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Re: Brodick, Isle of Arran - Where was Goatfell Cottage?
« Reply #9 on: Friday 06 February 15 00:26 GMT (UK) »
Being a gamekeeper your ancestor may well have worked for the Brodick Castle estate and Goatfell Cottage an estate owned cottage.

As Brodick Castle is owned by the National Trust for Scotland it might be worth contacting them to see if there are Estate Records / Papers in archive.

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Re: Brodick, Isle of Arran - Where was Goatfell Cottage?
« Reply #10 on: Friday 06 February 15 07:36 GMT (UK) »
This site explains more and provides an OS map reference:

http://data.historic-scotland.gov.uk/pls/htmldb/f?p=2200:15:0::::BUILDING:7505

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Re: Brodick, Isle of Arran - Where was Goatfell Cottage?
« Reply #11 on: Friday 06 February 15 07:51 GMT (UK) »
And the local planning authority provides an online map which shows exatly the position of High Corrie:

http://www.eplanning.north-ayrshire.gov.uk/OnlinePlanning/spatialDisplay.do?action=display&searchType=Application

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Re: Brodick, Isle of Arran - Where was Goatfell Cottage?
« Reply #12 on: Friday 06 February 15 07:57 GMT (UK) »
Just to add that I now see that if you zoom down on that map it even gives the name of Goatfell Cottage and shows its EXACT position in fine detail.

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Re: Brodick, Isle of Arran - Where was Goatfell Cottage?
« Reply #13 on: Friday 06 February 15 12:04 GMT (UK) »
The Historic Scotland, and Pastmap sites are certainly helping to narrow this down.
Going to Canmore RCAHMS. There are even some pics .  Goatfell seems to be one of this group at High Corrie.  With your help it seems that I am very close. Thanks to all.

http://canmoremapping.rcahms.gov.uk/index.php?action=do_details&cache_name=cGFyaXNoLEtJTEJSSURFX3NlYXJjaHR5cGUsYWR2YW5jZWRfb3Jh&set=0&list_z=0&numlink=155882   

Placement indicates photo image 1.

Imber - I must give a real vote of thanks, you've solved it!  Having worked in a Planning Dept myself I am now wondering why I did not think of that one!!
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Re: Brodick, Isle of Arran - Where was Goatfell Cottage?
« Reply #14 on: Sunday 08 February 15 16:57 GMT (UK) »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goat_Fell This should help explain it.

http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/947355

My family lived on the Holy Isle.

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Re: Brodick, Isle of Arran - Where was Goatfell Cottage?
« Reply #15 on: Sunday 08 February 15 22:08 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for the more recent updates. 

Third party advice suggests I should look towards a building close to Brodick Castle, which now goes by another name, so I will be following that up.

Marc - Some good photos on your link of the trail to Goat Fell.
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Re: Brodick, Isle of Arran - Where was Goatfell Cottage?
« Reply #16 on: Sunday 08 February 15 23:52 GMT (UK) »
The easiest solution may be to email the museum on Arran. they should be able to assist.
There is a pic that shows several residents at the topof goatfell from Victorias diamond jubilee when they lit the torches all over the UK. The person sititng at the front with the hat and white beard was John Mcintyre my gr gr grandfather.

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Re: Brodick, Isle of Arran - Where was Goatfell Cottage?
« Reply #17 on: Monday 09 February 15 22:15 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Marc.  I have already been in touch with the Museum in Brodick and am writing to the Arran Estate Office in case they have archived records.  Just viewed your forebears photo; that's a nice one!  I have a similar from Easdale with 3 cousins shown in the pic:   
http://www.easdale.org/easdale/history.htm
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