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Glencairn, Memorial

Commemorative Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glencairn, Memorial

Classification Commemorative Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 345135

Site Number NH91NW 77

NGR NH 94084 16569

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Abernethy And Kincardine
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Badenoch And Strathspey
  • Former County Inverness-shire


External Reference (22 September 2014)

John Roy Stuart Memorial Cairn near Glencairn, on the West side of the B970, North of Glencairn.


Iain Ruadh Stiubhart 1700 - 1752

Faisg air seo rugadh is thogadh Iain Ruadh

Stiubhart, fear de na gaisgich is na baird as

ainmeile a dh'eirich an adhbhar a' Phrionnsa. Thog

e Reisimeid Dhun Eideann anns an robh deagh-chuid

a Srath Spe agus choisinn e cliu airson a

ghaisge aig Sliabh a' Chlamhain, An Eaglais

Bhreach agus Cuil Lodair. "Cuimhnich na daoine

bho'n tainig thu."


John Roy Stuart 1700 - 1752

Born and raised near here was the celebrated

Gaelic poet John Roy Stuart, one of the most

heroic figures of the '45 Rising. A devoted

Jacobite, John Roy raised the Edinburgh Regiment

which also included men from Strathspey.

He won great acclaim for his bravery at

Prestonpans, Falkirk and Culloden. "Remember

the people from whence you came."




Information from M Briscoe, 22 September 2014


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