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Old Inverness Church Street memories

William Douglas Simpson

Old Inverness Church Street memories

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Published by Robert Carruthers and Sons in Inverness .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby the late W. Douglas Simpson.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 facsim (8p.) ;
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Open LibraryOL18502240M

Addictions Counselling Inverness Church Street Inverness, IV1 1EP. Addictions Counselling Inverness was formed in and is an integral part of the network of addictions services within the Inverness . He opened the bookstore in Inverness in after relocating it from Hertfordshire to the St. Mary Gaelic Church. The historic feel of the place and being surrounded by old books and rare prints makes your book browsing even more pleasant. Besides old and rare prints, here you can also find many classic volumes and old maps. There are many old houses in the city centre dating from the 16th and 17th centuries. Built in , the Steeple on the corner of Bridge Street and Church Street used to be the steeple of the old jail. Now it houses the Hall of Names which offers heraldic gifts such .   No guide to shopping in Inverness would be complete without mentioning Leakey’s. This is an Inverness legend, and the second largest secondhand bookshop in Scotland. Located in an old church, and heated by a large wood-burning stove, Leakey’s contains thousands and thousands of different books. No matter what your interests, there will be.


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Old Photos Old Maps Books Memories History How to Buy High StreetInverness Ref. I From North KessockInverness Ref. IK Doorway Of The Town HouseOld High ChurchInverness Ref.

I Balnain HouseInverness Ref. I Old Map of Scotland. An old map of Scotland, hand-drawn in for the renowned cartographic publisher Samuel Lewis. These superbly detailed maps provide an authoritive and fascinating insight into the history and gradual development of our cities, towns and villages.

The maps are decorated in the margins by selected Frith photographs. Inverness-shire records We are adding hundreds of thousands of extracted historical records to our website - including rolls of male heads of families, baptismal and marriage registers, Old Inverness Church Street memories book Session records and Poor Law records.

Old Buildings of Inverness @ William Glashan. Introduction. The Burgh developed on the east bank of the River Ness around Castle Street, Church Street, High Street, and Bridge Street.

There were also houses along the west bank. The gardens behind the houses were gradually built over, with narrow closes for access and Old Inverness Church Street memories book of these are still there. The Old High Church is the oldest church in Inverness and stands on a low hill known as St Michael's Mount.

The present church was begun in to a design by George Fraser of Edinburgh but tradition says that St Columba preached from this hill by the banks of the River Ness in AD Welcome to the website of Old High St Stephen’s Church: the oldest congregation in Inverness, the capital city of the Highlands of Scotland.

We are a friendly congregation of the Church of Scotland, Scotland’s National Church. Everyone is welcome here. We serve a parish which includes the city centre and southern suburbs of Inverness. The oldest building still used as a place of worship in Inverness, St.

Mary’s, the Old High Church, was built in However, St. Michael’s Mount, the small hill near the River Ness upon which the church stands, has been used as a place of worship for a lot longer than that. On summer weekdays the interior of the church is open to visitors. Leakey s Bookshop was established in and has been housed for the last 20 years in the old Gaelic Church ().

It is Scotland s largest secondhand bookshop withselected volumes. We have been actively buying books throughout the Highlands for well over 30 years buying that has been immensely exciting and fruitful.

Memories of Old Inverness. A place to discuss life in 'the good old days' or just reminisce about how things used to be in this forum. - INVERNESS 65 YEARS AGO (by Dave Conner – maps courtesy NLS) We all know that Inverness keeps growing year on year – once-rural areas such as Milton of Leys, Slackbuie, Inshes, The Carse, Culduthel, Kinmylies and Scorguie where many of us played as kids are now built upon and are well within the “City Limits” – but let us take a wee look back in time to a mere 65 years.

Leakey's Bookshop, Inverness, United Kingdom. 12, likes talking about this 3, were here. Scotland's largest secondhand bookshop.

Complete with open log fire and just about any book. The colours of the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders are hung and the Regiment’s Books of Remembrance are housed in the church.

Two-manual organ by Henry Willis & Sonsrestored by Nicholson & Co, Stained glass by, amongst others, Douglas StrachanStephen Adam & Coand A Ballantine & Gardiner   That's the trouble since the Tally Cafes steadily closed down in Inverness - you can't get a decent ice cream anywhere.

As far as I remember, the only decent non Italian ice cream you could get was from Stratton in Church Street. EVA 11 is, I think, still running about Inverness, presumably originally the property of one Eva Pagliari.

Greig Street Bridge: Tickets & Tours‎ Church St Greyfriars Hall, Inverness IV1 1EY Scotland. Website +44 Best nearby. All reviews old church book lovers book store love books converted church treasure trove children's books great place to browse charity shop specific book leather bound interesting books lover's dream few / TripAdvisor reviews.

Church Street, Old High Church is a Category A listed building in Inverness, Highland, Scotland. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. Old Inverness Church Street memories by William Douglas Simpson.

First published in 1 edition. Not in Library. Huntly Castle by History, Castles, Accessible book, Antiquities, Bothwell Castle, Protected DAISY, Beauly Priory, Church history. New Street etc., so I thought I would begin at the house where I was born.

After some thought I decided to put down what I remembered as the memories came back. With this in mind, where there is an (L) means left-hand side and (R) the right-hand side of Church Street. Mon-Sat. AM to PM. Sun. Closed.

This is THE place to visit in Inverness for anyone who likes books. Scotland's largest secondhand bookshop. Complete with open log fire and just about any book you could think of.

The 'shop' is actually a church - the huge old Gaelic Church at the end of Church Street, one street back from the river, about 5 - 6 minutes walk from the Castle and Tourist Info.

