Category Archives: Scotland

2nd Bn Highland Light Infantry!

9140 – Sergeant Alexander Murdock… “Intimation has been received by Mr. Alexander Murdock, Union Street, Ballymoney, that his son, Private Alexander Murdock, Highland Light Infantry, was wounded in action in France, and is now in hospital in England, suffering from … Continue reading

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Sudden Death In The City!

Mr. John Chambers, William Street, Derry… An article published in the Derry Journal – Monday 19 November 1906 stated:   “On Friday Mr. John Chambers, William Street, Derry, died under painfully sudden circumstances.  He and some other men were standing at … Continue reading

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“Something About Mary”!

Born in Londonderry to parents from Stranorlar and Lough Eske, Donegal… A  Birth Notice published in the Derry Journal on 15 Mar 1876 stated; “Elvin – March 12, at the Middle-road, Derry, the wife of Mr. William Elvin of a … Continue reading

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The Johnston’s of Ardnableask & the Elvin’s of Cashelnavean, Co. Donegal!

Jane Johnston – My 2nd Great Aunt or… Is She? A daughter, sister, wife and mother – Jane Johnston was born about 1854 in Lough Eske, Co. Donegal.  Jane is one of six children born to John Johnston and Isabella … Continue reading

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I Am Bound To Them!

I am bound to them… …though I cannot look into their eyes or hear their voices. I honor their history I cherish their lives I will tell their story I will remember them! Author – Unknown

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Piper Archibald MacMillan Murdoch!

“The Last O’ The Lot An The Best O’ The Bargin.” Named after his mother Sarah MacMillan, Archibald MacMillan Murdoch was my 2nd great grand uncle.  Archie was born on 3 Aug 1866 in Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, and baptized in … Continue reading

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“The Printer” – Daniel Chambers!

“They Hailed from Where Exactly?” – A Follow Up Born about 1822, Daniel Chambers is my maternal 3rd great grandfather.  At this point in time, where I’ve been looking anyway; records for Daniel are sparse.  Upon locating burial records from … Continue reading

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They Hailed from Where Exactly?

To Londonderry via Letterykenny & Glasgow My maternal 2nd great grandparents were John Chambers and Catherine Johnston.  Their marriage was “Solemnized at Londonderry in the Parish of Templemore in Co. Derry” on 13 September 1870 in St. Columb’s Cathedral, indicating … Continue reading

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