Autumn Road Trip Drive With Music To Visit Spittalfield Perthshire Scotland

Tour Scotland Autumn travel video of a road trip drive, with Scottish music, on ancestry, genealogy, history visit to Spittalfield, Perthshire. This was a planned weaving village with traditional Scottish cottages surrounding a village green built in 1776. in 1846 the village had 238 inhabitants, mostly weavers, hence the name Spittalfield. Local people cleared from Redgole and farms round about were given new places to live and took up industry using flax weaving looms in their homes. The laird was a successful lawyer in Edinburgh but he insisted on hearing about everything that was taking place on his estate in Perthshire. Sir Alexander Muir MacKenzie, born 1840, died 1909, was the 3rd Baronet and 6th Laird of Delvine who owned estates around the area of the villages of Caputh and Spittalfield in rural eastern Perthshire in Scotland. The village lies between Caputh and Meikleour, on the A984 road 6 miles east of Dunkeld. When driving in Scotland, slow down and enjoy the trip. All photographs are copyright of Sandy Stevenson, Tour Scotland, and may not be used without permission.

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Road Trip Drive With Music East Through Glencoe On Visit To The Scottish Highlands Scotland

Tour Scotland travel video of a road trip drive, with Scottish music, East through Glencoe on ancestry, genealogy, history visit to the Scottish Highlands. This famous Scottish Glen was the site the of the famous Massacre of Glencoe which began simultaneously in three settlements along the glen at Invercoe, Inverrigan, and Achnacon, although the killing took place all over the glen as fleeing MacDonalds were pursued. 38 MacDonalds from the Clan MacDonald of Glencoe were killed by Campbell guests who had accepted their hospitality. This Highland location featured a lot in Skyfall the James Bond movie, mainly because it is the most famous Scottish glen and one of the most dramatic landscapes in the world, it also featured in Highlander, Rob Roy, Braveheart and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. When driving in Scotland, slow down and enjoy the trip. All photographs are copyright of Sandy Stevenson, Tour Scotland, and may not be used without permission.

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Autumn Road Trip Drive With Music To Visit Lethendy Perthshire Scotland

Tour Scotland Autumn travel video of a road trip drive, with Scottish music, on ancestry, genealogy, history visit to Lethendy, Perthshire. Lethendy is a small hamlet, which lies in Perth and Kinross Council Area, some three miles South West of Blairgowrie and twelve miles North of Perth. Lethendy has four neighbouring parishes; namely Blairgowrie, Caputh, Clunie and Kinloch. Lethendy means, Place of the broad slope, from Scottish Gaelic Leathandaidh. Of interest to folks with ancestry, genealogy or Scottish Family Roots in Scotland who may wish to visit one day. When driving in Scotland, slow down and enjoy the trip. All photographs are copyright of Sandy Stevenson, Tour Scotland, and may not be used without permission.

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Autumn Road Trip Drive With Music To Visit And Cross Bridge of Isla Perthshire Scotland

Tour Scotland travel video of an Autumn road trip drive, with Scottish bagpipes and drums music, on the A93 road to visit and cross the Isla Bridge over the River Isla, Perthshire. Bridge of Isla, was completed in 1796, it forms the boundary between the parishes of Cargill and Caputh. The River Isla rises in the southern Grampians on the border between Angus and Aberdeenshire. Its headstreams, the Caenlochan and Canness Burns, flow down from the Cairn of Claise and on its course southwards to the valley of Strathmore it is joined by the Newton Burn, the Burn of Kilry, the Cromie Burn, the Dean Water and the Burn of Alyth. Before it meets the River Tay near Cargill, the Isla is joined by the Ericht to the northeast of Coupar Angus and by the Lunan Burn to the east of Meikleour. Its total length through Glen Isla and Strathmore is 46 miles. When driving in Scotland, slow down and enjoy the trip. Of interest to folks with ancestry, genealogy or Scottish Family Roots in Scotland who may wish to visit one day. All photographs are copyright of Sandy Stevenson, Tour Scotland, and may not be used without permission.

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Autumn Road Trip Drive With Music To Visit Guildtown Perthshire Scotland

Tour Scotland Autumn travel video of a road trip drive, with Scottish music, on ancestry, genealogy, history visit to Guildtown, Perthshire. A linear village in Perth and Kinross, Guildtown lies on the A93 road, 6 miles north of Perth. Guildtown was founded in 1818 by the Guildry Incorporation of Perth. The Guildry maintained trading standards within the burgh and ensured that all merchants complied with Guildry regulations. This included no sale of goods on Sunday nor hoarding food during times of famine. The first Dean of Guild was elected in the early fifteenth century to preside over the Guild Court, which dealt with disputes between traders and also collected fines for breaches of the trading laws. The Dean was also responsible for implementing Acts of Parliament and other orders from central government as they affected the Guild. In the early sixteenth century craftsman were admitted to the Guild Council. After 1560 the Guildry gave active support to the minister at St. John’s Kirk and contributed to the salary of the reader. They also paid a pension to their chaplain. This support was given from the money received from admissions which increased considerably at that time. Guildry members were expected to play an active role in Church life and if they did not they were fined. When driving in Scotland, slow down and enjoy the trip. All photographs are copyright of Sandy Stevenson, Tour Scotland, and may not be used without permission.

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