Stone No. G301, Face: East
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY
INNKEEPER IN EAST LINTON
WHO DIED 7TH SEPTEMBER 1866
AGED 65 YEARS
WHO DIED 24TH JANUARY 1883
AGED 82 YEARS
Greive Smellie, Innkeeper, Crown Hotel.
Stone No. G301, Face: North
IN MEMORY OF
EAST LINTON WHO DIED 8 FEBRUARY 1844
AGED 77 YEARS
HIS WIFE WHO DIED 23RD DECEMBER 1847
AGED 79 YEARS.
MARTHA, THEIR DAUGHTER WHO DIED
14TH AUGUST, 1826, AGED 18 YEARS
THOMAS THEIR SON WHO DIED
MARCH 1859 AGED 62 YEARS
Stone No. G301, Face: South
LOVING MEMORY OF
WIFE OF GEORGE SMELLIE MERCHANT
AND FOR 30 YEARS POST MASTER
BORN 3RD JULY 1827 DIED 16TH NOV. 1907
AND THE ABOVE NAMED
BORN 20TH MAY 1828 DIED 28TH DEC 1920.
"UNTIL THE DAY DAWN"
George Smellie was Chief Magistrate and then Provost in East Linton 1890 - 1893. He had the family grocery business at 16, Bridge Street and also served as the local postmaster for 30 years, during which time he never slept out of his house for a single night. He was president of East Linton Bowling Club 1875 - 1879. The grocery business was taken over by William Barrie in 1891. (See no. D148).
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