Doire Na Saor

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The Carpenters Grove / McIntyre's Grove

Na Saor — McIntyre . Mac-an-t-Saoir, son of the carpenter / wright
Which, of course, leads us to Glennoe - the lands of the McIntyres.
doire (derry) grove

in old census Doire is sometimes written as Derry

there is a description of what may be now known as Glenkinglass Lodge from an old | Scottish Mountaineering Guide: can anyone confirm ?

quote from | Morvern Transformed: A Highland Parish in the Nineteenth Century By Philip Gaskell

John Sinclair of Lochaline
Like the Gregorsons, John Sinclair was a Highlander, having been born at the top of Glen Kinglass, Loch Etive, in 1770; his forebears were the tacksmen of Doire nan Saor, one of the many families of Sinclairs that claims descent from the St Clairs of Rosslyn. John left home early to <make his fortune>

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