Videos tagged with "lothian"
London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay - Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland on June 14th 2012 (also in 3D) [03:05]
Olympic Torch Relay - The procession and the Olympic Flame for the London 2012 Olympic games as it passed through Penicuik ( pronounced Penny Cook ) in Mid-L...
East Lothian Escape.................Holiday. [24:17]
Back in September, myself, and my beloved, Wendy, managed a week in North Berwick. With a plan to see Scotland, as much as possible. We took in some great st...
Abandoned Railway Tunnel -- Mid Lothian, Scotland [03:24]
Disused Railway tunnel near edinburgh. I think an abandoned building is in order next, I usually got through an underground explore stage! :)
Colonel James Gardiner Grave Graveyard Carriden Bo'ness West Lothian Scotland [00:36]
Tour Scotland video of the Colonel James Gardiner gravestone in the old graveyard at Carriden on visit to Bo'ness, West Lothian. James, born 10th of January 1687, died, 21st September 1745, was a Scottish soldier who fought in the British Army, including during the 1745 Jacobite rising. He was born at Carriden, educated in Linlithgow, and joined the army at the age of fourteen. He served with distinction in several battles and was promoted through the ranks to Colonel in 1743. Gardiner was known as a rake in his youth, but had a religious experience in 1719 and became a devout convert. In 1726 he married Frances Erskine, daughter to the ninth Earl of Buchan; five of their thirteen children survived to adulthood. During the Battle of Ramillies he was shot through the mouth and nearly killed by a French soldier who had returned to plunder the dead. However, Gardiner was spared after being mistaken for a French soldier. At the Battle of Prestonpans he was mortally wounded by the Highlanders after his dragoons had fled the field and he was attempting to rally some footsoldiers. He received a mortal blow whilst wounded on the ground and was stripped to the waist as his possessions were looted by the Highlanders. After the battle Gardiner was carried from the field by a servant to nearby Tranent where he soon died. By a quirk of fate Gardiner lived close to the battlefield in Bankton House. " A brave soldier and a devout Christian. I have fought a good fight, I have kept the ...
Birns Water, East Lothian, Scotland [00:49]
A couple of small clips from around the road bridge at Birns Water, East Lothian. Captured by Scot Land January 2013