List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BLACKNESS AISLE (Burial Place of Hunter Family) Blackness Aisle
Blackness Aisle
Blackness Aisle
Mr. James Kettles. - Manager of the Houff Cemetery
Robert Kettles. - Sexton or Grave Digger
Thomson's History of Dundee p. [page] 371
054 [Situation] In the southern Corner of The Houff or Old Burial Ground.
This name applies to the Burial Ground of the ancient family of Hunter of Blackness which were formerly rich landed proprietors but the present representative of the family possesses but a small part of the estates of his ancestors. This monument is a plain building resembling a small house its front or west side being enclosed partly by a sort iron paling with narrow gate of the same material. In the interior is a mural monument indented in the wall of the burial ground on which are sculptured the arms of the family with the date 1516 Also an inscription with the names several of the family who are buried here

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