Today at Ayrshire Archives we are celebrating the life of Robert Burns who was born on this day in 1759 in Alloway.  Burns has had an extraordinary impact on the cultural heritage of Scotland and this is celebrated by feasts throughout Scotland and the world today. Below is a small snapshot of some of the records held by Ayrshire Archives that relate to Robert Burns.

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AA/DC/16/4/2/17/3 – Burns’ Cottage (no date)

 

 

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AA/DC/143/2/2/1 – Black and white postcard of Burns Cottage, Alloway, Ayr (c 1930)

 

 

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AA/DC/146/1/2 – Burns’ Cottage and Museum, Ayr (no date)

 

 

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AA/DC/146/1/5 – Burns’ statue, Ayr (no date)

 

 

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AA/DC/146/1/7 – Tam O’Shanter Inn, Ayr (no date)

 

 

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AA/DC/146/1/9 – Robert Burns (1878)

 

 

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AA/DC/146/1/13 – Tam O’Shanter and Souter Johnny (1878)

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