Sir Donald Bayne of Tulloch, Dingwall first registered the coat of arms in 1672 as a Wolf’s head erased and the crest a dexter arm grasping a dirk proper. Motto: […]
I spent quite a considerable time trying to track down the booklet “The Bain’s of Docharty” by Hugh Urquhart written in 1913. The Bains of Dochcarty I had come across […]
Our own little version of Outlander, well at least connection to the main families portrayed the Clans Fraser of Lovat and Clan McKenzie. You will have already noted from previous […]
I had come across various articles which mentioned the research Donald Mackinnon had done on the Baynes of Tulloch, but until recently I had not read any of the information […]
Has any of you ever heard of the ship called Tulloch Castle? I came across a couple of articles in respect of ship called Tulloch Castle (503 ton ship) which […]
Bayne/Bain and McKenzie Graves and Burial Chambers at St Clements Church, Dingwall, Scotland
I managed to get a little distracted from the original goal of tracing my branch of the family tree, so getting back on track. The last confirmed/documented ancestor in our […]
Have any of you read or seen the Outlander series?? What can I say, the TV series is fabulous and the Author of the original book series, Diana Gabaldon is […]
John Bayne of Pitcairlie was Writer to the Signet and related to the Bayne’s of Tulloch. This book written by Chris Cooper details his life and work and his links to the Tulloch Baynes.
update on Bain family genealogy research February 2017
I must apologise for the lack of posts over the past couple of months, everyday life just takes over and at times I am too busy to spend anytime researching or posting. Things are beginning to settle down again and I will hopefully be researching and posting more about our Clan Bain in the coming months as I wade through the paperwork and documents.
Did you know Scotland used to have its own currency? Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. http://www.cngcoins.com [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons The photo above shows a James […]
Alexander Bane (grandson of John Bane Mackay) was the first Bane Laird. He moved from Olrig in Caithness to Dingwall in 1482. In 1541 lands at Qulch were granted to Alexander […]
When I was researching our Bain ancestors, I came across a reference of the Bayne’s/Bain’s of Tulloch being involved in a Battle with the Bayne/Bain family and Clan Munro on once […]
Tulloch Castle is located in the town of Dingwall in the Highlands of Scotland and was the ancestral home of Clan Bain for over 200 years. Tulloch Castle was the Clan Bain […]