Stone No. G280, Face: East
IN MEMORY OF
JOINER INSPECTOR OF POOR &c
WHO DIED JULY 16TH 1870.
AGED 49 YEARS
ISABELLA WILSON HARDIE,
HIS DAUGHTER WHO DIED MARCH 7TH 1855
AGED 3 YEARS  MONTHS
ALSO OF MARY MARTIN
WIDOW OF THE ABOVE JOHN HARDIE
WHO DIED AT KIRKCUDBRIGHT
ON MARCH 29TH 1901 AGED 84 YEARS
John Hardie started the joinery business at Bridgend (now R McArthur & Sons). Had a hearse for hire in 1860s - 5 shillings for the town and 7/6d for the country, when one horse was used. He was East Linton Bowling Club's first secretary, 1862.
Stone No. G280, Face: South
CHARLES MARTIN HARDIE. R.S.A.
WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 3RD 1916,
Charles Martin Hardie, R.S.A. : artist, nephew of John Pettie, R.A.. Two of his most famous pictures are "Burns in Edinburgh" and "The Meeting of Burns and Scott". He was born in East Linton in 1858.
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