Monthly Archives: August 2010

Logierait in the 18th Century

Highland Life At the start of the 18th century the Celtic feudal system the same as it was in the past centuries. Tacks, or areas of land held on a lease, were leased to ‘gentlemen’, often related to the clan … Continue reading

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Charles Conacher

Charles was born around 1766 in the Parish of Logierait a town in Perthshire. The name Logierait comes from the Gaelic words ‘laggan’ (a hollow) and ‘rath’ (fortress). From ancient times its situation beside the great highway from Perth to … Continue reading

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Connacher name varients (One N or Two)?

I believe that between literacy, handwriting and transcription issues it’s quite possible that in many cases the name takes on an appearance different from intended. If a Church record was written by a minister who might be unfamiliar with the … Continue reading


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Perthshire Con(n)achers

I am researching my Connacher/Conacher family tree. I have traced back to Charles Connacher or actually Charles Conacher who married Margaret S. Mc Farlane (daughter of John) in Logierait, Scotland on 13 Feb 1791 and in Moulin, Scotland on 16 … Continue reading

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