GRAVEYARD TOUR: ST NICHOLAS KIRKYARD

St Nicholas Kirkyard, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB10 1JL
Sun 9th June 2019
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
Google map static shot of St Nicholas Kirkyard, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB10 1JL
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