Archive for the ‘History’ Category

Ardchattan Parish Archive Open Friday Afternoons

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 […]

November 14, 2016   Posted in: Genealogy, History  One Comment

Local history archive open session start in October

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 […]

September 23, 2016   Posted in: Community, Genealogy, History, Memories  No Comments

Parish Council meeting 14th July 1899

Connell Ferry 14th July 1899 At a statutory meeting of the Parish Council of Ardchattan and Muckairn Present –

March 19, 2011   Posted in: Community Council, History  No Comments

History of Barcaldine School

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 […]

November 7, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine, Community, Genealogy, History, Memories, Schools  No Comments

Benderloch pupils could end up in prison

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 […]

June 1, 2010   Posted in: Benderloch, Children, History, Schools  No Comments

Loch Etive meeting – Natural and Historic Environments

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 […]

April 5, 2010   Posted in: Benderloch, Bonawe, Community, Environment, Etive, Event, History, North Connel  No Comments

Loch Etive Integrated Coastal Zone Management Plan

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 […]

March 29, 2010   Posted in: Benderloch, Environment, Etive, History, Nature, North Connel  No Comments

A Highland Famine

THE HIGHLAND FAMINE Local historian, Willie Orr, Benderloch, has brought the trials and tribulations of the Great Famine in the middle of the 1800’s to life, in a new play to be staged this week.

January 6, 2010   Posted in: Arts and Crafts, Event, History  No Comments

Benderloch : Notes from the West Highlands

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.

December 15, 2009   Posted in: Benderloch, Creran, Environment, History, Nature  One Comment

Memories : Achnamoine, Dalintober, Castle Farm

Ardchattan Parish Year of Homecoming – Memories of Campbell Cameron The last five generations: The Cameron Clan at Achnamoine, Dalintober, and Castle Farm.

December 15, 2009   Posted in: Agriculture, Benderloch, Genealogy, Memories  One Comment