Greyfriars Convenanters Prison Private Cemetery, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland

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1BlackJoseph Black1799id: P1090573175546511Holder of the Chairs of Chemistry at both Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities - he is credited with the discovery of carbonic acid and of latent heat The head depicted on his tomb is not a likeness but represents his powerful mind

2BlairRobert Blair1811id: P10905511755401841June 1811
Isabella Cornelia Blair183111832 9th September 1832
Robert Blair
Jane Christian Nourse
Isabella Cornelia Halkett1843 January 1843

3BonitonHugo Cuning Boniton1710id: P109059217555776

4CarnegyAnn Carnegy1782531835id: P1090580
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175550309714th October 1835
Adam Gillies1766761842 24th December 1842
Thomas Carnegy
Helen Hay Carnegy1787761863 27th November 1863
Margaret Dempster Carnegy1780841864 Daughter of Thomas Carnegie and Mary Gardyne, sister of Anne Carnegie
James Carnegy Gardyne1785791864 6th June 1864
Malcolm Laing b.1762 Orkney d.1818 Orkney Husband of Margaret Dempster Carnegie (m. 1805, Edinburgh)
Elizabeth Carnegy1779831862 18th June 1862

5CrichtonAlexander Crichton68id: P1090589175554112July
Barbara Boyes48

6CrichtonPatrick Crichton1761621823id: P1090588175553113214th May 1823
Jane Lambie1766821848 4th March 1848
Margaret Lambie1766481814 11th December 1814

7CumingLeslie Cuming1863id: P10905541755418022nd February 1863

8CunninghamHugh Cunningham1705no imageno image 69Lord Provost of Edinburgh at the time of Queen Annes accession to the throne It was he who suggested to Mary Erskine the idea of founding the Merchant Maiden Hospital First burial in the South Yard

9ErskineMary Erskine1629781707id: P1090602175562851Widow of a druggist who developed a banking business she left money in trust with the Merchant Company of Edinburgh to establish the Merchant Maiden Hospital The memorial was erected by members of the Former Pupils Guild of The Mary Erskine School for Girls died 2nd July 1707

10FergusonAdam Ferguson Ferguson1770841854id: P10905721755451074December 1854
Adam Ferguson
John Stewart
Margaret Stewart1770871857 4th December 1857

11GrahamHenrietta Graham1792261818id: P1090610175564164412th December 1818
William Graham1748771825 11th July 1825
Amelia Ann Sophia Graham1742681810 3rd June 1810
Margaret Graeme1748621810 12th November 1810
James Gillespie Graham1776791855 21st March 1855
Jane Amelia Graham1824221846 3rd January 1846
Margaret Ann Graham1786401826 7th June 1826

12GrahamJames Graham1763id: P1090608175563186316th November 1763
Bethia Graham1792 30th June 1792
Bethia Hepburn1807 18th June 1807
George Balfour
James Rickart Hepburn
David Hepburn1791 5th June 1791
Christian Balfour1736 16th April 1736

13GrantPatrick Grantid: P1090584175552931
Barbara Grant1749101759 1759
Mary Grant1725
Robert Dickson
Elizabeth Grant
Andrew Grant
David Grant1731161747 1747
Margaret Dickson1746 1746

14GrayWilliam Gray1706511757id: P1090624175569290515th February 1757
Ann Gray1733921825 11th June 1825
Elizabeth Gray17481081856 2nd April 1856
Grizzle Gray1734871821 2nd January 1821
Isobel Gray1745851830 31st October 1830
Jean Gray1752771829 29th April 1829
Susan Gray1755861841 9th September 1841
Anna Maria Gray183801838 26th August 1838
Charles Gray183611837 6th June 1837
William Gray Cuningham1800861886 31st December 1886
Alexander Cuningham
Charles Cuningham
John Gray1731801811 14th February 1811
Lambert
Jean Dickie1713951808 8th June 1808
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15GuthrieEulhan Guthrie1831id: P109063317557211416th October 1831
Anne Wright1781381819 9th August 1819
Elisabeth Wright1778701848 28th September 1848
Isabella Wright17701001870 12th November 1870
Charles Wright
John Steart

16GuthrieHarry Guthrieid: P10906321755711483
Anna Guthrie
Alexander Guthrie11
William Guthrie
Rachel Guthrie

17HalkerstonAlexander Halkerston1792951887id: P1090634175573826th October 1887
Archibald MacLucas
Janet Wilson1810841894 24th October 1894
Jane Wilson1808851893 6th November 1893

18HuttonJames Hutton1726711797id: P109056817554437915Doctor farmer chemist and acknowledged as the founder of modern geology He published his Theory of the Earth in 1785
Agnes Balfour1779761855 28th April 1855
Agnes Balfour1814161830 5th October 1830
Andrew Balfour1781821863 23rd January 1863
Clarissa Balfour
George Balfour
John Balfour
Margaret Balfour1777901867 14th October 1867
Robert Balfour
Magdalene Goldie1784651849 29th May 1849
Marion Gray1752821834 22nd January 1834
Elizabeth Scotland1796641860 8th October 1860

19InnesGeorge Innes1704id: P109062117556882713
Jean Innes1748911839 2nd December 1839
Marion Innes1745
Allan Innes1746
David Innes1749
Gilbert Innes1751811832 February 1832
Marion Lawder1712

20KerWilliam Ker1735721807id: P1090612175565139417th November 1807
Alexander MacKay Morrieson1814 17th November 1814
David Morrieson1730701800 11th December 1800
Hugh Morrieson1859 27th May 1859
Robert Morrieson 10th November
Rachel Ann Weightman1756641820 26th August 1820
Robina Weightman1743571800 22nd October 1800

21LambieElizabeth Jane Lambie1822631885id: P109059017555529344th February 1885
William Lambie
Patrick Crichton
Elizabeth Dundas Crichton

22LearmonthJohn Learmonth1769691838id: P1090544175536348117th December 1838
John Henry Learmonth1860531913 1913
Alexander Learmonth1809581867 10th March 1867
James Learmonth182911830 March 1830
John Learmonth182741831 9th May 1831
Thomas Learmonth183121833 April 1833
Margaret Alexander Cleghorn1799321831 10th November 1831
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23MacKenzieAnne Grace MacKenzie1765771842id: P109058217555117211st April 1842 Anne Grace MacKenzie was the daughter of Dr John MacKenzie and Ann MacPherson. Dr John was a Dalmore MacKenzie from Aberdeenshire.
John Douglass
John Duncan
Margaret MacKenzie1859 4th May 1859
Penuel MacKenzie1766721838 16th December 1838

24MarjoribanksChristian Marjoribanks1804601864id: P10905981755599713rd June 1864
Katharine Laurie Jane Scott-Moncrieff184481852 25th January 1852
John Scott Scott-Moncrieff1811781889 25th February 1889
Isabella Robertson1832721904 5th May 1904

25McLurgJames McLurg1629881717id: P109062717557018146th October 1717
Janet Hood
Anna McLurg
James Milne
James Milne

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