Daniel MacMichael


Daniel MacMichael was captured by the dragoons and was being transported to Edinburgh for trial. En route, he fell ill, and to save the problem of dealing with him, the soldiers shot him at the foot of Dalveen Pass, where a monument marks the spot.

Daniel MacMichael's Gravestone

Durisdeer churchyard





Daniel MacMichael's gravestone is located adjoining the front of Durisdeer Parish Church. It comprises an old tablestone, carved by Old Mortality, and an upright headstone behind it.

For information on MacMichael's place of martyrdom, click here.