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From the Cradle to the Coble

RCHS are very grateful to Catherine Rae for sharing her memories of an early life in Rockfield Village.

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Tarbat » Portmahomack Salmon Fishing 1960

Portmahomack Salmon Fishing 1960

Family photos of a bygone era, provided by Zoe Gray
catch of the day, Mackenzie MacKay

Statistical Accounts

On the 25 May 179, Sir John Sinclair, Baronet of Ulbster in Caithness wrote to over nine hundred Parish ministers throughout Scotland asking them to contribute to a Statistical Inquiry by answering as best they could,a series of one hundred and sixty-six Queries respecting each Parish.

The New (or Second) Statistical Account of Scotland built on the previous work carried out by Sir John Sinclair for the First Statistical Accounts by including the knowledge of local doctors and schoolmasters. The Second Statistical Accounts were published between 1834 and 1845.

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