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.

Reminiscences and Reflections of an Octogenarian Highlander

Duncan Campbell, 1910

Published to a list of private subscribers.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

List of Subscribers

PART I -THE FARM LIFE PERIOD

Chapter 1 - Early Days
Chapter 2 - Luchd-Siubhail: or Gangrel Bodies
Chapter 3 - Big Duncan the Fool
Chapter 4 - Tempora Mutantur
Chapter 5 - Education and the Church of Scotland
Chapter 6 - Scoti Vagi
Chapter 7 - Glenlyon and its Neighbourhood
Chapter 8 - Some Parish History
Chapter 9 - Cursory Remarks on the Ossianic Controversy
Chapter 10 - The Unwieldy Parish Divided into Three
Chapter 11 - Religious Revival
Chapter 12 - Social Life and Morals
Chapter 13 - The Highland Landlords
Chapter 14 - Francie Mor Mac an Aba
Chapter 15 - Disappearance of Old Landed Families-Much Regretted
Chapter 16 - Patriotism and Politics
Chapter 17 - The Breadalbane Evictions
Chapter 18 - The Parting of the Ways
Chapter 19 - The Church Controversy in Glenlyon
Chapter 20 - The Outside Discussions
Chapter 21 - The Veto Act
Chapter 22 - The Coming of the Queen
Chapter 23 - A Parish Vacancy
Chapter 24 - The Presentee
Chapter 25 - On the Edge of the Precipice
Chapter 26 - The Disruption
Chapter 27 - The Glenlyon Free Church
Chapter 28 - The Broken Walls of the National Zion
Chapter 28 - The Eccentric Minister
Chapter 30 - Eviction
Chapter 31 - Farewell to the Old Industrial System
Chapter 32 - Emigration
Chapter 33 - A Scramble for Higher Education

PART II - THE SCHOLASTIC PERIOD

Chapter 34 - Kerrumore School
Chapter 35 - Cargill
Chapter 36 - An Unexpected Event
Chapter 37 - Fortingall
Chapter 38 - A Population of many Surnames
Chapter 39 - Feill Ceit
Chapter 40 - Remarks on Parish of Fortingall Church and Affairs
Chapter 41 - A Disputed Settlement-Lord Aberdeen's Act
Chapter 42 - A Remove
Chapter 43 - Balquhidder
Chapter 44 - Civil History Notes
Chapter 45 - The Patron Saint
Chapter 46 - Two Notable Balquhidder Ministers
Chapter 47 - Balquhidder in 1857-60
Chapter 48 - Proprietors
Chapter 49 - Conditions of Parish and People
Chapter 50 - Another Remove
Chapter 51 - Off to England

PART III - JOURNALISTIC

Chapter 52 - In Bradford
Chapter 53 - Hambling Ethnological, Remarks
Chapter 54 - The Great Change and some of its Causes
Chapter 55 - Strangers within the Gates
Chapter 56 - The Native Population
Chapter 57 - Religion
Chapter 58 - Education
Chapter 59 - Musings without Method
Chapter 60 - The Landed Gentry
Chapter 61 - Classes and Masses
Chapter 62 - Political Currents and Eddies
Chapter 63 - London
Chapter 64 - Off to South Africa
Chapter 65 - At Cape Town
Chapter 66 - Visitors of many Nations and Races
Chapter 67 - The Position of the Ruling Race
Chapter 68 - The Boers
Chapter 69 - The Britons
Chapter 70 - Afloat again
Chapter 71 - Breakdown
Chapter 72 - At Thwaites House
Chapter 73 - Neighbours and Incidents
Chapter 74 - The Anti-Vaccinnation Agitation
Chapter 75 - Keighley Parties and Politics
Chapter 76 - Farewell to England
Chapter 77 - Back to Scotland
Chapter 78 - "The Northern Chronicle"
Chapter 79 - The Procession of Changes
Chapter 80 - Land and People
Chapter 81 - The Latter Days' Invasions of the Highlands
Chapter 82 - Deer Forests and Sheep Farms
Chapter 83 - The Crofters
Chapter 84 - The Cry of "Back to the Land "
Chapter 85 - The Restlessness of the Present Age
Chapter 86 - The Urban Invasion of the Country
Chapter 87 - Presbyterian Divisions
Chapter 88 - Some Pleas on behalf of the National Union of Scotch Presbyterians

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