Alexander (AKA Sandy or Sinny) Bynack’s grandparents, John McDonald (1815-1898) and Ann Gruer (1817-1895). Photo taken in 1893 at Little Cliff house, built by him as a McDonald family home. He was all his working life a keeper on Mar Estate.
Courtesy of John Duff.
The McDonald's at Bynack Lodge:
Back L to R: Isabella Jane; (Mar Lodge coachman); Alexander McDonald.
In front: Jane McHardy or Mcdonald; Helen; Alexander (Sinny); Grieve from Mar Lodge;
Right in front: Donald.
The Mcdonald's at Bynack c1910. Courtesy of John Duff.
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Poem by John Milne. Courtesy of John Duff.
Further on Sinny's Blackening
Written by John Milne. Courtesy of John Duff.