The History of Leith

September 9, 2011

Buried at the Dean Cemetery

John Irving, R.N. (son of John Irving, WS-the schoolfellow and intimate friend of Sir Walter Scott), one of the officers of the ill-fated Franklin expedition, who died in 1848 or. 1849, and whose remains were sent home by Lieutenant Sohwatka. of the United States Navy, and laid in the Dean Cemetery in January, 1881, after a grand naval and military funeral, in accordance with his rank as
Lieutenant of the Royal Navy

source-Old and New Edinburgh

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