Stone No. 199, Face: East
IN MEMORY OF
THE SAID ANDREW PURVES, FARMER
WHO DIED AT PRESSMENNAN
19TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 1872.
IN THE 56TH YEAR OF HIS AGE.
Death is swallowed up in victory. I. cor. I-V--
AND OF ANDREW, HIS SON
WHO DIED 6TH NOVEMBER 1900 AGED 58 YEARS.
ALSO GEORGINA, DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED 5TH DEC. 1928 AGED 82 YEARS.
Andrew Purves died 15 November 1872. He was the Farmer at Pressmennan and married Catherine Amos. He was the son of Andrew Purves, Baker, and Sophia Craise [See No 98]. Andrew Purves his son died unmarried. He was a member of the Founding Committee set up to establish Stenton Bowling Club in 1876. [See No 201].
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