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Dickson Plot Plot: H-21E-58/59
Name: Date of Birth
DD/MM/YY
Date of Death
DD/MM/YY
Dickson, Susan Surrilda
Dickson, John
Dickson, John Nesbitt
  March 3, 1874
June 2, 1875
Oct 29, 1875
 
compass Direction Monument Faces: Materials:
5 White marble, cement, polished red granite
Faces Inscribed:
5, 3
Plot Type: Family Males: 2
Condition: Good Females 1
 
Style of Monument/Gravesite:
Double-sized ground ledger with large urn-topped monument of red granite.
 
Site Remarks:
Stonemason's initials (J Daniels, Pine St, San Francisco) on side #7
 
Inscription:
South Face 2nd Block

IN MEMORY OF
SUSAN SURRILDA
WIFE OF
JOHN DICKSON
DIED MARCH 5th 1874
AGED 37 YEARS
ALSO
JOHN DICKSON
NATIVE OF DUNGANNON
COUNTY TYRONE IRELAND
DIED JUNE 2nd 1875
AGED 47 YEARS

Eastern Face 2nd Block

IN MEMORY OF
JAMES NESBITT DICKSON
DIED
OCT 29th 1875
AGED 10 YEARS + 6 MOS.

 
Description and Condition:
Double-sized ground ledger (229 x 254) raised 15 cm off ground. Curbing is white marble (5.2 cm) and is broken along western (2 pieces) section, southern section and western section. Corner posts are white marble (21 x 15.5 cm) and top is shaped like hump. The S section of curbing has separation (4 cm gap). Ledger top is cement and has no cracks or damage. Ledger is angling down slightly along southern area. There is a polished red granite urn-topped monument on ledger top in the southern section (east height 4m). Base is red granite (88 x 88.5 x 19 cm high) no inscription. 1st block (76.5 sq x 30 cm high). On the S face is 'DICKSON' in relief no wear evident, on the W face bottom corner is stonemason's inscription. 2nd block (57.5 sq x 65 cm high). Column is round and the S side top section has broken piece that has been repaired (large chunk came off and repaired). Top of monument is urn which has had the top of the urn broken off and missing. There is a metal dowel pin sticking up now. Monument is very level and straight and shows no further damage.

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