Funny Scottish Epitaphs: Tammas Messer from Dundee

Here lies the banes o' Tammas Messer Of tarry woo he was a dresser: He had some faults and mony merits, And died o' drinkin' ardent spirits. Raymond Lamont-Brown: Scottish Epitaphs. Chambers, Edinburgh,1990  

cursed spirits

In Fodderty people have lived since the earliest times. The remains of a Pictish hill-fort on a ridge next to the graveyard are still visible for those who are energetic enough to climb the crag called Knock Farrill. Nothing much is left to be seen but remains of walls and ditches, there definitely were look-out... Continue Reading →

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