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Gairloch

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Highland

Village on the E coast of Loch Gairloch, at the junction of the A832 and the B8021. The poet William Ross was a schoolmaster here and wrote many...

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Gairloch

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 93 words.

Village on the E coast of Loch Gairloch, at the junction of the A832 and the B8021. The poet William

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Gairloch

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Highland

Village on the E coast of Loch Gairloch, at the junction of the A832 and the B8021. The poet William Ross was a schoolmaster here and wrote many...

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Gairloch

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Gerloth 1275, Gerloch 1366. ‘(Place on) Gair Loch’. The loch name means ‘short inlet of the sea’ (

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Mackenzie of Gairloch, John Alexander

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Business Finance. 102 words.

Born Muir of Ord, Ross-shire 27 May 1944; s of late Brig. William Alexander Mackenzie of Gairloch, DSO, OBE and Marjory Kythé Mackenzie (née...

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Mackenzie of Gairloch

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 3 words.

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Mackenzie of Gairloch, Sir Francis Alexander, fifth baronet (1798–1843)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

See Mackenzie, John

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Ross, William (1762–90)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 24 words.

(1762–90),

poet: b. on Skye; teaches and is buried at Gairloch. Love Songs, In

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Baillie, John (1886–1960)

G. M. Newlands.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 665 words.

John Baillie was born in Gairloch on 26 March 1886 and died in Edinburgh on 29 September 1960. He

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Baillie, John (1886–1960)

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 359 words.

Born in the *Free Church of Scotland manse at Gairloch, Wester Rass, he went from Inverness Royal Academy

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Mackenzie, Sir Kenneth Smith

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 129 words.

6th Bt cr 1703, of Gairloch; PhD

Born Harringay House, Hornsey, 25 May 1832; e s of Sir Francis Mackenzie, 5th Bt and Kythé, d...

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Mackenzie, Sir Kenneth John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 102 words.

7th Bt of Gairloch, cr 1703

Born 6 Oct. 1861; e s of 6th Bt and Eila, d of late Walter Frederick Campbell, Islay; m 1891...

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Inglis of Glencorse, Sir Ian Richard

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 62 words.

11th Bt cr 1703 (then Mackenzie of Gairloch)

Born 9 Aug. 1965; s of Sir Roderick John Inglis of Glencorse,...

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Mackenzie, John (1806–1848), collector of Gaelic verse

Derick S. Thomson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Education. 474 words.

Mackenzie, John (1806–1848), collector of Gaelic verse, was born on 17 July 1806 at Meallan Theàrlaich in the parish of Gairloch, Ross-shire. His father, Alasdair, was closely related to...

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Baillie, Donald Macpherson (1887–1954), Church of Scotland minister and theologian

Duncan B. Forrester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 869 words.

Baillie, Donald Macpherson (1887–1954), Church of Scotland minister and theologian, was born on 5 November 1887 in the Free Church manse at Gairloch, Ross-shire, the second son of the Revd...

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MacKay, Iain Dall (1656?–1754), piper, composer, and bard

Bridget Mackenzie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literary Studies (British and Irish); Composition. 946 words.

MacKay, Iain Dall (1656?–1754), piper, composer, and bard, was born at Meikle Talladale, Loch Maree, in the parish of Gairloch, Wester Ross, the only child of Ruairidh MacKay (c.1590–1689),...

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John Baillie

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(1886–1960),

Scottish theologian. Born in the Free Church of Scotland manse at Gairloch, Wester Rass, he went from Inverness Royal Academy to Edinburgh to study philosophy at the...

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William Ross

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1762–90), poet: b. on Skye; teaches and is buried at Gairloch. Love Songs, In Praise of Whisky, Ode to Summer .

From The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain and Ireland in Oxford...

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Mackenzie, Sir Hector David

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 94 words.

8th Bt of Gairloch, 1703; MC

Born 6 June 1893; o s of Sir Kenneth Mackenzie, 7th Bt and Lady Marjory Murray, CBE, o d of 10th Viscount Stormont, ...

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M’Kinnon, Rev. W.

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 45 words.

Born Strath, Skye, 1843; died 13 Feb. 1925

Minister, Gairloch; ex-Moderator General Assembly Free Church of Scotland, 1908

Free Church School, Strath; Normal...

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Stirling, Sir John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 98 words.

KT 1956; MBE 1919

Born Sept. 1893; e s of William Stirling, Fairburn; m 1915, Marjory Kythe (d 1971), d of Sir Kenneth Mackenzie, 7th Bt of Gairloch; one...

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