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"ELIZA'S PATH"

 

We introduce here the project we know as "ELIZA'S PATH." It is addressed both to visitors to the St Regulus Burial Ground and this website.  Eliza's Path is not its official name, but the one we, The Friends of Hugh Miller, have given to the project, which we have initiated and paid for with the support of generous donations because of its special significance to Hugh Miller and his family.

inscription on elia miller's gravestone detail of the railings

Eliza's Path leads to the grave of Hugh and Lydia Miller's first born child, Eliza, who died in infancy.  Some of Miller's ancestors, including his great grand-farther John Feddes, are buried beside her

The graveyard also contains a burial vault of Clan Urquhart chiefs below the remnants of a medieval chapel. It is probably
Cromarty's single richest repository of folklore.

   Eliza's headstone   

Wild rose detail in the support of the railings

 

Read the full story behind the honouring of Eliza with this fine new amenity in the link toAN IMMORTAL LITTLE GIRL 

 

view of the railings

(The photos show (left to right) an overview of the St Regulus burial ground, leading activist Liillemor Jernqvist at Eliza's grave and a view of the railings)

 

 

and learn more about the site's extraordinary richness in local folklore in LEGENDS IN EVERY NOOK which summarises stories told by Hugh Miller in his epic collection, Scenes & Legends of the North of Scotland.

 

sire thomas urquhart

Model of Sir Thomas Urquhart in Cromarty Courthouse Museum.  Sir Thomas was one of Cromarty's legendary figures.

 

 

The St Regulus burial ground

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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