Monumental Inscription (Section C.)

(Stone in Half) Also their grandchild William son of Hugh McConachie who died 10th August 1846 aged 19 months. The above named Helen Sword died 4th May 1853 aged 68 years also their son Hugh who died 25th January 1859.

Reproduced from "Register of gravestone inscriptions in Constitution Road, compiled ca 1960." with kind permission of Dundee City Archives.


1851, Erected by Helen Sword in memory of her husband Hugh McConochie, plasterer, Dundee, died 7th May 1843, aged 76 years. Their grandchild William son of Hugh McConachie died 10th August 1846, aged 1 year and 7 months. The above Helen Sword died 4th May 1853, aged 68 years. Their son hugh died 26th January 1859, aged 44 years. John died 11th March 1863, aged 40 years. Their daughter Helen died at Letham 12th July 1898, aged 78 years. Isabell Morrison, wife of David McConnochie, died at Letham, 31st October 1894, aged 66 years.

Reproduced from a transcribed copy of Sidney Cramer's notebook, Old Bell Street, Dundee [TD73/8/1] with kind permission of the Scottish Genealogy Society, Edinburgh.


Register of Lairs 1848-1902

Lair Purchaser Of Lair Or Plot
1161 Helen Sword, Widow Of Hugh McConochie, Plaster, For Herself And His Children.

Register 8 1864-1938

Date Of Interment Register Number Name & Designation Age Residence & Misc Plot No
05/11/1894 1 Isabella Morrison, Wife Of David McConochie, Letham 64 Years Letham 1161 B
20/03/1877 9 Margaret Hood Or McConochie 59 Years   1161 C

Register 8 1860-1864

Date Of Interment Register Number Name Age Plot Number
17/03/1863 506 John McConochie 40 Years 1161 A

Register 7 1855-1860

Date of Interment Register Number Name Age Plot Number
29/01/1859 454 Hugh McConochie 43 Years 1161 A
13/01/1857 314 Alexander Sword 77 Years 1161 C

Register 5 1847-1853

Date Of Interment Register Number Name Designation Date Of Death Age Place Of Birth Cause Of Death Last Place Of Residence Plot Number
09/05/1853 831 Helen Sword Widow Of Hugh McConochie, Plasterer 04/05/1853 69 Years Dundee Dropsy Barrack Street 1161 A
06/11/1848 2420 A Still Born Child Daughter Of Hugh McConochie, Plasterer     Dundee Unknown Hilltown 1161 B

Register 5 1843-1847

Date of Interment Register Number Name Designation Date of Death Age Place of Birth Cause of Death Last Place of Residence Plot Number
13/08/1846 1082 William McConochie Son of Hugh McConochie, Plasterer 11/08/1846 19 Months Dundee Water in Head Hilltown 1161 B

Register 4 1836-1843

Interment date Register No Name Designation Date of death Age Place of Birth Cause of death Plot No
10/04/1843 984 Hugh McConochie Plasterer 07/05/1843 76 years Unknown Ossification of Heart 1161 B