Stone No. E186, Face: East
DAVID BONAR TEACHER EAST LINTON
IN MEMORY OF
HARRIET JANE HIS DAUGHTER
WHO DIED 26TH JANRY 1867 AGED 18 MONTHS.
THE ABOVE DAVID BONAR
DIED AT EAST LINTON 30TH JUNE 1894
AGED 68 YEARS
HARRIET MILNE HIS WIFE
DIED 25TH JANRY 1903 AGED 81 YEARS
MARGARET HAY BONAR DAUGHTER OF ABOVE
DIED IN CAIRO 28TH MARCH 1904
INTERRED IN ENGLISH CEMETERY THERE
DIED IN LONDON 15TH JULY 1904
INTERRED IN ELMERS END CEMETERY.
THEM ALSO WHICH SLEEP IN JESUS
WILL GOD BRING WITH HIM. ITHES IV XIV
David Bonar was a native of Caputh, Perthshire. He came to East Linton in 1851 as a teacher in the Free Church School. He became joint headmaster (with John Lumsden) when the East Linton Primary School opened in 1881, and he retired in 1889.
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