Rev. Lauchlan MacLean Watt
b: 24 OCT 1867
!SOURCE: Rev. Dr. Donald MacKinnon and Alick Morrison, THE MACLEODS --
THE GENEALOGY OF A CLAN, Section III, "MacLeod Cadet Families",
Edinburgh, The Clan MacLeod Society, 1970, p. 24.
Was born on 24th October 1867, and was educated at Edinburgh
University, where he graduated M.A. in 1894 and B.D. in 1897. Licensed
by the Presbytery of Dalkeith on 12th May 1896, he was ordained, on 7th
April 1897, to Turriff, translated, on 12th February 1901, to Alloa and
Tullibody, translated, on 16th February 1911, to St. Stephen''s, Edinburgh,
and translated, on 26th June 1923, to Glasgow Cathedral. He retired, on
15th May 1934, to Kinloch, Lochcarron, Ross-shire. he received the D.D.
of Edinburgh University in 1920, and the LL.D. of Glasgow University in
1933. Dr. MacLean Watt was Moderator of the General Assembly of the
Church of Scotland in 1933. During the First World War, he served as
chaplain with the 7th Division. H.M. Government sent him as
Commissioner to the United States and Canada in 1918. In his own
Church, Dr. MacLean Watt held many important posts, all of which he
filled with distinction. He wrote many books in prose and verse, [For a
list of Dr. MacLean Watt''s publications see FASTI ECCLESIAE
SCOTICANAE, VIII, pp. 305-6.] on folk-lore, history, and antiquities,
especially Celtic and Gaelic. He died at Kinloch, Lochcarron. Dr. MacLean
Watt married, on 8th June 1897, Jennie Hall [Mrs. MacLean Watt''s
paternal grandmother was Kate, daughter of Norman MacLeod, 7th of the
MacLeods of Drynoch, and his wife, Alexandrina, eldest daughter of
Donald MacLeod of Berneray (the ''Old Trojan''), and his third wife,
Margaret of Greshornish (see post, the MacLeods of Drynoch).] (who died
on 8th March 1927), daughter of John A. Reid of New Kelso, Strathcarron,
with issue, an only son, Hector, who was born on 31st October 1900, and
was educated at Winchester, and at Brasenose College, Oxford. He
received an appointment in the Sudan Government SErvice, in which he
had a successful and distinguished career. He met with a tragic death in
Khartoum on 9th June 1943. He married Gwynydd, grand-daughter of Sir
William Grantham, the eminent Judge, with issue.
  • 24 OCT 1867 - Birth -
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Andrew Watt
Marriageto Margaret MacLean
PARENT (F) Margaret MacLean
Marriageto Andrew Watt
FatherHector MacLean
MotherMargaret Shaw
MRev. Lauchlan MacLean Watt
Birth24 OCT 1867
Marriage8 JUN 1897to Jennie Hall Reid
FMary Watt
FMargaret Shaw Watt
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Rev. Lauchlan MacLean Watt
Birth24 OCT 1867
Marriage8 JUN 1897to Jennie Hall Reid
FatherAndrew Watt
MotherMargaret MacLean
PARENT (F) Jennie Hall Reid
Death8 AUG 1927
Marriage8 JUN 1897to Rev. Lauchlan MacLean Watt
MHector Watt
Birth31 OCT 1900
Death9 JUN 1943Khartoum
Marriageto Gwynydd Richards
Descendancy Chart
Rev. Lauchlan MacLean Watt b: 24 OCT 1867
Jennie Hall Reid d: 8 AUG 1927
Hector Watt b: 31 OCT 1900 d: 9 JUN 1943