MHG60249 - Commemorative Monument - North of Glencairn
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Type and Period (1)
- COMMEMORATIVE CAIRN (Erected 1998, Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)
- None recorded
John Roy Stuart Memorial Cairn near Glencairn, on the West side of the B970, North of Glencairn. It reads:
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."
ERECTED BY THE 1745 ASSOCIATION
Information from M Briscoe, 22 September 2014
See link below to HES Canmore record for photos of the monument contributed by M. Briscoe. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 9408 1656 (30m by 30m)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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External Links (2)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/345135/glencairn-memorial (Link to online HES Canmore record)
- https://www.1745association.org.uk/cairns-plaques-memorials (Link to 1745 Association Website)
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