Videos tagged with "regiment"
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.
Atholl Highlanders Perthshire Scotland [00:45]
Tour Scotland wee video of the Atholl Highlanders on visit to Highland Perthshire. The Atholl Highlanders is a Scottish infantry regiment. Based in Blair Atholl, the regiment is not part of the British Army. Instead, the regiment is in the private employ of the Duke of Atholl, making it the only legal private army in Britain and Europe. The regiment wears the tartan of the Clan Murray of Atholl. A small selection of my personal photographs shot on small group tours of Scotland.
The Royal Regiment Visit To Stirling Scotland [01:34]
Tour Scotland video of photographs of The Royal Regiment on a visit to Stirling. The Royal Regiment of Scotland was awarded the Freedom of the City on this visit. They are the senior and only Scottish line infantry regiment of the British Army Infantry and consists of five regular and two territorial battalions. Awarding the freedom of the city is an age old tradition and honour dating back to the laws of ancient Rome that made it a capital offence for Roman legions to enter the city in formation or with weapons without permission. The parade began at Stirling Castle led by combined military and pipe band. A small selection of my personal photographs shot on small group tours of Scotland.
Snow Falling Balhousie Castle Perth Perthshire Scotland [00:35]
Tour Scotland Winter video of snow falling on Balhousie Castle on visit to Perth, Perthshire. This Scottish castle dates back to to 1631, though its origins are believed to go back a further three hundred years. It originally served as the seat of the Earls of Kinnoull. In 1962, the Castle became the Regimental Headquarters and Museum of The Black Watch. The latter displays the history of the regiment from 1739 to the present.
Clan Murray Castle Blair Atholl Highland Perthshire Scotland [00:35]
Tour Scotland Winter video of the Clan Murray Castle on visit to Blair Atholl, Highland Perthshire. Blair Castle, built in 1269, is still the seat of the chief of Clan Murray, the Duke of Atholl. The Castle is home each year to the Spring gathering of the Atholl Highlanders who are the last private regiment in Great Britain, the 4th Duke of Atholl having received the colours from Queen Victoria in 1848.