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Out of Atholl: Voices from the Shadows of Schiehallion

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This story emerged through the chance survival of an archive of documents covering a dozen generations of a family that lived in Atholl in Highland Perthshire. One was killed fighting Cromwell's soldiers. Another was clapped in the Tower of London after the 1715 Rising. Another died at Culloden. Others fought against Napoleon, ran slave plantations in the West Indies, ran off with unsuitable lovers, sired innumerable children of many hues, and struggled for financial stability as the winds of economic and social change blew ...

Out of Atholl: Voices from the Shadows of Schiehallion 2008, Birlinn Publishers, Edinburgh, Scotland

ISBN-13: 9781841587660

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