Son of John Tweedie and Janet King. Early in his life his parents emigrated to Argentina, leaving him in the care of a relative at Maybole, where he was educated and he did not see his parents again. He attended the universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, and St Andrews before he was licensed by the presbytery of Arbroath in December 1828. In July 1832 he was ordained as minister of the Scots Church, London Wall.
Sacred to the memory of WILLIAM KING TWEEDIE, DD, b 8 May 1903, d 24 Mar 1863; his wife
MARGARET BELL b 17 Sep 1803, d 3 Mar 1885; their youngest son
JOHN TWEEDIE, India Civil service, b 30 Jul 1838, d London 1 May 1897 buried Kensal Green Cemetery; youngest dau
JESSIE ANN TWEEDIE b 17 Sept 1845, d 22 Feb 1910; eldest dau
MARIA MEREDITH TWEEDIE b 20 May 1941, d Greenbank, Elie 10 Aug 1922; second dau
MARGARET BELL b 4 Feb 1843, d Greenbank, Elie 19 Jul 1927; eldest son
MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM TWEEDIE b 31 Oct 1836, d Dumfries 16 Sept 1914, an Indian Mutiny Veteran who saw much active service.
Erected by the Congregation of Free Tolbooth Church, Edinburgh.