The Kirk of St Nicholas, affectionately known as 'the Mither Kirk', being the earliest known church in the city, hosts the graves of many famous sons and daughters of Aberdeen, including architects, academics, showmen, medics, ministers, philanthropists and body-snatchers to mention but a few!

Famous Graves include:

  • Archibald Simpson, Architect; 
  • Dr Andrew Moir, Anatomist; 
  • Dr William Guild, Academic & Episcopalian Minister 
  • John Anderson, Wizard of the North, Showman; 
  • George Davidson, the Packman of Pettens; 
  • Elizabeth Crombie Duthie; Philanthropist 
  • William Penny, Arctic Explorer; 
  • Andrew Cant, fiery preacher; 
  • Dr Patrick Blaikie, Surgeon; 
  • Gilbert & Margaret Mollison, prominent Quakers; 

Start point - Schoolhill Lodge Gate
End point -  Union St side of Kirkyard
Approximate length: 2 hrs Terrain - medieval flagstones
Unsuitable for wheelchair users
St Nicholas Kirkyard, Aberdeen, Aberdeen on Sunday 19 May 2019
From 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Ticket Price: 8.00 - 10.00*
*booking fee applies
Box Office: 07572 582198
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