Badenyon and Glenbuchat: Trivia and Arcana
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Upper Donside & Strathdon Community Pages
with links to businesses, recreation, etc etc
excellent www site at http://www.glen-nochty.com/
includes a seven generation tree of the Farquarsons... does this include Jeannie's ancestors?
a family history site with useful links to local information & history
The History and Genealogy of Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Glenbuchat Parish information at
Googling "Badenyon" is annoying, because you get over 1500 hits, but most are just to web sites that have put the whole gazeteer of Scotland into their headers. By slicing these out, I can get down to ~250 (on 01/05/2005) but who knows what gets missed...
the Scottish Parliament's Gaelic Placenames gazetteer gives
This appears to be "the copse of the bird", from Bad an EÃ?in , but is uncertain.
John O' Badenyon is a famous reel, attributed to the Reverend John Skinner (1721-1807) [see also the Burns Encyclopaedia entry on Skinner], much derivatised and reworked [even Franz Josef Haydn seems to have had a go in 1792!]: see Google for links to sheet music of the reel, and other information on it. Its been recorded by lots of people, both Breton fiddler-folkies and Haydn-completists. Those with a linguistic bent can go to HMV Japan for one recent release.