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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 […]
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 […]
Since John “Bane” Mackay dropped the Mackay surname in the mid 15th century, there have been over 20 generations of Bane/Bayne/Bain descendants. If you think that each generation would have […]
Sir James Bain (1817-1898) was Lord Provost of Glasgow between 1874 and 1877. The images below are Paintings of Sir James Bain provided by ArtUK from collections at Glasgow Museums and the […]
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 […]
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.