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TITLE
Donald Matheson of Achany
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_467_P375
PLACENAME
Achany
DISTRICT
Golspie, Rogart and Lairg
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Lairg
DATE OF IMAGE
1897
PERIOD
1890s
CREATOR
Rev Adam Gunn, MA & John Mackay (eds)
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31260
KEYWORDS
Sutherland
estates
missionaries
Donald Matheson of Achany

Donald Matheson was educated at Edinburgh High School and went on to do mission work in London and Edinburgh. He inherited the Achany Estate, near Lairg in Sutherland, from his aunt, the widow of Sir James Matheson, in 1896.

Sir James Matheson, Donald Matheson's uncle, was Member of Parliament for Ross and Cromarty. He made a large fortune in Asia with the trading company Jardine Matheson.

The photograph is from 'Sutherland and the Reay Country' edited by Rev Adam Gunn & John Mackay, 1897

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Donald Matheson of Achany

SUTHERLAND: Lairg

1890s

Sutherland; estates; missionaries

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Donald Matheson was educated at Edinburgh High School and went on to do mission work in London and Edinburgh. He inherited the Achany Estate, near Lairg in Sutherland, from his aunt, the widow of Sir James Matheson, in 1896. <br /> <br /> Sir James Matheson, Donald Matheson's uncle, was Member of Parliament for Ross and Cromarty. He made a large fortune in Asia with the trading company Jardine Matheson.<br /> <br /> The photograph is from 'Sutherland and the Reay Country' edited by Rev Adam Gunn & John Mackay, 1897