Shaw  Places & People

Shaw Places

Doune of Rothiemurchus. nr Aviemore. 18th C mansion built on site of earlier castle. Once owned by Shaws, now owned by Grants.

Sauchie Tower. nr Alloa. 15th C Tower built by Shaws after the land passed to them in 1420.



Shaw People

Lachlan Shaw (1692-1777)
Lachlan Shaw was a schoolmaster in Abernethy, before becoming a minister. He had ministries in Kingusse, Cawdor and finally Elgin. As well as being known as an inspiring preacher, he also achieved renown as an outstanding local historian.

Elgin Cathedral

John Shaw (1792-1827)
Trained in medicine and became a brilliant surgeon. He published many outstanding medical treatises