Tag: will

Livingstone : Life & Death

Attached is David Livingstone’s birth certificate which can be found with a simple search on various ancestry websites. Perhaps however, more uncommon is the will of David Livingstone eg. records of his financial estate upon death. What would it reveal? Was David Livingstone a wealthy man? It’s something you don’t often read about. The will […]

John Jackson’s Will of 1707

Whilst researching the Jackson historical link with my own High Blantyre home, I uncovered various documents that may be of interest to anybody with the surname ‘Jackson’ with links to Blantyre. The ‘Jacksons’ were such an important and prominent family living in the area from the mid 1500’s, their ancestral local home being at Bardykes […]