The Other Munros
by James Currie Currie
Around the time of the Scottish Highland Clearances, Murdoch and Janet Munro, along with their small children, were evicted from their croft in Sutherland to the cold Northeast Coast of Scotland. Life was extremely difficult for the family.
When two of their sons – John and Murdoch junior – reached their middle teenage years, the lads decided to travel south to the richer farming areas