The photograph shows the burial gate at the foot of Greyfriars kirkyard. Bobby was said to have come through the burial gate with a funeral party when he first appeared in the kirkyard. image credit One o’ Clock Gun Asscn.
The Pet Blessing Service takes place at Greyfriars Kirk on Sunday 6th October and 3 pm. For further details visit greyfriarskirk.com/petblessing
Hans Christian Andersen visited Heriot’s when he came to Edinburgh in 1847.
Greyfriars Kirk will be open to the public on Saturday and Sunday 28th and 29th of September. A tour of the church interior and the kirkyard will be available to visitors. image credit: One o’ Clock Gun Asscn
The photograph shows the headstone of William Howell Reed who donated the headstone to Auld Jock in Greyfriars kirkyard. The author is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. image credit: Mount Auburn Cemetery.
The photograph shows the 25 pounder which fired the daily time signal from the Half Moon Battery. The dwarf gun which was used prior to the First World War can be seen on the right. image credit Soldier Magazine.
Battery Quartermaster Sergeant Dixie Deans was responsible for firing the One o’ clock Gun from 1972 until 1979. The photograph shows his uniform which was on display during the ‘Toun’s Time’ exhibition at the Museum of Edinburgh. image credit: One o’ Clock Gun Asscn.
Staff Sergeant McKay was responsible for firing the One o’clock Gun from 1979 till 2005. image credit One o’ Clock Gun Asscn
The photograph shows the 18 pounder field gun which was introduced to fire the daily time signal following the First World War.
The photograph shows the 25 pounder standing outside the One o’ Clock Gun Exhibition at Edinburgh Castle. image credit One o’ Clock Gun Asscn.