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Another road leads back to Scotland

Since I wrote the most recent post about my son’s paternal line (Opening the door on a new journey), I have been contacted by two relatives from the Gray branch of that family. 735 more words

Genealogy And Family History

Football, Migration, and Industrial Patronage in the West of Scotland, c. 1870-1900



This article examines the history of football, migration, and industrial patronage in the counties of Ayrshire and Lanarkshire, Scotland, during the formative years of the Scottish Football Association (1870-1900). 8,359 more words

Scottish Football

School bus carrying 50 school pupils overturns in Cumbernauld

UPDATE: 5 pupils have been taken to hospital. A 16 year old girl was taken in for non-serious injuries and four other girls for observation. 133 more words


The Great Fire of Glasgow in 1652. #Glasgow #History #Scotland

The Great Fire of Glasgow in 1652:

‘There followed [the Mirk Mounday Total Eclipse] a great heat that summer, and in July of that yeir was Glasgow brunt, the whole Salt-Mercat, and a great part of the town; the fire on the one syde of the street fyred the other syde; I observed myself the wind to have changed the tyme of the burning five or six tymes, which occasioned the burning of severall parts of the city.’ (Law, … 21 more words


The Eight Days of the Keppoch Devil near #Glasgow. #History #Scotland

In October, 1670, a devil troubled a house at Keppoch, near Glasgow. At the same time, other strange reports were heard …

‘October 29, 1670, there was a suddane thunderclap by seven of the morning, that fell out at Glasgow, and lighted on the Blackfrier Kirk, the like whereof was not heard of in these parts; it rent the steeple of the said church fra top to bottom, and tirred the sclattes off it, and brake down the gavills in the two ends of it, and fyred it, but was quenched afterward by men. 305 more words


Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK; November 16, 2010

Name: Hugh Doran

Date of Sighting: 16/10/10 2333hrs

Location of Sighting: Glasgow (South)

Shape(s) of UFO(s): Circular

Size(s) of UFO(s): Smaller than a Helicopter at same height… 45 more words

UFO Sightings

Let's get started

I can’t believe it was June 2015 I first posted and I haven’t since!!! As I said before, I’m more a reader than a writer. That being said, I would love to document things when my girls are young and encourage me to do more. 396 more words