Old Photograph Kitchen Robert Burns Cottage Alloway Ayrshire Scotland
Old photograph of the kitchen in Robert Burns Cottage, Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland. Burns was born two miles south of Ayr, in Alloway, the eldest of the seven children of William Burnes, born 1721, died 1784, (Robert Burns spelled his surname Burnes until 1786), a self educated tenant farmer from Dunnottar, The Mearns, and Agnes Broun (or Brown), born 1732, died 1820, the daughter of a tenant farmer from Kirkoswald, South Ayrshire. He was born in this cottage, built by his father, where he lived until Easter 1766.
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