A collection of historical and genalogical records
AddressingHistory is asking history enthusiasts to explore their ancestors and local historical connections by finding and placing historical Scottish Post Office Directory listings on the map.
Funded by JISC, the AddressingHistory website combines the listings from the Directories, historical forerunners of Yellow Pages, with maps…
Added by William Douglas on January 28, 2011 at 15:11 — No Comments
Howard Mathieson has created a free Google Earth app entitled GeoGenealogy's Gazetteer of Scotland, in effect a Gazetteer of Gazetteers it has the following features:
Scalable boundary files of the counties(32) and the parishes(891) of ScotlandContinue
Added by William Douglas on January 27, 2011 at 12:36 — No Comments
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On 12th October 1693, John Skudamore , David Douglas and John Gowen , were indicted for a Misdemeanor, in erecting and setting up a private Printing-press, and printing therewith, or causing to be printed several Scandalous and Seditious Pamphlets against the Peace of the King and Queen, and Government, and for privately and secretly dispersing the said Scandalous Pamphlets .
The King's Messenger swore that the Press was found in …Continue
Regions of Queensland have begun re-emerging from the floodwaters, as Brisbane started a mass clean-up following the deluge that has swamped thousands of homes over the past few days.
As the water receded, putrid mud and debris was left covering…
Added by William Douglas on January 14, 2011 at 19:09 — No Comments
I am unsure of how to do all of this so here is the best that i can fill in i have traced back and forth to try to make sure this information is correct and make sure that this is indeed my lineage.
The first known douglas in my line is:Archibald Douglas b. 1503 Glenbrieve, Scotland d. Sept.29,1570 married Agnes Keith 1503-1548 they had William Douglas b.1532 Glenbervie, Scotland who married Egidia Graham they had William Douglas 1554-1611 (10th earl of Angus) who… Continue
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The Hungarians spent more time on the site than any other nationality. Most visited pages were the general information pages, eg lists of battles.…Continue
Added by William Douglas on January 6, 2011 at 12:30 — No Comments
It's hard to believe that my family quest has stretched well over a year already. But here we are 2011 and I'm still no closer to finding the truth over my descendents.
However all is not lost and the search continues.
Throughout the year I was given some small leads; my reliability over the information passed to me about how, when and…Continue