The Covenanter Marriage at Fiddler’s Bog

Marriage of the Covenanter

According to tradition, the Covenanters conducted a marriage at Fiddler’s Bog in Dalry parish, Kirkcudbrightshire.

Fiddler's Bog Bugue DalryFiddler’s Bog

According to the entry in the mid nineteenth-century OS name book for Dalry parish for Fiddler’s Bog:

‘A small tract of land on the farm of Bogue its surface consists of Rough pasture. It is said that the Covenanters had once held a marriage here which was accompanied by a Fiddler hence the name.’

Fiddler’s Bog lies just to the north-east of Orchard Hill.

Map of Fiddler’s Bog               Aerial View of Fiddler’s Bog

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~ by drmarkjardine on November 8, 2014.

2 Responses to “The Covenanter Marriage at Fiddler’s Bog”

  1. Reblogged this on Our Reformed Christian Heritage.

  2. […] Green lies right next to Fiddler’s Bog, which is also connected in tradition to the Covenanters. Two other traditional sites, Kate’s Wood and Society Holm, also lie on […]

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