Bobby and Ewan’s friendship, the dog only ever wants to be beside his
grave at Greyfriars churchyard in Edinburgh.
Constable Gray’s widow, Maureen, moves to Dunbar
and takes Bobby with her Ewan is heartbroken. The little dog pines for
master and, realising how unhappy he is, Maureen sets him free. Bobby
miles, overcoming numerous obstacles, to get back to Edinburgh.
Shortly after Bobby’s return Ewan
is orphaned and sent to the workhouse. Once again, Bobby comes to the
and helps Ewan escape.
that Ewan has run away, Mr Johnson the Charity Commissioner reports
being unlicensed. It seems Bobby is about to be put down. Ewan begs the
Provost, William Chambers, to save his dog. Desperately, Ewan explains
Chambers actually owns Bobby because, as Lord Provost, the Greyfriars
churchyard comes under his jurisdiction.
rushes to court to argue the case but loses and it seems that there is
that can save this loyal dog. Then Ewan remembers a treasured history
Constable Gray left him that points out that important people can
freedom of the city. The Lord Provost duly grants Bobby the freedom of Edinburgh and he
- Nigel Goldsack
- Maggie Monteith
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