Alexander McCulloch From the Crofts to the Mines

My husband‘s Great Grandfather, Alexander McCulloch was a miner. He spent every day working deep below the ground in complete darkness and unbearable heat. His job was dangerous and difficult. Breathing in stale air and coal dust and facing the constant risk of cave-ins and gas explosions to earn a wage that he would oftenContinue reading “Alexander McCulloch From the Crofts to the Mines”

Alexander McCulloch A Highland Life

In this post, I am taking a bigger leap back in time and will be telling the story of the life and times of Alexander McCulloch my husband’s G. Great Grandfather on his mother’s. side. His story is set in 19th Century Sutherland. The following description is based on my interpretation of the records IContinue reading “Alexander McCulloch A Highland Life”