Videos tagged with "family"
Mitchell Library, Glasgow, Scotland [00:25]
Opened 1911. Houses over 1.2m volumes. Strong on family history for Glasgow and West of Scotland.
Limited-Time Offer On The Adventures by Disney Eastern Costa Rica Tour [02:12]
Costa Rica is a destination that is as exciting as it is colorful and an Adventures by Disney family vacation is the perfect way to bring this adventure to l...
February Morning Drive To Elcho Castle Rhynd Perthshire Scotland [02:27]
Tour Scotland February morning video of part of the drive to visit Elcho Castle in Perthshire. A Z-plan Scottish tower house, with fragments of a surrounding wall with corner towers. The Castle was built on the site of an older structure about 1560, and is one of the best surviving examples of its date in Scotland. The property is still owned by the family of the original builders, the Wemyss family, the style of the heir to the Earl of Wemyss is Lord Elcho, though it has not been inhabited for some 200 years.
March View Loch Leven Kinross Perthshire Scotland [01:58]
Tour Scotland March video of Loch Leven on visit to Kinross, Perthshire. Roughly triangular, in shap this Scottish loch is about miles long at its longest. The town of Kinross lies at its western end. Loch Leven Castle lies on an island a short way offshore. This was a royal castle from 1257, and was stormed by William Wallace after being captured by the English. The English besieged the castle in 1301, but it was relieved before it could captured. It was visited by Robert the Bruce. The castle was held against Edward Balliol and the English in 1335. By the end of the 14th century, it had passed to the Douglases of Lochleven. Lochleven passed to the Bruces, then the Grahams, and the Montgomerys. Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned in the castle and forced to abdicate as queen, before escaping with the help of her jailer's family.
Major William Bruce Gardyne of Middleton Memorial Gravestone Inverkeilor Scotland [00:42]
Tour Scotland video of the Major William Bruce Gardyne of Middleton memorial gravestone on visit to Inverkeilor, Angus. William Bruce Gardyne, Esquire, of Middleton, Major 37th regiment, born 1777, died 15th of June 1846. And his wife Catharine Cameron Bruce Gardyne, born 9th of November 1798, died 9th of October 1871. Also their children Anne, born 1826, died 15th of May 1831. James Macpherson, born 1828, died 23rd of April 1828. Agnes Mary, born 1835, died 25th of March 1847. Even Bruce Gardyne, Esquire, late Major 6th Royals, born 15th of April 1833, died 9th of September 1875, laid to rest in Dalhousie, Punjaub, India. Also Catherine his daughter, born 2nd of August 1873, died 6th of August 1874, laid to rest in Sealkote, Punjaub, India.The chiefly family of Garden or Gardyne of that Ilk are a very ancient family, who were proprietors in Angus from a remote period, and are first recorded in the locality of the Kirkdon of Angus in 1008 when they are called De Garthuen. First referred to, as the Gardyne of that Ilk, in the Ragman Roll of 1296 the clan was centred on Gardyne Castle and their lands of Cononsyth, Lawton and Middleton in the county of Angus.