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Scottish Highlands

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Balquhidder is a small village in the Stirling council area of Scotland. It is overlooked by the dramatic mountain terrain of the Braes of Balquhidder, at the head of Loch Voil.

Notable people associated with Balquhidder...

Sir James Black, winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine; his family traced their origins to a dominie from the village'

James Cameron, the Canadian film director, traces his family origins to the village.

David Carnegie, who funded the construction of Sankta Birgittas kapell in Gothenburg, modelled on the Kirk in Balquhidder, where the Carnegies had a home.

Sandy Lyle, golfer.

William Stewart of Baldorran (c1440-c1500), founder of the Balquhidder Stewart clan.

Robert Roy MacGregor, 18th century Scottish patriot, folk hero and outlaw, sometimes known as the Scottish Robin Hood. He is buried in Balquhidder Church yard. 'MacGregor Despite Them' Show less
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