Tag: ancestry

Helen Wood Davidson

Family friend and once my neighbour, Lillias Addison contacted me in February asking, “Please could you find out about my mother’s family, Davidson. Her name was Helen and she had a sister Annie and brothers John and William.” Here are my notes now researched. Helen Wood Davidson was born on 19th March 1912 at 3.15am […]

Hogg – Miller Blantyre Ancestry

Caitlyn Clarkson emailed me recently from her home in Canada, commenting, “You have created a wonderful website, the photographs are amazing and create such a sense of time and space. My great great grandparents lived in Blantyre for quite some time. They were Helen Miller and James Hogg. Helen Miller who married James Hogg (coal miner). Helen […]

Hislop – Frew Blantyre Ancestry

In August 2015, James Hislop contacted me to say, “My grandfather was James Hislop: Born 18th September, 1875, probably not in Blantyre he married on 9th February 1915 to Agnes Frew: born 09th September, 1886, High Blantyre.  It would be great if you would look into my family history.  Hislop/frew from High Blantyre.” Always up for an Ancestry […]

Gallacher Auchentibber Ancestry

In August 2015, Jane Bainbridge (nee Gallacher) contacted me saying, “I loved reading your Nimmo story on Auchentibber. My Dad Robert Gallacher was also born in Auchentibber in 1937. He was one of 11 children (although there was one boy James who died). His parents were Catherine Purse and John Gallacher (later Gallagher.) My uncle […]