The articles on the blog cover a variety of topics relating to the history of the region, many of which will be of interest to historians, both academic and family. A few of the posts that caught my eye include:
|Map showing the approximate location of Dornoch.|
- Isabella's Story. This four part series details the life of Isabella Fraser Sage, the daughter and wife of a Highland minister. This story provides glimpses of a woman's life and an example of how a ancestor's biography might be written.
- The Mysteries of Croick Church: The post relays the plight of the people of Glencalvie who sought refuge in the churchyard after having been evicted from their farms.
- War Diary of Captain Ronald Rose: Follow Capt. Rose's experiences in the First World War in this series of posts.
- A Highland Quest, 2014: In this post, Professor Eric Richards shares highlights of the three months he spent at the University of the Highlands and Islands as a Carnegie Visiting Professor. Dr. Richards is best known for his work on the Highland Clearances.
- Kildonan & Red River: The bicentennial of the emigration of people from Kildonan in Red River Canada was marked by posts by Professor Marjory Harper of the University of Aberdeen here and by Professor Emeritus James Hunter of the University of the Highlands and Islands here.
"Dornoch Cathedral (August 2013)" by Marion Timperley - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
"Sutherland UK location map" by Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons