ABOUT Tombs of the Dundee Howff.
How to use this section of the website.
The surnames of those interred are viewable from the links above. The monuments
and or inscriptions can either be
viewed via a direct link from those pages, or can be viewed from the
monument tables. These are to show which monuments are still in existence; those
which are now missing have colour coding assigned to some which gives a brief
indication as to what has happened to them in the past.
The history of the Howff can be accessed by the link above, the Other items heading offers links to newspaper articles and other items of
interest. The Other Cemeteries link will list other places I have
I am pleased to announce that after 15 years of work the complete recording of
inscriptions in the Howff section is now finished. All monuments visible and
also those removed in antiquity or destroyed by the ravages of time have their
inscriptions recorded here. Those which are showing just a name entry are the
details as recorded in an 1833-34 survey and the Register of Tombstones
and Monuments in Dundee Burial Ground
1832 and no further information is
The Howff survey now contains well over 2000 pages, so there is plenty to see!!
I have been as accurate as I can throughout this project, however as with any
task this size and dealing with vast amounts of information there may be the odd
error, if you do happen to come across one then please feel free to email me
from the Contact link above. Thank you, and enjoy your visit :)
I would like to
take the opportunity to thank the staff from the Wellgate Library here in Dundee
for their tremendous assistance. Also many thanks to Iain Flett and staff from
the Dundee City Archive, and also Innes Duffus honorary Archivist to the Nine
A Google site search box is available further down this page.
|The links in this section will take you to
some 3D models I have produced, the links will open in a new window. The models within can be manipulated by the
movement and buttons on a mouse or track pad.
Future models additions
will be listed in the update pages as they are added.
Doors open day 2015
This year the Dundee Doors Open Day's will be Saturday the 19th
and Sunday the 20th of September, followed by Doors Open to Heaven Week. This
tours of the local cemeteries, details are as follows:-
Monday 21st : The Howff.
Tuesday 22nd : Roodyards.
Wednesday 23rd : Broughty Ferry Old (Fisher Street).
Thursday 24th : Logie.
Friday 25th : Western, concentrating on the Commonwealth War
A map of the Howff from 1832.
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