For those visitors looking to find out more information and explore the ancestral home of the Clan Grant – we have some great resources to help you make the most out of your trip.
Each year Dava School House plays host to travellers from around the world – all looking to explore the ancient and prestigious Clan Grant.
We take pride in being able to offer you the perfect base to explore as well as providing information, hints and tips to make the most out of your Clan Ancestral Stay.
For more information on Clan Grant – visit – https://clangrantvisitors.org
Chris has over fifty years experience walking, exploring and assembling a rich knowledge of the local area. A published author on local place names and folklore, he’s more than willing to share the history, heritage and culture of Strathspey.
Ancestral & Clan Grant Genealogy
To help you discover family history within the Clan Grant, we have put together some useful resources which will help you learn more:
Local archive and Registrar’s
Books and Literature
We have an extensive range of books within the School House including several for our Ancestral visiting guests.
This list below provides a good starting point:
The Surnames of Scotland – George F Black
Tracing Scottish Ancestors Collins Pocket Reference
Scottish Genealogy – Bruce Durie
The Scottish Family Tree Detective – Rosemary Bigwood
Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors – The Official Guide The National Records of Scotland
Pre- 1855 Monumental Inscriptions: an Index for Speyside by A. Mitchell
The Clan Grant – I.F. Grant
Collin’s Clan and Family Names
Colllin’s Scotland of Old Map
Collin’s Clans and Tartans
Place Names Around Grantown on Spey
Place Names Around Aviemore (Publish Oct 2020)