Banchory, N Kincardineshire

John Gray, Messenger-at-Arms, died 1806, wrote this himself:

Poor John Gray! Here he lies,

Nobody laughs and nobody cries;

Where he’s gone, and how he fares,

Nobody knows and nobody cares.

Raymond Lamont-Brown: Scottish Epitaphs. Edinburgh, Chambers; 1990

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