List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BURIAL VAULT (Erskine Family) [Cross Church] Burial Vault (John Erskine Esqr Venlaw)
Burial vault (John Erskine Esqr Venlaw
John Erskine Esqr
Mr John Buchan
013 [Situation] About 18 Chains N.E. [North East] of the Church
A place on the south side of the Cross Church enclosed by high walls. It is the burial place of John Erskine Esqr of Venlaw. It was formerly the burial place of the Earls of Morton.

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"One (Vault) is said to have originally belonged to the
Earls of Morton, and is now the burial-place of Mr Erskine of
Venlaw, into whose family it Came, on acquiring Smithfield"
Chambers Guide P. [Page] 54

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