You may have noted from looking into your own family trees, you have come across numerous people with the same or similar names which makes our research a little more complex. […]
Alexander Bain (1818-1903) was a famous Scottish Philosopher and Educationalist. He was born in Aberdeen in June 1818 and died in Aberdeen in 1903. His parents were George Bain and […]
Culloden Battle Anniverary 16/04/2017
As the quest to find our family history continues, I keep coming across sources and sites that will be useful to other researchers. I have therefore added a resource section […]
In order to put a jigsaw puzzle together, it is sometimes necessary to see the full picture before you can work out where each individual piece of the jigsaw fits. […]
The firm of Bell & Bain are one of Scotland’s oldest companies and is still trading today. They were established in 1832 by James Bell and Andrew Bain. The firm […]
Sometimes when researching you come across the quirkiest of things. Just yesterday I came across an old book printed for the author John Bain in 1863. The title of the book […]
Alexander Bain was a famous Scottish Inventor & Engineer. He was born in Watten, Caithness on 12/10/1811. Alexander had a twin Margaret and 11 other siblings, in all 6 brothers […]
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
Photos showing Culloden Moor, Culloden House and Cairn.
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 […]
So with the new clues, I was keen to see what I could find on Scotland’s People website but got this message; https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ I guess I will just have to […]
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 […]