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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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Those Places Thursday!

Ballymoney, Co. Antrim: Discovering a Murdoch – Love Connection… Ballymoney is a small town and civil parish in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland where many generations of my Murdoch/k family where born and resided until their deaths.  I too had the pleasure … Continue reading

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Strangers in the Box!

“Strangers in the Box”… Come, look with me inside this drawer,  In this box I’ve often seen,  At the pictures, black and white,  Faces proud, still, serene.  I wish I knew the people,  These strangers in the box,  Their names … Continue reading

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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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Mystery Monday!

Faces Without A Name… One of my “Faces Without A Name”!  The photo on the left was among the possessions of my maternal grandmother; unfortunately no names are written on the back!  The photo was taken by William Anderson of 364 … Continue reading

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Love – Chambers Connection

Isabella Fisher Chambers (known as Bella) married Johnston Alexander Love (known as Alex); my great grandparents. Bella’s parents were John Chambers and Catherine Johnston. John was born about 1845 in Glasgow, Scotland. He married Catherine in St. Columb’s Cathedral on … Continue reading

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