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Sandy Wood's Grave
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Sandy Wood's Grave

Sandy Wood's Grave - Died 1690. After a dispute with a neighbour, he asked on his death bed to be buried outside the Graveyard Wall, so that on the day of judgment - which the folk of Cromarty believed would held on the fields of Navity - he could be first in front of God, to give his side of the argument, before his neighbour " that scholan, short legged bodie wins o'er the kirkyard dike"

Chapter XIV - Scenes and Legends - Hugh Miller
Picture added on 21 February 2005
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