Tag Archives: Connacher

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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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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