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Lochinver Guestbook

About the Lochinver Guestbook

This is our new guestbook, through which we wish to link all those from Lochinver, Assynt and the North West who are now spread worldwide, and those who care about them. Entries can be in English or Gaelic. The site is pre-moderated, so your message will not appear instantly. Normally next day, Gaelic speaker being available. ... [more]

28/09/2004

From Assynt to Nova Scotia in 1884

14 Country: Canada Enquiry: My great grandparents John Kerr and Janet (Jessie) Matheson came from Assynt in 1884 to N.S. John's parents were Alexander Kerr ( b 1822- 1900) and Catharine (Christy) MacLeod. Jessie's parents were William Matherson and Mary MacLeod. William was born in 1810 in Lairg. Mary was born around 1827 in Assynt. William and Mary had the following children: Mary ... [more]

09/09/2016

Yvonne Hawker - Can you Help?

13 The Maclaurin Gallery in Ayr is hosting a retrospective of the work of Yvonne Hawker a former resident of Lochinver. We are trying to trace pictures in private or public hands. Yvonne died in 2001. If you can help at all , please contact me. Many Thanks. Dianne Gardner Email: dianneagardner@gmail.com ... [more]

10/03/2016

Rev William Scobie of Lochinver

12 Country: USA Hello, My maternal 4 or 5X Great Grandfather was, in the first half of the 1700s, the pastoral representative of the the Church of Scotland in Assynt. His name was Reverend William Scobie. If you have any record of the gentleman I would appreciate a response. Thank You By the way, I google map viewed the Church; its beautiful! Gregory M Klein Email: Goodcada ... [more]

01/08/2015

A Stoer Enquires about Stoer

11 Country: USA Enquiry: Would love to hear from anyone who knows the history of Village of Stoer, particularly the history of how and for whom it was named. From the photos I've seen the area is particularly striking in its beauty. Perhaps my wife and I'll be able to visit before long. Best regards, Erik Stoer Name: Erik H. Stoer Email: estoer@cox.net Phone: 1 850 897 2316 ... [more]

13/07/2010

Lauder to Lauder

10 Country: San Diego, California, USA Comments: Hello All, I'd love to visit someday. My brother has done a good amount of research to trace our line to Andrew Lauder born in Lauder, Scotland in 1748. Take care. Donald Edward Lauder ... [more]

25/09/2009

Harrry Slater calling Lochinver

09 Country: Scotland Comments: Ah Lochinver, what wonderful memories. I lived there from 1977 until 1987 and my heart always beats a little faster when I hear the name mentioned. It seems just like yesterday. Where did the last 22 years go? Names come to mind like Jimmy Fang, Kenny the Barrow, John Hen, Simon the Butcher,also the places that conjure up so many good memories, Achmelvich beach, ... [more]

28/06/2009

Can You help Bob Thomas?

08 R.E.M. (Bob)Thomas is trying to contact Mr & Mrs Alec Munro formerly of Ardglas, Lochinver and Richard "Dickie" Bird formerly of the Inverpark Stores. Would anyone who knows the whereabouts of the above, please pass on Bob's phonenumber (01455 848554) so that they can contact him should they so wish. Thanks Bob Thomas ... [more]

08/01/2007

Jimmy MacDonald ex Culag Hotel

07 country: Scotland, UK comments: Lochinver is lovely little place, I worked in the 'Culag Hotel' in about... erm eee 1975 I was employed there as a 'porter'. Visit me at... Jimmy MacDonald's Website URL: http://uk.geocities.com/j_e_macdonald/tvi.htm James MacDonald ... [more]

30/11/2006

Achmelvich Bay Remembered

06 country: Canada comments: Fond memories of a beautiful spot, Achmelvich Bay, crofter Donald Munro & Donald McLeod, first seen in 1952, & visited many years thereafter. I shall return once more, to relive the past. j.m. Joe Maxwell (winjoe@videotron.ca) ... [more]

22/06/2006

A Dream Come True at Lochinver

05 country: Belgium comments: Some months ago I had a dream , I was in a small place called "culag". Afterwards I found this word "culag" back on internet and discovered it's a place in Scotland. I was very surprised because I have never been to Scotland and I don't know the names of places there, I didn't read any books, neither did I saw any pictures about Sco ... [more]

17/05/2006

Morrisons from Culkein

04 country: Australia comments: I am looking for Pictures from Culkein. My Gr.Father was born there in 1843. His name was Kenneth McDonald MORRISON. His father was Donald MORRISON. Any information on would be appreciated. Spencer Morrison (kyogle37@bigpond.net.au) ... [more]

25/03/2006

Peter & Sheila Umney in Lochinver

03 country: Australia comments: Does anyone in Lochinver remember Peter & Sheila UMNEY - they used to run a general store (supermarket?) in the 1960s/1970s. Any recollections would be very welcome. Rob Umney (rum81128@bigpond.net.au) ... [more]

23/01/2006

Calling Lochinver Mcleods

02. country: Canada comments: Hello, I would like to e-mail anyone who can tell me about Lochinver. My family Donald McLeod (Grandfather) came to B.C. Canada in 1912 from Lochinver. They had a home that he built with 3 gables, that faces the sea shore. I came to Lochinver in 1968 LOVED it. I remember we visited someone who wrote poetry, across the bay. Not sure who it was. I think he ha ... [more]

31/10/2005

Assynt Foundation and the Buy Out.

01. Scottish Borders Congratulations to the people of Assynt and the Assynt Foundation on gaining the right to buy. I hope the people of Assynt today, and those world wide with roots in Assynt, support the efforts of the local population in raising the monies needed. Support the Assynt Foundation Assynt Foundation Website ... [more]

05/04/2005

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