West Row 13 – 9 – Shearer/Purves


In loving memory of JOHN SHEARER beloved husband of ELIZABETH PURVES who died at Northfield St Abbs 18th August 1913 aged 83 years.

Also JESSIE his daughter who died at Skaithmuir 21st December 1891 aged 21 years.


Members of the Shearer family in 1901

John Shearer 50
Elizabeth Shearer 50
Lizzie Shearer 23
Alexr Shearer 17
Mary Jane Shearer 15
Wm Shearer 13
George L Shearer 10

2 other older children Margaret and Robert


John was born at Bowden Roxburghshire his wife Elizabeth was born in Coldstream

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