West – Row 4 – 2 – Houlison/Elliot/Thomson


Erected by JANET HOULISTON in memory of her husband WILLIAM ELLIOT Cabinetmaker Coldstream who died 14th June 1886 aged 39 years Also MARY ANN the daughter died 7 May 1883 age 3 months.

Also of her mother JANET THOMPSON who died 18th September 1889 aged 61 years.

Also of her father ALEX HOULISTON who died 22 February 1899 age 72 years.

‘Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord’.


William Elliot was born at Hobkirk, Roxburghshire, was a Cabinet Maker and lived at 34 High St. His wife Janet was born at Chirnside.

In 1881 living in 34 High St with William and Janet are Robert born 1871 John born 1876 and Isabella who was 9 months old.

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