Archive for the ‘History’ Category
Do you have ancestors in the parish of Ardchattan ? Do you have an interest in the places of Ardchttan ? come and visit the local history archive at Kintaline Farm, Benderloch Open from 2 – 4 (ish) pm every Friday afternoon The fire will be on, and the kettle singing for anyone wanting to […]
Ardchattan Parish Archive Family, Social and Local history of the area between Loch Etive and Creran, Lochawe & up to Glencoe : learning about the People and Places of Barcaldine, Benderloch, North Connel and Bonawe : genealogy, history, geology, archaeology, ecology, events, stories and images : Big Bang to Present Day ! Things have been […]
Connell Ferry 14th July 1899 At a statutory meeting of the Parish Council of Ardchattan and Muckairn Present –
Does anyone in the community have details of the history of Barcaldine School, when it was built, where it was before, and any other interesting facts or stories about time spent there? We (the parent council) would really appreciate information to help build the community profile of our village school. Any relevant photos or documents […]
The talent of Lochnell Primary School youngsters was tested this week as Inveraray Jail staff visited on their search across Argyll for 6 young actors to play child prisoners. The Jail puts on realistic performances through the summer and need a young lad who will be tried for stealing an apple from a market stall […]
The third meeting of the Loch Etive ICZM was all about the Natural Heritage and also the Historic Environment. background to ICZM There was a useful run down of how the process is working for those of us who had not been able to get to the previous meetings, and feedback on some queries raised […]
meeting : Tuesday 30th March — Connel Village Hall — 7 pm This is the third meeting to discuss the Integrated Coastal Zone Management Plan for Loch Etive as part of the consultation process which aims to set the Management Plan for our area by October this year. The main topics for discussion are Natural […]
THE HIGHLAND FAMINE Local historian, Willie Orr,Â Benderloch, has brought the trials and tribulations of the Great Famine in the middle of the 1800â€™s to life, in a new play to be staged this week.
Who, in the modern parish, will take up the mantle of William Anderson Smith, who lived and wrote at Rhugarbh in the last decades of the 1800’s.
Ardchattan Parish Year of Homecoming – Memories of Campbell Cameron The last five generations: The Cameron Clan at Achnamoine, Dalintober, and Castle Farm.