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Jean Armour

The Jean Armour Room, Burns House Museum

Period:
18th Century
Description:

Robert Burns and Jean Armour lived in this room from March to December 1788. It was rented from Archibald Meikle, a tailor.  Soon after they moved in Jean gave birth to twin daughters but they both died within a few days.

From June, Jean lived here mostly alone.  Burns was absent in Ellisland. preparing their new home to which they removed in December.

Source:
Burns House, Mauchline
Digital Number:
EAIN005n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council