Inverness, Highlands
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Inverness and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Grandmother Lived At Balnain House

My grandmother was widowed in 1920, her husband having stayed in the Army to tend the graves in France where he succumbed to influenza. Grandmother was left to ...Read full memory


My name is Philip Beach- my Grandmother hails from Inverness. Her maiden name was Isabel Martin, born about 1890, her sister's name (married) was Euphemia Archibald who lived to be 101 in ...Read full memory

A memory of Inverness by Philip Beach


Thoughts of Inverness come flooding back when I remember my time off work at the Glen Affirc Hydro Electric Project in 1949-1950. My two friends from work Bill Collins and Andy Anderson ...Read full memory