6. Betty Thomson
Dead Famous…
“Daughter of Robert Burns”

Betty Thomson (nee Burns) was born
in the year 1791 and although being
he "illigitimate" daughter of our
nations favourite bard, was adopted
as part of the family by his wife
Jean Armour.

In 1808 she married a soldier
John Thomson and between them
they had 8 children.
Betty died in 1873 and was buried in
the Old Vennel graveyard at