A collection of historical and genalogical records
The kirkyards website is a resource containing a variety of information to assist people researching their family trees where their ancestors came from the Stewartry (or County) of Kirkcudbright, or the local history of the county, as it existed prior to 1975 when county boundaries were removed and it became part of Dumfries and Galloway.
All inscriptions on gravestones in the following parishes were transcribed and the…
Added by William Douglas on February 22, 2011 at 10:30 — No Comments
I was asked recently if I knew the origins of the Inglis family right to wear the Douglas Hunting tartan. of course, I don't!
The Inglis are a sept of the Douglases, and I presume different septs have the right to wear different Douglas tartans.…Continue
Jean Douglas, styled Lady Glenbucket, as being the widow of the late Gordon of Glenbucket, had been endowed by her husband, in terms of her marriage contract with a thousand pounds Scots of free rent out of the best of his lands ‘nearest adjacent to the house.’ At his death in 1693, she entered on the possession of the mains and house of Glenbucket, and uplifted some of the rents, out of which she did aliment her eight children till May ,' when an…Continue
Added by William Douglas on February 9, 2011 at 19:25 — No Comments