(Table stone) ALEXANDER THOMSON tenant in Neou Coldstream who died 17 December 1746?

And BETY MILLER his wife who died December 17--? And their son ADAM THOMSON tenant in Neu Coldstream who died 11 July 173-.

Also the children of PATRICK THOMSON MARGRET 3 years and ISABLE 1 year 10 months and 21st June 1760? MARGRET THOMSON who died 19 July 1766 aged 13 years and ISABLE died 18 July 1763 aged 2 years.

Also said PATRICK THOMSON who died 13 August 1787 aged 82 years. His spouse AGNES DRYSDALE who died 6 December 1760 aged 47 years.

Middle - cannot locate - 75 - Davidson/Steel

JUDITH DAVIDSON of Hoselaw died at Coldstream 3 November 1827 aged 71 years.

Also ANDREW ?? feuer in Coldstream died 7 March 1832 aged 58 years.

Also his son ANDREW died 15 January 1821? Aged 6 months.

Also ?? died 10 February 183? Aged 8? Years. (Burial Register shows ANDREW STEEL died 9 March 1832 (can’t now read this date) aged and WILLIAM STEEL died 14 February 1830 a child)

Middle - cannot locate - 76 - Wleken

Found in James Robson's book of 1896 'Churches and Churchyards of Berwickshire'.

Heir lyes.......Wleken (?) who dep...............1655.

Middle - cannot locate - 77 - Paterson

Found in James Robson's book of 1896 'Churches and Churchyards of Berwickshire'.

Heir lyes....ROBRT PATERSON....vho..dp...the..15 April 1664.

This was an ancient stone and a side was engraved the death's head, hour glass and cross bones.

Middle - cannot locate - 78 - IFBB

Found in James Robson's book of 1896 'Churches and Churchyards of Berwickshire'.

I           F

  1658

B         B

Middle - cannot locate - 79 - John

Found in James Robson's book of 1896 'Churches and Churchyards of Berwickshire'.

Here lyes the body of JOHN DON vho departed this life vpon the 2 day of nover 1699. His age 56 years.