Antiquarian Notes

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (2 vols, 460 pages + 492 pages)
Author: C. Fraser-Mackintosh
Year: (1897 + 1913) 2008
Publisher: ScotPress

This is a 952 page monumental work on the families, events, and places in the Highlands of Scotland. Produced in two volumes, the first is subtitled "A Series of Papers Regarding Families and Places in the Highlands", and includes dozens of chapters on topics relating to families, including Simon, Lord Lovat; Allan Muidartach; Young Clanranald in 1745; the funeral of Lachlan Mackintosh, 1731; the cattle tocher of brides; the Castle of Urquhart; David Ross of Balnagown; the Baynes of Tulloch; the Mackintoshes of Connage; James Dunbar of Dalcross, ca. 1712; church patronage of the Gordons; Thomas Mackenzie of Pluscardine; combatants at North Inch of Perth in 1396; the Chisholms of Rhindonn in Urray; Lord Lovat; the Frasers of Phopachy; the Urquharts of Cromarty; the Fraser of Philorth; the church in Inverness; the Morays and Kinnairds; the Duffs and Grants; the Robertsons of Inshes. The entire work covers an enormous number of chapters relating to every aspect of the Highlands and its history over almost 800 years.

Volume 2, entitled "Antiquarian Notes, Historical, Genealogical, and Social: Inverness-shire Parish by Parish", includes articles on Janet Ross, Lady Lovat; the Mackintoshes who lived in Fraser country; the MacLeans of Dochgarroch; the MacBeans of Kinchyle; the Gwynne family; the Grants of Glenmoriston; the Cameron-MacDonald fight; the MacDonalds of Sleat; the Mackinnons; the MacAlisters; the MacLeods of Bay; the MacDonalds in South Uist; the MacNeills of Barra; the MacPhersons of Cluny; the MacQueens; as well as material on the 35 individual parishes and on the families most prominently associated with them. This is an absolute treasure-trove of Highland history.

This CD consists of scans of the whole of the original book, which can be browsed, enlarged and printed if required. Please note: it is not searchable.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later

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    Posted by ROBYN on 26th May 2022

    Great listening ,Family History.

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