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The Clan Douglas Society of North America seeks Regents to represent the society.
The following States &/or Events NEED A REGENT or a CO-REGENT.
If you know someone in the area willing to represent Clan Douglas, have them contact me here. I will be happy to pass the name along to CDSNA VP Mark Peterson.
ILLINOIS (multiple events/ multiple Regents needed)
Added by William Douglas on May 29, 2013 at 15:55 — No Comments
The 1895 Valuation Rolls are now live on the ScotlandsPeople website.
The new records, comprising 2,095,707 indexed names and 75,565 digital images, cover every kind of building, structure or dwelling that was assessed in 1895 as having a rateable value, and provide a fascinating picture of Scottish society during the late Victorian era.
The Rolls contain the names of owners, tenants and occupiers of each property - and in many cases, occupations are also included. The…Continue
Added by William Douglas on May 28, 2013 at 14:21 — No Comments
Wheatstone’s Selection of Elegant and Fashionable Country Dances, Reels, Waltzs &c for the Ensuing Season 1808, Book 1. National Library of Australia. Kindly provided by Mrs Heather Clarke through her website: www.colonialdance.com.au…Continue
Added by William Douglas on May 13, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments
I have just re-visited Douglas Scott's book after a year or so since I last dipped into it. A Hawick Word Book is not a book that one reads from cover to cover, - there are over 2000 pages - but once started on an entry, it is hard not to stop reading further. Nor is it actually a book - yet.
Publlshed online as a pdf, Douglas uses names found in Hawick, a Scottish Borders town, to share with us the history of the region.
The main purpose of…Continue
Forebears is a genealogy portal featuring:
The main aim of the site is to bring together the wide variety of…Continue
Added by William Douglas on May 8, 2013 at 17:10 — No Comments