Middle - Lennel Kirk Internal - 26 - Bell

Transcription

Erected by ELIZABETH BELL in memory of her father the REVD. JAMES BELL DD MA FRSE Minister of Coldstream who died 9 August 1794 aged 50 years. And of ANNE BELL mother died 17 October 1826 aged 74 years. Also in memory of her beloved brother MAJOR JOHN BELL HEICS born  January 3 1791 died 22 October 1842. And of her beloved sister MARGARET BELL born October 29 1785 died February 24 1870.

Commentary

Margaret Bell was born in Coldstream and lived in Springhill. His occupation was in 1851 listed as a Fund Holder and Annuitant. In the house in 1851, also was a lady called Anne Hunter who was born in New Brunswick, N. American; she was also a Fund Holder and Annuitant