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white Plot: H-17W-91
Name: Date of Birth
DD/MM/YY
Date of Death
DD/MM/YY
White, Andrew Aug 5, 1869 July 3, 1890
compass Direction Monument Faces: Materials:
3 Gray granite, white marble
Faces Inscribed:
3
Plot Type: Single Males: 1
Condition: Good Females  
 
Style of Monument/Gravesite:
Headstone, sloping shoulder tablet
 
Site Remarks:
 
 
Inscription:
In Memory of
ANDREW WHITE
Born in Edinburg Scotland 5 Aug
1869
Drowned in Victoria Harbour BC
July 3, 1890

We'll meet and aye be fair
In the land o' the dead.

--------
Erected by his Mother

 
Description and Condition:
White marble headstone set on grey granite base (79 x 36.5 x 18 cm high). Tablet is 59 cm wide x 118 cm high x 5.5 cm thick. Large area of tablet covered with black mold (rear and top 1/3 of front). Lettering is inscribed and has remains of green paint in letters. Letters are clear and deep and no wear evident. The green paint has washed down the East face of stone and discoloured white marble but has prevented the black mold from growing. Stone is vertical and has no chips, cracks etc on surface.

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