This text portrays the lives of ordinary people of the south-western peninsula of Argyll. It relates the evolution of the mixed stock of Kintyre through the subsequent settlements of the Lowlanders and Irish, also exploring sanitation, epidemic diseases and housing conditions.
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Angus Martin is a poet and historian, and edits the historical journal 'The Kintyre Magazine'. His knowledge and interests encompass archaeology, local history, language and genealogy, natural history, hill-walking, and reading. Born in Campbeltown, he followed family tradition by becoming a fisherman when he left school, later working for many years as a postman. He is married with three daughters.
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Book Description John Donald, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0859761193