Helen Spittal grave monument in Greyfriars Private Cemetery, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland

Helen Spittal grave monument: legible names and details

full nameburial
Helen Spittal
1812121800first name on monument28th August 1812
James Spittal
1844461798brother of Helen Spittal20th February 1844
Joseph Mack Spittal
1844411803brother of Helen Spittal
Robert Spittal
brother of Helen Spittal7th April
Sir James Spittal
1842731769father of Helen Spittal25th September 1842
Marion Brown
1824521772mother of Helen Spittal28th November 1824
Dame Mary Wightman Ker
1862631799relationship not given of Helen Spittal
Elisabeth Ker Spittal
184111840sister of Helen Spittal

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The names above are all the names that are listed on the grave monument. It is most likely that only the entries with dates and ages are interred in the grave.

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These graves contain my ancestors
(requested on 03 03 2012)
Mary Wightman Ker is a forebear so would be most interested to see the gravestone. Many thanks.
(requested on 15 01 2013)
I am requesting these for an elderly lady in my church (in Bath), who is a descendant of Sir James Spittal. Some time ago she visited the City Chambers and saw material relating to him there, but was unaware there is a gravestone in Greyfriars.
(requested on 24 09 2014)
Firstly thanks for doing this. Sir James Spittal is the gt gt grandfather of my godmother who does not use the Internet but may be interested in me reading the inscription to her.
(requested on 14 08 2018)
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Location of the above Helen Spittal monument

Greyfriars Private Cemetery, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland

Greyfriars Private Cemetery, Edinburgh
Greyfriars Private Cemetery

Notes about Greyfriars Private Cemetery

Year established 1561 - 1562 Greyfriars Kirkyard is the graveyard surrounding Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is located at the southern edge of the Old Town, adjacent to George Heriot's School. Burials have been taking place since the late 16th century, and a number of notable Edinburgh residents are interred at Greyfriars. The Kirkyard is operated by City of Edinburgh Council in liaison with a charitable trust, which is linked to but separate from the church. The Kirkyard and its monuments are protected as a category A listed building.

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