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South Loch Ness Booklet

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Commemorating and recording the impact of the First World War on South Loch Ness Commemorating and recording the impact of the FirstWorld War on South Loch Ness In the centenary year of the start of the First WorldWar, the Heritage Group would like to do something to remember, research and record the ways in which the war affected South Loch Ness and those living in the area. Alister Chisholm 01463 715713 alister.chisholm@btinternet.com would be very pleased to have any suggestions as to how such a project could be tackled. Please get in touch with him with any ideas.

Bunchruben School

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  • My father Hugh MacKay and h is brother and sisters James, Mary and Christina, all went to Bunchrubin school from 1915 until 1926. They were taught by Miss Margaret Gow, later to become Mrs Johnstone, they lived at Bunchrubin Farm and I have several prize books that were awarded to them over the years, I also have a gold watch presented to my gran on leaving the district in Nov 1926 by the folks of Strnatherrick, it is inscribed and I also have a newspaper cutting describing the event. I kept in touc h with Mrs Johnstone until. her death after she moved to Melvich and also with her neic e Ada (Christina) Johnstone until her death last year. Anotherr person I was in contact with was Alasdair Fraser, my g.g.grandfathers sister Margaret Mackay married William Fraser ofMuirnich in 1828.

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