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Stuckgowan House and Loch Lomondside

Film Stuckgowan House and Loch Lomondside

Here is a black and white silent movie taken the family that owned Stuckgowan House. It was taken at some time prior to the second world war.

During summers in the 1930s and year-long during World War II, Charles McArthur rented Stuckgowan from the Colquhoun Family. Among the people shown in the video are Mr. Charles McArthur, his wife Mary Jane (Mollie) Tait McArthur; their four sons, Ronald, John, Alastair, and Colin, and the sons' friend Alastair McLay; gamekeeper James Campbell and his daughter Mary Campbell; a male friend and fishing partner who lived across the loch; and a man who may be the second gamekeeper or perhaps Archie the gardener. Mr. McArthur died at Stuckgowan in April 1942, and Mrs. McArthur lived there for some time thereafter. The passing paddle steamship must be either the Prince George or the Prince Edward which were of very similar design.

This footage is and may take a few moments to load. It was kindly provided Robert McArthur whose family also owned a house in Strachur.
To play the film again simply use the play button beneath the video.


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