Ramscraigs - A Caithness Story

The history, genealogy and folklore of the Henderson family of Ramscraigs, Berriedale and Dunbeath, Caithness


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Berriedale Harbor330 viewsThe towers on the north end of the Ord and the cottages at the Berriedale harbor
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Berriedale New Graveyard and Church402 viewsHeadstones surround the church in Berriedale. This is known as the Berriedale "new" graveyard
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Berriedale Old Graveyard366 viewsThe graves of my ancestors in Berriedale look south over a stormy sea and the Ord of Caithness
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Berriedale Water At Knockfin347 viewsThe beautiful Berriedale water as it flows past Knockfin and Strath Cuil. The river is stained brown from the peat that the rain flows through before it enter the river. Though you can't see them in this picture, the the river at the bend is jammed full of massive salmon.
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Blackhouse Ruins at Knockfin313 viewsThe ruins of a highland blackhouse at Knockfin, mostly obscured by heavy bracken growth. A later expedition would reveal that this is actually the corner of the largest of the house ruins, probably the home of the tacksman and his family.
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Butchers Broom321 viewsFlowering Broom covers a gravestone at the Berriedale old graveyard in Caithness
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Grave Stone of Donald Henderson of Ramscraigs315 viewsThe grave stone of my great great grandfather, Donald Henderson of Ramscraigs.
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Graves At The Berriedale Old Graveyard360 viewsA shot looking up the hill at the Berriedale old graveyard. Many Henderson, Sutherland and Gunn ancestors are buried here.
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James Henderson Grave Stone303 viewsThe headstone of the grave of James Henderson, the younger brother of Reverend Adam. James was sickly for most of his life and died at a very early age.
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Knockfin, Jewel of Berriedale309 viewsThe river terraces at Knockfin show two distinct settlement areas and a broad river terrace which formed an enormous amount of arable land for the village. The field is still covered with run rig beds set some 12 feet apart.
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Looking south to Berriedale320 viewsThe Berriedale Breas and the Ord of Caithness to the south. This shot was taken at Borgue, south of Ramscraigs in Caithness
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Maiden Pap In Snow320 viewsA late October snow storm bring a shroud of white to the hills between Caithness and Sutherland.
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