Videos tagged with "orchy"
Glen Orchy Scotland [01:25]
Great travel pictures travels to Glen Orchy
Waterfalls in Glen Orchy Scotland [00:24]
An old Tour Scotland video of waterfalls in Glen Orchy. This a Scottish glen that runs from Bridge of Orchy to Dalmally. Glen Orchy was one of the major homes of Clan Gregor until the clan was outlawed in 1603 by King James VI.
Waterfall Beinn Donachain Between Glen Strae and Glen Orchy Scotland [00:27]
Old Tour Scotland video of a waterfall between Glen Strae and Glen Orchy.
Ralph Wardlaw Gravestone Necropolis Glasgow Scotland [00:37]
Tour Scotland video of the Reverend Ralph Wardlaw Memorial gravestone on visit to Glasgow Necropolis. Ralph, born 22nd December 1779, died 15th December 1853, was a Scottish Presbyterian clergyman and writer. He was born in Dalkeith, before his family moved to Glasgow when he was six months old. His father was a prosperous merchant and civic magistrate, while his mother was the daughter of the Rev. James Fisher and the granddaughter of Ebenezer Erskine, two of the founding ministers of the United Secession Church. At the age of eight he was enrolled at the High School of Glasgow for four years, before being accepted as a student of theology at the University of Glasgow, aged twelve. Despite his strong familial connections to the Secession Church, shortly after his University studies were complete he turned to Independent Congregationalism, as introduced from England by James and Robert Haldane. He was ordained in 1803 by Rev. Greville Ewing, the popular minister of Lady Glenorchy's church, shortly after a chapel had been erected for him by his friends and family in Albion Street. Although his first congregation numbered only 61, his success as a preacher was sufficient that by 1811 he and Ewing founded Glasgow's first academy for congregationalist theology students. In 1818 he moved his congregation to a new church in West George Street capable of holding more than 1500 people, where he remained until the closure of his ministerial life. Wardlaw strongly influenced David ...
Snow Capped Mountains Lawers Perthshire Highlands Scotland [02:08]
Tour Scotland video of snow capped mountains from the road to visit Ben Lawers above Loch Tay in Perthshire Highlands. Prior to the 14th century, this area stood on the lands of Clan MacMillan. Chalmers of Lawers obtained the land by force from the clan in the mid 14th century in the reign of David II. The land was confiscated from the Chalmers family in 1473 by James III and given to Sir Colin Campbell of Glenorchy after Thomas Chalmers was implicated in the murder of James I. The lands have mainly remained in the ownership of the Campbells of Glenorchy and Breadalbane right up to the present day.