Glenlyon History Society

Comann Eachdraidh Ghleann Lìomhann

The Glenlyon HS, Scotland, is run by local residents of Glenlyon (map) with an interest in the local history of the glen.

Invervar Graveyard (St Cunna's)

Cladh Chunna (St.Cunna's cemetery) at Invervar is a small burial ground in a field north of the road up Glen Lyon just before Invervar. All inscriptions are listed from a survey in October 1964 and are only those stones relating to pre-1855 (ie. before official registration of Deaths in Scotland.)

National Grid reference: NN 670 483 (see old map)

Note: The field containing the graveyard is actively in use and frequently contains livestock. If visiting please keep any dogs on a lead and close all gates.

Invervar Graveyard Invervar Graveyard
  1. Angus TURNER died Blackwood 19 May 1916 aged 82, by family
  2. John CAMERON assembly teacher in Inverness died Finnart 21 Apr 1860, wife Margt COWIE 23 Aug 1836 aged 40, twin sons George 18 Jan 1834 aged 5 months & Daniel 25 Jul 1839 aged 6½years
  3. Duncan McCALLUM farmer Ardachay Ardchattan 27 Apr 1900. Sister Christina died Gallanach 14 Feb 1860 aged 40
  4. Joseph McINTYRE native of this parish and member of Society of Friends died about 1870
  5. tablet on north wall. Jas McGREGOR esq of Fonab 17 Feb 1837 aged 72, wife Janet McKAY 21 Oct 1837 aged 68
  6. tablet on north wall. Jas LOTHIAN of Innervar, wife Christian McDIARMID, only daughter Mrs McDIARMID died Scone 6 Mar 1824 aged 65 (nephew Peter LOTHIAN surgeon RN died Exeter 11 Mar 1826 aged 31)

  7. Inscriptions 7 to 11 following are in a row at the western end of the ground
  8. Hugh McGREGOR, wife Cath LOTHIAN Feb 1803 aged 34, by son John
  9. Peter LOTHIAN esq. died Albemarle Street London 2 Aug 1795 40 interred in a vault in St.Mary Le Bone burying ground London
  10. Late Hugh McDIARMID of Crieff, wife Kath LOTHIAN, daughter miss Jean 26 Apr 1797 aged 14
  11. John LOTHIAN formerly of London died 9 Jan 1829
  12. 1790. James LOTHIAN late in Innervar died 15 November 1755, wife Christian McDIARMID died 12 October 1779, granddaughter Margaret McDIARMID died 9 June 1787 aged 7 years (west side) quartered shield, 1 & 4 gyrony of eight (for Campbell), 3 a galley (for Lorn)

  13. Inscriptions 12 & 13 are noted by Macgregor in 1890 were not seen 1964
  14. [Flat Stone] D McP
  15. [Flat Stone, in front of gate, marginal] Robert MENEZES 6 Oct 1711

Glenlyon HS Membership

The Society endeavours to meet three times a year. For meeting details see the bulletin board.