Inscription reads:
Alexander Cruden 1699 - 1770
Humanist scholar and intellectual
Born Aberdeen, educated Marischal College
Came to London 1719 as tutor, appointed
book seller to Queen Caroline in 1737
Compiled the concordance to the Bible
Died here in Camden Passage November 1st
Whom niether (sic) infirmity nor neglect  could debase Nelson 1811