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Glenbuchat Heritage

17 Alexander Walker

This series of pages outlines the life of Alexander Walker who was for 20 years Gardener at Castle Newe and included in his many talents was that he was an exert fiddler and made a collection of 196 tunes.
1 Alexander Walker Introduction and Background Alexander Walker Gardener of Newe, Musician and Polymath This series of pages outlines the life...
2 Alexander Walker Biography Part 1 Alexander Walker Biography. Click for Alexander Walker Introduction Alexander Charles Walker...
3 Alexander Walker’s Move to the Moray Coast Click for Alexander Walker Introduction In 1841 and 1851 Robert Ogg, Alexander’s Stepfather an...
4 Alexander Walker’s move to Mayen House Click for Alexander Walker Introduction In the late 1840’s there is evidence that Alexander Wal...
5 Alexander Walker and The Great Exhibition Click for Alexander Walker Introduction The Great Exhibition sometimes referred to as the Crysta...
6 Alexander Walker’s Move to Newe Castle Click for Alexander Walker Introduction Following the meeting with Sir Charles Forbes (Picture a...
7 Alexander Walker and the Newe Castle Band Click for Alexander Walker Introduction Alexander became a member and leader of the Newe Castle...
8 Alexander Walker and the Balmoral Orchestra Click for Alexander Walker Introduction As well as the Newe Band Alexander was also invited to j...
9 Lonach Highland Society, Walker Collection Click for Alexander Walker Introduction Alexander became very involved with the Lonach Society in...
10 Alexander Walker’s Move to the USA Click for Alexander Walker Introduction In 1870 Alexander Walker decided to emigrate to the Uni...
11 Forbes USA Family History Click for Alexander Walker Introduction The first member of the Forbes family to live in the Uni...
12 Alexander Walker’s move to Williamstown Click for Alexander Walker Introduction By 1880 Alexander Walker had moved to Williamstown, Berk...

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