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52 Ancestors - #14 Charles Johnston


I have been attempting to tidy up my hard drive and came across this piece on Charles Johnston. Why recreate what has already been written. :) It is a mixture of details – those of my family and those of the times. 1,770 more words

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Famous Haunted Mansion In Scotland Collapses Mysteriously

Birkwood Castle, near Lesmahagow in Lanarkshire, Scotland has been known as one of the most haunted mansions in the country.

The building was currently under construction, following a plan for converting it into a luxury boutique hotel, when its walls collapsed mysteriously last Wednesday night. 209 more words

The ‘Great Mortalitie of Young Ones’ in Glasgow of 1671 to 1672

In September, 1671, a great storm battered Scotland. In the months that followed, hundreds of children died in Glasgow from a small pox epidemic. Some seventeenth-century Presbyterians, like the writer below, appear to have linked the two events as symptoms of God’s wrath with Britain: 145 more words

History

The Lanarkshire Connection

Or, why is there a group of tenements named after Lanarkshire in the middle of Edinburgh?

In the wedge of land where Marionville Road splits from London Road there are tenements that carry names from the far and distant climes of Lanarkshire. 294 more words

Placenames

Falls of Clyde and New Lanark, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Thank you everyone for all the good wishes regarding my move to the UK ! I’ve settled down, and everything is great (so far :p)! Just after the move, we went to Scotland for a little road trip, but I’m back now, the head full of good memories and it’s going to be a pleasure to share them with you during the next following weeks :-) 390 more words

Photography

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Calderglen by LesHoggan

A long exposure panorama shot of the Calder Water in East Kilbride taken on 9 May 2015

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