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Kilfinan Parish a Timeline

25 May 2019

Kilfinan Parish

A Timeline from 800AD to 1800AD

by

Brigid H Sillars

Margaret G Munro

 

An introduction to the history of Kilfinan Parish, highlighting the west coast of the Parish from Ardlamont to Otter Ferry (Loch Fyne shore).  In medieval times, this now tranquil shore was an important land base for the earliest Clan families: Lamonts, Campbells and MacEwens.  The lives of the people who lived there were much affected by national events and politics through the centuries.  The village of Kilfinan lies on the east side of Loch Fyne, north west of Tighnabruaich.

 

"For that is the mark of the Scot of all classes . . . there burns alive in him a sense of identity with the dead, even to the twentieth generation”

(R L Stevenson.)

 

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