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All Drysdale Archives Pages (14)

Elizabeth Rigby, Lady Eastlake 3 Comments

Exerpt from The Letters of Elizabeth Rigby,             Lady Eastlake       Edited by Julie Sheldon   References  to Sir William Drysdale  ,sons George  Drysdale and Charles Drysdale  Lady Elizabeth… View »

Enfign Alexander Dryfdale from New Brunfwick Fencibles to be Lieutenant

Enfign Alexander Dryfdale from New Brunfwick Fencibles to be Lieutenant, right column  about half way down page  1088211205 View »

Witch Stories , Peter Drysdale , Jennet Douglas 2 Comments

   THE WITCHES  OF SCOTLAND    THE DUMB GIRL OF POLLOK On the 14th of October, Sir George Maxwell, of Pollok, and his household were much agitated and disturbed. He had been taken suddenly and dang… View »


Making conections

The more information you can give about the people you mention, the more chance there is of someone else connecting with your family.

Dates and places of births, deaths and marriages all help to place families.

Professions also help.

'My great-grandmother mother was a Douglas from Montrose' does not give many clues to follow up! But a bit of flesh on the bones makes further research possible. But if we are told who she married, what his profession was and where the children were baptised, then we can get to work.

Maybe it is time to update the information in your profile?

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