A ONE PLACE STUDY OF THEPARISH OF ARDCHATTAN [Glen Creran, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Connel, Bonawe, Glen Etive] by Oban NORTH ARGYLL
An exploration into the natural and social history of the area
[we would very much welcome anyone else's input into this project - its very much the start of a work in progress and is for everyone to share]

The 1700's

- when records really start and the area begins to develop in a form we recognise now
  • Where were people living?
  • How did they live?
  • What were their houses like?
  • What food did they eat?
  • What clothes did they wear?
  • What language did they speak?
  • Where and with whom did they trade?
  • Where and with whom did they fight?
  • Where and how did they travel?
  • Where did they worship?
  • Where were they buried?
  • What major events were there?
  • What were their customs and superstitions?
  • What were their trades and professions?
  • How was their health and what were their medicines
If you have come to this page with a historical query concerning this part of the world PLEASE go to our History forum and post the question there.
For information and news of the present day parish Click Here

That is where information is being collected together before being added to this part of the site.
Every little bit of help is welcome. The more people there are involved the sooner we get some of the magic of this great parish captured and shared.
If you have any information, references, documents, images or comments on this period of history in this area please share it - click on HERE to go to the Ardchattan Forum 1700's section where it is easy to post your info and see what others are saying.

The following links are to other pages of interest - please let us know if you have something to add about the area
Books to buy about the area : What happened here - when? : Big Bang to Ice Age : Ice Age to Early Man : Early Man : Bronze Age : Iron Age : Scots and Picts : Vikings : Somerled & the Clans : Medieval : 1400's 1500's 1600's 1700's : 1800's : 1900's : The Parish : The Estates : Glenure, Taraphocain, Baleveolan, Druimavuic : Dallachoilish & south Creagan : Barcaldine House : Achinreir : Achacha : Dalrannoch and Barcaldine Mill : Rhugarbh : Ferlochan : Culcharan : Letterwalton, : Dalintober, : Barcaldine Castle : Seabank : South Shian : Balure of Shian : Isle of Eriska : Ardentinny, : Fuararchy : Balure, : Lochnell, : Shenavallie : Kinloch, : Moss Croft & Achnamonie : Baravullin, : Kintaline : Keil / Kiel Crofts : Selma : Benderloch -The modern Village : Craigneuk, : Ledaig: north and south : North Connel: Black Crofts, Lochan-na-beithe : Moss of Achnacree, Dalvuie, Moss Cottage, Cairnbaan, : Achnacree More, Beag, Bay : Achnaba : Ardachy & Inion : Ardchattan, Priory, Baile Mhaodain : Inveresragan : Blarcreen : : Glen Salach : Ardchattan School : Bonawe village : Bonawe Quarries : Eilean Duirinnis : Craigs Cadderlie Dail Barrs : Glen Etive River Etive Glenkinglass Inverawe : Archival resources Old Parish Records : BMD from 1855 : 1841 : 1851 : 1861 : 1871 : 1881 : 1891 : 1901 : Graveyards : Statisical Accounts 1792 and 1845 : Flora : Fauna : Ardmucknish Bay : Geology : Chalybeate Spring : Occupations : Forestry : Fishing : Farming : Railway : Tourism :> Trades : Old Images around the area : Maps of the area : Surnames : Tartans and Insignia : Donate to the project : Our locality : Families : Photographs : History Forum : Contact Us : Kintaline Plant and Poultry Centre :

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