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Book launch at the 2022 Clan Gathering 

The book published by Iain A Maciver of Strathendry is titled:



Manchester Arena Bombing Memorial

One of those killed, as she waited with her husband Paul at the foyer, was detective constable Elaine MacIver, who was off duty at the time. They had gone to the Arena to collect their thirteen-year-old daughter who was attending the concert. Paul MacIver was seriously injured, but Elaine, aged forty-three, died instantly following the blast.

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MacIver Clan Heraldic Shield
Picture of folly in gardens of Strahendry Castle


Pure Folly

I have to say I have had the most enjoyable time designing, building, and decorating this latest and my most ambitious folly to date. However, in my mind, I have begun to formulate plans to begin a small tower which would replicate an iron age broch, once common throughout the western highlands. My problem is that my ideas usually come about much quicker than I can carry them out!!

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A VC for the Royal Scots: Memorial and Victor 1972 cover

A stone commemorative plaque had been placed at the entrance to the Royal Scots Club in Edinburgh. It serves as a memorial to Hugh McIver, a soldier who won the Military Medal with bar and later the Victoria Cross for bravery in WW1. (Britain’s highest military honour) Closer to Hugh’s home a memorial panel has also now been unveiled outside the Tweedie Hall, Linwood by Margaret McIver McCormack, his great niece.

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VC Memorial Plaque- Hugh McIver Royal Scots Lothian Rgmt
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Flannan Lighthouse in Stormy Weather



An extensive archive of material has been amassed over the years relating to the lighthouse service on the Flannans. Original news reports of the tragedy are supplemented by related items donated by the keeper’s families. Drawings of the lighthouse hope to be on display, executed by David and Allan Stevenson which have been reproduced by permission of the Northern Lighthouse Board.

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