Sir Jimmy Shand, Auchtermuchty

Mention Auchtermuchty and the name, “Jimmy Shand” always springs to mind. The bronze sculpture in his memory is just a short walk from the tearoom down Madras Road.

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Sir Jimmy Shand MBE MA

28th January 2908 -
23rd December 2000

The bronze sculpture of
Auchtermuchty’s most famous resident
was unveiled by the Rt Hon Earl of
Elgin on Friday 12th September 2003.

Although not originally from ‘Muchty,
Jimmy had long had his home here
and to Scots worldwide the names
“Auchtermuchty” and “Jimmy Shand”
are virtually synonymous.

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Sir Jimmy Shand MBE MA

Born 28th January 1908
Died 23rd December 2000

“Happy To Meet
Sorry To Part
Happy To Meet Again”