Professor Donald B McIntyre – geologist (mountaineer, piper, scholar and writer) – was born in Edinburgh in 1923. He was educated at Giffnock, George Watson College (Edinburgh) and later Grantown Grammar School in Inverness-shire. After attending Edinburgh University from where he graduated in geology, McIntyre continued his studies in Switzerland. […]
Alexander Stewart: A shoemaker and Gaelic scholar. He wrote the book A Highland Parish about the parish of Fortingall (includes Glen Lyon and Rannoch). He wrote one of the first Scots Gaelic Grammar texts: Elements of Gaelic Grammar.