Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire Its Records, Traditions, Inhabitants, and Natural History With A Guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree And a Map and Illustrations
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Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire Its Records, Traditions, Inhabitants, and Natural History With A Guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree And a Map and Illustrations

By John H. Dixon
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  • GAIRLOCH IN NORTH-WEST ROSS-SHIRE ITS RECORDS, TRADITIONS, INHABITANTS, AND NATURAL HISTORY
    • WITH A
    • AND A MAP AND ILLUSTRATIONS
    • TO SIR KENNETH S. MACKENZIE, SIXTH BARONET AND THIRTEENTH LAIRD OF GAIRLOCH, AND HER MAJESTY'S LIEUTENANT OF ROSS-SHIRE, Is Dedicated THIS ACCOUNT OF THE ROMANTIC HIGHLAND PARISH WITH WHICH, DURING FOUR CENTURIES, HE AND HIS ANCESTORS HAVE BEEN SO INTIMATELY ASSOCIATED.
    • PREFACE.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • ANTIQUITIES
    • CONTENTS.
      • Part I.—Records and Traditions of Gairloch.
      • Part II.—Inhabitants of Gairloch.
      • Part III.—Natural History of Gairloch.
      • Part IV.—Guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree.
      • Tables.
      • Appendices.
    • Part I.—Records and Traditions of Gairloch.
    • Part II.—Inhabitants of Gairloch.
    • Part III.—Natural History of Gairloch.
    • Part IV.—Guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree.
    • Tables.
    • Appendices.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • PART I.
      • Records and Traditions of Gairloch.
    • Records and Traditions of Gairloch.
  • GAIRLOCH
    • Chapter I.
      • Early History.
    • Early History.
    • Chapter II.
      • The Tragedy of Isle Maree.
    • The Tragedy of Isle Maree.
    • Chapter III.
      • The Mackenzies of Kintail.
    • The Mackenzies of Kintail.
    • Chapter IV.
      • Ewan Mac Gabhar, the Son of the Goat.
    • Ewan Mac Gabhar, the Son of the Goat.
    • Chapter V.
      • The MacRaes of Kintail and Gairloch.
    • The MacRaes of Kintail and Gairloch.
    • Chapter VI.
      • The MacBeaths.
    • The MacBeaths.
    • Chapter VII.
      • The M'Leods of Gairloch.
    • The M'Leods of Gairloch.
    • Chapter VIII.
      • The Macdonalds in Gairloch.
    • The Macdonalds in Gairloch.
    • Chapter IX.
      • Hector Roy Mackenzie, First Laird of Gairloch.
    • Hector Roy Mackenzie, First Laird of Gairloch.
    • Chapter X.
      • John Glassich Mackenzie and his Sons.
    • John Glassich Mackenzie and his Sons.
    • Chapter XI.
      • John Roy Mackenzie.
    • John Roy Mackenzie.
    • Chapter XII.
      • Expulsion of the M'Leods from Gairloch.
    • Expulsion of the M'Leods from Gairloch.
    • Chapter XIII.
      • Alastair Breac, and his Son and Grandson.
    • Alastair Breac, and his Son and Grandson.
    • Chapter XIV.
      • The Baronets of Gairloch, and some other Gairloch Mackenzies.
    • The Baronets of Gairloch, and some other Gairloch Mackenzies.
    • Chapter XV.
      • Gairloch Estates, and Old Names of Places.
    • Gairloch Estates, and Old Names of Places.
    • Chapter XVI.
      • Ecclesiastical History of Gairloch.
    • Ecclesiastical History of Gairloch.
    • Chapter XVII.
      • Ancient Gairloch Ironworks.
    • Ancient Gairloch Ironworks.
    • Chapter XVIII.
      • The Historic Ironworks of Loch Maree.
    • The Historic Ironworks of Loch Maree.
    • Chapter XIX.
      • The Iron Ores used in Gairloch.
    • The Iron Ores used in Gairloch.
    • Chapter XX.
      • Remains of Ironworks in the Parish of Gairloch.
    • Remains of Ironworks in the Parish of Gairloch.
    • Chapter XXI.
      • ANTIQUITIES.
    • ANTIQUITIES.
    • PART II.
      • Inhabitants of Gairloch.
    • Inhabitants of Gairloch.
    • Chapter I.
      • Ancestry and Names.
    • Ancestry and Names.
    • Chapter II.
      • Warfare and Weapons.
    • Warfare and Weapons.
    • Chapter III.
      • Polity and Customs.
    • Polity and Customs.
    • Chapter IV.
      • Religion and Religious Observances.
    • Religion and Religious Observances.
    • Chapter V.
      • Character and Characteristics.
    • Character and Characteristics.
    • Chapter VI.
      • Language and Dress.
    • Language and Dress.
    • Chapter VII.
      • Ways and Means.
    • Ways and Means.
    • Chapter VIII.
      • Agriculture and Stock.
    • Agriculture and Stock.
    • Chapter IX.
      • Fisheries.
    • Fisheries.
    • Chapter X.
      • Posts and Road-making.
    • Posts and Road-making.
    • Chapter XI.
      • Superstitions of Isle Maree.
    • Superstitions of Isle Maree.
    • Chapter XII.
      • Superstitions of Isle Maree—(continued).
    • Superstitions of Isle Maree—(continued).
    • Chapter XIII.
      • Superstitions Generally.
    • Superstitions Generally.
    • Chapter XIV.
      • Witchcraft and Magic.
    • Witchcraft and Magic.
    • Chapter XV.
      • Visions and Second-Sight.
    • Visions and Second-Sight.
    • Chapter XVI.
      • Bards and Pipers.
    • Bards and Pipers.
