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hi

I am new to this site and have recently found out i am related to the camerons of Erracht. My name is Joseph paul and I live in Iowa. I was wondering if any one would have any history or information on how the paul's are related to the camerons. it would be greatly apprecatted

 

Added by joseph daniel paul on November 9, 2011 at 15:30 — 2 Comments

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LOCHIEL!

Best wishes to Donald Cameron of Lochiel, the 27th Chief of the Noble Clan Cameron, upon the occasion of his birthday - August 2, 2011.  And prayers for his health, happiness, and many, many more joyous birthday celebrations.

Added by Terrence J. Quandt on August 2, 2011 at 4:13 — No Comments

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LOCHIEL!

We extend our warmest regards and best wishes to Donald Cameron of Lochiel, 27th Chief of the Noble Clan Cameron, upon the occasion of his Birthday - August 2, 2011.

Added by Terrence J. Quandt on August 2, 2011 at 4:01 — No Comments

Achnacarry Court Yard Flats

 

You will be glad to know that the Courtyard flats that were burnt in May last year are now refurbished and ready to be occupied

Added by Duncan A G Cameron on July 25, 2011 at 16:13 — No Comments

Achnacarry Sporting and Country Pursuits

Alec Macdonald, who has ben the resident deerstalker at Achnacarry for over 30 years, has teemed up with Simon Laird a stalking tenant on the estate, to set up a business called Achnacarry Sporting & Country Pursuits. Its aim is to take wildlife tours, fishing tours and sporting ventures around Lochiel Estate as well as let deerstalking and shooting parties. the Lochiel family are not financially involved in the projector nor do any management, but Donald Andrew Cameron is chairman of…

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Added by Duncan A G Cameron on July 1, 2011 at 14:23 — No Comments

Ben Nevis Distillery Ltd Continued Sponsorship

I am pleased to tell the members of the Clan Cameron Association Scotland and worldwide that Colin Ross the MD of Ben Nevis Distillery Ltd, has agreed to continue the sponorship of CCAS for 2011/12. Naturally we are delighted to receive the support and be associatd with the company.

 

Congratulations go to to Ben Nevis Distillery for another prize in the Scottish Field whisky challenge, this time for the under £35 category, a second place with Ben Nevis Traditional Maly Whisky.…

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Added by Duncan A G Cameron on July 1, 2011 at 13:54 — No Comments

GLENCOE AND FASSIEFERN'S

MY CLAIM IS FROM MY GRANNY ELIZABETH MILLER NEE McDONALD OF GLENCOE MY GRANNY WAS B 1901 D 1986 FROM PORT-GLASGOW INVERCLYDE SCOTLAND NOW HER MUM WAS ELLEN BURNS McDONALD AND GRANNY WAS BORN OUT OFF WEDLOCK TO A McPHERSON OF THE GLENCOE ARIA AND AT THE AGE OF 5Yrs OLD GRANNY WAS SHIPED OF TO NORTH IRELAND I BELEVE BELFAST ARIA AS MY UNCLE WAS GOING THERE WHEN I WAS A KID AND GG GRANNY WAS MARRIED TO A ANDREW HUNTER BALLINGALL WRITER TO THE…

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Added by HAMISH ALASDAIR McDONALD on April 26, 2011 at 17:30 — No Comments

MY McDONALD'S AND MY CAMERON'S

I AM OF THE GLENCOE McDONALDS AND MY GRANDAD JOHN McIAIN McDONALD (15th OF GLENCOE )WAS MARRIED TO CATHERINE CAMERON THEY HAD 1 ALEXANDER McIAIN (16Th OF GLENCOE) 2 ANN OF GLENCOE McDONALD 3 JANE OF GLENCOE McDONALD 4 CATHERINE OF GLENCOE McDONALD AND WHO THE 16Th OF GLENCOE WHO WAS MARRIED TO GRANNY MARY CAMERON B 1770 D 1841 WHO'S DAD WAS EWAN (SIR) Bt 2Nd OF FASSIEFERN ) CAMERON

Added by HAMISH ALASDAIR McDONALD on April 26, 2011 at 16:30 — No Comments

Lochiel's new Grand Son Alexander Donald

 Lochiel's daughter Catherine Trotter, gave birth to a 7 pound 9 ounce baby boy (Alexander Donald) on March 7th and mother and baby doing well - A brother for Alice and very happy news.

