Lessons by Loch Ness by C. Anne Fraser is a fascinating study of the three hundred year history of schools on the south side of Loch Ness. Published in 2014, the book traces the story of educational provision in the area and examines influences that shaped progression of the educational agenda, especially links with local landowners and the Church. Above all, it is a study of people and has been written from a genealogical perspective, which is inevitable, given the author’s background.
Anne was brought up in Scaniport where her ancestors lived from the 1820s. Educated at Aldourie School and Inverness Royal Academy, she went on to qualify as a genealogist through Dundee University. She is employed as Family Historian by High Life Highland at the Highland Archive Centre where her role includes research and compilation of Family Trees for members of the public.