William Brodie
(1741-1788)

man

Died aged 47

William Brodie (28 September 1741 – 1 October 1788), more commonly known by his prestigious title of Deacon Brodie, was a Scottish cabinet-maker, deacon of a trades guild, and Edinburgh city councillor, who maintained a secret life as a burglar, partly for the thrill, and partly to fund his gambling.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

kim traynor on Geograph

Deacon Brodie [full inscription unknown]

Bank Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom where they lived near