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October 2019 Blog Posts (4)

Hot Spot localities show Douglas(s) Elliot(t) near localities.

Added by Mark Stephen Elliott on October 28, 2019 at 17:22 — No Comments

Announcing the production of a book - Black Heart.

Hello everyone,

I'm pleased to announce that after years of procrastination, research and even more procrastination, I have finally embarked upon a book project focussing on a critical time in Clan Douglas history. A time of the rise and tragic fall of the Black Douglas…


Added by Andrew Douglas on October 12, 2019 at 20:01 — 1 Comment

PLaces in Douglas History

I have had a session adding to my map of places in Douglas history. Still a long way to go!

(Click the link, not the map)…


Added by William Douglas on October 11, 2019 at 11:30 — No Comments

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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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