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Resting place of Gen Sir Thomas Monteath Douglas, K.C.B. 1787-1868, of Stonebyres, Lanarkshire who married the only surviving daughter of Sir William Monteath Scott of Ancrum. He served with the 35th Bengal Infantry for 40 years. The building was completed before his death and a date of 1864 is inscribed on a corner stone. An inscription above the door reads:- IN MEMORY OF GENERAL SIR THOMAS MONTEATH DOUGLAS K.C.B. OF STONEBYRES LANARKSHIRE WHO DIED XV111 OCTOBER MDCCCLXV111