Chapter III - The Northern
"The finest view of
Inverness is from the height above Muirtown as you ascend Craig Phadrick,
one of the eminences of that ridge, which conceals the Fraser country, or
Aird." - Dr. John Leyden at Nairn, 11th September, 1800.
EXTRACT FROM PROGRAMME, 1926
THE NORTHERN MEETING
(INSTITUTED IN 1788)
HIS MAJESTY THE KING.
Colonel The Mackintosh of Mackintosh, C.B.E.
Sir Hector Munro of Foulis, Bart., A.D.C.
Lieut.-Colonel Hugh Rose, C.M.G., etc., of Kilravock, Gollanfield.
Provost of Inverness. Colonel E. W. Horne of Stirkoke, C.M.G., C.B.E.
Sir Kenneth J. Mackenzie, Bart., of Gairloch., etc.
Brigadier-General Sir Walter Ross, K.B.E., C.B., C.M.G., of Cromarty.
J. A. Grant, Esq., of Househill.
Colonel Hugh Rose of Kilravock, C.M.G., etc.
Major the Earl of Leven and Melville.
Lieut.-Colonel N. Fraser-Tytler, D.S.O., T.D., of Aldourie.
Captain John Stirling of Fairburn, Muir of Ord.
Colonel J. E. B. Baillie, M.V.O., V.D., of Dochfour.
R. L. Mackintosh, Esq., of Inshes.
G. B. Macpherson-Grant, Esq., of Craigo.
Major J. P. Grant, M.C., yr. of Rothiemurchus.
Major the Hon. Evan Baillie, M.C., yr. of Dochfour.
Colonel Mackenzie, C.M.G., M.V.O., of Ord.
General the Right Hon. Lord Lovat, K.T., K.C.V.O., C.B., D.S.O., A.D.C.,
Beaufort Castle, Beauly.
Admiral Sir Heathcoat Grant, of Boath, Auldearn.
Colonel Montagu J. Grant-Peterkin, O.B.E., of Grange, Forres.
Captain Duncan George Davidson of Flemington, Gollanfield.
Albert C. Macpherson, Esq., of Cluny, Cluny Castle, Kingussie.
Sheriff Ronald Baillie, O.B.E., Jedbank, Jedburgh.
David Ross, 46 High Street, Inverness.
THE NORTHERN MEETING
1818-1852 Lord Saltoun.
1853-1887 Lord Lovat.
1890 R. G. Mackenzie, Flowerburn.
1896-1908 Sir John Macpherson-Grant.
1916 Sir Hector Munro / General Ross (Joint)
1917-1919 General Ross / Colonel Baillie (Joint)
1920-1924 General Sir Walter Ross.
September 1924 to date, Colonel Rose of Kilravock.
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