Muir of Ord Folk

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Miss Amy Frances Yule of Tarradale House, 1852-1916

Amy Yule was the only child of Sir Henry Yule and his wife Anna Maria White. Her ancestors were importantm figures in their day, including her grandfather, General Martin White, and great-grandfather, Dr Kenneth Murchison of Tarradale, whose son, Sir Roderick Murchison, the noted 19th century geologist, was Amy Yule’s great-uncle.

Print of Tarradale House

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Miss Mary Ann Forbes

A member of the Forbes family who lived in Muir of Ord from 1876 – 2008. She is one of the elderly asunts mentioned in the account of Elizabeth MacKay, below.

An unknown  nurse of the period. The card was embossed by J. C. Bambrick of Edinburgh.

Elizabeth Beatrice MacKay (nee Cameron)

Betty Cameron was born at Dunellan, Muir of Ord, on 25 November 1909, one of a family of four of Duncan Cameron and his wife Helen, her sisters being Christina Mary (Molly), Helen (Nelly), Isabella Florence (Florry) and brother Duncan Murdoch (Duncan).

William Logan "Willie"

One of the modern romances of Muir of Ord is the growth of the famous Logan empire. This great building and contracting company was founded by Mr. Duncan Logan in 1898. His son Willie had been born and raised in Muir of Ord and educated at Dingwall Academy joined the company in 1935.

Willie Logan

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John Urquhart

Well-known throughout the Highlands as an all round entertainer, comedian and compere at many a local event. John Urquhart tellos his story in the ‘Lif and Times of The Bogan’ and growing up in Muir of Ord in the 1930’s.

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John Urquhart

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