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 […]
I came across this poem in the Bains of Dochcarty Booklet by Hugh Urquhart, 1913. The poem was originally written in Gaelic by John MacKenzie and is dedicated to Donald […]
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 […]
The Bain family whilst originating in Scotland have settled over the world. Where did your branch of the tree settle?
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Now on to William Bain and the piece of the puzzle I am currently stuck on. William Bain, the weaver who lived to over a 100! William Bain was the […]
In Memory of our precious Nanny Mitchell 10 years have passed from one of the saddest days of my life when we had to say goodbye to this gem of a […]
Now going back to our Bain line and Hugh Bain’s father, my 4th great-grandfather, James ‘Simon MacKenzie’ Bain, the Lock Keeper at Muirtown Locks. James Bain was born on 27th […]
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 […]