One O'Clock Gun

Personalities behind The One o'clock Gun


Admiral Wauchope R.N.
Early Photograph
Niddrie House

History Professor Charles Piazzi Smyth, Astronomer Royal for Scotland
Photograph courtesy of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Piazzi Smyth's house at 1 Hillside Crescent.
History Mrs. Jessica Piazzi Smyth
Picture of Mrs Jessie Piazzii Smyth

History John Hewat
Picture of John Hewat.
John Hewat's Headstone.
History Chief Master Gunner Findlay R.A.
Chief Master Gunner Findlay R.A.
Edinburgh Castle's first One o'clock gunner.
Governor's House.
History Colonel Edward Boxer R.A.

History Colour Sergeant Scott and Greyfriars Bobby
History Staff Sgt. Tam McKay M.B.E.
Property of the One o'clock Gun Association.
Tam with Gun.
History Corporal Moffat
105's piper.
History Bombardier Allison Jones R.A. (V.)
The first female gunner to fire a 25 pounder and the 105mm Light Gun.
History Sgt. James Shannon R.A. (V.)
District Gunner
History Dorothy Baxter

History Gunner Dean
District Gunner
History Jay Wilson
Future District Gunner Jay Wilson with Sgt Shannon and Bombardier Jones.


Gunners Roll

Click on the Gunner's Roll for a list of Edinburgh Castle's One o'clock Gunners from 1861 to the present day.