Added by Duncan A G Cameron on March 11, 2011 at 13:23 — 1 Comment

Clan Cameron BBC 1 16 February 2011

Clan Cameron is explored in the Paul Merton series Scotland's Clans BBC 1 16 February 2011

Added by Duncan A G Cameron on February 12, 2011 at 15:16 — No Comments

Tristan Sanders Third Report on his first Light Exchange

With Tristan in Scotland

A third.-report from First Lighter Tristan Sanders

TOS Story (part 3)

It was a cold, dark and "dreic'h" (dismal, overcast, rainy) morning in sun baked Lochaber the temperature dropping to a mere -16°C overnight - who's idea was it to head off to work in shorts and sandles? Only a tourist could think that was a

good idea, but thankfully Tracy put me right and gave me Astie's thermals and suggested a pair of jeans might be better than…

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Added by Duncan A G Cameron on February 9, 2011 at 11:53 — 1 Comment

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

We send to the Lochiel and his Family, all Camerons world-wide, Members of Clan Cameron, and Septs: Greetings for a Very MERRY AND BLESSED CHRISTMAS and YULETIDE SEASON!


Terry and Lynn Quandt

Added by Terrence J. Quandt on December 24, 2010 at 18:21 — No Comments

Tristan Sanders Second Report on his First Light Exchange

With Tristan in Scotland



A second report from First Lighter Tristan Sanders



TOS Story (part 2)



Apparently it's not the done thing to wear shorts, singlet and a Swandri when you go stalking in Scotland.... I had been asked if I would like to go stalking with Paulo at the beginning of October. I'd previously worked for Paulo mustering and bringing in the silage, so based on that he called to check the arrangements for stalking the next day and that I had the…

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Added by Duncan A G Cameron on December 12, 2010 at 15:36 — No Comments

A first report from First Lighter Tristan Sanders

With Tristan in Scotland.

A first report from First Lighter Tristan Sanders

I left New Zealand with a farewell committee made up of my Family and Clan members. It was a long flight, a lot of sleeping and a few movies helped pass the time along with 1.5 hr break in Hong Kong and a further 3.5hrs in Heathrow. I finally arrived in Glasgow where I was met by previous First Lighter Robert Nairn.

We left…

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Added by Duncan A G Cameron on October 13, 2010 at 15:30 — 1 Comment

Rebels with a Cause: The Jacobites and the global Imagination Exhibition

The Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 are the inspiration behind a major exhibition at the Scottish Parliament displaying rarely seen and internationally significant treasures from the University of Aberdeen collections.

The exhibition runs from 27 October to 8 January 2011. It will travel to Aberdeen next year and will be the opening exhibition at the new £57m Library in September 2011.…

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Added by Duncan A G Cameron on October 13, 2010 at 14:02 — No Comments

Pathe Film Clip of Lochiel at the 1956 Clan Cameron Gathering

There is an interesting film clip available showing Lochiel and members of Clan Cameron at the 1956 Clan Gathering at Achnacarry. To view it go to http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=84

Added by Duncan A G Cameron on August 26, 2010 at 16:35 — 1 Comment

Melody and Derrick Cameron from Cape Breton

Melody and Derrick Cameron, from Cape Breton, are now in Scotland attending the North Atlantic Fiddle Convention. They were in Huntly . Aberdeenshire on the 14th July 2010. Try and catch them in a wonderful show.…

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Added by Duncan A G Cameron on July 15, 2010 at 13:22 — No Comments

Donald Andrew and Sarah have a baby boy

Donald Cameron of Lochiel Ygr and his wife Sarah had a baby son Donald Fergus Ralph Cameron on the evening of Saturday 3rd July 2010. The members of Clan Cameron Association Scotland (UK & Europe) send their congratulations.

Added by Duncan A G Cameron on July 5, 2010 at 14:00 — No Comments

Chisholms Kiltmakers by Tradition, Inverness. Members discount.

Chisholms have kindly offered a 10% discount to Clan Cameron Association Scotland members after becoming a recommended supplier of Scottish Highland Dress. Please show your membership card at time of purchase.

Duncan Chisholm and Sons Ltd, 47-51 Castle Street , Inverness IV2 3DU…

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Added by Duncan A G Cameron on June 14, 2010 at 19:38 — No Comments

Ben Nevis Distillery sponsorship CCA Scotland

I am pleased to announce that Ben Nevis Distillery (Fort William) Ltd has agreed to sponsor the Clan Cameron Association Scotland (UK & Europe). My thanks go to Colin Ross the Managing Director for agreeing to the sponsorship, that I hope .will prove to be of great benefit to both organisations in the future.…

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Added by Duncan A G Cameron on June 14, 2010 at 11:30 — No Comments

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