Just a hundred years ago, William Fraser, then of
Guisachan, in consulting counsel as to a portion of the once extensive
family estates Which he thought might be reclaimed, says "His predecessors
were one of the oldest and most
respectable cadets of the family of
Lovat, and considerable proprietors in the counties of Inverness and Ross."
What the Laird said is true, but it is also unfortunately true that at the
present the family is no longer on the roll of landowners in the county of
Inverness; therefore, while materials remain, let us endeavour to record the
outlines of its history and descent.
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