98 Church Street Apartment. 98 Church Street is in the heart of the city centre, a few minutes from restaurants, bars, shops, and all transport comfortable three-bedroom Victorian apartment is spread over three floors, with a ground floor entrance and rooms on the first and second floors, so plenty of room to spread out and relax.

I: Old Gaelic Church Built as the Gaelic Church in Rebuilt in and reconstructed before becoming Greyfriars Free Church. It now houses a secondhand bookshop and café.

J: Old High Church The original Parish Church of Inverness dedicated to St Mary, built on St Michael’s Mount since at least the 12th Century. The base of the bell. A sweet shop is to open its doors in the heart of Inverness – providing a jobs boost to the city centre.

The Inverness branch of Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe on Church Street. The calendar is available from in Church Street and Dicksons of Inverness on Carsegate Road.

The Northern Barrage book can be obtained from the following outlets: INVERNESS: WH Smith, High Street - Sweets For My Sweet, Victorian Market. DINGWALL: Picaresque Books, High Street. DORNOCH: Dornoch Bookshop, High Street. The signature scent of old book pages stimulates the senses immediately upon entry, before your eyes have had a chance to marvel the surroundings.

Hundreds of second hand books flood the interior with colour, while the stained-glass windows flashback to the building’s former existence as an 18 th century Gaelic church. Church Street Apartments - Church Street apartment boasts views over the river and is located in the heart of the canal.

Church Street Apartments, Inverness (United Kingdom) - Deals & Reviews. Church Street Apartments - InvernessMiele's Gelateria Miele's Gelateria 20 m 92 Church Street Across from the Old High Church.

Hotels near Greig Street Bridge; Hotels near Inverness VisitScotland iCentre Church St Greyfriars Hall, Inverness IV1 1EY Scotland. Website +44 All reviews old church book lovers book store love books converted church treasure trove children's books great place to browse charity shop specific book leather bound interesting / TripAdvisor reviews.

Welcome to 98 Church Street. Our comfortable three-bedroom self-catering apartment is ideal for your holiday, business or short stay in the Highlands. This Victorian apartment is spread over three floors, with a ground floor entrance and rooms on the first and second floors. Old maps of Inverness on Old Maps Online.

Discover the past of Inverness on historical maps. Welcome to Inverness Baptist Church. We are a Christian fellowship based in the heart of the city of Inverness. We are holding an 11am am service in the church building this Sunday. Historic Buildings.

The oldest secular building in Inverness is Abertarff House which was built in At the end of the street on the same side is the Old Gaelic Church, built in and then rebuilt in when it became Greyfriars Free Church (it now houses a. An illustration of an open book. Books.

An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Inverness burgh directory".

A small, family-owned and run hotel centrally situated at the north end of Church Street in the Old Town of Inverness. We have been offering our guests comfortable and. The late quoad sacra parish of North Church was separated from the parish of Inverness by act of the General Assembly: the church, erected in is a neat structure containing sittings.

The late quoad sacra parish of East Inverness church. The Old High Street Church, also called Old High St Stephen’s, is the oldest church in Inverness. According to local tradition, some form of church has been here since the time of Saint Columba, and later buildings subsequently encompassed the Catholic faith and then, after the reformation circathe building became a centre for Protestant religion/ TripAdvisor reviews.

The Old Nursery - The Old Nursery is located adjacent to East Church and features accommodation with garden views. The venue comprises of 1 bedrooms and 1 bathrooms. Leakey’s Bookshop – Church Street, Inverness IV1 1EY.

A visit to Leakey’s Bookshop is one of my top things to do in Inverness. Venturing inside is like stepping back in time, no standing stones required.

It’s a truly magical and charming wee place, filled with colourful books and the distinct smell of old book. Until the bishopric of Moray was based in Elgin. Bishop Robert Eden moved the bishop's seat to Inverness and began worship in a Mission church on Bank Street, on the east bank of the river.

Under Bishop Eden's leadership, it was decided to build a new cathedral for a united diocese. Work began. Miele's Gelateria Miele's Gelateria ft 92 Church Street Across from the Old High Church Infinity Trampoline Park Inverness Infinity Trampoline Park Inverness ft Unit D Ness Islands Ness Islands mi Great Glen Way.

Set in the heart of Inverness city centre and overlooking the River Ness, Mercure Inverness has a free high-speed WiFi. Inverness Rail Station is yards from the hotel.

A selection of shops and nightlife can be found in the surrounding area. Each en suite room at Mercure Inverness has a flat-screen TV, a hairdryer and tea/coffee making /10(K). The Parish Church of Inverness is first mentioned inand was dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

C Fraser-Mackintosh The lower part of the steeple dates from about the 14th c. and was part of the old parish church of St. Mary.

Inverness Official Guide The Church is in use as a. SPARTANBURG, SC- Pearl Elvilla Gilbert Waddell, 88, of Spartanburg, SC died Wednesday, Octoat The Inverness of Spartanburg. Born Augin Spartanburg County, she was the daugh. Infinity Trampoline Park Inverness, a tourist attraction, is a minute walk from the accommodation.

Miele's Gelateria, The Mustard Seed Restaurant and Miele's Gelateria Inverness are within 5 minutes' walk of the property. Just a few minutes' walk from Church Street apartment you will find Inverness .33 Church Street Bar and Brasserie offers traditional and internationally inspired cuisine, delicious desserts, a selection of fine wines and cocktails to complement your meal.

In a relaxed atmosphere for an enjoyable dining experience. Find out more and book Menu (PDF).One of the most prominent buildings to the north is the Old High Church – Inverness’s original parish church.

Churches have stood on this spot since at least the 12th century. The tower dates.