LINKS OF URQUHART INTEREST

Clan Urquhart Association on Facebook — Come join Clan and Family on the Clan Urquhart Association Facebook page!

Castle Craig — Castle Craig is a 16th-Century fortified tower, perched on a rocky outcrop of the Black Isle, on the shores of the Cromarty Firth. Follow the link above to their new website.

Kirkmichael Trust, Black Isle, A Resting Place of the Urquharts — This ancient Church on the Black Isle contains memorials to the Urquharts of Braelanagwell & Newhall.  Visit the shop “Resolis Slope of Light, guide to a Black Isle Parish”. This Trust receives a modest annual grant from The Clan Urquhart Foundation.

The Cromarty Courthouse Museum, The Urquhart Room — This award winning 18th c. Black Isle Museum contains the Urquhart Room, dedicated in May 1999. It receives a modest annual grant from the Clan Urquhart Foundation.

Clan Urquhart’s Sept –  Cromartie & Cromarty — Sept officially recognized by the 27th Urquhart Chief, in 2000, those eligible: Cromarties of South Ronadlsay, Orkney and descendants, including Cromartys  in  Australia , New Zealand, and the United States.

Town Of Cromarty on the Black Isle — For centuries home borough of the Chiefs of Clan Urquhart. Adam Urquhart, 2nd Chief of Clan Urquhart became Baron & Sheriff of Cromarty in 1358. Jonathan Urquhart of Cromarty, 15th Chief was compelled to sell the Barony of  Cromarty in 1685.

Craigston Castle — This Castle, built between 1603 and 1606 by John Urquhart of Craigfintry, better know in the family as The Tutor, is the oldest continuously lived-in Urquhart building in Scotland. Craigston Castle is open for visitors and over-night guests. Visit their site to find out more.

The Glen Urquhart School — Located in Beverly, MA, it was established in 1977 as a North Shore Middle School, by Lynn and David Warren. David Warren, her late husband, was a descendant of the Urquhart Family of  New Orleans.

Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness — Glen Urquhart where Urquhart Castle is located belonged to Conachar Mor, legendary founder of Clan Urquhart. The Castle and Clan Urquhart take their name from the Glen. This later ruined castle sits on the site of an ancient vitrified fort. A National Trust of Scotland Property, the castle is managed by Historic Scotland .

Cromartie Family Association — “Do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them slip from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and your children’s children.” – Deuteronomy 4:9

Urquhart WikiTree Family Tree — The above site currently has 1627 people listed who are of Urquhart descent.

William Urquhart of Newhall – Genealogy on Geni — The above site has many descendants listed as well as a timeline of events throughout William’s life.

Urquhart Birth, Baptismal, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial Records, with Census and Population lists — A great reference for Genealogists and those searching for illusive information about their ancestors. There are also newspaper articles, Wills and Probate Records, and much more to be found on the above site!