Leicester Chronicle - Saturday 22 May 1897, p 11:
Mrs Thomas Stevenson, widow of the late Thomas Stevenson, of Edinburgh, and mother of Robert Louis Stevenson, died on Friday at her residence, Randolph Cliff, Edinburgh.
THOMAS STEVENSON, FRSE, FCS,
Engineer to the Board of Northern Lighthouses,
Past president of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
and Member of the Institute of Civil Engineers
“by which devices the great sea lights in every
quarter of the world now shine more brightly”.
Born 22 Jul 1818, died 9 May 1887. His only son
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, essayist, poet and novelist
Born Edinburgh 13 Nov 1850
Died Samoa 3 Dec 1894
and buried on Vaea Mountain; his wife
MARGARET BALFOUR STEVENSON
Born Colinton Manse 11 Feb 1829,
Died Edinburgh 14 May 1897.
Grave slab within enclosure.
1818–1887 (m. 1848)
Marion Balfour Wilson
George Smith Balfour
Jane Whyte Balfour
William Sommerville Balfour
George William Balfour
Henrietta Louisa Balfour Traquair
James Melville Balfour
Robert Louis Stevenson