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TITLE
Life on the Struy Estate, Strathglass (2 of 12)
EXTERNAL ID
KIGHF_DONNIE_MACGILLIVRAY_02
PLACENAME
Struy
DISTRICT
Aird
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmorack
DATE OF RECORDING
2 March 1982
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
Donnie MacGillivray
SOURCE
Highland Folk Museum
ASSET ID
41228
KEYWORDS
audios
estates
ghillies
stalkers
estate managers

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Donnie MacGillivray was a former ghillie, head stalker, and finally, manager of the Struy Estate in Strathglass.

In this audio extract Donnie talks about various aspects of cooking including cooking venison, cooking trout at the riverside, and the cooking facilities at home - open fire, griddle etc. He also mentions illegal whisy distilling and supplying milk to the local shooting lodge in the season. (The image shows a picturesque road between Inchmore and Struy, southwest of Beauly.)

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Life on the Struy Estate, Strathglass (2 of 12)

INVERNESS: Kilmorack

1980s

audios; estates; ghillies; stalkers; estate managers;

Highland Folk Museum

Highland Folk Museum: Life on the Struy Estate, Strathglass

Donnie MacGillivray was a former ghillie, head stalker, and finally, manager of the Struy Estate in Strathglass.<br /> <br /> In this audio extract Donnie talks about various aspects of cooking including cooking venison, cooking trout at the riverside, and the cooking facilities at home - open fire, griddle etc. He also mentions illegal whisy distilling and supplying milk to the local shooting lodge in the season. (The image shows a picturesque road between Inchmore and Struy, southwest of Beauly.)<br /> <br /> (transcription to follow soon)