Sir James Bain (1817-1898) was Lord Provost of Glasgow between 1874 and 1877. The images below are Paintings of Sir James Bain provided by ArtUK from collections at Glasgow Museums and the […]
The firm of Bell & Bain are one of Scotland’s oldest companies and is still trading today. They were established in 1832 by James Bell and Andrew Bain. The firm […]
Alexander Bain was a famous Scottish Inventor & Engineer. He was born in Watten, Caithness on 12/10/1811. Alexander had a twin Margaret and 11 other siblings, in all 6 brothers […]
I came across this poem in the Bains of Dochcarty Booklet by Hugh Urquhart, 1913. The poem was originally written in Gaelic by John MacKenzie and is dedicated to Donald […]
Have any of you read or seen the Outlander series?? What can I say, the TV series is fabulous and the Author of the original book series, Diana Gabaldon is […]
John Bayne of Pitcairlie was Writer to the Signet and related to the Bayne’s of Tulloch. This book written by Chris Cooper details his life and work and his links to the Tulloch Baynes.
Photos showing Culloden Moor, Culloden House and Cairn.
Alexander Bane (grandson of John Bane Mackay) was the first Bane Laird. He moved from Olrig in Caithness to Dingwall in 1482. In 1541 lands at Qulch were granted to Alexander […]
When I was researching our Bain ancestors, I came across a reference of the Bayne’s/Bain’s of Tulloch being involved in a Battle with the Bayne/Bain family and Clan Munro on once […]
The Battle of Drumnacoub was a battle involving factions of the Clan Mackay fought in the far northwest of Scotland between 1427 and 1433. It took place on a hill called Carn Fada […]
Tulloch Castle is located in the town of Dingwall in the Highlands of Scotland and was the ancestral home of Clan Bain for over 200 years. Tulloch Castle was the Clan Bain […]
After finding out my families roots lay in the Scottish Highlands, we decided to take the kids on a staycation / roadtrip and went up North for a week at the […]
The Caledonian Canal connects the Scottish east coast at Inverness with the west coast near Fort William. The canal was constructed in the early nineteenth century by Scottish engineer Thomas Telford and opened in 1822. Muirtown […]
Looking over hard data can be tiresome and confusing, not to mention a tad boring. I also find it often lacks the fuller picture, the stories about the places and […]