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William Miller Gravestone Necropolis Glasgow Scotland [00:39]
Tour Scotland video of the William Miller Memorial gravestone on visit to Glasgow Necropolis. Born in Glasgow, the Scottish poet Miller, born 1810, died 1872 lived most of his life at No.4 Ark Lane in Dennistoun. A carpenter to trade, Miller was an accomplished poet and songwriter. His works were published in various magazines. Sadly the beloved Miller died penniless and was buried in his family plot in Tollcross Cemetery. Friends and admirers raised this stone by public subscription. He wrote the famous poem Willie Winkie; 'Wee Willie Winkie runs through the toon, upstairs and doonstairs in his night goon, Knocking on the window and crying through the lock, are all the weans in their bed? for its past ten o'clock. Hey, Willie Winkie, are ye comin' ben? The cat's singin' grey thrums to the sleepin hen, The dog's speldert on the floor and disnae gie a cheep - But here's a waukrif laddie that wanna fa' asleep.'