Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

Archive for 2003

Lost Relatives?

Saturday, December 20th, 2003

To many people it is strange that on doing their ancestor search that they find their ancestor being born in one area of Scotland, lived in another and died in a quite different area. Especially when we are told in earlier written histories people didn’t move around very much. (more…)

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The Story of a Book

Saturday, December 20th, 2003

The Recently discovered Reformation Catechism from the Session Records of South Leith Parish Church as recorded in the “South Leith Records Second Series” by the Rev. William Swan and David Robertson MA LLB. 1925 (more…)

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Grave Lore

Saturday, December 20th, 2003

Graves Stones from an article which appeared in the “South Leith Records” of “South Leith Parish Church” by Rev William Swan and David Robertson. (more…)

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The style of burial markers in Scotland through time

Saturday, December 20th, 2003

This article briefly describes the different styles of markers and burials through time in Scotland
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Cuillin Mountains gifted to Scotland

Saturday, December 20th, 2003

One of the greatest mountain ranges in scotland has been gifted to the Scottish People by the Macleod Clan Chief. (more…)

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By Faith and By Work – Clan Arthur Chief Inaugaration

Saturday, December 20th, 2003

As an Arthur myself I was surprised that I missed the announcement of The Inauguration of the Chief of Clan Arthur whcih happened on the 13th April 2003 (more…)

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Samuel Burrows the Final Chapter?

Saturday, December 20th, 2003

The second part of Derek Wilcox’s search for his past

This story first appeared at The Black List and Police website. (more…)

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Edinburgh Dungeon in Glencoe Revenge

Saturday, December 20th, 2003

In February 1692 the Cambell’s massacred thirty eight MacDonald’s of Glencoe and forced many others to the snow capped mountains to perish but a recent publicity stunt by Edinburgh Dungeons has shown that the events of that fateful day still resonate. (more…)

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The search for Samuel Burrows

Saturday, December 20th, 2003

Sam Burroughs was my father’s mother’s father and when I first started to research his life all I had to work with was a few lines scribbled on a rough sheet of paper, the result of a short conversation with my father many years ago. All I knew was that ‘Our Sam’ was a Police Inspector, a poet and a lay preacher. Also that one of his sons had emigrated to Canada. Not much to go on, but I was surprised just where it would lead me.

A Submission by Derek Wilcox

This article Originally appeared in
The black Sheep and Police List (more…)

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my-ged.com

Saturday, December 20th, 2003

Part of the fun of genealogy is sharing your research with others. Today we look at my-ged.com a free website which aims to help you do just that by sharing your data over the internet with other interested researchers. (more…)

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