Annals Of The Parish

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0120120430

John Galt's masterpiece of small-town Scottish life, written in 1821. Reverend Micah Balwhidder settles in his study to pen an account of his fifty year ministry in the parish of Dalmailing.

Balwhidder's appointment in 1760 tears the community apart as the young minister is placed in his post by an absentee landowner - inciting the rage of the parishioners.

Abridged by Rosemary Goring and read by Paul Young.

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

Reverend Micah Balwhidder's appointment in 1760 tears the community apart.

0220120501

John Galt's 1821 masterpiece of small-town Scottish life. Reverend Micah Balwhidder continues his account of his fifty year ministry in a rural parish.

Settled in his study at the end of his career, Balwhidder remembers how news of trouble in the Americas trickled through to the sleepy town of Dalmailing in 1769.

Abridged by Rosemary Goring and read by Paul Young.

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

Balwhidder remembers how news of trouble in the Americas reached Dalmailing in 1769.

0320120502

It's 1776, and change is in the air as the outside world intrudes upon rural Dalmailing.

0420120503

(04/05)

John Galt's 1821 masterpiece of small-town Scottish life. Reverend Micah Balwhidder continues his account of his fifty year ministry.

Incomers from America bring changes to the sleepy parish of Dalmailing, and the second Mrs Balwhidder's extreme thriftiness causes a rift with the session.

Abridged by Rosemary Goring and read by Paul Young.

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

Incomers from America bring changes to the sleepy parish of Dalmailing.

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(05/05)

John Galt's 1821 masterpiece of small-town Scottish life. Reverend Micah Balwhidder draws his account of a fifty year ministry in a sleepy rural parish to a close.

Settled in his study at the end of his career, Balwhidder remembers the loss of a dear friend and the shocking events at the cotton mill which changed Dalmailing for ever.

Abridged by Rosemary Goring and read by Paul Young.

Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

Balwhidder remembers the loss of a dear friend and the shocking events at the cotton mill.