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Jean Armour

Photo: Creative Commons CC BY-SA3.0

Sculptor: Nautilus Burleighfield

Founder: Nautilus Burleighfield

Erected: 2004

Jean Armour

Jean Armour (1765–1834), ‘Bonnie Jean’ the wife of Robert Burns, inspired his poetry. This statue of Armour was erected by the Burns Howff Club in 2004. The design specified¬† she would appear as she did in Robert Burns’ lifetime, with a bible and a small child. The couple moved to Dumfries in 1791 and spent the remainder of their lives there.
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Location: Opposite St. Michael's Church, Dumfries, Scotland.