|Graveyard||Contin Parish Churchyard|
William & Janet (Ballantyne) Laidlaw.
Here lie the remains of/WILLIAM LAIDLAW/born at Blackhouse in Yarrow/Nov. 1780/died at Contin May 18th 1845/and his wife/JANET BALLANTYNE/who died at Contin/15th July 1861.
The above WILLIAM LAIDLAW was/amanuensis to Sir WALTER SCOTT/of Abbotsford 1817-1832.
Stone restored 1958 by direction of/Mrs Wm. LAIDLAW St Louis USA/and/S. G. LAIDLAW Rosehall Perth Scotland.
Picture Added on 06 December 2011.