Stone No. 98, Face: East
in MEMORY of
JANE FORREST Spouse of
DAVID PURVES who Died at Stenton
February 15th 1833 Aged 86 years.
Also AGNES PURVES Daughter of
ANDREW PURVES Baker Stenton
who Died February 19th 1834
Aged 13 years.
Also SOPHIA PURVES, His
Daughter who died 26th Decr. 1837
aged 26 years.
The above DAVID PURVES,
died 19th May 1842, aged 96.
Also SOPHIA CRAISE,
Wife of ANDREW PURVES,
died 30th January 1850, aged 75.
And their Daughter
ELIZABETH PURVES, died 9th Octr.
1856, aged 34 years.
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David Purves was a Shepherd at Pathhead Farm, Spott. He was one of the four Elders of the Kirk when the present church was built in 1828. His son Andrew Purves became a Baker and Farmer in Stenton. His daughter Agnes is shown in No 158. Another daughter, Elizabeth, died unmarried at Pressmennan.
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