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Picture No:3595
Courtesy of:Roddie Macpherson
GraveyardStrathpeffer, Kinnettas
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John Mackenzie & s. Donald.

Erected/by his sorrowing widow/to the memory of/JOHN MACKENZIE/late piper to the Marquis of Breadalbane/for the period of 28 years/who died at Greenhill Cottage, Munlochy/on the 24th of April 1864/aged 68/He was a real speciman of/the true/hearted Highlander esteemed and respected/by all who knew him. He was known as/chief and father of all Highalnd pipers/and had taught upwards of forty young men./After a long and painful illness/which he bore with Christian resignation/he fell asleep in Jesus./Also to the memory of his beloved son/DONALD late pipe major 25th Regt./who died at Greenhill Cottage/on the 13th of April 1863, aged 30/universally regretted by all who knew him.

[See also stone No. 3594].





Picture Added on 09 September 2008.


See article on John Mackenzie's life & piping
Added by Roddie on 10 September 2008.

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