Thomas Muir

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"William Wallace and Robert the Bruce were champions of Freedom...

Thomas Muir was the champion of Democracy!"

Don Martin (Local historian and author)


of Huntershill (1765 – 1799)

Father of Scottish Democracy

Plans to celebrate the

‘Father of Scottish Democracy’

250th Anniversary in 2015


Thomas Muir was born on the 24th August 1765



National Committee formed


A National Committee has been formed to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Muir – known as ‘The Father of Scottish Democracy’.


The committee brings together academics, advocates, local history representatives and politicians from various political parties, to celebrate Scottish democracy in 2015. They are:



A full programme of events has been planned for this year by the Friends of Thomas Muir of Huntershill.


Some dates and times are still to be confirmed… more info


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