Argyll dating

Mid Argyll & Kintyre covers a large swathe of mainland Argyll & Bute.

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Dating back to 1751, it is located at the head of Glen Orchy, on the A82 road.

It alsohas a railway station and is on the West Highland Way.

Ethel Margaret Whigham, hostess: born 1 December 1912; married 1933 Charles Sweeny (deceased; one son, one daughter; marriage dissolved 1947); 1951 11th Duke of Argyll (died 1973; marriage dissolved 1963); died London 25 March 1993.

WITH her pale complexion, glaucous green eyes, and blown-back brown hair ever set for the camera's lens, Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, was, to the media which followed her every move, as much an icon of society beauty in the 1930s, as she was a figure of scandal 30 years later. The sensational divorce case which made her name infamous lasted from 1959 to 1963, and gave the press ample opportunity to explore the more sordid court evidence, including photographs of the Duchess - only recently voted one of the best-dressed women in the world - here accessorised by just three strings of pearls and an anonymous naked man (alleged to be either the cabinet minister Duncan Sandys, or the film star Douglas Fairbanks Jnr, although both men successfully denied the charge), with whom the noble lady was portrayed in flagrante delicto.

If you are planning a visit to Oban and Lorn on Scotland's west coast, this is the site for you.

The Oban & Lorn Tourism Alliance Ltd has put together information on the scenery, landscapes and seascapes and the numerous activities that can be enjoyed in the ancient district of Lorn in the historic country of Argyll.During the Thirties Mrs Sweeny reached her social apogee, omnipresent at charity matinees and royal receptions, championing luminous nail varnish, and name-checked by Cole Porter in 'You're The Top'.She basked in the attentions of the media, although often their reports were of her apparently accident-prone life: in 1934 newspaper placards in purple, usually reserved for royalty, announced that double pneumonia and a kidney infection had laid the society beauty at death's door; she received the Last Rites, and every paper was said to have prepared obituaries.She was born Margaret Whigham in 1912 and educated in New York (her class-mate was Barbara Hutton, the Winfield heiress, later godmother to her son Brian), London and Paris.She 'came out' extravagantly in 1931, aged 18, and was named 'Deb of the Year'.Bridge of Orchy (Drochaid Urchaidh in Gaelic) is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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