Tag Archives: Scottish Ancestry

Weather-related names #genealogy

We awoke this morning to be greeted by this and it’s far too early on in the winter to be starting with all this snow and travel disruption nonsense.  Inspired by Thomas MacEntee’s great Destination:  Austin Family post on Thanksgiving where … Continue reading

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Perthshire Amber Festival

As I’m sure you all know (both of you), the Perthshire Amber Festival kicks off tomorrow and I have Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s River Room booked at 1.30 for my very exciting, interesting, inspiring and innovative talk on how Dougie MacLean … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Fun: Who’s to blame?

I’m a bit late with this, but Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings issued this challenge: Your mission, should you decide to accept it (and we need more of you to do this, otherwise it may end…), is to: 1)  Read Brenda … Continue reading

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Sentimental Sunday – great great granny

This painting hangs in the home of a relative and Auntie kindly took a snap of it (sorry about the flash!).  This is the family of Thomas Alexander (1816 – 1884) and Margaret Borthwick (1819 – 1865) who were my … Continue reading

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