Note: ough it did not afford a haven of rest to them all. On a tabular stone raised in memory of William Sellars, writer, died 17th June 1787, aged 28, we find names of a related family - those of John Aitken, died 8th December 1848, aged 53 ; his spouse, Jessie Caird ; and their son George, commander of the steamer Silloth, died 9th March 1858, aged 38.
Source: Memorials of St. Michael's, the old parish churchyard of Dumfries by William McDowall, 1876
Note: Of at least four others whose " homes were on the deep " memorials appear in this section, th
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