Frances Teresa Stewart or Stuart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox (8 July 1647 –15 October 1702) was a prominent member of the Court of the Restoration and famous for refusing to become a mistress of Charles II of England. For her great beauty she was known as La Belle Stuart and famously served as […]
Catherine and John McGuire 1959
Dot Spears-McGuire said of this wedding photo, “Taken in 1959 is my Mum Catherine McGuire (nee Forrester) and Dad John McGuire. The Little Flower girl is Francess McGourty’s and Frank McGuire or Greenhorn’s Daughter mum thinks she might have been called Frances as well?” Do you know or remember Dot’s family?
Life and Times of Frances Murphy
Frances Murphy (nee Docherty) [Recorded 3/2/2014] I was born Frances Docherty on 26 October 1931 in my parents’ home at 12 Watson Street High Blantyre, on the outskirts of Glasgow in Scotland. I was the eldest of nine children, seven brothers followed by my sister who was born after I married. Our village was also […]
Alex Murphy and Frances Docherty
Brenda Murphy of Australia sent in these 1972 pictures of her mother and father. Pictured are Frances Docherty and Alex Murphy. Brenda wrote of her father, “Alex Murphy was an expat Scot (who emigrated) to Australia in 1972. Now passed away, but never forgotten. He was on the committee at Blantyre Welfare worked and worked […]