MacKenzie, Osgood H., 1842 - 1922 (garden architect | Inverewe | Ross and Cromarty)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents MacKenzie thanks Ewart for sending him some pamphlets. He gives details about a three year old cream-coloured pony in his local district and about a horse of his own.
Dates: 22 January 1903
Scope and Contents Superstition about killing swans and seals, it being deemed unlucky, and accompanying stories including how Mr Beatson of Sheildag in Gairloch [Sldeag/Shieldaig, Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ròs is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] killed a swan and soon after his wife and children died and he lost much of his money in a lawsuit with a servant. Similary, Mr Osgood MacKenzie of Inverewe [Am Ploc Àrd] killed a swan and he separated from his wife after that. Note asks 'Is it because maidens are sometimes turned...