1700 - 1799

1700 John "Ian Du" Campbell birth, most likely, or 1710
1701
1702
1703
1704
1705
1706
1707- The Union of the Parliaments: the Acts of Union are passed by both the Scottish and English parliaments
1708
1709
1710
1711
1712 - Rob Roy MacGregor was captured and brought to trial.
1713
1714 In the Highlands to the north clan chiefs rallied their retainers to fight on both sides of the Jacobite rising : Queen Anne died and King George 1 took the throne
1715 - Jacobite rising. Fencible Men from the parish were raised as part of the Kings Army.
1716 - 1716 the Disarming Act came into effect - how did that affect our parish as part of the Hanovarian supporters.
1717
1718
1719
1720 Prince Charles Edward Stuart was born on 31 Dec. Rome, Italy.
1721
1722
1723
1724
1725
1726
1727
1728
1729
1730
1731 Parish church built a quarter of mile from Ardchattan Priory Achnaba church
1732 James Stevenson appt as Minister for Parish Church
1733
1734
1735
1736
1737
1738
1739
1740 The Black Watch formed
1741 March - the New, nearly completed house of Ardmucknish, built by Sir Duncan Campbell of Lochnell, had serious fire.
1742
1743
1744
1745 - Jacobite rising. The Campbell of Argyll Militia also known as the Campbell militia, the Argyll militia, or the Argyllshire men, was an irregular militia unit formed in 1745 by John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll to oppose the Jacobite rising of 1745. Men from Ardchattan also joined the Appin Stewarts to fight with the Jacobites.
1746 - The Battle of Culloden ends the last Jacobite rising.
1747 - 1747 Act of Proscription
1748
1749
1750
1751
1752 Colin Campbell (the murdered Red Fox) was buried at [Ardchattan Priory] on 26 May 1752
1753
1754 Lady Margaret's Tower at Lochnell built by Sir Duncan Campbell; ; The road from Dalmally to Bonawe was completed ; French and Indian War France and Britain fighting over the new colonial lands in America, involving the Native Indian tribes on each side
1755
1756 Seven Years War of Europe begins - 1763 men of our parish were likely to be involved.
1757
1758
1759
1760 Bishop Richard Pococke visited Ardchattan - describes Craigneuk, Beregonium, Lochnell
1761
1762 Land tenure reform leads to the Highland Clearances and massive emigration for several decades.
1763 Approx date of birth of General Duncan Campbell of Lochnell 1763-1837 ~ Seven Years War ends
1764
1765 The War of the Regulation in the Carolinas began lasting 6 years
1766
1767
1768
1769 Thomas Pennant visited searching for the "lost city of Beregonium" published in “A Tour in Scotland”
1770
1771
1772
1773 Boswell and Johnson publish their stories of their tour of the Highlands
1774
1775 Regiment of Seventy First is raised 1775-76, in which both the Campbells of Ardchattan and Barcaldine are involved, along with men from the area - Known as Campbells Highlanders, fought in American Revolutionary War.
1776 Declaration of Independance Americas - 4th July
1777 12 Apr 1777 - death John "Ian Du" Campbell
1778
1779
1780
1781
1782
1783 Glasgow Herald Newspaper first published : Laki volcano eruption Iceland affecting weather in northern hemisphere.
1784
1785
1786
1787 First lighthouse in Scotland opened
1788
1789 French revolution begins
1790 severe effects of the mini Ice Age felt across the highlands
1791
1792
1793
1794 The 91st (Argyllshire Highlanders) Regiment of Foot raised by General Duncan Campbell of Lochnell 1763-1837 in response to Napoleonic Wars
1795
1796 Robert Burns dies
1797
1798
1799


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