    • Chapter XVII.
      • Hereditary Pipers of the Gairloch Family.
    • Hereditary Pipers of the Gairloch Family.
    • Chapter XVIII.
      • William Mackenzie and Malcolm Maclean.
    • William Mackenzie and Malcolm Maclean.
    • Chapter XIX.
      • William Ross, the Gairloch Bard.
    • William Ross, the Gairloch Bard.
    • Chapter XX.
      • Alexander Campbell, Bard to Sir Hector.
    • Alexander Campbell, Bard to Sir Hector.
    • Chapter XXI.
      • Alexander Grant, the Great Bard of Slaggan.
    • Alexander Grant, the Great Bard of Slaggan.
    • Chapter XXII.
      • John Mackenzie of the "Beauties."
    • John Mackenzie of the "Beauties."
    • Chapter XXIII.
      • Living Gairloch Bards.
    • Living Gairloch Bards.
    • Chapter XXIV.
      • The Poolewe Artist.
    • The Poolewe Artist.
    • Chapter XXV.
      • James Mackenzie's Gairloch Stories.
    • James Mackenzie's Gairloch Stories.
    • PART III.
      • Natural History of Gairloch.
    • Natural History of Gairloch.
    • Chapter I.
      • Physical Features.
    • Physical Features.
    • Chapter II.
      • Climate and Weather.
    • Climate and Weather.
    • Chapter III.
      • Anecdotes and Notes.
    • Anecdotes and Notes.
    • Chapter IV.
      • Lower Forms of Life.
    • Lower Forms of Life.
    • Chapter V.
      • Mammals of Gairloch.
    • Mammals of Gairloch.
    • Chapter VI.
      • Birds of Gairloch.
    • Birds of Gairloch.
    • Chapter VII.
      • Flowering Plants of Gairloch.
    • Flowering Plants of Gairloch.
    • Chapter VIII.
      • Shells of Gairloch.
    • Shells of Gairloch.
    • Chapter IX.
      • The Geology of Loch Maree and Neighbourhood.
    • The Geology of Loch Maree and Neighbourhood.
    • Chapter X.
      • Minerals of Gairloch.
    • Minerals of Gairloch.
    • PART IV.
      • Guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree.
    • Guide to Gairloch and Loch Maree.
    • Chapter I.
      • Gairloch of the Present Day.
    • Gairloch of the Present Day.
    • Chapter II.
      • Approaches and Roads.
    • Approaches and Roads.
    • Chapter III.
      • Achnasheen to Kenlochewe.
    • Achnasheen to Kenlochewe.
    • Chapter IV.
      • Kenlochewe to Talladale.
    • Kenlochewe to Talladale.
    • Chapter V.
      • Talladale to the Gairloch Hotel.
    • Talladale to the Gairloch Hotel.
    • Chapter VI.
      • The Gairloch Hotel to Poolewe.
    • The Gairloch Hotel to Poolewe.
    • Chapter VII.
      • Poolewe to Aultbea.
    • Poolewe to Aultbea.
    • Chapter VIII.
      • Excursions from Kenlochewe.
    • Excursions from Kenlochewe.
    • Chapter IX.
      • Excursions from Talladale.
    • Excursions from Talladale.
    • Chapter X.
      • Excursions from Gairloch.
    • Excursions from Gairloch.
    • Chapter XI.
      • Excursions from Poolewe.
    • Excursions from Poolewe.
    • Chapter XII.
      • Excursions from Aultbea.
    • Excursions from Aultbea.
    • Chapter XIII.
      • Excursion by Steamer on Loch Maree.
    • Excursion by Steamer on Loch Maree.
    • Chapter XIV.
      • The Fionn Loch and its Dubh Loch.
    • The Fionn Loch and its Dubh Loch.
    • Chapter XV.
      • Loch Gruinard.
    • Loch Gruinard.
    • Chapter XVI.
      • Angling in Sea Lochs.
    • Angling in Sea Lochs.
    • Chapter XVII.
      • Angling in Loch Maree.
    • Angling in Loch Maree.
    • Chapter XVIII.
      • Angling in Fresh-water Lochs.
    • Angling in Fresh-water Lochs.
    • Chapter XIX.
      • Salmon Angling.
    • Salmon Angling.
    • Chapter XX.
      • Deer Forests and Grouse Shooting.
    • Deer Forests and Grouse Shooting.
    • List of Books and MSS. quoted or referred to.
    • Statement of Authorities for Traditions, &c., embodied in this Book.
    • Memoirs of Bards and Pipers.
    • TABLES.
    • I.
      • Mountains of Gairloch.
    • Mountains of Gairloch.
    • II.
      • Distances.
    • Distances.
    • III.
      • Population, &c., of Gairloch.
    • Population, &c., of Gairloch.
    • IV.
      • Ministers of the Parish of Gairloch.
        • Ministers of the Quoad Sacra Parish of Poolewe.
      • Ministers of the Quoad Sacra Parish of Poolewe.
    • Ministers of the Parish of Gairloch.
      • Ministers of the Quoad Sacra Parish of Poolewe.
    • Ministers of the Quoad Sacra Parish of Poolewe.
    • V.
      • Lairds of Gairloch.
    • Lairds of Gairloch.
    • APPENDICES.
      • Extracts from Old Writers and Records, &c.
    • Extracts from Old Writers and Records, &c.
    • A.
    • B.
    • C.
      • "PARISH OF GAIRLOCH.
    • "PARISH OF GAIRLOCH.
    • D.
    • E.
    • F.
    • G.
    • H.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • INDEX.
      • ERRATA.
      • ADDENDA.
      • TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES
    • ERRATA.
    • ADDENDA.
    • TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES
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