fatal fall

Funny Scottish Epitaphs Step Rock Pool in St. Andrews is a tidal sea bathing pool built before World War I In memory of ... who fell off the Step Rock into the arms of Jesus. Raymond Lamont-Brown: Scottish Epitaphs. Chambers, Edinburgh,1990    

death by pownie

Here lies a man o' micht, His name was Donald Downie: He lost his life ae market nicht By fa'in aff his pownie. Aged 37 years Cullen Graveyard, Banffshire   Raymond Lamont-Brown: Scottish Epitaphs. Chambers, Edinburgh,1990

Aberdeen

Here lies Martin Elginbrod, Have mercy on my soul, Lord God, As I would do were I Lord God, And Thou were Martin Elginbrod. Raymond Lamont-Brown: Scottish Epitaphs. Chambers; Edinburgh, 1990

The Tall Man from Dumfries

Here lies Andrew MacPherson, Who was a peculiar person; He stood six foot two Without his shoe And he was slew, At Waterloo. Raymond Lamont-Brown: Scottish Epitaphs. Chambers; Edinburgh, 1990

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