Friday, 25 January 2013

Burns birth record on show

Robert Burns' birth record is on display at the National Records of Scotland until February 14th. The bard was born on January 25th 1759, just down the road from me here in Ayrshire in the wee village of Alloway. The record has also been placed online at


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