Thank you to:
- Bryan Gourlay, Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland
- George T Smith, Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia,
Both contacted me within a few hours of this image being added to the
web site, to tell me that the
Scran web site lists all 64 statues of characters from Sir Walter
Scott's novels that are featured on the Scott Monument, complete
with an image of each and details of where they are positioned.
As a result, George Shepherd believes that the statue may be:
"Hal O' the Wynd"
George T Smith believes that it may be
George Shepherd replies:
"Statue No 1 has to be "Hal o' the Wynd". If
you look at the right shoulder you will see the handle of his broadsword.
He is also wearing a chainmail coat as described in the 'Scran' web site."
- Peter Stubbs: July 17 + 18, 2006.