City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Bobby Grave


By edg - Posted on 07 October 2009

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Greyfriars Kirk
Greyfriars Bobby Grave

The epitaph for Greyfriars Bobby, the famous Skye terrier, reads:

GREYFRIARS BOBBY

DIED 14TH JANUARY 1872

AGED 16 YEARS

LET HIS LOYALTY & DEVOTION

BE A LESSON TO US ALL

The inscription at the bottom reads:

"Erected by the Dog Aid Society of Scotland & unveiled by HRH the Duke of Gloucester on 13th May 1881."